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LAST CAB TO DARWIN is still looking for Men !!!
Please share with your friends and contacts, we have fantastic roles available for males of all ages, shapes, colours and sizes in this Aussie Play.

Rondo Rehearsal Space behind Theatre in Greenslopes St Edge Hill.

Aussie Accents ~~~ the broader the better! There is a part for everyone in this rollicking play, all levels of experience, all adult ages. There are 30+ named parts so we plan to double up roles using say 10 or 12 actors each wearing 2 or 3 hats.
If you have any questions or are interested in auditioning please ring Director Kevin West: mobile 0417795944
Last Cab to Darwin – Performances – Oct 6 to Oct 14 2017

To register for LAST CAB TO DARWIN auditions please go to our AUDITION page

 Our next major production for 2017

Playing 10th – 18th August 2017

‘Butterflies Are Free’ by Leonard Gershe; Directed by Nader Sallam.

Featuring Andrea Mullins, Kristian Lupinski, Cath Willacy and Peter Merrill.

A carefree “next door girl” walks into this young man’s New York apartment and eventually into his life. A hot romance ensues but things get a little interesting when his mother also walks in. One more thing, the young man happened to be blind! A beautiful, romantic comedy that’s also poignant, sentimental and very touching.


The Rondo’s next Fringe Production is a Pulitzer prize winner.

Directly following our season of ‘Butterflies are Free’


Tickets only available at the door.  Box office and bar open at 7pm nightly; show starts at 8pm.

The play is set in a Catholic school and church in the Bronx in the turbulent 60s.  Sister Aloysius, the stern school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the charismatic Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. An accusation sets the stage for a powerful clash of authority, tradition, responsibility and faith.  Where do you draw the line between belief and suspicion?  Between faith and morality?  Between certainty and doubt?

Rehearsals are underway, with Mark Chivers as the affable Father Flynn, Sarah Speller as the crusading Sister Aloysius, Danielle Aquilina as the warm-hearted class teacher Sister James and Alteouise De Vaughn as the devoted mother of the boy in question, Mrs Muller.

This is a powerful play, as relevant now as in the 1960s. 

Don’t miss it!




October 6th – October 14th 2017

Director: Kevin West

As in the film – a heart-warming story of an Aussie battler’s last sunset liberally laced with laconic humour and the charm of the Australian outback.

A Brief Synopsis

The story follows the journey of MAX BELL a cabbie from Broken Hill who leaves his indigenous sweet heart, POLLY, behind and heads off to Darwin seeking euthanasia as a peaceful end to his terminal cancer.

Doesn’t sound very uplifting ?

But we roll on from Pub to Pub along the track entertained by whacky encounters with a host of outback  characters, finally arriving in the Deep North in time for a raucous sitting of the Northern Territory Parliament.  Max finds his Doctor but in the end, realising what matters to him most, returns to the arms of Polly.  If you have seen the recent film – I am sure that you will have been as taken as I was with this heart warming story.

Characters Required –

Max – an old Aussie bloke near retirement and suffering terminal cancer with stoic dignity and laconic humour

Polly – his faithful indigenous sweetheart ( 30 + )

Tilly – indigenous father of a young family,  is a hitchhiker along the way

Doctor – mature and dedicated male/female

Nurse Craddock – compassionate female nurse, could be any age, but preferred late 20s to early 30s

Other Roles – There are 30+ named roles in the script and so plan to cast 10-12 actors who will double or triple up in all the roles listed below…SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

PUB patrons – Max’s drinking buddies, a tough publican and a barmaid

3 Laconic bushies in an outback General Store

Mayor & residents of outback town nominated for the “Tidy Town” award and visiting Judge

( need to do a rough bush song and dance number to impress the Judge )

Members of Parliament for raucous sitting of Northern Territory Parliament

More PUB patrons and 2 cute backpackers

The Shadow – Max’s conscience

To register for LAST CAB TO DARWIN auditions please go to our AUDITION page


Get Involved!

You have many options to become involved with The Rondo theatre

The most casual involvement is becoming a ‘Friend of The Rondo’ theatre. It’s easy and it’s free, just enter your name and email address at the top right of this webpage to become a FOTR MEMBER.

Once you are a FOTR you will receive emails about upcoming shows and auditions etc,   You can un-subscribe at any stage from any email we send you.

Another level of involvement is to register with us.  Actors and people interested in becoming involved in live theatre at The Rondo are most welcome, all you need is an interest in live theatre.

It’s totally Free and could lead you to other opportunities as the Rondo is quite often approached by commercial groups looking for actors etc. Click the link below to sign up, you will also become a Friend of the Rondo when registering.


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