music / Canberra Symphony Orchestra Recital Series, with Julian Smiles and Dimity Hall, Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest, July 15. Reviewed by CLINTON WHITE
It’s a feather in the cap of the Canberra region theatre community and a showcase for five of our top actresses, Amy Dunham, Emma Wood, Jenna Roberts, Karen Vickery and Liz Bradley, who play the very first actresses on the English stage in “Playhouse Creatures” by April de Angelis.
The production, which premiered at The Q in Queanbeyan last year, has won accolades and prizes all around, but it will still need to pay its way and happily, the Canberra Theatre Centre cultural facilities corporation are hosting a benefit night at The Playhouse on August 12.
Successful applicants like Pigeonhole have to pay their fares to get to Monte Carlo, but once they arrive they’ll have four days of accommodation and meals in Monaco. Entry to the performances is free of charge for all involved and there will be a festival “village” so that participants can mingle and take part in special events.
“Playhouse Creatures”, benefit, at the Playhouse, August 12. Bookings to canberratheatrecentre.com.au or 6275 2700.
To donate visit australianculturalfund.org.au/projects/pigeonhole-theatre-2017/