Newk (The John Newcombe Story)

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NEWK (The John Newcombe Story) 

Written, Directed and Produced by Kieran Carroll

Performed by Damian Callinan

UPCOMING 2021 DATES

GASWORKS THEATRE, Melbourne – Thurs 19th – Saturday 21st Aug @ 7.30pm

https://www.gasworks.org.au/whats-on/newk

BOORT MEMORIAL HALL – Tues 24th Aug

https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/arts-culture-theatres/event/newk-the-john-newcombe-story-in-boort

ELMORE MEMORIAL HALL – Wed 25th Aug

https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/arts-culture-theatres/event/newk-the-john-newcombe-story-in-elmore

HEATHCOTE RSL – Thurs 26th Aug

https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/arts-culture-theatres/event/newk-the-john-newcombe-story-in-heathcote

BENDIGO (Engine Room Theatre) – Fri 27th & Sat 28th August

https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/arts-culture-theatres/event/newk-the-john-newcombe-story

COPACC, Colac, Thursday September 2nd

https://www.copacc.com.au/Events/Newk-The-John-Newcombe-Story

POTATO SHED THEATRE, Geelong, Friday September 3rd

https://geelongaustralia.com.au/potatoshed/calendar/item/8d773fc2aa498b7.aspx

LAYCOCK THEATRE, Gosford (Wyoming) NSW, Sunday September 5th

https://www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/theatres/whats-on/newk-john-newcombe-story

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From Glen Street Theatre, Sydney – February 2020

Top Photo: Actor Damian Callinan, Gigi Newcombe, playwright Kieran Carroll, Angie Newcombe, Clint Newcombe.

Above: Damian Callinan, Sue and Roz (Newk’s sisters), Kieran Carroll

Below – NEWK at the bar – Frankston Arts Centre – February 2020

84526447_10157823835742334_5274812102593216512_nA link to the star of the show, Damian Callinan, can be found here:

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Debut press release

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Yan Zhuang’s Sunday Age article about the play can be found below:

https://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/theatre/a-trip-back-in-time-with-an-australian-tennis-legend-20190110-p50qpb.html

Below is the Conversation Hour from ABC 774 where Damian Callinan and I talk about the play. Our part starts about 18 minutes in.

https://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/programs/theconversationhour/the-conversation-hour/10718296?fbclid=IwAR3g5bNJuQD7GS0Sc4_bKzEi7nTbxPS5InHVU2YfCuwLe914aEU3yFZOz40

Below is a review of the opening night’s show on Jan 14th, 2019 @ The Butterfly Club, Melbourne.

http://www.whatdidshethink.com/2019/01/

Below is a review from The Toorak Times on Jan 16th, 2019 @ The Butterfly Club, Melbourne.

https://kierancarroll.com/newk/