“Private Lives” – Love or lust, marriage and divorce, you love me, you don’t – a tangled web ….. at Heidelberg Theatre. 6 – 21 July, 2018

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PRIVATE LIVES

by arrangement with Origin Theatrical, on behalf of Samuel French Limited

written by Noël Coward

directed by Karen Wakeham

Divorced, but still in love, Elyot and Amanda are newly married to Sibyl and Victor. Honeymoons for both couples at the same hotel prompt Elyot and Amanda to re-discover one another. They run away to Paris. Victor and Sibyl give chase.  This plot-perfect marital farce by Noël Coward is a sparklingly witty and wickedly vicious theatrical favourite.   ( Text by Chris McLean – Posters & Programme).

Heidelberg Theatre Company, Rosanna, Melbourne VIC Australia.

(Images by Dave Belton)

Private Lives – Final Pix→
Private Lives – Cast→
Private Lives – Early Rehearsal→

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“All My Sons” – secrets and repercussions – at Heidelberg Theatre. 7 – 22 July, 2017

Joe Keller (George Werther) attempts to convince his surviving veteran son, Chris (Liam Gillespie) that he did it for his family’s sake. Kate Keller (Julie Arnold) – background – knows the truth.

Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” – by arrangement with Hal Leonard Australia – is directed by Chris McLean for the Heidelberg Theatre season.

All My Sons explores the repercussions on a close-knit household after personal gain is put ahead of social duty. Some years back Joe Keller chose the prosperity of his family over the well-being of others. Now we join the family on the day of reckoning.

This is Arthur Miller at his finest. Winner of the Drama Critics Award for Best New Play in 1947, All My Sons established the playwright as a leading voice in 20th century theatre.

NOTE: This play includes events that some audience members may find confronting. For further details you can enquire at htc@htc.org.au

(Text by Chris Mclean)

Heidelberg Theatre Company, Rosanna, Melbourne VIC Australia.

(Image by Dave Belton)

All My Sons – Final Rehearsal→
All My Sons – Cast→

Patricia Di Risio of “Stage Whispers” wrote an insightful review of Heidelberg Theatre Company’s current production of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons”.

Check it out here:
Stage Whispers Review of All My Sons →

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Heidelberg Theatre Company presents “Moonlight and Magnolias” by Ron Hutchinson (19 Feb – 5 Mar)

Ben Hecht (James Antonas) tries to craft the words, while Victor Fleming (Jeremy Just) imagines the scene amidst David O. Selznick’s (Tim Constantine) demands for perfection.

“Moonlight and Magnolias”:     It was supposed to be the epic film interpretation of Margaret Mitchell’s blockbuster “Gone with the Wind”. But, now, it’s all fallen in a heap. The producer – David O. Selznick has just stopped the shoot, sacked the director, and the script is in shreds….And there’s just five days before Selznick’s career goes the same way!

Locked in Selznick’s office with a new director and scriptwriter, can they resuscitate what remains of the story and their own careers in just few days? And, NO! you can’t have a bagel!

Heidelberg Theatre Company, Rosanna, Melbourne VIC Australia.

(Image by Dave Belton)

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Heidelberg Theatre Company presents Marc Camoletti’s “Don’t Dress for Dinner” (20 Nov – 5 Dec)

Suzette (Rhiannon Leach) introduces herself to Jacqueline (Cat Jardine) much to the discomfort of Robert (Mark Briggs).

Suzette (Rhiannon Leach) introduces herself to Jacqueline (Cat Jardine) much to the discomfort of Robert (Mark Briggs).

“Don’t Dress for Dinner”:     Bernard’s plans for a lustful weekend with his mistress come crashing down when Jacqueline, his wife, decides to stay home rather than visit her mother.  Bernard’s friend, Robert, becomes an accomplice in the increasingly implausible tangle of excuses and explanations, when Suzette or was it Suzanne? arrives for dinner ….and a whole lot more!   Camoletti takes us through more twists and turns than either Bernard or Robert ever anticipated.

Heidelberg Theatre Company, Rosanna, Melbourne VIC Australia.

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