The Marlowe Society

Established in 1947 running through to the late 60’s

The Marlowe Society's Productions

  1. Theatre of the Absurd

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1963)

    A collection of works by various absurdist Playwrights, including Alfred Jarry, Jean Genet, Fernando Arrabal, Eugene Ionesco, Arthur Adamov, Borris Vian and Samuel Beckett

  2. The Italian Straw Hat

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1959)

  3. Brainrot

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1968)

    A collection of works by Hibberd that explores a world gone awry…”An evening of pathology and violence and love and friendship…”

  4. Macbeth (1965)

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1965)

  5. Henry IV Part 1 (1964)

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1964)

  6. Look Back in Anger (1964)

    The Marlowe Society

    Musical (1964)

    This was a play reading.

  7. Act Without Words (1963)

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1963)

  8. Mebbe

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1962)

    Performed in the Gardens of the North Building.

  9. Knight of the Burning Pestle (1961)

    Melbourne University Dramatic Club Tin Alley Players The Marlowe Society

    Play (1961)

    ‘First memorable burlesque, or mock-heroic plee, of the English Theatre.’ Production attempted to recreate Elizabethan theatre.

  10. Epitaph for George Dillon

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1960)

  11. The Rivals

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1960)

    Bath in Eighteenth Century. The Play is in two acts, and there will be an Interval of fifteen minutes. Marlowe Society Committee – C.Allen, G.Erswell, W.Morgan...

  12. Marcus

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1959)

  13. All My Sons (1958)

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1958)

    A three act play set in the outskirts of an American town. Bette Phillips won the Murray Sutherland Award for her role as Kate.

  14. Camino Real

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1957)

  15. Happy Journey

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1957)

  16. Don Juan

    The Marlowe Society

    Play ( 1957)

  17. In Camera (1956)

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1956)

  18. Lady Windermere’s Fan (1956)

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1956)

  19. Lady Windermere’s Fan (1955)

    The Marlowe Society Melbourne University Dramatic Club

    Play (1955)

  20. Fire on the Snow

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1954)

    Farrago, 23 June 1954, p.7 – “Fine rendering of Australian play”.

  21. Bawdeville

    The Marlowe Society Melbourne University Dramatic Club

    Revue (1954)

    Baudeville is a tradition like Commencement Ball or SRC Revue. Usually held in October or November as an antidote to that exam; it was decided to to be held in 2nd t...

  22. Ned Kelly (1954)

    The Marlowe Society Melbourne University Dramatic Club

    Play (1954)

    First joint MUDC & Marlowe Society production.

  23. A Doll’s House (playreading, 1951)

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1951)

  24. Murder in the Cathedral (1950)

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1950)

  25. Man and Superman (1949)

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1949)

    A scene in Act III written separately by Shaw was performed at the Launceston Drama Festival of One-Act Plays and gained second place. Its inclusion in “Man and Su...

  26. Amphitryon ’38 (1947)

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1947)

  27. Edward II

    The Marlowe Society

    Play (1947)