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Welcome to The Hartwell Players, Melbourne’s oldest community theatre company. The company began in 1938, and is still going strong. Read All About Hartwell to find out more about how it all started. We produce up to three shows a year: these could include a pantomime or children’s show in the January school holidays; a Shakespeare show or a series of one-act plays; or a full length comedy or drama.


ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL RESULTS 2016

Dandenong Ranges One Act Play Festival (22-24 July)

After a big weekend of theatre, the results are now in for the Dandenong Ranges One Act Play Festival!

Hartwell Players were the recipients of the following awards & nominations:

Awards:
Best Production – Me & My Friend
Best Director – Laura Bradley (M&MF)
Best Female Actor – Kellie Tweeddale (M&MF) 

Nominations:

Best Female Actor – Tamara Dahmen (M&MF)
Best Drama – Me & My Friend
Best Comedy – While You Were Sleeping
Peoples Choice – Me & My Friend

Congratulations to the casts & crews who did Hartwell proud!


2015 LYREBIRD AWARDS

Hartwell would like to congratulate the cast & crew of ‘Crossed Wires‘ & ‘The Dining Room‘ for their wins & nominations at the 2015 Lyrebird Awards:

CROSSED WIRES: A SEASON OF ONE ACT PLAYS

Highly Commended Performance in a One Act Play

  • Kylie Ryan – Tangled Up in Blue (WINNER)
  • Tamara Dahmen – Interviews with Loneliness
  • Diana Stathis – Interviews with Loneliness

Best One Act Play

  • Tangled Up In Blue (WINNER)
  • Interviews With Loneliness

THE DINING ROOM

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama

  • Caroline Seal (WINNER)
  • Tamara Dahmen
  • Rosalin Shafik-Eid
  • Katie Elliott

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama

  • Richard Mealey (WINNER)
  • Colin Donald

Adjudicators Award – to the cast of The Dining Room for “their commitment to elaborately setting a table during the production that was then never used”.

Well done everyone!

For the full list of nominees visit the Lyrebird website – www.lyrebirdawards.org.au