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On Saturday 17th of December 2016, the 42nd annual Robert Finley Awards were held at the Heath Ledger Theatre.

Adjudicator’s certificates

Don Callison  for “The impressive falls and prat falls” in One Man, Two Guvnors.
Under The Blue Sky for “Set dressing and Lighting”

One Man, Two Guvnors was listed in the top ten plays for the year.

Congratulations also go to long time member Geoff Leeder for being awarded Life Membership of the ITA.

Melville Theatre received the following six nominations:

Barefoot in the Park

  • The Brenda Stanley Award for Best Costumes in a Play
  • Sharon Menzies – Best Supporting Actress in a Play


One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Chris Bedding – Best Actor in a Play
  • Sean Bullock – Best Supporting Actor in a Play
  • Pip Tompson – Best Supporting Actress in a Play
  • The David Crewes Award for Best Set in a Play


Congratulations to those nominated, and also thanks to everyone who made for another successful year at Melville.


You can look forward to the following in 2017:

2017 Seasons

(Subject to rights availability)

April – The Mozart Faction, by Kate Rice
Dir. By Siobhan O’Gara

July – The Secret Garden, (musical) by Marsha Norman
Dir. By Katherine and Justin Freind

Sept –  Stop Kiss, by Diana Son
Dir. By Vanessa Jensen

Nov/Dec – Jumpy by April De Angleis
Dir. By Miles Openshaw

Please note that our planned first season in February has been cancelled.

Seasons may be subject to change.