This will be Theatre3triple2's 15th year celebrating the Winter Solstice with its One Act Play production.
Whether you’re a fan of winter or wish it would go away, you can’t deny the beauty of the Winter Solstice. Also known as midwinter, the Winter Solstice occurs when the Earth’s poles has its maximum tilt away from the Sun. It happens twice yearly, once in the middle and once at the end. The Winter Solstice is the day with the least daylight and the longest night of the year!
Now in its 15th year, Theatre3triple2 will be celebrating the event with its annual Winter Solstice 1 Act Play festival on June 16 & 17 2023 at the Potato Shed in Drysdale.
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With more than a decade of experience bringing this festival to the region, Theatre3triple2 have since presented a wide range of productions that have all been written by local writers. Ranging from comedy to drama and even tragic tales have all been brought to life during this entertaining festival.
This year the event will feature two wonderful plays written by local playwrights.
The first is You Wouldn’t Understand, written by Rob & Andy Jennings which tells the tale of friendships fertility and IVF and what it means to be a real family. As the characters meet and question each other’s choices, the story unravels, friendships are tested and challenges faced, all over a friendly cuppa. Directed by Petrina Dakin this is bound to make you think about IVF and families
The second is The Set Up, written by Kim Greer and tells the story of Mistaken identities, mayhem and hidden secrets that are let loose written as two couples meet on blind dates under the knowing eye of a barmaid who has seen it all.
Two different stories that are guaranteed to entertain the audiences.
There will be 3 performances over the weekend of 16 & 17th June. starting with Friday night commencing 7:00pm followed by 2 shows on Saturday 17th with a Matinee at 2:00pm and an evening show at 7:00pm.
As well as the plays there will be music in the lobby, Mulled wine and fire pits will be onsite for a true winter experience.
All Tickets are $25 and are available through the Potato Shed in Drysdale. Ph 5251 1998 or online at www.potatoshed.com.au