Bareboards 2022

Find out more about the plays in our 2022 program.

DOORMATS ANONYMOUS
Written & directed by Jonathan Solomon

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Genre: Comedy 

Synopsis:
Gina Gretel conducts a self-awareness class for three attendees. There are a number of group exercises, yet they don't seem to go to Gina's plan.

 

Characters:
BRETT - Matt Bonnici

GINA - Liz Vassilacos

ALEXANDRA - Kathryn Bray

CASSANDRA - Lilly Berkley

GLORY DAYS 
Written by Graham Yates

Directed by Sue Turner

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Genre: Comedy 

Synopsis:
Three middle aged ladies are part of a netball team that habitually loses. The male coach wants them to taste some of the glory he was destined for until his career collapsed. Can he convince them that winning is worth more than it seems?

Characters:
PHIL - Craig Bulmer

SHIRLEY - Sue Geldart

CARLA - Narelle Jaeger

JOYCE - Kirsty McGowan

IN BED
Written by Katrina Samaras

Directed by Kenney Ogilvie

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Genre: Drama

Synopsis:
Grieving at her dying mother's bedside, Kate experiences a series of dream-like encounters with famous figures who spent significant periods of their lives in bed.

Characters:

KATE - Anna Dowell-Hentall 

VARIOUS ROLES - Meredith Laverty 

VARIOUS ROLES - Hannah Barn 

YOKO ONO - Ryoko Hayashi 

IS THERE A WAY OUTA HERE?
Written by Maz Goldrick

Directed by Darrell Hoffman

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Genre: Drama/Comedy 

Synopsis:
Jeff and Hannah take a trip to the North Coast of NSW.  Jeff is a keen fisherman and plans to fish most of the days, while Hannah works on writing an article for her newspaper column. It rains heavily and they find themselves trapped, in more ways than one.

Characters:
JEFF - August Rogers

NEV - Wassim Hawat

HANNAH - Charlene O'Sullivan

WHAT'S FOR DINNER?
Written by Chris Naylor
Directed by Bill Jordan

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Genre: Drama

Synopsis:
A woman is cooking her husband his favourite meal, a roast. He comes home drunk, they argue, they fight.  She accidentally kills him. The police arrive to investigate, but can't find anything. It's a puzzle.

Characters:
INSPECTOR BRITT - Di Mifsud
DETECTIVE SMALL - Paul Ellis

DON - Graham Yates
RUTH - Melissa Myles

WHEN WE WERE YOUNG
Written & directed by Melissa Myles

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Genre: Drama

Synopsis:
A woman looks back on her life & examines the idea of love punctuated by a passionate tango.

Characters:

NOLAN - David Delaney 
STEPHEN - Matt Bonnici
OLDER EVELYN - Jodianne Kanagias 
YOUNGER EVELYN - Lila Micevska
LILLY-ANNE - Marina Porokh 

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