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A Death of Convenience

This is a full length murder mystery thriller which takes place at Elmdale, the country estate of Lord and Lady Chestle. Time is the present. There is a family gathering and their son Geoffrey is coming to visit with his wife Lydia. They are also bringing Geoffrey`s business partner Derek Fisher...

A Fortunate Life

Adaptation of A.B. Facey's classic novel. The story of a parentless boy who started work at eight on the frontier of Western Australia, struggled as a rural worker, survived the gore of Gallipoli, the loss of his home in the Depression and tragedy in World War 2 - yet still felt he was fortunate....

A Night in the Arms of Raelene

A satirical comedy about a teacher who stages a reunion of his old gang and discovers that things that shaped their lives long ago have come back to haunt them It set in a suburban interior.

Agatha Crusty and the Health Spa Murders

Crime novelist and amateur detective Agatha Crusty (pronounced ‘croosty’) decides that a spell at a health spa is just what she needs to recharge her batteries and give her inspiration for her latest book. She books into Seventh Heaven Health Spa owned by Andy Eden who started it...

Agatha Crusty and the Murder Mystery Dinner

Geoffrey and Caroline Robertson are having a dinner party to celebrate ten successful years of Mighty Midget Vacuum Cleaners, the company he jointly owns with Tim McArthur, and to add spice to the evening they decide to make it a murder mystery dinner. They are joined by a variety of employees...

Amateur Rites

A fast-paced, hilarious comedy of modern manners. What could be more unsurprising than a suburban AmDram company staging a Jane Austen adaptation? But the ambitions and neuroses of the members of Pogchurch Valley Amateur Dramatic Society come to a perilous and uproarious climax in the white...

Australia Day

"A charming comedy...full of up to date gags and finger on the pulse problems." Sydney Morning Herald. "There is something to offend just about everyone in Jonathan Biggins's deliciously light and perfectly pitched jokefest." The Australian. "If you want social satire and...

Behind Closed Doors

Set in 1969, when physical and mental abuse was a fact of life to many women, this play is about domestic violence inside marriage - a subject still regrettably topical. The engagement of two university students brings together their families. Sandra is from working class Doncaster...

Bondi Legal

A comedy thriller described as Erin Brockovich meets the Castle, based on a true story. Hapless anxiety prone lawyer Brad Pitt ( no relation )  turns up to fill in for the day for a lawyer on holiday and is thrust unprepared into a complex case where a mother is sueing a chemical...

Change of Hearts

A talk-back radio shock jock has a heart transplant and to his horror finds that the organ was from an Aboriginal woman. Now he has to become more tolerant. This can't go on!

Country Dances

It’s the early 1970s and townie Emily Hetherington plans to bring a breath of fresh air to the country village she has just moved to. The action takes place inside a house has been decorated from top to bottom, the garden has been landscaped and above all she has a top of the range Hygena...

Crazy Ladies

An outrageous comedy. Five school friends stage their own reunion after 25 years apart. Friendships are rekindled, secrets are revealed, a janitor is kidnapped! Cast: 5 Female / 1 Male Length: Two Acts (110 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis... Pamela Browne has organized a 25 year reunion for her...

Cruise Club

  Set sail for adventure on the cruise of a life-time to Bermuda aboard the beautiful Costa Lotta.  But it’s not all smooth sailing.  Someone is trying to poison the passengers and nobody knows who will be next.    Will they make it through the Bermuda Triangle? Will...

Dame Agatha's Greatest Case

Murder mystery spoof.  An eccentric selection of the rich and famous meet at Brandling Hall for a 1930's country house weekend as guests of Sir Redvers and Lady Bertha. Before anyone has had time to settle in a cabinet minister is murdered  'totally without any warning'. Fortunately the...

Emma

We meet Emma, an accomplished and wealthy young woman, where after a successful attempt to bring two people together (Mr Weston & her Governess Miss Taylor), she believes herself a natural matchmaker. Emma's lesson to learn is that unlike playing with her dolls as a child, the people of...

