39 Steps – Presented by NWTC (North West Theatre Company)

The great film director Alfred Hitchcock once said, ‘Murder should be put back into the home … where it belongs!’ He made his movie career around elaborate tales of murder, intrigue and suspense; ‘Rear Window’, ‘Vertigo’, ‘The Birds’, ‘To Catch a Thief’, ‘North by Northwest’ and of course ‘The 39 Steps’, to name but a few. Playwright Patrick Barlow has taken the original story of ‘The 39 Steps’ by John Buchan, mixed it with the Hitchcock film, and thrown in snippets from many other suspense films to produce the comedy play ‘The 39 Steps’. It is a madcap suspense filled romp through England...

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2017 Roxy Program

Download a copy of the 2017 Roxy Theatre Program here. 2017 Roxy...

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NWTC (North West Theatre Company) 2017 Film Club – Film List

FILM CLUB ANNOUNCES PROGRAM FOR 2017. The North West Theatre Company Film Club has announced an imposing program of films for their 2017 program, with a very well balanced collection of dramas, comedies, the old, the new and the interesting. President John Wearne told the Advocate that the strength of the program lies in its variety. “There is something for everyone, with old classics such as “Blazing Saddles” and “Lawrence of Arabia” meeting more modern works like “Silver Linings Playbook” and the hilarious black comedy “Death at a Funeral”. Two particularly intriguing movies are...

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Eleanor’s Story – 28th March

Eleanor’s Story Eleanor’s Story is an adaptation of the autobiography of Eleanor Ramrath Garner’s youth, growing up as an American girl caught in World War II Berlin. In the fall of 1939, at 9 years old, Eleanor and her family left New York on the SS Hamburg bound for Germany. A new job and a secure financial future awaited   her father in Berlin. Half-way across the Atlantic, Hitler declared war on Poland and return to America became impossible.This is the true story of Eleanor Ramrath Garner growing up as an American in Nazi Germany during WWII. Adapted for the stage, her...

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NWTC – 39 Steps – June

The North West Theatre Company presents 39 Steps Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python, and you have a fast-paced who-dunnit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. Performed by the North West Theatre Company and Directed by Rick Hutton. Sat 27 May – 7.30pm Sun 28 May – 2.30pm Fri 2 June – 7.30pm Sat 3 June – 2.00pm Sun 4 June – 2.00pm

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Melbourne City Ballet Company – A Midsummer Nights Dream – 31st August

There’s magic in these forests…  Melbourne City Ballet and the Roxy Theatre presents a not to be missed  Shakespearian classic. After the huge success of MCBs touring production of Romeo & Juliet in 2016. Melbourne City Ballet will perform their interpretation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream live at the Roxy Theatre. Choreographed by Artistic Director, Michael Pappalardo, audiences will see a range of diverse movement, executed by some of Australia’s most talented artists. This comical tale explores the lives of two couples whose lives are affected by the meddling...

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