Here is a sneak peek at the Mercury Theatre Wynnum 2020 program.
(1) "Look Who's Talking" written by Derek Benfield, directed by Rosemary Thwaites.
"When two unexpected guests, Jane and Brian, drop in on Sheila and Andrew, a devoted middle-age couple, what ensues is a complicated and hilarious series of misunderstandings and mistaken identities as Sheila and Andrew begin to weave an elaborate web of lies and half-truths to hide their own possible infidelities."
18th, 19th 25th, 26th, 31st July, 1st August
(2) "A Dog's Life" written by Pam Valentine, directed by Terry Grant.
"A one-act play, it follows a day in the life of four dogs in a pound when a human comes looking to adopt. The dogs are an old mongrel named Ben, a German Shepherd named Fritz, an incredibly overweight poodle named Fifi, and a hyperactive puppy named Ginger."
(2) "Husband Murderers Support Group" written by Hugh O'Brien, directed by Silvana Siliato, performances as per A Dog's Life.
"A one-act, two murders, three women comedy. A fun, rollicking farce, this very contemporary Australian comedy proves the old adage – cunning trumps stunning every time!"
7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st November.
(3) "Blithe Spirit" written by Noël Coward.
The play concerns the socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance, hoping to gather material for his next book.