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Hissyfest 2018: 2300

A postcode, a year, the time...a price?
The possibilities are limitless!

Hissyfest is Tantrum’s annual short play festival, featuring new writing from ten emerging writers. Hissyfest embraces collaboration, not only showcasing new writing but giving opportunity to emerging and established directors and actors to produce quality new work. Each year Hissyfest grows from strength to strength, and 2018 promises to deliver a highly entertaining evening of comedy, drama and the absurd.

16th November - 8pm
17th November - 2pm and 8pm
Venue: Civic Playhouse, Newcastle
Cost: $35 / $20
Member’s price: $20*

*To find how to become a Tantrum Member click here.

Get Involved

Submit your Script!

Script submissions for Hissyfest 2018 are now open!
We are looking for 10 short plays from emerging scriptwriters aged 16 years+.
Submit your original 10 minute play responding to the stimulus - 2300, to be considered for inclusion in the festival.

Apply to be a Director!

Applications to direct one of the short plays selected for Hissyfest 2018 are now open!
We are looking for young, emerging and / or established directors aged 16 years+.


Coming Soon!

Open auditions for actors will be held in September.
This is an opportunity for young, emerging and / or established artists 16yrs+.

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