“SPEAK . . . easy”

a new play about writers, women and wisecracks
by Jo Kadlecek; directed by Nicholas Papademetriou

2019 Sydney Fringe Festival
3-15 Sept. Annandale Creative Arts Centre


A Pulitzer Prize winning play

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Current Events

2020 Season: 


by Ruth Tuxworth  

A Staged Reading of a new play about the boundaries  of love. Dark, historic, timely.

Friday 28 February, 7pm, ACAC, Annandale 



An ensemble-based theatrical expression of women caught in the middle of . . .

Conceived and written by

Nadine Mozon, visiting performance artist 

A staged reading in Celebration of International Women’s Day

Friday, 13 March 7pm

ADM Garden Room, near Sydney Town Hall 



the Australian premiere of the much loved story by Isak Dinesen and the Oscar winning film  

16-27 June

Directed by Jeffery S. Miller
Greek Theatre, Marrickville 



Past Productions

Speak . . . easy  

A new play about writers, women and wisecracks 

by Jo Kadlecek; directed by Nicholas Papademetriou  

3-15 Sept. 2019, Annandale Creative Arts Center  


Three Dorothys Walk into the Sydney Fringe Fest—



a Pulitzer Prize winning play by Margaret Edson  

3-8 Dec. 2018, Noosa Arts Center, Noosa QLD  

Directed by Jeffery S. Miller

Featuring Alison Chambers as Dr. Vivian Bearing


In the news

Speak . . . easy in the news:

Dr Natasha Moore interviews Jo Kadlecek for her Life & Faith podcast : “Three Dorothys Walk Into a Bar”  

“Speak . . . easy’ joins the dots with three Literary figures“—Scenestr 

Judith & Friends Something Fringy: https://reviewsbyjudith.com/something-fringy/speak-easy 

Three Minute Squiz with Playwright Jo Kadlecek: https://www.thesquiz.com.au/extras/2019/september/three-minute-squiz-with-jo-kadlecek/



Because we’re not the types to stop dreaming, we—that is, Sydney-based actor Alison Chambers and American/Sydney transplant playwright/producer Jo Kadlecek-Gilbert —co-founded JOINING THE DOTS THEATRE Company in 2018. It was the culmination of many conversations and theatre experiences over, um, many years in two different countries. In other words, we are a newish theatre company with a history, small but mighty in vision.

We believe theatre brings people together for stimulating conversations, igniting our imaginations and making us better human beings along the way.

We go deep but aren’t afraid to laugh; we wander far with our stories, but love staying home as well.
We delight at the adventure of the broader creative process, and hope you’ll join us as we explore new and old and yet unknown stories for the stage!



Sydney, Australia