The program for Short + Sweet Auckland is now available at their blog, although the running order has not yet been finalised. “Speed Dating” is scheduled for the third week of competition and will be performed from the 2nd to the 6th of October.
I’ve been in contact with my director, Jessica Joy Wood, who is obviously very competent and who has good ideas about the piece, including the decision to have two actors doubling-up on roles. She’s cast two very experienced actors, Ria Vandervis and Kura Forrester, who are sure to bring a lot to their roles. It looks to be a great production of the piece and I’m sad that I won’t be in New Zealand to see it!
Short + Sweet Queensland is over, which means that the focus for me moves onto Short + Sweet Auckland.
I was excited to find out last week that ‘Speed Dating’ has been accepted as a Top 30 play for the Auckland festival, and will be directed by Jessica Joy Wood.
We’re likely still a while away from confirmation of performance dates, but I shall update with these once they’re available.
(Meanwhile, there are photos of the Brisbane production available here and here.)
For those interested, my short play Speed Dating will be performed twice this Saturday, as a wild card entrant in the Brisbane & the Gold Coast Short + Sweet Festival 2012.
It’s on at The Loft, Kelvin Grove in Brisbane, and ticketing details are available online, at the Gardens Theatre website. Due to a near sell-out of the evening show at 7pm, a 3pm matinee has also been added.
My short play Speed Dating has recently been short-listed for the Auckland season of Short and Sweet, following the announcement that it will be performed as a wildcard entry as part of the Brisbane season in Australia.
The list of plays to be performed will be announced soon, but it’s exciting just to have made the list of forty-four.
My short play “Speed Dating” will be performed as a part of the Brisbane Short + Sweet festival, on the 18th of August.
It’s on at The Loft, Kelvin Grove, and tickets are available now.
My short play, “Speed Dating” has been short-listed for Short + Sweet Queensland, 2012.
It’s all a bit surreal, because plays are not my main writing form, but definitely pleasing as well!