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2018 Canberra Area Theatre Award Nominations

Queanbeyan Players would like to congratulate our 2018 Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Award Nominees.

BEST ENSEMBLE IN A MUSICAL
The Wedding Singer, Queanbeyan Players, Queanbeyan

PATRICIA KELSON ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD
Emma Sollis
First time choreographing a musical, The Wedding Singer, Queanbeyan Players, Queanbeyan

BEST ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE IN A MUSICAL
David Santolin
George in The Wedding Singer, Queanbeyan Players, Queanbeyan

BEST ACTRESS IN A FEATURED ROLE IN A MUSICAL
Lauren Nihill
Rosie in The Wedding Singer, Queanbeyan Players

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
Dave Smith
Robbie Hart in The Wedding Singer, Queanbeyan Players

Queanbeyan Players also received a CAT Awards Commendation for raising money for Headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation during production of Godspell.

Congratulations to all involved with Queanbeyan Players in 2018.

Queanbeyan Players Presents: GODSPELL

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Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Book by John-Michael Tebelak.

Directed by Emma White
Assistant Director Alison Newhouse
Music Direction by Jenna Hinton
Choreography by Belinda Hassall

1/11: Preview/Charity night for HEADSPACE Queanbeyan – 7.45pm
2/11: Opening night 7.45pm
3/11: 1.45pm and 7.45pm
4/11: 1.45pm
7/11: 7.45pm
8/11: 7.45pm
9/11: 7.45pm
10/11: 1.45pm and 7.45pm
11/11: 1.45pm

TICKETS
Tickets are available at www.theq.net.au/godspell or phone (02) 6285 6290
Preview/Charity Night:
All Adult/Concession Tickets $40
Other shows:
Adults: $50
Concession: $45
Under 25s: $40
Children 16 & under: $25
Groups of 6 or more: $40 per person

Godspell Cast Announced

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Queanbeyan Players is proud to announce the cast for their upcoming production of Godspell. Congratulations to all involved.

Jesus – Alexander Gorring
Judas/John the Baptist – Anthony Swadling
Celisse – Alyce King
Anna Maria – Emily Ridge
George – Michael Jordan
Nick – Aaron Sims
Lindsay – Sarah Hull
Telly – Joe Moores
Uzo – Lauren Granger
Morgan – Kirsten Haussmann

CHOIR

Pip Russell-Brown
Christine Rufflet
Mary Dietz-Mullamphy
Bridgette Kucher
Jude Colquhoun
Sarah Powell
Zoe Swan
Kitty McGarry
Alyssa Anderson
Bethany-Ann Barclay
Tanya Rush
Cathy Boxshall
Lorena Quinlivan
Cathy Cleary
Janette Humphrey
Shennia Spillane
Donna Starr
Olivia Adamow
Tegan Berger
Lenore Cupitt
Christina Philipps
Tony D’Abrera
Peter Smith
Tony Helling
Michael Row
Casey Smyth
Jenny Tabur
Jamie Fraser
Kara Sellers

Godspell will run at The Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre from 2-11 November 2018. Tickets on sale soon.

Guys & Dolls Cast Announced

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We are very excited to announce the cast for our up coming production of Guys And Dolls. The show will perform at The Q from 3-12 November and ticketing will be available very soon!

Cast

Nathan Detroit – Anthony Swadling
Adelaide – Tina Robinson
Sky Masterton – Steve Galinec
Sarah – Kitty McGarry
General – Pip Russell-Brown
Nicely Nicely – Ben Wilson
Uncle Arvide – Rob Grice
Benny – Tristan Foon
Rusty – Joe Moores
Lt Brannigan – Paul Jackson
Big Jule – Chris Bennie
Harry the Horse – Dave Leigh

HotBox Dancers
Ellen Scott , Jamie Fraser , Anna Tully , Jane Faulder, Christina Philipp , Kathryn Jones KJ , Lauren Chapman

Chorus and Missionaries –
Mary Mulamphy , Tanya Rush , Madeleine Rowland , Kara Sellars , Jill Young , Carly Frecklington-Sant , Rhiannon De Margheriti , Alyssa Anderson , Alison Newhouse , Bronwyn McIlvar , Lou Merrington , Steph Cannock , India Cornwell , Laura Wise , Gail Giuliano , Tegan Berger , Peter Smith , Max Macmillan , Aaron Sims , Steven Brown , Michael Row, Luke Atchison

South Pacific – Cast Announced

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After a big weekend of auditions we are very pleased to be able to announce our cast for our upcoming production of South Pacific. We would like to thank everyone who auditioned and we are anxiously awaiting the start of rehearsals in February!

