The Hall Committee

The Hall Committee

are attached to the individual venues below.

A Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre original production
Written and Directed by Damian Callinan

The Rummage South Memorial Hall has seen better days. With white ants in the walls, possums in the roof and pigeons in the projection booth, the local wildlife are getting more use out of the hall than the locals. Due to the stringent restrictions enforced by Brenda, the intractable hall committee president, many residents have given up even trying to book the place.  However, when tree changer Penny manages to inveigle her way onto the committee, the community gets a shake-up. When she reveals that a hall grant is within their reach, the fractured committee ultimately join forces to outbid nearby rival, the Glenwarren Community Hall. Unbeknownst to the committee, the hall is also inhabited by the spirits of the hall’s past who weave their subtle magic to help the hall & the community heal.

Written, directed & co-starring by Damian Callinan, the writer of the hit movie The Merger, The Hall Committee will include a cast of local Wagga and Sydney actors to bring to life the folk of Rummage South past and present. Devised to be performed in the small country hall environment, audiences will have their own hall transformed in front of them as the cast usurp their residing committee to bring this interactive, immersive, hilarious play to life.

The Hall Committee is a nostalgic celebration of the role halls have played in the fabric of small town Australia but challenges us to look forward to the next phase of community life in the ever changing landscape of rural Australia.

The VENUES and DATES and LINKS to buy tickets:

  • North Wagga Hall - Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 September BUY TICKETS
  • Oura Community Hall - Friday 6 September BUY TICKETS
  • Ganmain Hall - Saturday 7 September BUY TICKETS
  • Uranquinty Community Hall - Wednesday 11 September BUY TICKETS
  • Ladysmith Memorial Hall - Thursday 12 September BUY TICKETS
  • The Arts Centre Cootamundra - Friday 13 September BUY TICKETS
  • Downside Hall - Saturday 14 September BUY TICKETS

North Wagga and Oura are sold out. Uranquinty, Ladysmith and Downside have limited availability.  Availability at Ganmain and Cootamundra is excellent.

PLEASE NOTE: The Civic Theatre is the ONLY authorised seller of tickets at our venue.  Please be very careful when you purchase tickets online that you are following a valid link.

The program is an initiative of and administered by Arts on Tour. Funds for this grant have been made
available by Create NSW on behalf of the NSW Government.

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Date & Time:

North Wagga Hall
Wednesday 4 September 7:30pm
Thursday 5 September, 7:30pm

Oura Community Hall
Friday 6 September, 7:30pm

Ganmain Hall
Saturday 7 September, 7:30pm

Uranquinty Community Hall
Wednesday 11 September, 7:30pm

Ladysmith Memorial Hall
Thursday 12 September, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre Cootamundra
Friday 13 September, 7:30pm

Downside Hall
Saturday 14 September, 7:30pm


Approximately 1 hour & 50 minutes (including interval)

Ticket Prices:

One price $30.00
Groups 4+ $25.00ea
Subscriber $25.00
*Transaction fees apply


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