Newk (The John Newcombe Story)


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NEWK (The John Newcombe Story) 

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

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

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

Small Towns Tour – 8th, 9th and 10th September – more details soon.

Engine Room Theatre, Bendigo – Fri 11th and Saturday 12th September.

Venues and times for this tour and ticket links will be released shortly.


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:


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.