Feel like you’re drowning in paper work? Beaten by the impenetrable weight of office bureaucracy? Adrift in a sea of jargon? You’re not alone.
Andrew, former rock muso and new CEO of youth music organisation, STACCATO, was parachuted in to save the company from oblivion. Mission accomplished, he’s setting his sights on implementing a bold, new strategic plan.
But the Board has unanimously scrapped the plan and neglected to tell Andrew, leaving him adrift in a world of KPIs, performance reviews and a General Manager who refuses to return from his holiday in Thailand.
A Strategic Plan is Geelong-based playwright Ross Mueller’s contemporary satire about office life, arts funding and the perils of following your heart. Hilarious, pointed and painfully observant, it’s sure to cut close to the bone for anyone who’s ever tried to make a difference at work.
Directed by Chris Mead (Quack, Rare Earth), with Justin Smith, Briallen Clarke, Matt Day and Emele Ugavule.
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A Strategic Plan was supported by Playwriting Australia, through the National Script Workshop 2016.
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Please note there is use of coarse language in this production.
Directed by Nick Bolton at TEN ALPHAS
Chris Mead & Ross Mueller In Conversation
Lee Lewis on A Strategic Plan
“It takes a Ross Mueller kind of heart to understand powerlessness without self-pity.” – Lee Lewis