Short & Sweet 2018

SHORT + SWEET THEATRE WINNERS

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The best 13 of 130 short plays (from over 1000 entries!) in the 10 week festival were performed with the honours mostly shared among a wide range of talented veterans and new young stars!

Congratulations to all the participants and winners of Short + Sweet Theatre 2018.  You can see SAG reviews of every performance over the 10 weeks here.   Continue reading SHORT + SWEET THEATRE WINNERS

SHORT+SWEET THEATRE THE WILDCARDS FINAL SYDNEY 2018 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

Wildcards Finals week at Short and Sweet Theatre Sydney 2018.

(1) “Which Goldberg?” directed by Louise Reily and written by Michael Strang. Very clever dialogue comedy of manners and persons, set in a Jewish funeral home, just before the funeral service for Abe Goldberg. Memorable stand-out performances from the two older women, who talk continuously about all the people they know, because they both knew a man called Goldberg, however are they supposed to be there? Starring Liz Hovey, Joanna Weinberg and Simon Lenthe (Rabbi).              Continue reading SHORT+SWEET THEATRE THE WILDCARDS FINAL SYDNEY 2018 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK EIGHT SYDNEY 2018 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

SHORT+SWEET Week Eight, this is the final week of heats of the Top 80, with the SHORT+SWEET Finals Series next week, including the People’s Choice Showcase and the Wildcards Finals, and soon the SHORT+SWEET Gala Finals.

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SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK SEVEN SYDNEY 2018 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

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In week seven Top 80 of this eight week festival of short plays we are presented with another nine highly entertaining and varied plays. From a talk show gone wrong to a moving tribute to ANZAC, through an office romance to a meeting with Adam and Eve each of these original plays has plenty to offer the audience. Continue reading SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK SEVEN SYDNEY 2018 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK FIVE SYDNEY 2018 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

This week there are eleven very different and very original plays, being performed live on stage this week, at Short and Sweet, the world’s biggest little play festival. Delicious comedy providing laugh-out-loud entertainment, a wtf box, solving a superb who-done-it complete with some real red herrings, school bullies, regrets, a ventriloquist dummy living life on its own terms, alzheimers, grieving, the fully tweeted honeymoon night. Continue reading SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK FIVE SYDNEY 2018 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK FOUR SYDNEY 2018 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

There are ten very different and very original plays, being performed live on stage this week, at Short and Sweet, the world’s biggest little play festival. Delicious comedy monologues providing laugh-out-loud entertainment, message plays, comedies, dramas and dramedy.

This year in a big new venue for S+S, and located inside the Academy of Music and Performing Arts (AMPA) building, and comfortably seating a maximum of 171. Top 80 Week Four Thursday 22nd February 2018 until Sunday. The S+S festival has new shows every week for eight weeks, and runs from February until April, with both a Top 80 program (Thursdays-Fridays-Saturdays at 7.30pm and Sundays at 6.30pm) together with a separate Wildcards program (Saturdays at 3.30pm and Sundays at 2.30pm). The S+S gala finals take place in April 2018.

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SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK TWO SYDNEY 2018 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

There are nine very different and unique plays, being performed live on stage this week, at Short and Sweet, the world’s biggest little play festival. Delicious dramas and dramedy, message plays, engaging monologues, and laugh-out-loud entertainment to end the evening. Continue reading SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK TWO SYDNEY 2018 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK ONE

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There are eight simply superb plays being performed live on stage this week, at Short and Sweet. Top 80 Week One, Thursday 1st February 2018 until Sunday.  Captivating drama, strange circumstances, unique outlooks, and laugh-out-loud entertainment galore. Continue reading SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK ONE