High quality comedy in the local community

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Welcome to MTG

Founded in 1978 by Arline & Tommy Myers, the Mooroolbark Theatre Group has always prided itself on entertaining audiences within a fun and social atmosphere. We specialise in comedy productions in a relaxed cabaret style setting, based at the Mooroolbark Community Centre.

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Productions

2021 Season

Just the Ticket

by John Waterhouse

Harry is a Zealous traffic warden whose eccentric hobbies of collecting stuffed birds and folk dancing cause great friction between him and his wife. His daughter, Ruby, engaged to Gerald, who has an allergy to birds. Harry's hobby seemingly pays off when he returns home with an owl stuffed with hundreds of pounds, until they discover it is stolen money.

Canceled Due to COVID-19

Accommodations

by Nick Hall

Lee Schallert, housewife, feeling she may be missing out on something, leaves her husband, Bob, and her suburban home and moves into a two room Greenwich Village apartment with two roommates. One roommate, Pat, is an aspiring actress, never out of character or costumes; but through an agency mix up, the other roommate is a serious, young, graduate student male. The ensuing complications make a hysterical evening.

November 2019 Season

A Bad Year for Tomatoes

by John Patrick

Gracious, glamorous Myra Marlowe, fed up with fame after a very long career as a television actress, retreats to the small town of Beaver Haven, Vermont, planning to live quietly and anonymously, write her juicy autobiography, and grow her own tomatoes. The complaints of her faithful agent and less faithful lover, Tom Lamont, that she is throwing herself away on a backwards backwater of a town, fall on deaf ears, until she gets to know her neighbors: Reba and Cora, the Hospitality Ladies, full of rapid fire gossip and rapid fire questions; woodcutter Piney, impressively bearded and smelling of the great outdoors, who terrifies his victims with the force of...

2019 June Season

Key for Two

by John Chapman and David Freeman

Harriet, a divorcee living in an elegant flat in Brighton, solves her financial problems by entertaining two married gentlemen callers on different days of the week. The scheme faces collapse when her friend Anne, whose marriage is tottering, arrives at the flat hotly pursued by her husband. One of Harriet’s lovers is confined to Harriet’s bed with a sprained ankle, and the second lover turns up unexpectedly, closely followed by two irate wives in search of itinerant husbands! The indescribable confusion that ensues builds to a rich complexity of mistaken identity, splendidly farcical situations and a climax of comic wizardry.

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Book Tickets

Tickets to any upcoming Mooroolbark Theatre Group performance can be purchased online, by phone, or direct from the box office (cash only). Seating is cabaret style table seating. The venue has heating / air conditioning and is wheelchair accessible. For further enquiries email tickets@mtg.org.au or call our ticket secretary (check back in February for number).

Prices

$25 Standard
$20 Concession
$20 per person Group Booking (10 or more people at a single performance)
$36 Season Ticket

Inclusions

Program

Sherry on arrival

Coffee, tea and cake at interval

Please note BYO Alcohol is not permitted

Take the Stage

MTG holds both public readings and auditions by appointment for all upcoming plays. For enquiries and information please contact admin@mtg.org.au The next public reading will be held on Thursday, 7th February 2019 at 7:30pm at the Mooroolbark Community Centre.