Nellie – Ellen Scott
Emile – Michael Moore
Cable – Anthony Simeonovic
Bloody Mary – Tina Robinson
Liat – Jadziah Oakes
Billis – Andrew MacMillan
Brackett – Andrew Price
Harbison – Peter Hoban
Jerome – Luka Sostarko
Ngana – Sabine Zen

Male Chorus
Dan D’Abrera
Tristan Foon
David Leigh
Jono Windsor
Daniel Tonan
Joe Moore
Alexander Thorpe
Liam Jackson

Female Chorus
Jill Elderton
Emily Witt
Rachael Eddows
Mackenzie Rae
Alison Newhouse
Merryn Byrne
Jane Faulder
Christina Philipp
Bronwyn McIlvar
Kara Sellars
Pip Russell-Brown
Alyce King

Queanbeyan Players has a new Patron

DRUM ROLL – Queanbeyan Players are pleased and proud to announce that we have a new Patron joining our current Patrons Tim Overall and Ann Rocca. Our new patron is none other than ‘007- Bond James Bond’…George Lazenby!! George lived in Qbyn during his formative years before he moved to London. He is pleased join our Patrons, and when he is in town (which happens more often than people realize), he will be coming to see our shows.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Lazenby

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The cast list for the Merry Widow of Bluegum Creek

Many thanks to all who auditioned for this production. Here is the cast list for Queanbeyan Players 2016 production of the Merry Widow of Bluegum Creek.

Anna – Louisa Keast
Lady Valerie – Stephanie McAlister
Olga – Janene Broere
Sylvia – Pip Russell-Brown
Marjory- Kara Sellars
Sheila – Emily Witt
Mabel – Laura Wise

Danny – Charles Hudson
Zach – Rob Grice
Crompton –  Gary Collinson
Boggins – Phill Fernandez
Mechelin – Matt Greenwood
Camille – Ken Goodge
Cascada- Peter Smith
Brioche – Thompson QW

Dance Chorus –
Mackenzie Rae
Madeleine Betts

Chorus –
Adrian van Prooyen,, Ben Craig, Brenton Warren,

Bronwyn McIlvar, Evelyn Ashcroft, Rachael Eddows,
Karinne Fisher, Maureen Stewart, Louisa Gifford

 

QP turns 50!

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Queanbeyan Players is proudly celebrating its fiftieth anniversary in September 2015! Although QP was not incorporated until the 1990s and did not have a constitution until the 1970s, the first group of people involved in putting on plays and other amusements in Queanbeyan got together in the 1960s and produced their first show in 1965.  To celebrate, we’re holding an exhibition for two weeks at the Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre showcasing QP’s history as one of the region’s premier amateur theatre groups.. There will be posters and programs, photos and film, costumes and props and a timeline showing where we started and what we’ve been doing over the past 50 years – including filmed interviews with current and former QP members.

Launch Event: 6-8pm, Monday 14 September, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre

Please RSVP for catering purposes through our Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/822988301148543/ or by emailing queanbeyanplayersinc@gmail.com (with the subject line 50th RSVP).

Exhibition runs 14-25 September

To kick things off in style, we will be holding a gala opening launch on 14 September.  Please come along to help us all celebrate!  Some of our founding members will be there to share their memories, and there will be food and drink and a 50th birthday cake!

We’d like to thank the local Queanbeyan businesses and organisations who have so generously supported our celebration:

4th Seed cafe
Anglicare
Beautiful Gifting
Canton Chinese Restaurant
Ciao Cafe
Debbie Maree’s Fashion Boutique
Just Cuts
The Royal Hotel

So don your party gear and head down to The Q for two hours of memories, celebrations, live performances and, of course, a chance to see the exhibition itself!