A new Aussie drama Two Quarters Full by Iley Jones is having it’s World Premiere at Flight Path Theatre on November 5th and will run until November 10th.
Produced by Moontan Productions and starring Misha Mehigan, Molly Haddon, Alannah Roberston, and Cheng Tang Two Quarters Full is an intimate 1-act play exploring grief, love, and the turbulent relationships that it’s characters share. When a not so by the books lawyer is suddenly confronted with potential unemployment, death, and his estranged brother showing up on his doorstep, Christian’s and the lives of those around him are thrown into dysfunction and insecurity. Grief is prominently what’s explored, the grief that we hide from the ones we love and sometimes even ourselves.
Iley Jones began developing writing Two Quarters Full a few years ago and has been developing the show tih Moontan Productions since 2018. Iley graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Performance from AIM. Since then she’s written and directed Life’s Contracts (Sydney Fringe, 2016), and wrote short film Dead Not Dying which won Best Screenplay at the Depth of Field International Field Festival. That same year she was accepted into ATYP’s National Studio. Iley kicked off 2019 by directing Alice Through the Looking Glass for The Acting Factory.
Misha Mehigan stars as Christian Stevenson, he holds a Bachelor of Performance in 2015 from AIM – Dramatic Arts and currently works in Theatre and Education for Class Act Theatre. Originally from London, he moved to Australia to complete his High School Certificate. Misha’s theatrical experience includes: The Baby (The Actors Pulse); Stupid F**king Bird (KXT) and Rossum’s Universal Robots (PACT).
Cheng Tang plays Christians brother Darren Stevenson. Cheng’s recent acting credits include Bang Bang Rodeo! (Red Line & General Legends), JIG (Blacklight Theatre Company), Obviously! ( Q Indie: Sydney Fringe Festival), and Blood Wedding (Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre).
Alannah Robertson plays Sarah. Recent theatre and film credits include; The Cherry Orchard adapted and directed by Victor Kakla, performing the role of Kay Strange in Towards Zero by Agatha Christie at the Genesian Theatre, Punk Rock (SLAP productions), Beyond Cinema’s: The Great Gatsby Experience, Ladies in Black (Lumila Films), and Lead Me Astray with her performance earning Independent Horror Movie Awards’ Best Actress award.
Molly Haddon plays Robin Shultz. Molly is a Sydney based actor and director. She attended Macquarie University studying Media, AFTRS and recently trained at Screenwise. Her stage credits include Towards Zero, Figaro, A Murder is Announced, Murder on the Nile (Genesian Theatre), The Removalists, Hamlet (Old Andrean) and Tender Age (Sydney Opera House/Version 1.0)
WHAT: Two Quarters Full by Iley Jones
WHEN: Tuesday Nov 5th 7:30pm (Preview)
Wednesday Nov 6th 7:30pm (Preview)
Thursday Nov 7th 7:30pm
Friday Nov 8th 7:30 pm
Saturday Nov 9th 2pm
Saturday Nov 9th 7:30pm
Sunday Nov 10th 5:30pm
LOCATION: Flight Path Theatre, 142 Addison Road Marrickville
TICKETS: General Admission $30 | Concession $25.