Goldfields Repertory Club
The Goldfields Repertory Club is a not-for-profit community theatre group in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia that has been putting on plays at its Brookman Street Theatre since the 1930s.
I remember being in a David Williamson play called 'Siren' at the Repertory Club some years ago (in the 1990s) and played the part of a crooked politician: Billy Nottle, a sleazy character who was 'on the take' (collecting bribes 'in brown paper bags' from real estate developers on the Gold Coast). "Liz has been employed to use her sex appeal on Billy Nottle." (Siren Script)
Upon visiting the website (goldfieldsrepclub.org.au) recently, I noticed that there were links set up for earlier productions [Past Shows]. Trying the links for the 1980s and 1990s, I found that they didn't appear to work. After contacting the Repertory Club and asking if there were any plans to put information about earlier shows online, I received an email from the Club President: David Holle, informing me that there definitely is plans to update the site with past information--including Siren (which if I remember correctly, I think we actually won some sort of an award for from some bigwig official visiting from Perth, for putting on the play at the time).
David is interested in hearing from people with recollections of past productions and/or suggestions as to anything else which could be included on the website. So if you were ever in a play (were part of the production crew--or even if you just turned up to watch a play) and have memories you can share with him, he can be reached at this email address.
David Williamson's Website
Scripts to David's plays
List of notable playwrights
The future for playwrights?
"Contemporary playwrights often do not reach the same level of fame or cultural importance as others did in the past. No longer the only outlet for serious drama or entertaining comedies, theatrical productions must compete for an audience with films, television, and the Internet."
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