Playtime Staged Readings

Wednesday 30 January

Studio Theatre

90 minutes

Full $18
Concession $15
Group (4+) $15

Coarse Language, Adult content

Wheelchair Accessible

Gasworks Arts Park and Midsumma

Playtime Staged Readings

Join us for a unique night in the theatre to witness the first staged readings of brand new queer focussed theatre works. Playtime aims to identify and develop new talent and get queer stories out there for mainstream theatre audiences to enjoy. Now is your chance to experience these fresh new 15 minute excerpts, engage with the creators and have your say to help select the Playtime favourite of Midsumma Festival 2019.

The 2019 shortlist
Cavemen by Angus Cameron
Tim’s a cub from the country, whereas Mike’s an outer-suburbs otter. Oscar’s more of a wolf (from the wealthy inner-east). And Chris? He’s a bear from the bush. Categories. Conflict. Couples. Comrades. Change?

When You Had Braces by Rachel Edmonds
Following the death of her daughter, Lily leaves to stay with her estranged sister Paige. As childhood rivalries arise, they challenge the boundaries of sisterhood.

The Book of Ducks by Glenn Saunders
A brand new fairy tale for everyone who never got to be the main character in the old ones. When Callie and George discover a duck in their backyard, they realise they’ve adopted more than they expected, and learn to declare what they believe in.

Image by David Horne

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