Click here to read the latest newsletter – Curtain Call, April 2018

Those of you who’ve been around the theatre a while will remember the late Edna Ford, selling raffle tickets before the show and thumping away on the piano at interval.

Click the soundcloud link to hear Edna’s story, as well as some of her piano playing.

Your current MTC committee is:
  • President – Vanessa Jensen
  • Vice President – Sue LynchTAM 29
  • Treasurer – Kit Leake
  • Secretary – Norma Davis
  • Georgina Kling
  • Victoria Dixon
  • Diana Ryman
  • Siobhan O’Gara

Finley Awards 2017

Finley Awards 2017,
Sunday 17 th December 2017


Best Actor in a Musical- Justin Freind, The Secret Garden

Best Set in a Musical – The Secret Garden

Best Youth in a Musical – Christie McGaritty, The Secret Garden

Best Supporting Actor in A Musical – Ross Burford, The Secret Garden

Best Musical Director – Ross Burford and Justin Freind, The Secret Garden

Best Director in a Musical – Katherine Freind, The Secret Garden


Justin Freind for Best Actor in a Musical, The Secret Garden

Ross Burford and Justin Freind for Best Musical Directors, The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden as Runner Up Best Musical.

Congratulations also to;
MTC member, Sue Lynch took out Best Actress for her role in Irish Theatre Players, The
Factory Girls, and former MTC member Lyn Leeder (who has made a few of the black tabs
around our club) took out The Brenda Stanley Best Costumes award for Stepping Out at

Melville has won the Robert Finley award four times.

2014 – Twelve Angry Men, by Reginald Rose, directed by Vanessa Jensen
2013 – Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Vanessa Jensen
2010 – The Return, by Reg Cribb, directed by Jeff Hansen
1984 – The Sound of Music – directed by Margaret Hart

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