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The hunt is on for a swash­buck­ling woman to join the cast of a new ra­dio-style pro­duc­tion of the clas­sic boys’ ad­ven­ture Trea­sure Is­land

The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - PLAY - KATE PETERS

Gold Coast the­atri­cal all­rounder Nathan Schulz is look­ing for an elu­sive woman with a par­rot on her shoul­der for his new ra­diostyle pro­duc­tion of the clas­sic boys’ ad­ven­ture Trea­sure Is­land. Nathan, who is pre­sent­ing a new ver­sion of Or­son Welles’ 1938 Mer­cury The­atre on Air show at the Burleigh Com­mon next month, be­lieves the woman was among the 15,000 Games Shapers at the re­cent Gold Coast sports fest. The Trea­sure Is­land pro­duc­tion team would like to in­vite the woman to join their band of cut­throat swash­buck­ling pirates for their rip-roar­ing show. It runs May 16, 18 and 19. For more in­for­ma­tion call Nathan Schulz on 0412 26 3281 or go to the­dra­mamer­chant.com.au and click on The Ra­dio­play Hour for tick­et­ing de­tails. The cast list for the forth­com­ing GCLT pro­duc­tion of Kiss Me Kate has been an­nounced: play­ing Lilli/Kate is Naomi Mole; Fred is Brad Ken­drick; Louis is Tess Burke; Bill is Jack Har­bour; Gang­sters are Ni­cola Bar­rett and Terri Woodfine; Paul is Pa­trick Phillips; Hat­tie is Freya Hay­wood; Harry is Joe Bourke. The fe­male en­sem­ble con­sists of Livia Abreu, Dana White and Jor­dan Brins­ley. The pro­duc­tion is seek­ing mem­bers for a male en­sem­ble. In­ter­ested male per­form­ers can con­tact di­rec­tor An­drew Cock­roft-Pen­man on gcltkiss­mekate@gmail.com Dress­ing Roomers was sorry to hear of the pass­ing of Mar­garet Be­skin, wife and sup­porter of lo­cal the­atri­cal guru Joel. She will be re­mem­bered with much af­fec­tion by her many friends in the lo­cal the­atre com­mu­nity. Gold Coast Lit­tle The­atre hosted Drinks with the Di­rec­tor last week, fea­tur­ing the cast of the forth­com­ing Pic­cadilly Olde Time Mu­sic Hall. An en­thu­si­as­tic crowd en­joyed high­lights from the show, which opens to­mor­row for a two-week­end run. See you in a crowded foyer.

Nathan Schulz is be­hind a pro­duc­tion of Trea­sure Is­land.

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