Newk (The John Newcombe Story)


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Newk (The John Newcombe Story) 

New dates for 2020 are now confirmed. The play will do five performances in Bendigo and surrounding areas in September 2020. Frankston Arts Centre is confirmed for Friday Feb 14 2020. The play will travel to Sydney in  February 2020 and be performed at the Glen Street Theatre in Belrose.

The following 2020 dates are below with more to be added soon.

Frankston Arts Centre, Melbourne –  Friday Feb 14th (evening)

Tickets available here:

Glen Street Theatre, Belrose, Sydney – Sunday Feb 16th @ 5pm (Sold Out)

Glen Street Theatre, Belrose, Sydney – Monday Feb 17th @ 11am (Selling Fast)

COPAC, Colac, Victoria – Friday September 4th (Evening)

The Potato Shed Theatre, Geelong, Victoria – Saturday September 5th (Evening)

Bendigo and surrounding towns – Tuesday 8th to Saturday 12th September.

Venues and times for this tour to soon be confirmed.


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



Please follow down the page for information about NEWK.

Debut press release


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

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

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

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