2010 Playreading Series

What better way to spend Monday evenings than hearing fine new Tasmanian plays read aloud by professional actors and discussing them over drinks with fellow theatrephiles.

In 2010, the TTC in association with writing collective Playwrights Anonymous, presents 10 rehearsed readings of plays that will inspire, challenge, delight and entertain.

NEXT PLAYREADING – Spring Playreading Series

Playreadings are back in October! Join us at 7.30pm on Monday 4, 11 and 18  at the Backspace Theatre for a reading of three new plays.
Monday October 4
The Floating Ship by Finegan Kruckemeyer
Directed by Sara Cooper
Featuring: Joan Murray, Anna Freeland, Noreen Le Motte, Matt Stolp

Monday October 11
Tidal Pools by Sean Monro
Directed by Anna Freeland
Featuring: Sara Brown, Ryk Goddard, Alison Farrow, Guy Hooper, Mark Cutler, Steven Brown, Julie Waddington

Monday October 18
Mark of Cain by Leigh Swinburne
Directed by Jane Polley
Featuring:  Alan Andrews, Mel King, Anna Kidd, Norman Coburn, James Casey, Robert Jarman, Matt Wilson

All tickets are $10 at the door, the Backspace Bar will be open.

See you at the theatre!


PDF Brochure download

Read about these playreadings in the TTC’s 2010 digital Subscription Brochure (click the PDF icon to launch the flash-enabled brochure reader)


VENUE: Theatre Royal Backspace, Sackville Street, Hobart
DURATION: Approx 2hrs per reading
PATRON ADVICE: Readings may contain adult themes and occasional strong language
April 19 – Pescador’s Wake by Katherine Johnson, adapted and directed by Michael Beresford
April 26 – Ozymandias by Gary Files, directed by Sean Monro
May 3 – Anniversary by David Lander, directed by Susan Williams
June 21 – Oedipus Schmoedipus by Tony Nicholls, directed by Julie Waddington
June 28 – Significant Others by Sean Riley, directed by Les Winspear
July 5 – Unconfirmed Sightings by Michael Beresford, directed by Robert Jarman
July 12 – This Isn’t Good & I’m Standing Here by Sean Monro, directed by Ryk Goddard
October 4 – The Floating Ship by Finegan Kruckemyer
October 11 – Tidal Pools by Sean Monro, directed by Anna Freeland
October 18 – Mark of Cain by Leigh Swinburne, directed by Jane Polley

All readings commence at 7.30pm


SUBSCRIPTIONS: A package of tickets to attend all ten 2010 Playreadings can be included in a 2010 Subscription, available now. Click here for further details.
DOOR SALES: $10 tickets available at the venue, 30 minutes prior to each reading, subject to availability



Arts Tasmania
Pescador’s Wake was assisted with funding through Arts Tasmania by the Minister for Tourism, Arts and the Environment.