This will be Tom’s 7th major play for the Arts Theatre Cronulla. Previous “The Mating Game, The Perfect Wedding, Moon Over Buffalo, Shady Business, Coup De Grace, Bunch of Amateurs and now Don’t Dress for Dinner” .
Tom along with Margareta Moir and Meili Bookluck produce the Bareboards’ Productions in Mid – September. Bareboards is a selection of short plays written, directed and acted by members of the Arts Theatre. Look for it again this year in September – admission is only $10.00.
Tom started his acting career some 50 years ago in Brisbane. Doing stage there for 4 years before moving to Melbourne to pursue a career in Television and Film. He has had a very successful career with sustaining roles in 5 Australian TV Series along with a string of Films/ Tel-movies and Television guest roles.
Arianne much prefers to be called Flossie(!) and has been working in the entertainment industry for 18 years. The last play she directed was Dario Fo’s “Can’t Pay?! Won’t Pay!!” for the Verge Arts Festival over ten years ago! She is excited to have been invited to be an assistant director under Tom Richards having worked with Tom last year in “A Bunch of Amateurs” and has loved the experience. Having previously studied at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the UK and the Atlantic Acting School in NYC, Flossie continues to work in film, tv, and theatre in Australia. This is her second production with ATC. Member of MEAA since 2004.