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Wyong Drama Group’s “The Accused”: A Review by Karen Ractliffe


British writer and life peer Lord Jeffrey Archer is a colourful character worthy of one of his own plays or novels. As a well known political personality since the late sixties, he rose to Chairman of the Conservative Party in … Continue reading

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WDG as you’ve never seen them before! (A review of CALENDAR GIRLS by Karen Ractliffe)


Above, WDG’s ‘Calendar Girls’: Debbi Clarke, Denni Prior, Ruth Jordan, CathyDeVries, Denise Pastor and Kelly Humphries. The true story of the Calendar Girls began in the Yorkshire Dales, in England, in 1998. After the death of her husband from non-Hodgkin’s … Continue reading

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CENTRAL COAST THEATREFEST: A review by Karen Ractliffe


I was fortunate to have joined Wyong Drama Group just in time for the first annual Theatrefest hosted at the Memorial Hall in 2004, and I well remember the thrill of that weekend. In addition to the contributions from WDG … Continue reading

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WDG’s “The Memory of Water” – A Review by Karen Ractliffe


Wyong’s first production of the year is The Memory of Water directed by Ron Baker. Ron has a history of staging plays that are interesting and exceptional, and frequently favours those that are genuinely funny and entertaining while providing a … Continue reading

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A review of WDG’s TWO WEEKS WITH THE QUEEN by Karen Ractliffe


I’ve been spoiled for theatre recently having seen three shows within two weeks, all of which I thoroughly enjoyed. This week it was the turn of Wyong Drama Group’s Two Weeks with the Queen, a humorous and heart-warming play adapted … Continue reading

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Review of Wyong Drama Group’s “The Shoe Horn Sonata”


Wyong Drama Group’s production of The Shoe-Horn Sonata opened this weekend to standing ovations. This award winning play from the author of Harp on the Willow, John Misto, is based on actual events during World War II. It tells the … Continue reading

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WDG’s FAWLTY TOWERS: A review by Karen Ractliffe


     [Images courtesy of Matthew Richards, WDG Photographer]      It’s Wyong Drama Group’s 60th birthday this year, and they are beginning the celebrations by revisiting one of their most popular shows. For the April production, director Pam Campbell is staging three … Continue reading

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