Emma Celebrazione

“ A sure-fire box office hit, being revived continually around the country”   THE AUSTRALIAN April 17. 1998. Emma - Celebrazione, is based on the story of Emma Ciccotosto, who migrates from an impoverished Italian rural village to Western Australia at the age of 13. The play opens...

Gallipoli : A Manual of Trench Warfare

The drama takes place in a sandbagged trench at Gallipoli, 1915 and puts a perspective on the Great War’s legend of heroism. The main character is Barry Moon, a country boy battling not only the enemy, but himself and the establishment. When a new soldier, Irishman Brendan Barra, is...

Hott Property

Matt Byrne’s Hott Family bursts the Real Estate bubble, as white-shoed Red Hott, world-weary wife Smokin’ Hott, would-be model daughter Pipin’ Hott and her sleazy ambitious fiancé Terry Trott, try to find the right property for four very different couples! It’s an all...

Idle Hands

This title comes from the saying `The devil finds work for idle hands to do.’ In this family of Cliff and Pam Brooks with their daughter Rose, we have a domestic comedy where the bored housewife goes out nearly every evening to various functions whilst Cliff stays at home after a hard day`s...

It Must Be Love

    Jason Taylor, a quiet unassuming person, is one week away from marrying Lucinda, his childhood sweetheart. The overzealous bride’s mother, Stella Parsons, has turned the wedding into a personal crusade. No expense has been spared and a year’s preparations have all come...

Life's a Bitch

Life’s a Bitch is a comedy about sibling rivalry, love and dogs. It is a contemporary play, set in a small country town. Kevin does not particularly like dogs, but he has been asked to look after his niece’s dog – Deena for a few weeks, while she prepares for her wedding. ...

Looking for Love

After twenty-one years of marriage, James Beale walks out on his wife, Molly. She is devastated and after four months of being alone, she has reached rock bottom. Her best friend, Fiona, persuades her to try the “six-step miracle cure” for abandoned wives. The idea being, on completion...

Love and Mistletoe

On Christmas Eve, Sue and Tom Millard have invited Sue’s dad, Brian, round to spend the happy festive season with them. However,all is not as idyllic as it might at first appear. After twenty-five years of marriage the couple are going through a bad patch. Unbeknown to Brian, who is a...

Love and Money

What happens when a family is robbed and try to claim the insurance payment? Not a subject for a farcical comedy? Don’t you believe it! Derek and Pauline Felton have been married for twenty-seven years. Their only child, Amy, is a nineteen-year-old petite girl,whose main interests are...

Love and Perfect Harmony

The comedy takes place in a back room of the local Corn Exchange in the south of England where the local choral society hold their rehearsals. Edith Codsmore is a self centred, obnoxious snob who has always taken the lead role in the choir. However, when a young newcomer joins the choir, she...

Love at Last

Frank and Rose Saunders have been married for fifty-two years, and are now living in a small retirement complex along with five other residents. On the day a young female care assistant starts working at the apartments, a spate of robberies ensue. Frank Saunders takes it upon himself to prove...

Love Begins at 50

Anita and Clive Debanks have been married for 28 years and have led an uneventful life. But all that is about to change. Although in a loveless marriage, Clive has never been unfaithful. However, as preparations for his fiftieth birthday are underway, Clive feels that life is passing him by and has...

Love on the Beach

Tom Millard’s world has been shattered by the unexpected death of his wife. Having now realized that life is short and precious, Tom makes a bucket list and starts working his way through it. His first aim is to take early retirement and live by the sea. His two married daughters are unhappy...

Make Time for Love

They say behind every successful man is a supportive woman, and Julie Hardisty is certainly that. Her husband, Brian, is a pillar of society and well respected in the local community. For her part, Julie enjoys the status their lifestyle brings. However, all is not as it seems in this idyllic...

