Just what the World Needs
SA Writers Theatre 2011 One Act Play Competition Finalists
Edited By Tony Moore
Approximate Length: Varies
Synopsis: In 2011 the SA Writers Theatre ran a one act play competition. A number of entries were received from all over Australia and this volume contains the three finalists.
1/ Still Waters by Gerry Greenland.
Dean Waters could be a contender for a boxing world title coached by hios father Cec. What scars has Cec’s coaching techniques left on Dean and will he really do anything that Cec tells him?
2/ Thread for Thought by Selena Carr
If mannequins could speak and think what would their concerns be? What would they think of the world outside their window.
3/ If these walls could … “ by Flora Gaugg
Rodney is just turning 23 (well 30 really but he only looks 23) when his walls begin to talk to him. Is what they are telling him the truth? Who knows…
History: The plays were presented at a rehearsed reading at The Studio, Holden Street Theatres, Hindmarsh on Sunday 23rd October.
The winner was Thread for Thought by Selena Carr and the recipient of the People’s Choice award was “If these walls could …” by Flora Gaugg.