Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Welcome to Peridot Theatre Inc.

 

Peridot Theatre Company is a non-professional theatre company operating in Mount Waverley, Melbourne, Australia. The Company is based at the Unicorn Theatre, Mount Waverley Secondary College, Lechte Road, Mount Waverley (Melways Map 61 ref F11). It is a comfortable and intimate theatre, which accommodates just over 200 people. Each year we perform an annual season of four full-length plays together with a shorter season of One Act Plays.

Check out our range of upcoming performances or learn more about our history and behind the scenes opportunities. 

 

 Latest News 

Monash One Act Play Festival Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th September 

The Monash One Act Play Festival is once again being hosted at the Peridot Theatre from Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th September. Directors can submit their One Act Plays from our 2017 Events page or by clicking on this Monash One Act Play Festival Link. Audience members can book tickets via phone 9808 0770 or our on-line ticketing service by clicking here.

You are cordially invited to join us for play readings in the theatre foyer. Here is a list of what is coming up: 

Social Play Reading for 'The Haunting of Cathryn Chase' by Joe Fairhurst. 

Come join us on Wednesday August 30th, 7:15 PM for a 7:30 start. This play is a two-act version of Joe's award winning one act play 'The Killings at Newhaven' performed at Peridot in 2009. It gives a more comprehensive presentation of the harrowing true story that Joe uncovered while investigating the deaths of two boys at a children's home on Phillip Island. All are welcome and Joe will be more than happy to answer your questions over supper. PleaseThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.if you would like to attend.

Outstanding Lyrebird Award Success 

Peridot Theatre Company won 9 awards at the prestigious Lyrebirds for 2016, including Best Drama and Best Comedy!

Drama Category: 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses':

BEST DRAMA

BEST DIRECTOR: Peter Newling

BEST ACTOR: Rowan Howard

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: Candice Sweetman

BEST COSTUME: Vicky Smith, Juliet Hayday and Catherine Christensen

BEST SOUND DESIGN: Tim Long and Jeff Saliba

BEST LIGHT DESIGN: Craig Pearcey

Comedy Category: 'Becky's New Car':

BEST COMEDY

BEST ACTRESS: Lisa Upson

BEST SOUND DESIGN: Helen Ellis

Peridot were nominated in an amazing further 12 categories.

Youth Rush Tickets

Youth Rush Tickets We are now offering discount $15 tickets for under 30s at the door. For all full-length plays!

Our Next Show

LifeAfterGeorgeAtPeridot

This witty drama by award winning playwright and author of "Hotel Sorrento" opens August 11th. For more information visit our Season 3 page.

 

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