Manly Mates

Set in 1972, Manly Mates features the most famously controversial state premier of them all, Sir Robert Askin. He and his Police Commissioner took regular bribes from crime bosses. He sold knighthoods. He took regular cutbacks from developers. In Manly Mates he holds court to a team of his more...

Mansfield Park

  Fanny Price is the poor relation of Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram. From the age of 10 Fanny has lived with the Bertram family at Mansfield Park. The shy and retiring Fanny is an intelligent observer of the flirtations and foibles of her four cousins and the sophisticated brother and sister,...

Menopause Made Me Do It

It has been ten years since the last reunion of the Crazy Ladies.  Menopause has arrived and the ladies are crazier than ever. The mission is to convince Kay, the gun totting tom-boy, to marry Shaun (the guy she once kidnapped and held accountable for the sins of all men). Hilarious......

Murder Afoot

The action unfolds in the Drawing Room of wealthy factory owner Titus Platt’s rather stately home somewhere in 1930’s England. Titus is murdered and Inspector Bullock of the Yard is sent for. When he starts to investigate there are many suspects: the son, Malcolm; his sister Penny; her...

My Henry Lawson

  Covering the years 1896-1902, this revealing three-hander - by turn comic and searing - examines the traumatic marriage of Henry and Bertha Lawson, as well as confronting those two enduring icons of the Australian imagination, Lawson and 'Banjo' Paterson.   Middle-aged Bertha Lawson...

My Husband's Nuts

Barbara's husband is missing on the family farm. When Jack finally returns he is a nervous wreck and will not leave the house. He is suffering from Agri-phobia (the fear of agriculture)... and is convinced that he is Hiroo Onoda - a Japanese soldier holding out on an island after world war Two....

Ned Kelly's Sister's Travelling Circus

A comic play with music based on the life of Kate Kelly. She toured Victoria with a show exhibiting her older brother Ned's 'real horse' and 'real armour'. When one of her actor's leaves she recruits an Irishman from the audience, with more in common with Ned than she suspects. First staged at the...

On Air! On Air!

 “On Air ! On Air !”  takes you on a lightning paced, funny and at times, sad journey behind the glitter of advertising, exposing a world of high pressure, memorable characters and ethics which change conveniently in their desire to succeed. In the hectic copy writing...

Over Paid Over Sexed Over Here

It’s mid 1942 and Australia is at war. As our able bodied men fight overseas a sleepy seaside Aussie town is about to experience an invasion by the Americans. The arrival of the yanks brings much needed excitement for the ladies, but for the local lads there are three big problems with the...

Persuasion

  Persuasion is the bittersweet story of love that might have been. At the age of 19, Anne Elliot was persuaded to refuse an offer of marriage from a young naval officer. Their paths cross again eight years later, but now Anne is a faded spinster and her fatheris badly in debt, while Captain...

Pride and Prejudice : A Play

  Fitzwilliam Darcy is determined not to succumb to the charms of Elizabeth Bennet because he considers her family connections to be inferior. She is determined not to like him because of his pride. Can their differences ever be reconciled? This adaptation of Austen’s much loved novel...

School For Murder

An isolated house in the Cotswolds is the scene where the lady owner, Sandra Maitland, takes in paying guests. She has organised a Writers’ Seminar for aspiring crime writers for which four ladies have applied.  DJ Burrows, an established writer, is the tutor and all is set for a...

Sense and Sensibility

 Lose your heart and come to your senses as you follow the fortunes of Elinor, the sensible sister and Marianne, the sister who is ruled by her feelings. The reserve of one sister and the lack of reserve of the other can equally lead to their undoing as they struggle to come to terms with the...

Silly Old Buggers

 The hit production of the 2009 Melbourne Comedy Festival. “A delicious look at aging. A warm, poignant and very amusing blend of songs and pithy dialogue performed by a talented cast. I highly recommend the show for all age groups!” Alan Fletcher, ‘Neighbours’ actor...

