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 - Karen Firmstone

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 - Angela Gibson

CARLA - Sue Geldart

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 - Kate Selsby 

YOKO ONO - Ryoko Hayashi 

ROAD RAGE
Written by Vee Malnar

Directed by Meili Bookluck & Margareta Moir

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Genre: Comedy/Drama 

Synopsis:
Surf's up and 2 friends head off for a fun day at the beach, but what happens along the way is anything but fun.

Characters:
DOLORES - Meili Bookluck

GINA - Margareta Moir

WHAT'S FOR DINNER?
Written by Chris Naylor
Directed by Graham Yates

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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 - Ramsay Emmerson-Franke
OLDER EVELYN - Jodianne Kanagias 
YOUNGER EVELYN - Lila Micevska

TANGO DANCER - Melissa Myles 

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