Short and Sweet festival heads into week six with more tasty 10-minute treats

The next crop of this summer’s Sydney selection of more than 120 tasty, ten-minute theatrical bites is being presented this week during week six of the Short+Sweet festival.

Among them is Compos Mentis which sees a Master of Social Work test a golden age couple at a non-assisted living facility with surprising results. 

Patrick Matijevic from Bexley directs this seniors’ tale by US writer Marilyn Millstone which has a wicked twist.

The play will be performed February 15-19.

Ice Cream Mafia, by inner west writer Vee Malnar, stars Jay Duncan, Maili Bookluck, Eric Guanlao and Jasper Musgrave.

Just when Vincent thinks he is on a winning strike with his famous ice cream – The Mafia decides it likes all the flavours and would like to learn more about ice cream.

Wicked twist: Patrick Matijevic from Bexley directs Compos Mentis.

Wicked twist: Patrick Matijevic from Bexley directs Compos Mentis.

The play is directed by previous Best Director award-winner Tom Richards of Sans Souci.

The play will be performed February 15-19.

Kirrawee actor Graham Egan features in the short play The Lifecycle of Refrigerators on from February 22-26.

Short+Sweet Theatre plays at the Depot Theatre, 142 Addison Rd Marrickville through  to March when the gala finals take place./

  • Details: shortandsweet.org/sydney
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