Canberra Rep launched its 2013 season on Friday night – the plays are:
1) Calendar Girls by Tim Firth, directed by Catherine Hill – auditions 16-18 November 2012, performs 14 Feb-2 March 2013.
Based on the Helen Mirren/Julie Waters film, two friends come up with the idea for a fund-raising calendar with a saucy difference – but when everything is revealed, can their friendship survive?
2) Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas, directed by Duncan Ley – auditions 8-9 December 2012, performs 11-27 April 2013.
3) Jazz Garters: 4 – Custom Made In Canberra , directed by Cate Clelland – Auditions end January 2013, performs 20 June-7 July
Variety returns to theatre 3 with the best local performers in sketches, songs, dances, anything and everything to amuse and delight.
Williamson returns to Don and Kath’s house, 41 years later, as the 2010 election rages on TV and the friends re-ignite old arguments, contemplate their lives and the young radicals they used to be.
5) The Book of Everything by Richard Tulloch, directed by Jarrad West – Auditions 1-2 June, performs 12-28 September
Six strong southern women prepare to face the world with guts, determination and the right shade of hair dye and nail polish.
Further info will be available from Monday at www.canberrarep.org.au – and you can book at Theatre 3 (on Repertory lane, off Ellery Crescent, Acton, ACT) or by phoning 02 6257 1950, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. Special packages for under 30s.