Thursday, August 24, 2023


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Cast And Committee Announced At Kucom Theatre AGM

Kucom Theatre has announced the cast of its July production, Perfect Wedding, a comedy by Robin Hawdon directed by Kathryn Evans.

Lani Seaton and Zachary Trounson will fill the leading roles as bride and groom alongside Michael Brennan, Asta Ryan, Carolyn Roche and Kristyn Everett.

A Mackay Festival of Arts Fringe event, Perfect Wedding opens on Thursday, July 6 with early bird tickets available from Humanitix from Monday, April 24.

Meanwhile, the Theatre’s AGM was held last month, seeing the 2023 Management Committee officially named.

Bronwyn Grannall will fill the role of President, Maureen Coleman Vice President, Carolyn Roche Secretary and Tessa King Treasurer.

Congratulations were also given to Maureen Coleman, Ken Sanders, John Irvine and Bronwyn Grannall who were elected Life Members of the Theatre at the AGM.

In her report as Convener of Kucom’s Fundraising and Grants Subcommittee, Vice President Maureen Coleman made an announcement that will be welcome news to regular patrons.

“It is ... with great pleasure that I have been asked by the committee to inform you all that we have put in the order for the seating and the deposit has been paid,” she said.

“We hope to see installation after the production of Perfect Wedding in July.”

The installation of a retractable seating system will come ahead of a busy 2023 season, with Victor Scott directing Things I Know To Be True by acclaimed Australian playwright Andrew Bovell in October.

Victor is well known to Mackay audiences as the director of Ruthless and First Date for Mackay Musical Comedy Players, and more specifically to Kucom audiences for his ground-breaking 2021 production of When the Rain Stops Falling, also by Andrew Bovell.

Front L-R: Bronwyn Grannall (President), Mayor Greg Williamson (Patron), Carolyn Roche (Secretary). Back L -R: Joe Clutterbuck, James Hunter, Tessa King (Treasurer), Jayne Royal. Inset: Maureen Coleman (Vice President). Photo supplied

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