ABOUT

“NEVER STOP PLAYING MAKE-BELIEVE, TOUR EVERYWHERE”

2016 spooners

2016 Company Members: Libby Klysz, St John Cowcher, Shane Adamczak and Whitney Richards

Weeping Spoon Productions is an international multi-award winning independent theatre company based in Perth, Western Australia. Co-founded by a group of professionally trained actors, Weeping Spoon Productions has become one of the most prolific theatre companies in Perth.

Weeping Spoon’s ongoing mission is to create challenging, exciting and innovative works for production in Western Australia and tour these productions throughout Australia and Overseas.

“Fringe may be all about taking risks, but if there’s a blue chip investment in this market, it’s the hour of your time and the twenty-five bucks you’ll spend on these blokes.” – The West Australian

They have produced several award-winning touring productions including GREED, Love Songs For Future Girl, A Complete History Of Zack Adams, Love Songs For Future Girl, Pollyanna, The Adventures Of Alvin Sputnik, BRUCE and the Sell-out, critically acclaimed show TRAMPOLINE as well as award winning ★★★★Fringe-hits Vicious Circles, This Is Not A Love Song and The Ballad Of Frank Allen.

Weeping Spooners

Founding Members: (L-R) Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd, Kymba Cahill, Tim Watts, Shane Adamczak and Nathan Tetlaw

“One of Perth’s most successful independent theatre creators” – The Sunday Times

“Weeping Spoon is an innovative young company that constantly challenges theatrical styles” -Post Newspapers

“Weeping Spoon Productions put on a fantastic show…it is not only intriguing, captivating and exciting but funny and thought-provoking… simply spectacular.” – Xpress Magazine

RECENT AWARDS/NOMINATIONS

  • BEST OF FEST – Winner – Calgary Fringe 2019
  • WESTEY AWARD – Winner – Calgary Fringe 2019
  • JENNY AWARD – Winner – Winnipeg Fringe 2019
  • JUST FOR LAUGHS AWARD (BEST COMEDY) – Nomination – Montreal Fringe 2019
  • BEST VISUAL IDENTITY (DESIGN AWARD) – Nomination – Montreal Fringe 2019
  • BEST COMEDY – WEEKLY AWARD WINNER – Fringe World 2019
  • JUST FOR LAUGHS AWARD (BEST COMEDY) – Winner – Montreal Fringe 2017
  • BEST COMEDY – Nomination – Fringe World 2017
  • CRITICS CHOICE AWARD – Nomination – Vancouver Fringe 2016
  • HIGH COMMENDATION (Theatre) – Adelaide Fringe Festival 2016
  • BEST THEATRE – Nomination – Fringe World 2016
  • MARTIN SIMS AWARD – Nomination – Fringe World 2016
  • BEST COMEDY – Nomination – Victoria Fringe 2015
  • BEST ENSEMBLE – Nomination – Victoria Fringe 2015
  • PICK OF THE FRINGE – Nomination – Victoria Fringe 2015
  • 3 x TURNSTILE AWARD – Winner – 2014
  • BEST THEATRE – Winner, Weekly Award – Adelaide Fringe 2015
  • SUNDAY MAIL 5 STAR Fringe Award – Adelaide Fringe 2014
  • HIGH COMMENDATION (Theatre) – Adelaide Fringe Festival 2014
  • BEST THEATRE – Nomination – Fringe World 2014
  • WEST AUSTRALIAN ARTS EDITOR AWARD – Runner Up – Fringe World 2014
  • JUST FOR LAUGHS AWARD (BEST COMEDY) – Nomination – Montreal Fringe 2013
  • CENTAUR THEATRE AWARD  (ENGLISH TEXT) – Nomination – Montreal Fringe 2014
  • BEST LOCAL COMEDY -Nomination – Fringe World 2012
  • JUST FOR LAUGHS AWARD (BEST COMEDY) – Nomination – Montreal Fringe 2012
  • JUST FOR LAUGHS AWARD (BEST COMEDY) – Nomination – Montreal Fringe 2011

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