— 28th October 2014 —
Well, that was fun! Last week, Team Reception headed to my hometown of Dubbo, NSW to perform Reception: The Musical for 414 people at Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre (DRTCC). Our biggest venue and audience by far. It was a true celebration of administration - it took us quite a while to read through that many post-it notes on the 'office party' memo board!
When I grew up in Dubbo, we didn't have a proper performing arts facility, so it was very special to be on the big stage at the new theatre for the first time. I always love taking my work home, but this time there were just so many familiar faces, and it was an absolute delight to recognise the sound of laughter from people who have been watching me since I was a kid.
The day after the show, my family and I took Peter to see the local sights - wineries, restaurants, the zoo. Of course!
This performance wouldn't have been possible without the generous support of the Macquarie Credit Union DREAM Festival committee and sponsors Essential Energy and No. 95 Accommodation. A big thank you to the other local businesses and media who also showed their support for the show: Music Lounge Dubbo, Fantastic Furniture, The Meadow Floral, Dubbo Photo News, ABC Western Plains, Daily Liberal and 2DU Radio.
Of course, my family are a always a huge support to me. Thanks to my Mum and sister for convincing what felt like half the town to see the show! Also, my Dad for cooking and my brother for being the best production and stage manager I could ask for.
Dream Team. Dream Audience. DREAM Festival. Thanks for having us, Dubbo! (And thanks to everyone else who worked hard behind the scenes. We're very grateful!)
Life is a cabaret
— 5th October 2014 —
Results from the 2014 Melbourne Fringe Festival Awards are in: Highly Commended for Best Emerging Writer and....winner of Best Cabaret!! Can't see for smiling! (Thank you to everybody I've ever known).
There were over 400 shows in this year's festival which is why I'm humbled, thrilled and shocked to have received such a wonderful nod from the industry panel.
I can't wait to see what this award can do for our little celebration of administration.
Let's get this show on the road!
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