Past productions

Year Play Director (**unsure)
     
AT THE MENTONE CITY HALL  
     
1945 Cuckoo in the Nest  
1946 The House of Thrills  
  Apple Pie Order  
  Indoor Fireworks  
     
AT THE MECHANICS INSTITUTE HALL – MORDIALLOC  
     
  Leave It To Leander  
  The Evil That Men Do  
  The Crimson Coconut  
  Ladies In Waiting  
  Postal Orders  
1948 The Blue Goose  
  Wise Tomorrow  
  Strange Parallel  
  Love In A Mist  
  Down On The Farm  
1949 Lady-Killer  
  Candied Peel  
  Five Minutes  
  Quiet Weekend  
  The Press Desires  
1950 Fools Rush In  
  Good Morning, Bill  
  The Camel’s Back  
  We Were Dancing  
  Night Must Fall  
  Rebecca  
  It’s Quicker To Telephone  
1951 Arsenic And Old Lace  
  The Happiest Days of Your Life Jack Lawson
  Dark Victory  
  Love From A Stranger  
  Rookery Nook  
  The Startled Saint  
1952 The Girl In Question  
  That Woman  
  Fly Away Peter Lorraine Madsen
  Who Lies There?  
1953 Message For Margaret Margaret Flynn
  Murder At The Vicarage  
  A Woman’s Place  
1954 The White Sheep Of The Family Audrey Downe
  Gaslight  
  The Hollow  
  One Wild Oat  
1955 Blithe Spirit  
  See How They Run Audrey Downe/Edna Robinson
  Freida Graham Hunter
1956 The Shop At Sly Corner  
  Baa Baa Black Sheep  
  Black Chiffon  
1957 Intent To Murder Eric Heyes
  Madam Tic Tac Lorraine Madsen
  Man From Toronto  
  As Long As They’re Happy  
1958 The Secret Tent  
  The Browning Version  
  Running Riot Bill McLorinan
  Mad About Men Eric Heyes
  Bonaventure  
  Master Dudley  
1959 The House By The Lake  
  The Gentle Rain  
  The Pigeon With The Silver Foot  
  Sailor Beware Edmund Thornton
  The Whole Truth Eric Heyes
  Dry Rot  
1960 Toad In The Hole  
  No Man’s Land  
  The Girl Who Couldn’t Quite  
  Something To Hide  
  The Reluctant Debutant Edmund Thornton
  Reluctant Heroes  
1961 Will Any Gentleman? Eric Heyes
  Pity My Betrayer Audrey Downe
  Double Yolk  
  Before The Flood  
  The Deep Blue Sea Frank Dufty
  Beside The Seaside Bert Benney
  Woman At Large  
  My Three Angels Bill McLorinan
1962 Dial ‘M’ For Murder John Gould
  The Waiting Room  
  The Silver Whistle  
  Guests Of A Nation Conzee McLorinan
     
