The Vagina Monologues 2018

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THE

Vagina

MONOLOGUES by Eve Ensler

21 November - 2 December

THEATREiNQ 50 Allen Street, South Townsville Produced Off-Broadway by David Stone, Willa Shalit, Nina Essman, Dan Markley/Mike Skipper, and The Araca Group. Originally produced by HOME for Contemporary Theatre and Art at HERE Randy Rollison, Artistic Director; Barbara Busackino, Producing Director in association with Wendy Evans Joseph.


THE

agina VMONOLOGUES

Cast

Nimisha Aithal Faduma Ali Beth Honeycombe Emma ‘Chops’ Lamberton Rita Neale Rachel Nutchey Jennine Padgett Keely Pronk Anna Vella-Sams

The Pink Tacos

Keyboard........... John ‘Goodo’ Goodson Bass Guitar.................. Michael Gleeson Acoustic Guitar......... Alexander Thomas Brass....................................Ron Pulman Drums....................... Brendan O’Connor Additional Drums....... Emma ‘Ringo’ Benson

Pro duction

Director.............................................. Terri Brabon Assistant Director...................... Emma Lamberton Set & Lighting Design................ Brendan O’Connor Technical Operator.......................... Heath Roberts Production Team.......................Arminelle Fleming ..................................................The Bridge Project Event Team................................Anne-Marie Smith ............................................................ Kellie Esling Original Songs ‘Fire Truck’ by John Goodson ‘Out of Touch’ by Alexander Thomas

Thank Yo u

Susan Brabon Andre Reynaud Kathy Brabon Chrissy Maguire Yoshie Kenny Jim & Jolene Brabon Clint Smith Joshua Smith Taylah Smith Lachlan Stevenson Photos by Sonia Warrell


r e l s n E e v E Eve Ensler is an international bestselling author and Tony Award-winning playwright whose theatrical works include the Obi Award-winning The Vagina Monologues, as well as Necessary Targets, The Good Body and Emotional Creature. She is the author of the political memoir Insecure at Last, the New York Times bestseller I Am an Emotional Creature, and a critically acclaimed memoir, In the Body of the World, which she has adapted for the stage. Ensler is the founder of V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls that has raised more than $100 million for local groups and activists. She is also the founder of One Billion Rising, the biggest global mass action campaign to end violence against women in human history, which is active in more than two hundred countires, and the co-founder of the City of Joy, the revolutionary leadership center for survivors of gender violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Nimisha Aithal

THEATREiNQ: One Man, Two Guvnors, Twelfth Night, The Crucible, Macbeth OTHER THEATRE: The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Townsville Grammar) OTHER: Studying Bachelor of Medicine at James Cook University FILM: Departure Lounge for Lucky Country Productions TRAINING: The Actors Gallery; Associate of Trinity College London Diploma in Speech and Drama Performance

Faduma Ali

THEATREiNQ: First Born, Frankenstein, What is the Matter with Mary Jane?, Twelfth Night, Les Liaisons Dangereuses OTHER: Short & Sweet Festival: Apples TRAINING: TheatreiNQ’s THE BRIDGE PROJECT (2015)

Beth Honeycombe

THEATREiNQ: Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Crucible, The Importance of Being Earnest, When the Rain Stops Falling, Cosi, Richard III OTHER THEATRE: Beth has appeared in over 50 productions - they include A Toast to Melba for Summer Stock Productions; Les Miserables, Once Upon a Mattress and Nunsense for Burdekin Singers; The Electric Mikado for Brisbane TN! Theatre Company; Outside Lives and Twelfth Night for Tropic Line Theatre; Man of La Mancha for NQOMT


Emma Lamberton THEATREiNQ: Hamlet (inc. Japan Tour 2016), What is the Matter with Mary Jane?, Twelfth Night, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Romeo and Juliet, The Crucible, Two Weeks With The Queen, Macbeth, The Importance of Being Earnest, X-Stacy, King Lear Stage Manager: One Man, Two Guvnors, Last Post (Monto Tour), Private Ginger Mick at Gallipoli, The Cripple of Inishmaan AWARDS: Martin Gibson Medal (2015) OTHER: Club Leader THE CULTURE CLUB (2015 & 2017); Club Leader THE CULTURE CREW (2016-17) TRAINING: TheatreiNQ’s THE BRIDGE PROJECT; Bachelor of New Media Arts (JCU)

Rita Neale

THEATREiNQ: First Born, Alice in Wonderland, Merry Wives of Windsor OTHER THEATRE: All That We Carry (2016-2017); Full Throttle Theatre: Oedipus the King (Japan Tour), Nocturnal A Dark Park Cabaret (2009 & 2010), 3 Blokes and Their Barbie’s; Charters Towers Players: Midsummer Night’s Dream (Makeup Artist); Little Dreambox Studio: The Bear; La Luna Youth Arts: Amelia Ellicott’s Garden (Puppeteer)

Rachel Nutchey

THEATREiNQ: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Alice in Wonderland, Frankenstein, Hamlet (inc. Japan Tour 2016), One Man, Two Guvnors, What is the Matter with Mary Jane?, Twelfth Night, Les Liaisons Dangereuses AWARDS: Martin Gibson Medal (2017) OTHER: Club Leader THE CULTURE CLUB (2018) TRAINING: TheatreiNQ’s THE BRIDGE PROJECT (2015-17), Currently studying Bachelor of Theatre, QUT


Jennine Padgett

THEATREiNQ: This is Jennine’s first TheatreiNQ Production OTHER THEATRE: Townsville Little Theatre: most recently Bloody Murder, Birthrights; NQOMT and Choral Society Musicals, Compered NYE at the Civic,La Luna: Amelia Ellicott’s Garden. AWARDS: Best Performance By a Female - Festival Of One Act Plays - 4 times

Keely Pronk

THEATREiNQ: First Born, Alice in Wonderland, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, X-Stacy OTHER THEATRE: Sleeping Star Productions: Trivia, Aladdin Jr, Mulan Jr; Props Youth Theatre: The Adventures of Goldilockpick and Little Red Riding Hoodlum, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, Annie Jr. TRAINING: Victoria Stanborough Vocal Studio (2003-08), Susan Grinsell Singing Studio(2009-12)

Anna Vella-Sams THEATREiNQ: First Born, One Man,Two Guvnors, Twelfth Night OTHER THEATRE: La Boite: Emma Celebrazione!; On Giant’s Shoulders: The Owl and the Pussycat went to See; Trocadero Productions: Titus Andronicus, Henry the Fifth, Measure for Measure, The Seagull; Schonell Theatre: The Last Supper; Arts Theatre: Deadly Embrace; Groundlings: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, TV: Medivac TRAINING: Bachelor of Theatre, JCU







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