Script In Hand
Script In Hand

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Blood Moon Theatre

The World Bar

24 Bayswater Road

Kings Cross, NSW, Australia

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Get your script read on stage by seasoned actors!

Each month writers have their scripts assigned to capable directors who cast experienced actors who rehearse each script then present on stage with props, costumes, sound and lights in front of an audience, followed by a Q&A.

Writers email your script to SIH programmers Ron Hadley and Ruth Fingret at

Actors & Directors email bio to Stephen Carnell and Courtney Farrow at

WHEN: 7.30pm-10pm, fourth Monday each month from March to November (except March and April in 2016 because of Easter and Anzac Day public holidays).

WHERE: Blood Moon Theatre in The World Bar (rear of ground floor) 24 Bayswater Road Kings Cross

2016 SEASON:
• Monday 4th April
• Monday 2nd May
• Monday 30th May
• Monday 27th June
• Monday 25th July
• Monday 22nd August
• Monday 26th September
• Monday 24th October
• Monday 28th November

ADMISSION FEE: $13 for everyone - actors, directors, writers, MC .

JOIN: Membership is included in admission fee. Just turn up and pay at the door or book and pay in advance with

Script-in-Hand (SIH) is produced by Actors Anonymous Incorporated (AA), ABN 96 360 746 883, which is a not-for-profit network of theatre and film actors, directors, writers and producers who create independent theatre and film in Sydney.

PARKING: Do consider parking a few hundred metres away at Kings Cross Car Park, behind Police Station. Flat rate after 6pm Monday is $15.

Script-in-Hand was created in 2009 by Gerry Greenland and Stephen Carnell.

Script-In-Hand (SIH) attracts of a group of playwrights, actors, directors and theatre-lovers who meet in an informal and collaborative atmosphere to experience readings of new work.

Each script is allocated up to 20 minutes.
Total performance time is around 90 minutes, so four or more pieces will be read by actors, script in hand, after a rehearsal or two with a director during the week prior to the show.

How to get your work read and stay informed:

1. Attend Script-in-Hand (SIH) meetings.
2. Email your script to
3. You’ll receive an acknowledgement and performance date.
4. A director will be assigned and actors cast in the weeks prior to your reading.
5. You should colloborate with your director to organize a rehearsal prior to performance and attend that rehearsal.
6. We discourage writers from directing their own work (but we never say never).
7. You can appoint the director and actors yourself, but you MUST advise us at the time the script is selected.
8. Inexperienced directors and actors are discouraged.
9. You must attend the performance of your work (joining and annual fees are included in $13 entry fee).

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