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Hot Shorts

The Drill Hall Theatre Company runs the Hot Shorts program every two years; writers are invited to submit their plays, which must be original, not previously performed, no longer than ten minutes and with minimal staging difficulties. This year the company changed the format slightly and the plays have been workshopped with the writers for the last six months supported by Russell Eldridge, Mike Russo, Susan Meluish and Peter Gough. The DHTC further assists playwrights with producing the chosen plays, finding directors and cast ready for the November performance.  

There are cash prizes: $500 to the best original script (selected by an independent body of professional writers) and $500 to the play voted ‘favourite’ by the audience.

Hot Shorts is an excellent opportunity for new writers, new directors and new actors to make their dream a reality. It’s also an excellent opportunity for you, the audience, to support the development of local community theatre by these hard-working, talented local playwrights.

November 18–27, Friday and Saturday at 7.30pm and Sunday at 5pm. Tickets: $25/$30

Book at drillhalltheatre.org.au 

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