Not Quite Cabaret Presents A Six Pack of Plays
Not Quite Cabaret Presents A Six Pack of Plays, an hilarious, quirky and romantic evening of six short plays that will take you on an adventure you’ll never forget.
In the traditional Cabaret style, each ten-minute show will have you wanting more. In the lavish and vibrant Red Bennies with gourmet food and wine list to tempt you between plays, you are guaranteed fabulous night out!
This knockout programme and stellar cast are not to be missed and with last season selling out, make sure you book now to avoid disappointment!
Brenda McKinty - Actor
Since graduating from WAAPA in 1995, Brenda has worked extensively on stage and screen. Musical credits include Sarah Brown in “Guys and Dolls”, Maria in “West Side Story”, Sheila in “A Chorus Line” and Calamity Jane in “Calamity Jane”; TV credits include guest roles on Neighbours, Blue Heelers and MDA; and stage credits include Paulina Salas in “Death and the Maiden”, Eve in “The Joy Before Thinking”, and Charlotte Wallace in “Beyond Therapy”, Hannah Jarvis in “Arcadia”, Anna in “Closer” and M in Sarah Kane's “Crave”. Brenda has also performed in a variety of independent films and commercials.
Kellie Tori - Actor/Director
Kellie Tori studied acting at University of Ballarat’s Arts Academy, graduating in 2006. Since graduating, she has appeared in Ozact’s productions of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Twelfth Night and Much Ado About Nothing, Alterior Motives’ production of David Mamet’s Sexual Perversity in Chicago, Cameron Sievers’ The Game and Alchemy Theatre’s production of Chris Dickins’ Sanctuary. Kellie is also a PMD ensemble member and has appeared in their productions of The Greeks: The War, Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth, Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, Chekov’s Three Sisters, Steve Martin’s Picasso and the Lapin Agile and Liz Lochhead’s Blood and Ice. She also assistant directed Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice and Sarah Kane’s Crave with the company.
Luke Lennox - Actor
Luke Lennox has been acting for over 14 years in TV, film and theatre. TV and film credits include Blue Heelers, MDA, Kath and Kim, Whatever Happened to that Guy?, The Extraordinary Tale of William Buckley, In IT, Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away, S.O.B: Son of A Bum (2004) and the features Angst (2000) and You and Your Stupid Mate (2005). Theatre credits include Short and Sweet (2006), Arcadia, Hedda Gabler, Closer, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Three Sisters, The Merchant of Venice, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth and the Australian Premiere of Blood and Ice. Luke has aslo toured with The Flying Bookworm and Class Act theatre companies.
Paul Knox - Director/Tech
Paul has been performing and directing in Melbourne theatre for more than 15 years, most recently with his own company, PMD Productions. After studying Performing Arts at Monash University, he has performed in various independent productions including The Merchant of Venice, A Doll’s House, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, The Great God Pan and various other original pieces. With PMD he has directed 11 of his favourite plays in the last three years including The Greeks: The War, Arcadia, Hedda Gabler, Closer, Copenhagen, Three Sisters, Crave and others.
Wallis Murphy-Munn - Actor/Producer
Wallis Murphy-Munn has just returned to Australia to pursue her acting career after living abroad in Europe for almost a decade. She studied acting in Dublin, at Ireland's premiere acting college, the Gaiety School of Acting. She has worked in theatre and TV in Ireland, and is now very excited to return home to establish herself in the industry. Recently in Sydney working on a TV Pilot and some theatre, she is thrilled to be bringing Not Quite Cabaret to Melbourne!
Jessica Hackett - Actor
Jessica Hackett graduated from the Ballarat Arts Academy, Bachelor of Arts (Acting) degree in 2006. Notable stage credits include Ionesco’s Killing Game (directed by Greg Stone), Twelfth Night (directed by Kim Durban) A History of Motion Pictures (directed by Glenn Perry) and Constance Yorkshire (directed by Shannon Wollard and Phil Roberts). Last year Jess co-developed a show for IGNYTE (Inspiring Global Nous for Youth Through Education), which is currently touring secondary schools and directed Romeo and Juliet for Eagle’s Nest Theatre. Extensive travels to Indonesia have given Jess experience and knowledge of Indonesian Performing Arts.
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Notes: Show times are approximate. Most tickets are for General Admission / standing room only - if you wish to upgrade your tickets to a table or booth, please call the Red Bennies office to make a reservation on (03) 9826 2689