Considered one of the best end of year arts parties in town, Red Stitch presents their annual fundraiser, PLAYlist – an evening of intimate theatre, live music, and adventure. Ten writers. Ten Songs. Each writer selects a song. Each play is only as long as the song.
With CHANGE as its theme, the Red Stitch ensemble is joined by some of Australia’s finest writers, actors, musicians and directors for an exhilarating night of performance set throughout the hidden spaces in Collingwood’s Contemporary Arts Precinct.
Featuring Missy Higgins, Mark Seymour, Mama Alto, Ella Caldwell, Kate Cole, David Whiteley, Mark Wilson, Ngaire Dawn Fair and dozens more. Writers include Katy Warner, Keziah Warner, Vidya Rajan, Chi Vu, Natasha Pincus, Morgan Rose, Mark Wilson, Gita Bezard, Eric Gardiner, and Ben Prendergast. Some of the song/play combinations on the night include:
WALK ON THE WILD SIDE:
Mark Wilson (writer/director) Mama Alto (performer) Olga Makeeva (performer), Naomi Rukavina (performer), Peter Paltos (performer)
TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART:
Dan Lee (writer/performer) Brett Cousins (director) Missy Higgins (performer)
ANNOUNCEMENTS / LIFE ON MARS:
Morgan Rose (writer) Bridget Balodis (director) Chloe Violette (performer) Ensemble (performers) Katy Warner (writer) Mark Seymour (songwriter/performer) Tanya Gerstle (director) Eva Seymour (performer) Grace Lowry (performer)
Vidya Rajan (writer) Caroline Lee (performer) Emily O’Brien Brown (director) Darcy Kent (performer)
AN AUSTRALIAN WEREWOLF IN KOH PHA NGAN:
Keziah Warner (writer) Alexandra Aldrich (performer) Katy Maudlin (director)
Come support Red Stitch, whilst enjoying an extraordinary feast of new writing and live music. All proceeds from the event go towards helping them maintain their quality of work and increase artist wages for everyone involved in the theatre they create.
Collingwood Arts Precinct, 35 Johnston Street, Collingwood
Date: Saturday 16 December 2017 (7.00 – 11.00pm)
Information and Bookings: www.redstitch.net
Image: courtesy of Red Stitch