‘Any given Monday’

Set in contemporary Philadelphia, we find that teacher Lenny’s (Fred Preston) wife, Risa (Lisa Berry), has left him for a sleazy property developer and Lenny’s friend Mickey (Michael Baker) has “done Lenny a favour”. When Lenny’s daughter (Siobhan Linde) comes home on a surprise visit from her University course, she has a new perspective on…

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‘Sudan’ – one-act play

August, 2018. ‘Sudan’ Following Graci Lynch’s first-time involvement with Torquay Theatre Troupe and work done on-stage by Kathryn O’Neill, Mary Steuten and Fred Preston as the actors, we are delighted to announce that TTT accepted 3 of the 12 Awards at the Anglesea One Act Play Festival in mid-August 2018. We were awarded: Best original…

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‘Strangers on a train’ – May 2018

May 2018 Our last play was enthralling from the first moment. ‘Strangers on a Train’, is a classic thriller written by Craig Warner based on a book by Patricia Highsmith was made into a movie by Alfred Hitchcock and we performed it with a monochrome set, a skilled cast, a full suite of light and…

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“The Eulogy” – well received

‘The Eulogy’ – written by John Cundill and Directed by Gay Bell, was winner of the Noosa Arts Theatre Playwriting Competition Nancy Cato Audience Choice Award in 2008. It was performed by Maryanne Doolan and Lachie Errey at four venues and will be performed again at the Wyndham, Torquay, in October as part of Mental…

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Entertainment Geelong Review

The Laramie Project directed by Zina Carman for Torquay Theatre Troupe, Price St Theatre, May 15, 2017. Just before the doors opened on this play’s preview night, first-time TTT director Zina Carman announced to the sherry-sipping foyer patrons that the company’s lighting computer had crashed and there would be a short delay while her techs…

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Laramie challenges and impresses

By Gail Chrisfield The Laramie Project, Torquay Theatre Troupe’s latest production, is a play that asks much of its talented cast and even more of audience members. Some may find the true events inspiring the play challenging, the views expressed on stage confronting or the revolving door of characters confusing. Ultimately however, the play is…

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Virtual Oscar success for “Humble Boy”

Congratulations to Gay Bell, Director of “Humble Boy” for her Virtual Oscar Award from Entertainment Geelong. Full article here

Humble Boy reviews

Click here for a link to a review by Colin Mockett from our preview show on Monday 7th November. Here’s the Victorian Drama League review. Here’s Gail Chrisfield’s review too: Troupe shines in ‘Humble Boy’ By Gail Chrisfield The timing of Torquay Theatre Troupe’s current production of ‘Humble Boy’ seems fitting, given this year marks the…

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