Lisa’s a wreck. She’s unexpectedly expecting and has no idea how to tell her husband. But that’s the least of her problems when Jeannie, her seventeen year old daughter, reveals some unexpected news of her own.
She just found out she’s expecting, but she wasn’t expecting this …
2 female, 1 male
“The Unexpected” was first produced at the Ten Minute Quickies at Eltham Little Theatre, Victoria, in May 2014. It was directed by Brad Buckingham and featured Audrey Farthing as Lisa, Kate de Bomford as Jeannie, and Tony Adams as Robert.
It has also been produced at:
The TenX10 Play Fest 2014 (Wagga Wagga, NSW)
Short + Sweet Canberra 2014
Short + Sweet Sydney 2016
Short + Sweet Dubai 2016
Awards / Prizes
Finalist in The Ten Minute Quickies Short Play Competition, 2014
Winner People’s Choice, Crash Test Drama Canberra #3, 2013
Winner Best Script, Crash Test Drama Canberra #3, 2013
Rachael is shocked to find her father’s car parked outside a brothel. But when she calls her brother Jason for support, she discovers that there is a lot more to mum and dad’s sex life than she ever wanted to know.
Parents. We know they do. We pretend they don’t.
1 male, 1 female
“The Truth About Mum and Dad” was first produced at Short+Sweet Brisbane 2015. It was directed by Shae Riches and featured Ben Knapton as Jason and Samantha Sherrin as Rachael.
Graag the Great, Sissdra the Enchantress and Sir Brandon have just slain the evil dragon overlord of Shadowbridge. But do these mighty heroes know who they have saved? Or why?
What role do you play?
3 male, 1 female
“Roll For Initiative” was first produced at Nothing is Sacred at Smith’s Alternative, ACT, in July 2014. It was directed by Arne Sjostedt and featured Josh Knol as Graag, Brendan Kelly as The Dungeon Master, John Lombard as Sir Brandon, and Jess Waterhouse as Sissdra.