AT THE SHIRLEY BURKE THEATRE, PARKERS ROAD, PARKDALE  
     
1962 The Man Who Came To Dinner Lorraine Madsen
1963 Time, Murderer, Please Eric Heyes
  The Gentle Guardsman  
  Make Mine Mayfair  
  All For Mary John Gould
  Harvey Edmund Thornton
  Lawson  
  The Desperate Hours Bert Benney
1964 Only An Orphan Girl Bill McLorinan
  Simon And Laura  
  Johnny Belinda  
  The Amorous Prawn  
  Sit Down A Minute, Adrian  
  Under One Robe  
  The Asset Noelle Christensen
  Husbands Supplied Noelle Christensen
1965 The Summer Of The Seventeenth Doll  
  The Devil And Daniel Webster Bert Benney
  Rock-a-Bye Sailor Edmund Thornton
  The Heiress Noelle Christensen
  Doctor At Sea Bert Benney
1966 Celebration Bob Budden
  Come Back Little Sheba John Budden
  The Diary Of Anne Frank Eric Heyes
  Assisted Passage (film)  
  The Shirt Bert Benney
  Feathertop Bert Benney
  Post Horn Gallop Jan Coulson
1967 The Teahouse Of The August Moon Eric Heyes
  A Night Out Jan Coulson
  Beth John Devereux 
  Breakfast With Julia Audrey Downe
1968 Woman In A Dressing Gown  
  The Miracle Worker Eric Heyes
  Goodnight Mrs Puffin Noelle Christensen
  Pygmalion Bert Benney
  Call Me A Liar Jan Coulson
1969 Roar Like A Dove John Gould
  One For The Pot Jan Coulson
  The Brides Of March Bert Benney
  The Hasty Heart Noelle Christensen
  The Bad Seed Bob Budden
1970 Barefoot In The Park John Gould
  The Trapper  
  Friday Night at the Schrammers John Gould
  Charley’s Aunt Bert Benney
  Billy Liar Eric Heyes
  People In The Wind  
  The Shifting Heart Jan Coulson
  The Hasty Heart (repeat) Noelle Christensen
1971 The Long And The Short And The Tall Jan Coulson
  And The Big Men Fly  
  Blithe Spirit (2) Noelle Christensen
  Love Rides The Rails Keith Lowe
1972 Rattle Of A Simple Man  Bert Benney
  Oh! What A Lovely War Eric Heyes
  Not Now, Darling Jan Coulson
  Say Who You Are Linda Currie
1973 The Anniversary John Gould
  The Odd Couple Keith Lowe
  Enemy Jan Coulson
  Stand By Your Bedouin Martin Gibbs
1974 Enemy (repeat) Jan Coulson
  Alfie Ted Hutchinson
  Busybody Martin Gibbs
  All In Good Time Eric Heyes
  Chase Me, Comrade Reg Murphy
1975 Dangerous Corner John Gould
  Old Time Music Hall Eric Heyes
  There’s A Girl In My Soup Jan Coulson
  Wanted One Body Pam Douglas
1976 Loot Roy Baldwin
  The Killing Of Sister George Martin Gibbs
  See How They Run (2) Vin Foster
  Spring And Port Wine Eric Heyes
1977 I Remember Mama Jan Coulson
  Spring And Port Wine (repeat) Eric Heyes
  Play It Again, Sam Martin Gibbs
  Old Time Music Hall Eric Heyes
  The Prisoner Of Second Avenue Keith Lowe
1978 The Lion In Winter Michelle Rowan
  Butterflies Are Free Roy Baldwin
  Wait Until Dark Martin Gibbs
  The Matchmaker Eryl Lowe
  Don’t Just Lie There, Say Something Eric Heyes
1979 The One Day Of The Year Judy Corderoy
  One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest Martin Gibbs
  Don’t Utter A Note Christine Taylor
  Enter A Free Man Michelle Rowan
  Old Time Music Hall Eric Heyes
1980 Our Town Judy Corderoy
  The Last Of The Red Hot Lovers Norm Lowe
  The Fantasticks Roy Baldwin
  Who Goes Bare? Christine Taylor
1981 Gaslight (2) Martin Gibbs
  The Children’s Hour Jan Coulson
  Absurd Person Singular Martin Gibbs
  All Things Bright And Beautiful Flip Brudenell
  Don’t Drink The Water Norm Lowe
1982 The Entertainer Martin Gibbs
  Someone Waiting Syd Jones
  Table Manners Kenneth Crawford
  The Rainmaker Eryl Lowe
  When We Are Married Joe Evans
1983 The Poker Session Martin Gibbs
  Deathtrap Kenneth Crawford
  Hidden Meanings John Raptis
  The End Of The Beginning Jean Dray
  Streuth! Martin Gibbs
  Come Laughing Home Flip Brudenell
  Dimboola Martin Gibbs
1984 The Slaughter Of StTeresa’s Day Norm Lowe
  Departmental Martin Gibbs
  Move Over Mrs Markham Chris Taylor
  The Last Of The Knucklemen Eryl Lowe
  Rattle Of A Simple Man (2) Flip Brudenell
1985 The Collector Martin Gibbs
  The Curious Savage Norm Lowe
  The Patrick Pearce Motel John Raptis
  Ladies In Retirement Syd Jones
  Count Dracula Martin Gibbs
1986 There Goes The Bride Christine Taylor
  Twelve Angry Men John Raptis
  Norman, Is That You? Flip Brudenell
  Hay Fever Eryl Lowe
