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SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK ONE SYDNEY 2019 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

Short+Sweet Sydney 2019, the 18th thrilling season. Each delightful morsel of vivid effective storytelling, is delivered in under ten minutes. There are eleven simply superb plays being performed live on stage this week, at Short and Sweet Sydney. Plays completely focused on the power of the visual narrative, with captivating drama, strange circumstances, unique outlooks, and laugh-out-loud entertainment galore.           Continue reading SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 80 WEEK ONE SYDNEY 2019 @ AMPA – TOM MANN THEATRE

SHORT+SWEET 2017 TOP 80 : WEEK ONE @ THE DEPOT THEATRE

 

The biggest little play festival in the world. 2017 and this is the sixteenth year of SHORT+SWEET THEATRE SYDNEY, running Wednesdays to Sundays, from 11th January 2017 to 18th March 2017.

In March 2017 the best of the best are returning for the Special Event Shows, and the long awaited 2017 Gala Final performances on 16 17 18 March 2017.

Short and Sweet Festival Director, Wayne Tunks, has selected an excellent first week of thought provoking plays, and very easy to recommend, with nine brand new plays, all well worth experiencing:-

SHORT+SWEET 2017 TOP 80 – WEEK ONE

1 – Heat Visions
Written and Directed by Nick Subjak
Cast: Alice Furze
Superb comedy monologue in one voice, was an absolutely huge audience pleaser. Bright red full-body sunburn hurts, and the simple task of eating a bowl of cereal, collapses into trying to move close enough to try to open the cereal container. Continue reading SHORT+SWEET 2017 TOP 80 : WEEK ONE @ THE DEPOT THEATRE

SHORT AND SWEET THEATRE 2016 TOP 80 WEEK 1 @ DEPOT THEATRE MARRICKVILLE

01 ASK NOT FOR WHOM THE PHONE RINGS 02 FEAR 03 BETWEEN OLD FRIENDS 04 GNOME DE PLUME 05 ON THEIR PEDESTALS 06 AMUSE BOUCHE 07 SAUERKRAUT 08 LOOP 09 A DAY OUT WITH THE MATES - IN THE BUSH 10 WINNING

All pics by Stephen Favaloro and in the correct sequence of the ten plays. 

The biggest little play festival in the world is back for its fifteenth year, and now also has free car parking. Expect to see up to 160 ten minute plays across the eight weeks, with a Gala Final in March. SHORT+SWEET THEATRE SYDNEY this year, runs Wednesdays to Sundays, from 6 January 2016 to 13 March 2016.  This is a very entertaining week, with ten wonderful plays, and very hard to pick the winner this week.

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SHORT AND SWEET CABARET 2016 WEEK ONE SYDNEY

Kay Armstrong

01 Nata Forte LR-10 02 Songs for Sarah Connor LR-16 03 Being Betty LR-1 04 Martin Charles - False Gods-1 05 Carolyn Burke - Get the Love You Deserve-1 06 Girls on Tap-1

One of the highlights between each ten minute cabaret act, was the gorgeous Kay Armstrong as the MC. Armstrong contributed plenty of audience participation, great one liners, and some corny jokes, plus one crazy ballet number. All very entertaining and well worth seeing. Later in January, Kay Armstrong is also bringing her one woman show to Short and Sweet Cabaret 2016.

Sydney’s Biggest Little Cabaret Festival is back, with a brand new round of performers every week, for four weeks during January. Short and Sweet Cabaret has a new festival director this year, James Taylor (Royal Ballet London, The Magician’s Cabaret, El Circo, Risque Revue).

In under ninety minutes, six superb ten minute performances were presented from 7:30pm on Tuesday night. This week a unique and very entertaining evening of brand new cabaret was experienced, with a huge range of cabaret style songs, including comedy, dance and musical theatre. With so much talent on stage this week, very very hard to pick the winner.   Continue reading SHORT AND SWEET CABARET 2016 WEEK ONE SYDNEY