Snow White

This pantomime follows closely the story of the famous fable but in a special twist replaces dwarfs with garden gnomes. It means your company can cast regular sized people. All of the traditional adventures are in the hilarious script. There is of course a wicked Queen, the Magic Mirror on the wall...

Some Of My Best Friends Are Women

This breezy comedy takes a humorous look at how friendship can defy the odds. Five women are all that remain of what was once a successful book group.  All have been in the group since it started and know each other very well, or so they think.  Lynn is hosting the evening and has her...

Spy Club

  Set in the famous Spyglass Club frequented by a hot bed of  Russian, American and British businessmen, spies and gypsies with names such as Artie Choke, and Mona Littlemore. The audience are patrons of the club and are given a special assignment to laugh themselves silly at the mayhem...

The Beast

After surviving a nasty near-death experience, a group of close friends wipe the slate clean and embrace a tree-change, living a sustainable life in the country. But nature isn’t always so welcoming, and when the friends are faced with the pressing task of killing a young cow, a chain...

The Booby Trap

There is nothing MP Gerald Caunfield enjoys more than a quiet weekend with his wife Debbie at his country retreat. Fine wine and good food being high on the agenda. Debbie has thrown herself into village life with gusto, a little more than Gerald could ever imagine, and the results of the village...

The Great Divide

The lives of a well-to-do lawyer and his love-starved wife are turned upside down when a lively young Greek couple move in next door and immediately want to replace the dividing fence with a massive brick wall. The conflict escalates when the dispute ends up in court and each woman leaves her...

The Incredible Here and Now

The Incredible Here and Now is a play about cars and boys and having to grow up too soon. Charcoal chicken, a white Pontiac Trans Am, the Council pool, Michael is living in the shadow of his older brother Dom. The biggest guy in the school. Best car in the West. The guy who just can’t help but grab...

The Jailhouse Frocks

Shattering dimwitted Officer Dwayne’s tranquil evening at the Birchwood County police station is interrupted by the arrests of three unlikely women; the mayor’s wife in a state of complete alcoholic breakdown, the local mad cat-lady looking for somewhere to stay out of the rain, and a...

The Love Nest

 A third farcical comedy by the author of  LOVE BEGINS AT FIFTY. Set in a seaside guest house where misfortune follows misfortune – but ‘all’s well that ends well’. Or is it? David and Janet Thompson were deeply in love when they married thirty-two...

The Supermarket Sisterhood

  As if the daily skirmishes with farcical customers and the dim-witted men in their lives, wasn't enough, the women who operate the checkouts at the Discount Co supermarket are now facing a new boss and the prospect of losing their jobs to newly installed automated checkout aisles. If the...

Twas the Fight Before Christmas

  Think your family is complicated? Meet the most dysfunctional family you can imagine as they try to navigate Christmas.   Peace on earth and good will to all men? Not likely!   Ever since her husband died, Mary’s horrible adult children have been ruining Christmas.  ...

Understanding Women

Mike, Dave and Julian spend a weekend in a garden shed determined to break an age-old mystery. Armed with a case of beer, a box of girlie magazines and a holy book they are going to "understand women". What they discover is not quite what they expected. Understanding Women is a comedy...

Viagara Falls & The 70 Year Old Virgin

A colourful cast of characters collaborate and connive in this hilarious tale of misplaced unisex Viagra pills resulting in mishap and mayhem of “afflicted” residents in Serenity Gardens Retirement Village, Cemetery Road. So, take a new-age, three time divorcee and bride-to-be gran, her...

Wedding of the Century

"The Wedding of the Century is Devon Williamson at his funniest. Laughs come thick and fast, be warned your sides will ache." Bay of Plenty Times. Sister Dorothy, a 99-year-old nun, is visited in her nursing home by a 'Goth Girl' school student. She tells the cheeky student that not only...