Past Performances

YearProduction
2017"As Time Goes By" - An eclectic mix of musical numbers that stretch across time
2016"Three Sisters" by Anton Chekov
Directed and designed by Elaine Mitchell
2016"Winter Dreaming - The Voice of Love" - Readings, poems and songs of love (at Barwon Park Mansion, Winchelsea)
2016"A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare
Directed and designed by Elaine Mitchell
2015"Wuthering Heights" by Emily Brontë
Adapted by Amelia McBride Baker and directed by Elaine Mitchell
2015"Winter Dreaming" - Readings from the letters and works of Charlotte Bronte
2015"The Mask and the Music" - An eclectic collection of songs from across the years. For the love of Dennis Mitchell (1932-2014)
2015"Two Gentlemen of Verona" by William Shakespeare
Directed by Ben Mitchell and Stacey Carmichael
2014"The Woman in White" by Wilkie Collins
Adapted and directed by Amelia McBride Baker
2014"Winter Dreaming" - Readings from the works of Katherine Mansfield, Dylan Thomas and William Shakespeare
2014"Spider's Web" by Agatha Christie
Directed by Elaine Mitchell
2014"Malcolm and Mozart" - With Vicki Hallett and Sonus Ensemble with Malcolm John at the piano
2013"All The Things You Are" - The music of Jerome Kern with Jocelyn Mackay, Ben Mitchell, John Shawcross and Phil Smurthwaite
2013"An Ideal Husband" by Oscar Wilde
Directed by Elaine Mitchell and Amelia McBride Baker
2013Hot Club Swing - Album launch
2013"Emma" by Jane Austen
Adapted and directed by Amelia McBride Baker
2012"Hayfever" by Noel Coward
Directed by Elaine Mitchell and Heather Dempsey
2012"Murder On The Nile" by Agatha Christie
Directed by Ben Mitchell
2012"Richard Rogers and Friends" - With John Shawcross, Dennis Mitchell, Nadine Joy, Phil Smurthwaite
2012"What the Dickens!" At Dickens Fellowship, Melbourne & The Scarecrow Patch, Ceres
February Bicentennial Celebrations
2011"Lazy December Afternoon" - With Colleen O'Toole, Dennis Mitchell with Aileen Lucas at the piano
2011"The Food of Love" - With Lisa Breen, Allister Cox, Sonoka Miyake, Colleen O'Toole and Dennis Mitchell
2011"What The Dickens!" from the works of Charles Dickens
Devised and directed by Elaine Mitchell
2011"George and Ira" - Music of the Gershwin Brothers
2010"As Time Goes By" - Great songs from the 30's and 40's
2010"De Lovely" - An evening celebrating the music of Cole Porter with Shandelle Cook and Dennis Mitchell, vocals; John Shawcross, piano; Dave Gardiner, sax and clarinet
2010"The Unexpected Guest" by Agatha Christie
2010"This, That and T'other" - A literary evening
2010"Confusions" by Alan Ayckbourn
2010"Bonny Scotland" - Much loved Scottish songs
2009"Private Lives" by Noel Coward
2009"The Duke" - Celebrating the music of Duke Ellington
2009"Something Childish but very Natural" - the work of Katherine Mansfield
Adapted and directed by Amelia McBride
2009"The Hollow" by Agatha Christie
2008"H.M.S. Mikado and The Best of the Rest" by Gilbert and Sullivan and Mitchell
2008"At Home With Hoagy" - Celebrating the music of Hoagy Carmichael
2008"The Tempest" by William Shakespeare
2007"Iolanthe" by Gilbert and Sullivan
Musical Director Geoff Tomkins, Pianist Sonoka Miyake
2007"Winter Romance" - Classical songs
2007"The Good Doctor" by Neil Simon from the writings of Anton Chekhov
2007"Something Wonderful" - Favourites from musical theatre
2006"Memoirs of a Lancashire Lad" - New Year's Eve
2006"Copperfield, Heep and Micawber" from David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
2006"Sense and Sensibility" from the novel by Jane Austen
Adapted and directed by Elaine Mitchell
2005"Cox and Box" by Gilbert, Sullivan and Burnand
2005"Savouries, Songs and Sweets" - A winter cafe concert
2005"Chorus of Disapproval" by Alan Ayckbourne
2004"The Nicklebys" adapted from Nicholas Nickelby by Charles Dickens
2004"Spring Serenade" - A series of classical concerts
2004"Pride and Prejudice" adapted from the novel by Jane Austen
Directed by Sheila Dawson
2003"The Gondoliers" by By Gilbert & Sullivan
Musical Director Geoff Tomkins, Pianist Sonoka Miyake
2003"Delights" - 1940's swing
2003"Nude With Violin" by Noel Coward
2002"The Merry Widow in Concert" Selections from the music of Franz Lehar
2002"Memories" - A night of nostalgia
2002"Uncle Vanya" by Anton Chekhov
2001"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
2001"Under The Greenwood Tree" adapted from the novel by Thomas Hardy
2001"Melodies for Mothers" - Traditional and contemporary songs
2001"Joys of Savoys" Selections from the Gilbert and Sullivan light operas
2000"As You Like It" by William Shakespeare
2000"Best of the Best" - The music of George Gershwin
2000"Hayfever" by Noel Coward
2000"Two Up" Australian opera The Viaduct by Dr. Malcolm John and classic Australian literature
1999"By George" adapted from George Eliot, Shaw, Sand, Byron, with music of Handel
1999"Pickwick Capers" from the novel Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
1999"If You're Irish" - Favourite Irish songs
1998"Pocket Patience" by Gilbert and Sullivan
1998"A Wilde Night At The Scarecrow Patch" - From the works of Oscar Wilde
1998"Bill and Boz" Scenes from the works of Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare
1998"A Wilde Night @ The Scarecrow Patch" from the works of Oscar Wilde
1997"Trial By Jury" by Gilbert and Sullivan
1997"Come Gather Lilacs" - The music of Ivor Novello
1997"Propositions and Proposals" adapted from a variety of classic writers of the 19th Century
1996"An Evening With Noel Coward"
1996"Chekhov and Cheese" adapted from the short stories by Anton Chekhov
1995"The School for Scandal" by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
1995"Bach to Barchester" from the work of Anthony Trollope with the music of Bach
1994"Great Expectations" adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens
1993"Spellbound" adapted from the short stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne