Blue Mountains News

Western Sydney Artists Premier New Theatre Work at Sydney Fringe Festival

Source: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre
Archived 6 Nov 2018 - Posted: 7 Sep 2018
Table-for-Two
This year The Sydney Fringe Festival has partnered with Q Theatre in Penrith to provide more opportunities for Western Sydney based indie artists through the creation and presentation of two fantastic shows.

Table for Two? and Obviously are two new theatre works by Q Indie artists Will Tredinnick and Vonne Patiag; premiering at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre between 13- 15 September.

Obviously is a sitcom following four twenty-something BFFs living together in an apartment; and the assumptions they are labelled with – that they are ‘obviously’ queer, ‘obviously’ ethnic, ‘obviously’ Westies. The work is inspired by 90s TV show nostalgia, complete with laugh tracks and ‘live’ credits. In Obviously, writer Vonne Patiag hopes to reclaim the sitcom format for modern audiences, featuring performers and storylines that reflect the diversity of Western Sydney.

In the physical comedy Table for Two? a dysfunctional restaurant prepares for its grand re-opening, and the staff soon realise they might be in for a long night. From Blumenthalian gastronomic experiments to mixological mishaps, prepare to be whisked off your feet and sieved into a melting pot of characters, calamity and caviar.

A unique theatre experience full of good laughs, terrible table service and more audience participation than you bargained for, Table for Two? takes your order and then forgets it, asks for it again and then loses the docket.

Originally developed in residence at Q Theatre and now served up as part of the Q Indie season at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Table for Two? and Obviously challenge both performer and audience to bring their arts appetite for a night that is sure to be remembered.

Bookings can be made through the website or by phone: 4723 7600


Q Indie Season

Dates and Times:

Table for Two?
Thursday, 13 Sep 7:00pm
Friday, 14 Sep 7:00pm
Saturday, 15, Sep 7:00pm

Obviously
Thursday, 13 Sep 8:30pm
Friday, 14 Sep 8:30pm
Saturday, 15 Sep 8:30pm

Venue:
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High Street, Penrith.

Tickets:
Standard $32 / Concession $27 / Under 30s $30 / Two show offer $50.

About Sydney Fringe Festival

Sydney’s brave, new, imaginative, challenging and experimental voice. Our artists push the boundaries of genre, art form and innovation. Each year we work with our community to transform the landscape of our city into unique experiences not found in Sydney at any other time of the year. From activating unused buildings, unlocking hidden gems and presenting major outdoor activations, the Sydney Fringe Festival connects you to the city in new ways. We are an annual snapshot of how Sydney feels, where we are and where we are heading.

Obviously
 
Campbell Rhododendron Gardens Campbell Rhododendron Gardens Campbell Rhododendron Gardens Tranquil Gardens, with bushland walks, all year round. Ideal for weddings!

Recent News

A New Glider for the Blue Mountains
A New Glider for the Blue Mountains
We have a “new” glider in the Blue Mountains.
TAFE NSW Student Takes Out FPA University Student of the Year
TAFE NSW Student Takes Out FPA University Student of the Year
A Springwood man’s plan to forge a career in financial planning has been...
MOU Signed to Explore Planetary Health Leadership Options
MOU Signed to Explore Planetary Health Leadership Options
Blue Mountains City Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...
Firefighting Personnel and Community Advocates Awarded Freecitizen Titles
Firefighting Personnel and Community Advocates Awarded Freecitizen Titles
Blue Mountains City Council awarded seven people the City’s highest honour,...
Summer Reading Club Goes Digital
Summer Reading Club Goes Digital
Blue Mountains Library’s hugely popular Summer Reading Program has grown...

What's New

Claiming Interest for Rental Properties
Claiming Interest for Rental Properties
Trumans Chartered Accountants and more! Trumans December Newsletter out now!
Santa Delivered Goodies 4 Kids & Adults
Santa Delivered Goodies 4 Kids & Adults
Blue Mountains Limousines & Vintage Cadillacs Hampers crammed with Blue Mountains-made delicacies to children or adults at any address in the local region.
Jenolan Caves have reopened some caves
Jenolan Caves have reopened some caves
Jenolan Caves Exclusive weekend accommodation or Chisolm's dining cave experiences available now.
Romantic Feel of a Bygone Era
Romantic Feel of a Bygone Era
Sunset Cottages Features include large fire pit, spa baths, BBQ, air-conditioning, cooking facilities.
School Holidays Fast approaching!
School Holidays Fast approaching!
Federation Gardens and Possums Hideaway Family friendly, fully self contained cottages on offer
Also in this Section

Have You Visited

Announcement
School Holidays Fast approaching!Family friendly, fully self contained cottages on offerView Federation Gardens and Possums Hideaway »