By Annie Byron
Based on Kissing Frogs by Andee Jones
DIRECTED BY WAYNE HARRISON
RU4ME was premiered as part of the 2011 True West season and will be touring Victoria, NSW and Southern QLD following the Riverside season.
Annie Byron brings all her charm and humour to Connie, a woman of a certain mature age who wants to believe that finding a romantic love is not the impossible dream.
Bravely she enters the one-line dating jungle and soon discovers that what you see is probably not what you get, there is no such thing as a free cup of coffee and that having John Clarke as your romantic ideal may be setting the bar just a little too high.
Based on Andee Jones best selling book, Kissing Frogs, it brings a humorous twist to those pressing questions about love such as, why is it so hard to find and even harder to keep? Is romantic love the impossible dream and how do you know Mr Right even when you find him?
Directed by Wayne Harrison who brought the hit shows Codgers and Biddies to the stage, this heart warming and funny show explores the heart hazards of social network dating in a laugh filled show, perfect for a fun night out.
RU4ME returns to Riverside to delight sold-out audiences once again. If you missed it last time, do yourself a favour and book early.
WRITEN AND PERFORMED BY: Annie Byron
DIRECTED BY: Wayne Harrison
LIGHTING & VIDEO DESIGN: Nicholas Higgins
SET DESIGN: Andrea Espinoza
SOUND DESIGN: Jeremy Silver
PRODUCER: Camilla Rountree
STARRING: Annie Byron
Dates & Times:
7:30pm, Thursday 22 August 2013
7:30pm, Friday 23 August 2013
2:15pm, Saturday 24 August 2013
7:30pm, Saturday 24 August 2013
11:00am, Tuesday 27 August 2013
11:00am, Wednesday 28 August 2013
7:30pm, Wednesday 28 August 2013
6:30pm, Thursday 29 August 2013
7:30pm, Friday 30 August 2013
2:15pm, Saturday 31 August 2013
7:30pm, Saturday 31 August 2013
Adult $40, Conc. $35, F/T Student $25, Youth 30&U $30*
*Transaction fees apply
This project is assisted by the New South Wales Government through Arts NSW.
RU4ME was premièred by True West Theatre with the support of Riverside Theatres and Arts New South Wales.
RU4ME TOUR DATES 2013
8:00pm, Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Orange Civic Centre
8:00pm, Thursday 5th September, 2013
8:00pm, Saturday 7th September 2013
2:00pm, Sunday 8th September 2013
Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre, NSW
8:00pm, Wednesday 11th September 2013
2:00pm, Thursday 12th September 2013
11:00am, Friday 13th September 2013
Hoskins Centre, Armidale
The Playhouse Hotel, Barraba
Civic Theatre Newcastle, NSW
8:00pm, Wednesday 2nd October 2013
8:00pm, Thursday 3rd October 2013
8:00pm, Friday 4th October 2013
2:00pm, Saturday 5th October 2013
8:00pm, Saturday 5th October 2013
The Cube Wodonga, VIC
8:00pm, Tuesday 24th September 2013
11:00am, Wednesday 25th September 2013
7:00pm, Wednesday 25th September 2013
8:00pm, Thursday 26th September 2013
Nambour Civic Centre, QLD
7:30pm, Saturday 28th September 2013
The Hills Shire Times, 6th August 2013
Stage Whispers, 22nd August 2013
“RU4ME is a quirky comedy about a middle-aged woman’s foray into internet dating. Adapted from Andee Jones’ book “Kissing Frogs”, Annie Byron adds skillful playwriting to her already established theatrical career.The play is well written, tight and economic, a perfect vehicle for Byron’s style and timing…it is topical, fun, enjoyable and has great audience appeal.”
Read the full review here
Kevin Jackson’s Theatre Diary, 23rd August 2013
“RU4ME is a delightful evening in the theatre with a winsomely seductive Connie (Annie Byron) who relates to us her ‘adventures’ in the sphere of ‘internet dating…I had a very easy time, and the audience about me had a very good time, as well. RU4ME is a theatre delight written by Ms Byron for Ms Byron to play. This charming work is touring around the states and country over the next month and I can quite genuinely recommend it as a pleasantly, gently rewarding time.”
Read Kevin’s full review here