  Bedroom Farce Martin Gibbs
1987 Dial ’M’ For Murder (2) Christine Taylor
  The Good Doctor Martin Gibbs
  After Magritte Dorothy Wain
  Chinamen Will Van Houten
  A Colliers Tuesday Tea Jill Evans
  In Duty Bound Judy Corderoy
  Two And Two Make Sex Martin Gibbs
1988 The Club John Raptis
  Pack Of Lies Norm Lowe
  Outside Edge Jill Evans
  Deathtrap (2) John Raptis
  On Our Selection Martin Gibbs
1989 The Golden Pathway Annual Norm Lowe**
  Hobson’s Choice Martin Gibbs
  Children’s Day Christine Taylor
  Fairy Tales Of New York Barbara Smith (Bateman)
  Season’s Greetings Dorothy Wain
1990 Agnes Of God Judy Corderoy
  Kid Stakes Martin Gibbs
  Angels In Love Syd Jones
  A Toast To Melba Barbara Smith (Bateman)
  Fur Coat And No Knickers Christine Taylor/Dorothy Wain
1991 Da Eryl Lowe
  Kid Stakes (2) Martin Gibbs
  Other Times Martin Gibbs
  The Summer Of  The Seventeenth Doll (2) Cheryl Lewis-Fitzgerald
  Away Judy Corderoy
  Habeas Corpus Norm  Lowe
1992 The Importance Of  Being Earnest Syd Jones
  Home At Seven John Raptis
  Black Comedy John Lawrence
  Harlequinade Christine Taylor
  Hotel Sorrento Pam Tulen
  Dinkum Assorted Eryl Lowe
1993 Dimboola (2) Martin Gibbs
  Brighton Beach Memoirs Flip Brudenell
  Charlies Aunt (2) Neil Barnett
  Breaker Morant Norm Lowe
  Ten Times Table Syd Jones
1994 The Business of Murder John Raptis**
  Rebecca (2) Doug Bennett
  The Sunshine Boys Martin Gibbs
  Room To Move Judy Corderoy
  Noises Off Roy Thompson
1995 The Foreigner Jan Coulson
  A Month Of Sundays Martin Gibbs
  Rough Crossing Pam Tulen
  84 Charing Cross Road Judy Corderoy
  Stepping Out Christine Taylor
1996 Stage Struck Martin Gibbs
  The Effect Of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The Moon Marigolds  Flip Brudenell
  Travelling North Judy Corderoy
  Remembrance Eryl Lowe
  Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay! Syd Jones
1997  Alive And Kicking Neil Barnett
  A Hard God Vickie McGowan
  Therese Lorraine Madsen
  PS You‘re Cat Is Dead Flip Brudenell
  The Admirable Crichton Barbara Bateman
1998 How The Other Half Loves Eryl Lowe
  A Tomb With A View Ray Ainsworth
  The Woman In Black Doug Bennett
  Love Letters Syd Jones
  Cosi Martin Gibbs
1999 Daylight Saving Neil Barnett
  A View From The Bridge Judy Corderoy
  The Venetian Twins Doug Bennett
  No Names, No Pack Drill Eryl Lowe
  Lend Me A Tenor Christine Taylor
2000 Straight And Narrow Neil Barnett/SydJones
  A Voyage Round My Father Judy Corderoy
  Time Of My Life Martin Gibbs
  Molly Sweeney Richard Keown
  Run For Your Wife Christine Taylor
2001 It’s My Party And I’ll Die If I Want To Flip Brudenell
  Secret Bridesmaids Business Martin Gibbs
  Murder On The Nile Shirley Fitch
  Mort Neil Barnett
2002 Crossing Delancy Judy Corderoy
  Sylvia Martin Gibbs
  Killing And Chilling My Annabel Lee Eryl Lowe
  The Memory Of Water Richard Keown
  Flexitime Norman Yemm
2003 Falling From Grace Judy Corderoy
  Playing Sinatra Martin Gibbs
  Forget-Me-Knot Neil Barnett
  Face To Face Eryl Lowe
  A Chorus Of Disapproval Edna Bartlett
2004 The Sum Of Us Ray Russell
  The Beauty Queen Of Leenane Martin Gibbs
  Laying The Ghost Christine Taylor
  All My Sons Judy Corderoy
  Sandcastles David McCall
2005 Sitting Pretty Judy Corderoy
  The Shoe-horn Sonata Martin Gibbs
  Sweet Road Eryl Lowe
  Speaking In Tongues Glenn Robinson
  You Can’t Take It With You Barbara Bateman
2006 On Golden Pond Judy Corderoy
  Wolf Lullaby Elisabeth Gertner
  Lipstick Dreams Juliet Charles
  The Crucible Doug Bennett
  Funny Money Eric Heyes
2007 Wicked Sisters Judy Corderoy
  Boy Gets Girl Tim Long
  Over The River And Through The Woods  Martin Gibbs
  Doubt Vicki Smith
  Laughter On The 23rd Floor Gaetano Santo 
2008 The Cemetery Club Judy Corderoy
  Journey’s End Eric Heyes
  The Dinner Game Barbara Bateman
  Breaking The Code Ross Mack 
  The Weekend Martin Gibbs
2009 Crimes of the Heart Judy Corderoy
  Rabbit Hole Vicki Smith
  Murdered to Death Eric Heyes
  Minefields & Miniskirts Shane Ryan
  ‘Allo, ‘Allo Tim Long
2010 This Way Up Elisabeth Gertner
  Chaim’s Love Song Martin Gibbs
  The Underpants Vicki Smith
  The Wisdom of Eve Judy Corderoy
  I Hate Hamlet Ross Mack
     
