March 2011 – News (Films, Shows & more)
NOT QUITE CABARET – SYDNEY
Six of our finest AA members are performing in Season Three of NOT QUITE CABARET – a series of six plays – which opens in Sydney on Friday March 11. See Gary Boulter, Bruno Xavier, Daniel Nemes, Deborah Bradshaw (who is also co-producing), Belinda Crawley, Greg Eccleston and others. AA member Christine Greenough is directing and co-producing.
Season Three of NOT QUITE CABARET plays every Friday night at 8pm for 5 weeks.
Not Quite Cabaret presents A Six Pack of Plays, an evening of six short plays that will take you on an adventure of hilarious, quirky and romantic moments! Laid out in the traditional Cabaret style in the superb Paddington Arms, each play is around 10 minutes long, and there is plenty of time for food and drinks in between! With a knockout programme and stellar cast, you are guaranteed a superb evening of entertainment! Last season sold out so BOOK NOW!!! www.trybooking.com
See more on facebook at: www.facebook.com/pages/Not-Quite-Cabaret/#!/pages/Not-Quite-Cabaret/136213679762051
OFF THE CUFF - YOUTUBE SERIES
Sydney AA member Bruno Xavier is one of the stars (and creators) of OFF THE CUFF, a series of discussions that screen on YouTube.
Three mates – Bruno, Ben and JT - get together around the kitchen table to share their opinions on a range of topics. They laugh, they argue, they agree, they disagree.
A number of episodes are available on-line, including one that explains the concept of the series.
KITCHEN WHIZ – TELEVISION SERIES
Screening on weekday afternoons at 4pm on the Nine Network, Kitchen Whiz is a fast and fabulous kids game show with a focus on the world of food, cooking and food science. Over four rounds, contestants answer questions and compete in fun, messy tasks, earning points and taking home prizes.
Shot at Sydney’s Fox Studios, Beau Walker (from the popluar Channel Nine kids series The Shak ) and Any co-host one-hundred and thirty episodes of Kitchen Whiz for Ambience Entertainment and the Nine Network.
It also stars Lewis Schamouzzi as schoolboy Tom.
You can view the film right now on YouTube at:
AA member Jeremy Kewley stars in a film made exclusively for the 2011 Melbourne Comedy Festival.
Synopsis: Working in Customer Service can be terrible, especially the graveyard shift at the “Metro Inn”, a one-star Motel.
However, young Jack knows that a smiling, can-do attitude will keep the guests happy, and make his night easier … except tonight!
A sex-crazed security guard; some spaced-out stoners; and a flower-fixated hippie make Jack’s job near impossible.
Written and produced by Ryan Jon and Tom Lock CUSTOMER SERVICE stars Oliver Edwin as young Jack and Jeremy Kewley as his boss – Metro Inn manager Brett Thompson.
CUSTOMER SERVICE screens on March 31st at 8pm at The Evelyn Hotel, 351 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.
Melbourne AA member Dennis Manahan stars as the Mad Hatter in a new production of the Lewis Carroll classic ALICE IN WONDERLAND. Directed by Kevin Hopkins, the show is a production by the Australian Shakespeare Company.
It plays at 11am and 5pm on March 5th in the beautiful surrounds of Duneira at Mount Macedon, just outside of Melbourne (www.duneira.com.au).
Glenn Elston - best known for his productions of Shakespeare Under the Stars and The Wind in the Willows - has adapted the Lewis Carroll book into a dynamic and highly enjoyable production that entertains all ages.
A fantastical production” The Sunday Herald Sun
“Enchanting … the audience loved every minute of it” The Age
SISTERS – WOW CINEMA FESTIVAL
Sydney AA member Alison Gallagher stars in the short AFTRS film SISTERS which screens on the Opening Night of the World of Women Cinema Festival in Sydney alongside other high profile shorts on Tuesday March 8 at the Dendy Opera Quays Cinema.