Tuesdays with Morrie
By Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch
Directed by Gary O’Neil
Season – 8, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22,
23, 28 and 29 March
Tuesdays with Morrie is the autobiographical
story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career,
and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after
graduation, Mitch happens to catch Morrie’s appearance on a television news
programme and learns that his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig’s
Disease. Mitch is reunited with Morrie, and what starts as a simple visit turns
into a weekly pilgrimage and a last class in the meaning of life.
It is a heartwarming exploration of friendship
and life. It will make you cry, think, feel but above all it will make you
An old man, a young man – and life’s greatest
By Marc Camelotti
Directed by Cam Castles
Season – 10, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30 and 31 May
It’s the 1960s, and swinging bachelor Bernard couldn’t be
happier: a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses all engaged to him
without knowing about each other. But Bernard’s perfect life gets bumpy when
his friend Robert comes to stay and a new and speedier Boeing jet throws off
all of his careful planning. Soon all three stewardesses are in town
simultaneously, timid Robert is forgetting which lies to tell to whom, and
catastrophe looms. A riotous farce that won the 2009 Tony Award for Best
Revival of a play, Boeing Boeing has recently enjoyed hit revivals in London
and New York. Boeing Boeing is
now set to arrive in Brisbane —fasten your seat belts!
Contains sexually suggestive content.
Hijinks are in the air.
A non-stop comedy – may cause turbulence!
THE THEATRE RESTAURANT ....
The Vicar of Dibley ---
By Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer
Tiger Aspect Productions
Season – 19, 20, 26, 27 July and 2, 3 and 9 August
Directed by William McCreery Rye
Everyone’s favourite vicar comes to the CTG …
by Bernard Farrell
Directed by Brian Hinselwood
Season – 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26 and 27 September
Skeletons leap from suburban closets in Bookworms,
Bernard Farrell’s hilarious and razor-sharp vision of a household savaged by
the Celtic Tiger.
‘….and Larry, let’s try to show everybody that, recession or no
recession, we are contented, confident and happy – and that this evening is
going to be fun!”
This month’s Book Club hostess Ann is struggling to stay calm,
desperate to deliver the perfect evening of literary classics and late-night
canapés. But when the all-female group invite their husbands to join the club,
and a mysterious figure pays a visit from an upstairs room, everyone is forced
to contend with a lot more than just Virginia Woolf.
Opinions are challenged, suspicions aroused and tempers flare as
their daily lives unravel into a saga to rival even the most outrageous
This hugely entertaining new play by the popular and celebrated
playwright Bernard Farrell (I Do Not Like Thee Doctor Fell, Canaries,
Lovers At Versailles) is an evening of wine and cheese, mystery and mayhem.
A saga to rival even the wildest fiction ..
Two one act plays …
Money from Heaven
The Innkeeper, the Writer, the Pirate and the Detective
Written by Deb Chalmers
Directed by Deb Chalmers & Dale Murison
Season – 8, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28 and 29 November
Money from Heaven
Joe bungles driving his friend Frankie’s prized Monaro (totally forgetting Monaros
don’t have running boards) during a bank heist. Tragically, Frankie is shot dead. Finding he needs a reference to get into
heaven, Frankie returns to Joe’s home.
All is going well until Joe’s wife Maggie mistakes the rubbish bag full
of cash with clothes for Father Michael’s homeless shelter.
A world premiere of an original one act play by
a local award winning playwright
The Innkeeper, the Writer, the Pirate and
the Detective (A radio play)
Miriam Wells chooses a Maleny
B&B to complete writing her current bodice ripper on the high seas, but
when the owner of a competing B&B is murdered, the residents – including a
young newly web couple, a nosy neighbour, an accountant and Miriam’s own
swashbuckling pirate character – all become involved in helping the detective
solving the case.
Another world premiere of an
original 2014 “take” on a 1940’s radio play.