Previous Shows

Here’s some of our previous shows:

 

Arsenic and Old Lace

Another fabulous live Radio Drama in the CTC's Armchair Theatre series, adapted and directed by John Rowland

7, 8, 9 July; 14, 15, 16 July at The Faulder Watson Hall, Castlemaine and 22, 23 July at Newham Mechanics Institute

Arsenic and Old Lace provides another opportunity for audiences to relive the magic of 1940s Radio Theatre, in the vein of The Ghost Train performed at the end of 2016.  Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring, was originally performed on stage in the early 40s, before being adapted for the silver screen in 1944 Read More

The Ghost Train

by Arnold Ridely of 'Dad's Army' fame! Directed by John Rowland

Fr 9, Sat 10 (7.30pm) 11 Dec (2.30pm) 2016

The Ghost Train is coming to Faulder Watson Hall in Barker Street, Castlemaine for three shows only – Friday 9th and Saturday 10th December at 7:30 pm, and Sunday 11th December at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $20 / $15 concession. To book your tickets head to our Ticket Sales page and follow the links. Take eight Read More

The Peach Season

A contemporary Australian play evoking the heat, scent and hard slog of a peach farm at harvest time.

Apr 29, 30, May 1, 6, 7 and 8, 13, 14 and 15 2016

by Debra Oswald directed by Rob Jorritsma Castlemaine Town Hall, April 29-May 15 2016 Cast: April Bevin, Seamus Curtain-Magee, Bronwyn Lamb, Izrael Little, Sebastian Marshall, Clare Shamier After the fatal shooting of her husband in a service station hold-up, Celia has shut herself and her 16-year-old daughter Zoë away, toiling on a peach farm in Read More

Cosi

Louis Nowra's Australian Favourite

April 9 (Preview), 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26

by Louis Nowra, directed by Ron Moore Phee Broadway Theatre, 9, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 April 2015 “Oh my god, I almost wet my pants!” – Cosi audience member Our first show of the year was an Australian favourite, Cosi by Louis Nowra, written in 1992. This popular black comedy has Read More

Vinyl Vera’s Variety Show

MC Tim Ratcliffe hosts an evening of music, comedy, theatre sports, a quiz, prizes, auctions.....

29 November 2014

On Saturday 29 November MC Tim Ratcliffe and the lovely Vinyl Vera will be hosting the CTC’s inaugural fundraiser cabaret and vareity show. There’ll be acts, a stage and screen trivia quiz, prizes and fun for all The fun starts at 7.30pm and the venue is the Castlemaine Senior Citizens Hall, next to the Phee Read More

Monkey and the Monk

Nov 27, 28, 29; Dec 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 2015

directed by Kate Stones The Making of Monkey and the Monk currently in production! Monkey and the Monk Learning Guide “Absolutely superb production, loved every minute!” Vyv Rodnight cast: Yen Kong (Monkey), Michael Gillies Smith (Tripitaka), Morgan Kurrajong (Pigsy), Michael McMahon (Sandy), April Bevin (Kwan Yin), Peter Bevin (Jade Emperor), Kate Stones (Buddha), Ron Moore Read More

Playhouse Creatures

Directed by Kenneth MacLeod A contemporary script by April de Angelis about the very first women actors to perform on the London stage during the Restoration period – the reign of Charles II in the 1660s. ABOUT PLAYHOUSE CREATURES “ ‘tis as hard a matter for a pretty woman to keep herself honest in the Read More

Cinderella with the Lot

A Modern Day Fairy Tale

Opening Fri Nov 22 2013 at 7pm, Sat Nov 23 at 3pm, Fri Nov 29 at 7pm and Sat 30 Nov at 3pm

Phee Broadway Theatre, Mechanics Lane, Castlemaine Tickets on sale NOW from Maine Shoes and Accessories, 174 Barker Street, Castlemaine 5472 1136 and www.trybooking.com Search for ‘Cinderella’ (not Cinderella with The Lot) Nov 22 at 7pm, Nov 23 at 3pm, Nov 29 at 7pm and Nov 30 at 3pm $15/$10 conc and $35 for a family Read More

Burqa

Senior Citizens Centre, Mechanics Lane, Castlemaine

8pm 23, 24, 29, 30 Aug 2013

Burqa is a new work written by acclaimed local author Ian Nash, author of the award winning Challenged Trilogy (CTC 2011). Burqa is directed by Kate Stones, and performed by Bairbre Williams and Briega Young. It tells the story of a young Anglo Australian woman who has fallen in love with a Muslim man. Much Read More

Embers, an excerpt

Market Building, Mostyn St, Castlemaine

Friday 23 Aug 2013, 6pm

Artfields 2013 Artfields is an arts festival organised by the local Shire to showcase local artists practicing across a wide range of artforms. The CTC will be featured in a performance night on Friday 23 August at The Market Building on Mostyn Street, Castlemaine. Actress and CTC Committee member Donna Steven will be directing a Read More

Aftershocks

by Paul Brown and the Newcastle Workers Committee, directed by Tricia O'Hara

24 May - 9 June 2013

Death by Auction (Youth)

Nov 2012

Macbeth – an excerpt

Artfields Festival, August 2012

New Blood

May/June 2012

The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents (Youth)

Nov 2011

The Hypochondriac

Aug 2011 by Moliere, Directed by Kenneth MacLeod

Challenged – A trilogy

Three short plays written and directed by Ian Nash

19 and 20 Feb 2011, Welshmans Reef Winery, Newtsead-Maldon Road

Challenged is a trilogy of short plays, Bonnie, Kaaris and Tapestries, with a focus on disability. Bonnie has been the mother and full-time carer of her now 43 year old brain-damaged daughter for more that three decades; Kaaris is an imaginative, middle-aged woman who, at 150kgs, seeks release from the virtual prison of her own Read More

1984

Nov 2010 Directed by Kenneth MacLeod “scary and comical…confronting and suspenseful. Everyone who is old enough should see CTC’s production…a great story and it gets you thinking” Emlyn Johnson, Castlemaine Independent

Dirty Work at the Crossroads

May 2010 Directed by Kenneth MacLeod