Secret Bridesmaids' Business - 'In The Raw' Staged Play Reads

15 Sep 2023 - Tamworth Community Event Centre

Presented by You’ll Miss The Tide Productions

‘In The Raw’…The inaugural 2023 season of staged play reads

Meg Bacon is finally getting hitched! It’s the night before nuptials, Meg, her mother and her bridesmaids are all gathered for one last night of girlie good-times, until a last minute scandal threatens to ruin the whole affair…

“Should any person gathered here today, know of any just cause by which this couple should not be joined in Holy Matrimony, Speak now or Forever Hold Your Peace!”

Elizabeth Coleman’s hilarious comedy pierces right to the core of humanity’s foibles and flaws exploring a most complex of moral dilemma’s, do friends ‘tell the truth no matter the cost’, or ‘withhold, knowing the awful truth will rear its ugly head’?


Secret Bridesmaids’ Business was first produced by Playbox Theatre Centre at the Carlton United Brewery Malthouse, Melbourne in April 1999. Now You’ll Miss The Tide Productions, invites you to kick back in your robe and slippers, raid the hotel mini-bar and share some dirty secrets as Wedding Season meets, In The Raw!


Entry is $20 and audiences are welcome to B.Y.O drinks and nibbles!


About the playwright - 

Elizabeth is a screenwriter, playwright, and novelist.

Elizabeth first came to attention with her wonderfully dark comedy, It’s My Party (And I’ll Die If I Want To) which premiered at the 1993 Melbourne Comedy Festival.  Its success was eclipsed with the arrival of Secret Bridesmaids’ Business in 1999 which broke box office records in Melbourne before embarking on a national tour in 2000 and in 2010 was revived for a new production in Melbourne. It was later adapted into a telemovie produced by Linda House for ABC Television and was adapted again last year into a 6 part series for Channel 7 under the same name.


Supported by Arts North West Micro Grants

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