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Short + Sweet 2018

The 17th edition of the world's biggest competitive little play festival.

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Short + Sweet 2018

Date: 20 Jan 2018

The biggest little theatre festival in the world is now in its 17th year and has a new home in the Tom Mann Theatre on Chalmers Street, Surry Hills.

Week Four playlets (showing from February 22) include:

Marriage and Monsters by Jamie Hughes (UK), in which a superhero husband and wife team experience problems in their relationship due to the nature of their work.

Writing in a Wall of Light by Nancy West (US), the intriguing tale of a controversial 19th century faith healer.

No Other Way, written and directed by Grant Wilson, the story of a elderly widower coming to terms with his gay identity.

Ghosting by visiting Welsh physical theatre artist Hannah Waters, a solo piece about displacement, disconnection and dreams inspired by the life of a mediaeval Welsh princess.

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