Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Show Piece Gets Seal of Approval

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Show Piece Gets Seal of Approval

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Byline: JOHN BURLS

ACTOR Carol Burns, appearing in Farting About in Make-Up, opening next Friday at The Indee at Eumundi, is including a piece that I wrote, about an ageing actor auditioning for a minor role.

I was delighted that she liked it but even more delighted that when she was having dinner with her friend, Sydney-based actor Belinda Giblin, that she recommended the piece.

Belinda was looking for a vehicle for a special guest appearance she was making with singer Phillip Quast at Tamworth.

Both Belinda and Phillip originally hailed from Tamworth and have strong ties to the theatre there.

Belinda pointed out that it's easy for singers at these things.

They jump up and do a number from a show, applause, applause and sit down again but for straight actors to shine, it's another matter altogether.

Carol said the piece from Farting About could be ideal for Belinda, who asked if I'd be happy for her to perform it. …

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