Written by Neil Simon and directed by Llaaneath Poor
Performed at Heidelberg Theatre from 4th NOV – 19th NOV, 2022
Newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter begin their new life together in an unfinished Manhattan apartment. Paul’s a straight-laced lawyer and Corie a romantic free-spirit. When Corie’s mother visits, they introduce her to eccentric neighbour-in-the-attic Velasco. A wild night ensues, one that highlights just how different Corie and Paul are. The young couple soon realise that marriage is no easy walk in the park.
This Neil Simon classic premiered on Broadway in 1963, starring Robert Redford and Elizabeth Ashley. It was made into a film in 1967, starring Redford and Jane Fonda, and directed by Gene – The Odd Couple – Saks.
CAST: Character…………..Actor Corie Bratter………..Kadey McIntosh Paul Bratter………….Jonathan Best Ethel Banks…………Julie Arnold Victor Valasco……..Laurie Jezard Telephone Man……Tim Camilleri Delivery Man……..Mal Cother
(Text by Chris McLean – HTC Posters & Programme). Heidelberg Theatre Company, 36 Turnham Avenue, Rosanna, Melbourne VIC Australia
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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).
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 email@example.com
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!
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.