X-MAS SUSHI, presented by Actors Anonymous, is a colourful and spicy selection of nine pieces of new Australian theatre. These short plays and performance are five minutes to thirty minutes in length and involve seven writers, eight directors, five designers & technicians, twenty-seven actors and a magician!
Show Time: 8pm nightly Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th December 2008.
Address: Newtown Theatre, Cnr King and Bray Streets Newtown.
Newtown Theatre is 200 metres north of St Peters Station.
Ticket Price: $30 full and $25 concession.
1. Father Tim talks about running away (5 mins)
Father Tim talks to his parishioners about temptations past.
Writer: Scott McAteer, Director: Stephen Carnell, Cast: Brett Nevill
2. Dial L for Love (30 Mins).
Three women working in a ‘sex line’ call centre share the fantasies and realities of their daily lives.
Writer: Kate Toon, Director: Glynn Oram, Cast: Leof Kingsford-Smith, Brigid O’Sullivan, Tanya Ann Powell & Ali Aitken
3. Rupert and the Seven Russian Email Brides (10 mins).
Office worker Rupert is so obsessed with his online romances with seven Russian women seeking marriage he is blinded to the real romantic possibilities before him.
Writer: Alex Broun,
Director: Larry Kelly,
Cast: Steven McGrath, Stella De Zotti, Ali Aitken, Tanya Ann Powell, Sally Williams, Olga Kornijenko, Arianna Lindley, Georgie Edwards, & Marla Johst
5. INTERVAL (20mins).
6. X-MAS SUSHI MAGIC from Bruce Glen (5 mins)
7. The Waxeuse (10 mins).
A waxing professional is visited by three clients who embroil her in their romantic lives and sexual fantasies. She seeks the best response for each.
Writers: Stephen Carnell & Anita Lundberg
Director: John Derum
Cast: Sarah Loxley, Nick McKenzie, Jesse Rosenfeld & Lana Meltzer
8. The Drill Instructor (10 mins).
A drill instructor tests the endurance of four women, with surprising results.
Writer: Steven McGrath
Director: Steven McGrath
Cast: Simon Dooley, Ro Dempsey, Brigid O’Sullivan, Stella De Zotti &Deb Peebles
9. An Unusual Suspect (10 mins).
Two Danish detectives interrogate a very unusual and intriguing suspect.
Writer: Glynn Oram
Director: Alex Byron
Cast: Scott Grimley, Gavin Williams & Alex Byron
10. Sex, Death & Chocolate (10 mins).
A writer is desiccated by the movers and shakers of a theatre company.
Writer: Victor Kline
Director: Katie Gompertz
Cast: Manny Katts, Sally Williams, Karen Bayly & Henry Richardson
11. SushiWushiWoo (10 mins).
Two women lunch together over sushi and shared secrets.
Writer: Kate Toon
Director: Anne Delaney
Cast: Deb Peebles & Ro Dempsey
X-MAS SUSHI runs two hours, plus a 20 minute interval (60m+20min+60min).
Producers: Stephen Carnell & Nick Bolton
Assistant Producer: Tanya Ann Powell
Production Designer: Inneke Smit
Lighting Designer: Larry Kelly
Wardrobe: Rae Morgan
Stage Manager: Melinda Frank
Assistant Stage Manager: Mary Wolfla
Photography: Vanessa Chaperlin
Venue: Newtown Theatre
Next Performance: Tuesday 9th December 8:00 PM
For media inquiries, photographs & further information contact Nick Bolton on 0412 101 726 or email@example.com