AT THE ALLAN MCLEAN HALL, MORDIALLOC   
     
2011 Dimboola Martin Gibbs
  Heroes David McCall
  Love Letters (2) Judy Corderoy
     
AT THE SHIRLEY BURKE THEATRE  
     
2012 The Heiress (2) Vicki Smith
  Life and Beth Martin Gibbs
  Prelude to a kiss Tim Long
  Moonlight and Magnolias Gaetano Santo
     
2013 The Grand Manner Judy Corderoy
  Lost in Yonkers Michaela Smith
  Albert Nobbs Martin Gibbs
  Night Must Fall Lesley Batten
  The Dixie Swim Club Cheryl Richards
     
2014 Quartet Eric Heyes
  Talking Heads Judy Corderoy
  Loot Martin Gibbs
  That Good Night Deborah Fabbro
  Bullshot Crummond Jeff Saliba
     
2015 See How They Run Cheryl Ballantine Richards
  A Month of Sundays Martin Gibbs
  Hotel Sorrento Deborah Fabbro
  84 Charing Cross Road Peter Newling
  The Sunshine Boys Ewen Crockett
     
2016 The Importance of Being Earnest Vicki Smith
  Role Play Laura Bradley
  Visiting Mr Green Martin Gibbs
  Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks Eric Heyes
  Inspector Drake’s Last Case Jeff Saliba
     
2017 Outside Mullingar Helen Ellis
  The One Day of the Year Judy Corderoy
  Australia Day Martin Gibbs
  Equally Divided Cheryl Ballantine Richards

 

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