November 2019

Season Two Round Four saw 6 new plays and heaps of fresh faces at Crash Test Drama. 

The show opened with "You've Been Pranked" by Dan Gillgren. Miroslav Nedelijkovic directed a cast comprising of Jackie Pei, Jacque Vickers, Pete Greenaway and Kim-Cuong Do.

"Aftertaste" was up next. Katrina Samaras wrote this play and Zoe Harvey, who went home with Best Director, directed. “Aftertaste” had a cast of James Charles who picked up Best Actor Runner Up, Cassie M, Denise Wilkie who picked up Best Actress, Katrina Samaras and Pratik Chatterjee. 

Third was "The Translator", a play by Paulene Turner. “The Translator” was directed by Lisa Kelaher and had the cast of Isaac Owen, Lisa Kelaher and Danielle Castles. 

Fourth was "Wandering after White Rabbits". Jacque Vickers wrote, Haleigh Foster directed and Aimee Honor-Eitham and Andrew Vial performed.

Coming up next was "Tinder Nightmares" by Alyssa Gillgren. Chris Ireland directed himself and Lorraine Toweel, who went home with Best Actress Runner Up. "Tinder Nightmares" won the Popular Vote and we will be seeing them in the finals on December 6!

Rounding up the show was "A Thin Line Between Love and Tulips" by Miroslav Nedelijkovic. Ruby Mikolaitis directed Alan Long who picked up Best Actor and Denise Wilkie; Ruby herself took a role. "A Thin Line Between Love and Tulips" also went home with the Best Play. We will be seeing them in the Finals on December 6!

The Results
Tonight’s show was judged by Aiden McKenzie. Aiden has experience on stage and off, being in some short and feature length films. Aiden thoroughly enjoyed judging Crash Test Drama. 

Best Actor Runner Up: James Charles
Best Actor: Alan Long
Best Actress Runner Up: Lorraine Toweel
Best Actress: Denise Wilkie
Best Director: Zoe Harvey
Popular Vote Winner: Tinder Nightmares
Best Play: A Thin Line Between Love and Tulips

Congratulations to “Tinder Nightmares" and “A Thin Line Between Love and Tulips” which are on their way to the Crash Test Finals on Friday 6 December.

Thanks to every single actor, writer and director who participated in the event and thank you once again to our wonderful venue and hosts, Darlo Drama.