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Welcome to Ipswich Little Theatre

Perfect Wedding - Tickets on Sale - Now!

An hilarious comedy farce to kick off 2015 with bang! - Get in Quick!!

Theatre meets Architecture

Come and feel the ambience of this beautiful building and the cultural excellence of ILT.

ILT One Act Play Festival

The longest running drama festival in the Southern Hemisphere!

theatre_at_nightWelcome to the website of The Ipswich Little Theatre Society.

Just like the innovation we constantly display in our theatrical endeavours, our online presence is constantly innovating as well. This site will really add value to your experiences of ILT. Features like photo galleries, newsletter subscriptions, access to document libraries and many others already exist on our site. Almost all of our shows in 2013 sold out before opening and our 2014 productions will go like hot cakes too. Find out more about our 2014 Programme. If you are currently a member or wish to become a member why not renew or apply for your membership online as well.

Since 1946 ILT has been entertaining audiences with all types of quality theatre. Set in the beautiful grounds adjacent to Queens Park, the heritage-listed Incinerator Theatre designed by Walter Burley-Griffin is an intimate and unique venue.

With its open courtyard and bar facilities, it offers the opportunity for not only a night of theatre but also a very pleasant social event.

 

Scripts for Sale

ILT currently has scripts for sale:

The scripts are available via our theatre librarian Jan Paterson on Ph:3810 5884, Mob:0417 787 130 or via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Some scripts are brand new and all cost $5.00 each.

Available Scripts

 

Auditions

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auditionsILT Auditions 2015

All auditions and readings (unless otherwise advised) are held in the Jean Pratt Building which is part of the ILT complex at 7.30pm. Information about each play can be found below.

 

Perfect Wedding (4-21 March 2015). Auditions 8 December 2014
Director - Doug Moses

Assistant Director - Chris Austin-Greenhill

 

Please note: The above play has been cast.

 

 

Dial M for Murder (6-23 May 2015). Auditions 2 February 2015 
Director - Les Chappell

Assistant Director - Desley Cronin

 

Please note: The above play has been cast.

 

 

Festival Plays - Auditions Monday 23 February 2015

 

Snowangel
by Lewis Carlino
Directed by Phil McCormack, assisted by Tony Erhardt.

It concerns an aging prostitute who is more in need of sleep than meeting
the emotional and physical needs of her client or even hers!

Cast Required: 1 female aged 45-55 and 1 male 45-60

 

For more information please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls

by Christopher Durang


Directed by Jan Paterson

 

Cast Required: 2 males and 2 females – any age – Southern American accents
 
In this parody of The Glass Menagerie, the fading southern belle, Amanda, tries to prepare her  hyper-sensitive, hypochondriacal son, Lawrence, for the “feminine caller”.  Terrified of people, Lawrence plays with his collection of glass cocktail stirers.  Ginny, the feminine caller, is hard of hearing and overhearingly friendly.  Brother Tom want to go to the movies, where he keeps meeting sailors who need to be put up in his room.  Amanda tries to face everything with “charm and vivacity”, but sometimes she just wants to hit someone……

For more information please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

Love's Dilemmas (23 September - 10 October 2015) Auditions 8 June 2015

Director - Jim Orr

Assistant Director - Ann Collyer

Cast Required

Male – 40-60s

Female 40-60s

Male 20- 30s

Female 20-30s

 

ILT hopes to use the same cast for both plays.

 

Play Information

Love & Other Flushes

 

When a young couple is in desperate need of emergency marriage counselling, a knockabout, wise cracking ‘old’ plumber takes it upon himself to knock their marriage into shape.

 

His reluctant partner in instant marriage repair is a woman who is not mood to counsel anyone because her own marriage of 31 years has just been flushed down the toilet!

 

Love or Nearest Offer

 

Beverley has successfully run Love of Your Life introduction agency for more than 20 years.  When her ‘silent’ partner dies, he leave his half of the business to Reg – a knock about no nonsence former used card dealer.  With his own ideas on how to move merchandise and a romantic itch that needs scratching, Reg has no intention of remaining silent!

 

For more information contact Jim Orr on 0447 200 006.

 

 

Putting It Together (18 November - 5 December 2015). Auditions TBA 
Director - David Austin

 

Cast Required - 3 men 2 women

 

1 man and 1 woman 40+

1 man and 1 woman 20 - 30

 

1 man any age preferable 30-40

 

 


 

 
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