2011 One Act Season


The Shoemaker’s Daughter

Written and starring Jess Messenger, Directed by Esther Longhurst.

A wacky fairy tale with a mind of it’s own. When two actors set out to tell a fairly straightforward story, havoc ensues as the characters rebel and everything becomes a little too real.

‘Follicle Farm’

Written and directed by Stephan De Jonghe

From the writer who brought you ‘A Lovely Lobster Tale’ and ‘Free Coffee for the Driver’ comes an imaginative and hilarious journey into the secret world of hair growth.

Miss Perth 23

Devised by Phil Barnett, Katie Cameron and Daniel Kershaw, Directed by Daniel Kershaw

What if you could taste words? When a young woman, suffering from a condition known as synaesthesia, meets an older man over a dating website, she quickly becomes obsessed with him–because his words taste delicious.

With special guests: *Fine Edge Theatre Company


‘Sticks and Stones’

(Not appearing Friday night)

Co-written by Jess Messenger and Esther Longhurst, and directed by Jess Messenger. ‘Sticks and Stones’ explores gossip and sexual bullying in the context of internet and social networking sites.

*Fine Edge Theatre Company is a professional TIE project, that has been touring to Western Australian high schools since 1998, operating out of Scripture Union Western Australia. Fine Edge explores the relationship between life and faith utilizing story telling to explore the Values Curriculum Framework.

Start Date: Wednesday 31st August

End Date: Saturday 4th September