Mei Ling In Melbourne Rehearsal Snaps

Very excited to have started rehearsals for Mei Ling in Melbourne, the sequel to Our Man in Beijing! read more →

The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow – Melbourne Fringe Festival

Tegan Jones, our actor and singer in the ACT showcase is starring in a leading role as part of Boutique Theatre’s Australian premiere of The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow. A three week season as part of the 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival. read more →


The ACT are incredibly excited about supporting some new original works, Hyperreality and A Wife’s Revenge. Check out some rehearsal photos from our latest rehearsal. More info on dates to come! read more →

An Intercultural Play On Tour: Lessons Learnt

As a novice tour leader experienced in most things, but certainly not leading a tour to Malaysia, I, in a moment of blissed-out love for all humanity, I, Moni Lai Storz, got carried away in a cloud of suicidal euphoria; crazily, impetuously and enthusiastically agreed to take a group of Australians to go on a.. read more →

Views Of An Instant Stage Hand

As a “stage hand” on tour with the intercultural play Our Man in Beijing by Moni Storz, I learnt many things… The plane, an Air Asia “Firefly”, touched down on the tarmac of Langkawi Airport, Malaysia, at 4.40pm on Thursday 23 May 2013. The flight had taken a mere 22 minutes from Penang. Moni was.. read more →

Culture Shock: My Thoughts About Being the ‘Man in Beijing’ on the Malaysia Tour

Action, adventure, the trip of a lifetime! That is what I thought when I was told that I was to be traveling overseas to play the lead role in the intercultural play by Moni Storz, Our Man in Beijing. I was not disappointed. However, I feel I should start where all odysseys start, at the.. read more →

Successful Run in Langkawi & Penangpac with Peter Ho’s photo

Langkawi is an island and to have three performances there to much applause is great! It was hot, steamy and crowded but the cast was superb. Thanks to Sugar restaurant which feted all of us and to Wijay’s & Brigit’s Sarong guesthouse, we had a great rest and saw a lot of Langkawi. Four of.. read more →

Our Man in Beijing goes to Langkawi, Malaysia 24 & 25 May 2013

We are almost there in body, cast and crew. Almost an out of body experience at this stage seeing that everyone is so excited. In fewer than 14 days, we are off to Langkawi where our first performances will be held at the Sugar Restaurant on Pantai Tengah in Langkawi. Sugar sits literally on the.. read more →

Our Man In Beijing goes to…. Malaysia!

In May of this year, we are going on tour to Malaysia, performing in the lovely island of Langkawi, Penang and of course, Kuala Lumpur. It is a real treat to be able to perform with the local Malaysian actors in their hometowns. A real intercultural experience for all of us. In Langkawi opening night.. read more →

OUR MAN IN BEIJING is on to celebrate Cultural Diversity Week this 16th March

As part of the cultural diversity week celebration Our Man in Beijing will be staged at the ACT Studio, 11 Cole ST, Brighton, on Saturday 16 March 2013 at 8pm. All are welcome. Contact Moni on 0419367261 or for tickets and details. Written by Moni Storz, starring Ashley Macklin, Sharon Karina, Lee Ton, Jo.. read more →