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Saturday, March 30, 2019

Cast Announcement

It's My Party
(and I'll Die if I Want To)
Cast Announcement

Queenscliffe Lighthouse Theatre Group is thrilled to announce the cast of our June production, 

It's My Party (and I'll Die if I Want To)

Ron Patterson - Ian Rooney
Dawn Patterson - Emma Jones
Michael Patterson - Daniel Trotter
Debbie Patterson - Stephanie Byrne
Karen Patterson - Tess Evans
Terry Wilkins - Petrina Dakin

Back: Stephanie Byrne, Emma Jones, Daniel Trotter
Front: Ian Rooney, Robyn Birrell (Director), Tess Evans, Petrina Dakin

A hilarious black comedy by renowned Australian writer Elizabeth Coleman, It's My Party (and I'll Die if I Want To) will be presented by QLTG at the 360Q restaurant from June 7 - 15 under the direction of acclaimed local theatre identity Robyn Birrell. Tickets will go on sale very soon from See the Buy Tickets page on this website for booking information once ticket sales have opened.
This event is one of many in the renowned Queenscliff Low Light festival.
For other Low Light Festival events visit

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Auditions - Thursday March 21

Thursday March 21
7:30pm at Queenscliff RSL

We will be conducting a second round of auditions for
It's My Party (and I'll Die if I Want To)
this Thursday March 21 at Queenscliff RSL

We are still seeking actors for the following roles:

DAWN PATTERSON - Female, mid 60's, warm, lovable, suprisingly astute
MICHAEL PATTERSON - Male, late 30's, tense, image-conscious, driven
DEBBIE PATTERSON - Female, mid 30's, creative, fun, vulnerable
KAREN PATTERSON - Female, mid 20's, spoilt, self-absorbed, petulant
TED WILKINS - Male, mid-late 20's, polite, personable, eager to please

To book an audition, or for further information please contact Laura Perry on 0416 150 642

Ron Patterson has only 111 minutes left to live so he decides to invite the kids around for sausage rolls, salads and a bit of quality time. As he attempts to tie up the loose ends of his life, all the juicy neuroses of his very dysfunctional family come out of the closet and his well planned party starts to unravel.

It's My Party (and I'll Die if I Want To) is a hilarious black comedy by well known Australian writer Elizabeth Coleman (Secret Bridesmaids' Business).
We will be performing at the 360Q restaurant at Queenscliff Harbour in early June as part of the Low Light festival.

Monday, March 4, 2019

AUDITIONS - It's My Party

It’s My Party
(And I’ll Die If I Want To)
by Elizabeth Coleman

Directed by Robyn Birrell
To be presented in collaboration with Queenscliff Low Light Festival

June 7 - 15 2019

Thursday 14th March from 7:30pm at Queenscliff RSL Hall
9 King Street, Queenscliffe

Rehearsal to commence as soon as casting complete and anticipated rehearsal times to be Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday (time to suit cast).
Rehearsals will take place at the Queenscliff RSL Hall

Its My Party (And I’ll Die If I Want To) is an hilarious and biting slice of family life laid bare by the imminent passing of the somewhat controversial patriarch.

Brief Synopsis

Ron Patterson has only 111 minutes left to live and he invites the kids around for sausage rolls, saladas and a bit of quality time. As he attempts to tie up the loose ends of his life, all the juicy neuroses of his very dysfunctional family come to the fore.


Set in the early 1990’s, the action takes place throughout one evening in a “typical” suburban loungeroom. 


This play contains some course language


Ron Patterson – Male, 60’s
Dawn Patterson – Female, 60’s
Michael Patterson – Male, late 30’s
Debbie Patterson – Female, mid 30’s
Karen Patterson – Female, mid 20’s
Ted Wilkinson – Male, mid to late 20’s 


All cast members must become full financial members of the Queenscliff Lighthouse Theatre Group

For further information please contact Laura Perry 0416 150 642

Saturday, March 2, 2019


Take notice that the Annual General Meeting of the Queenscliffe Lighthouse Theatre Group Inc. will be held on Wednesday 20 March 2019, 7:30pm at Queenscliff RSL, corner Hesse St and King St.

The Ordinary Business of the Meeting will be:

  1. To approve the Minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting held 12 February 2018.
  2. To receive the President's Report for the year 2018.
  3. To receive the financial statement of accounts for 2018.
  4. To elect a President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and six ordinary members of the Committee.
  5. To appoint an auditor.
  6. Proposed changes to QLTG Constitution 
  • Clause 10a. The annual general meeting of the Association shall be held during March of each year. 
  • Clause 17 c. All Executive and Ordinary committee members may serve for not more than three successive years in any one office, except as otherwise determined and recommended by the committee to the members of the Association for decision.
  • Clause 28 c. All payments/receipts to be made in conjunction with standard business banking practices.
  • Clause 29. Up to four signatures of committee members to be recorded. For banking purposes, two signatures required providing one is either President, Vice President, Secretary or Treasurer.
       7. General Business
  • Increase of membership fees

Form for nomination of office holders and ordinary members of the committee can be downloaded HERE and must be in the hands of the Secretary before Wednesday 13 March 2019.
Email nomination forms to
Hon. Secretary Lyn Houldcroft