The Magnormos Musical Theatre Readings Program (MTRP) showcases new, rarely performed and/or Australian musicals in a "reading" presentation.

A reading is a 'read through' performance of a text, without settings, costumes or other theatricalities, just the actors and their scripts, and generally with very limited rehearsal process.

The Magnormos MTRP is program of 'rehearsed readings', involving a brief rehearsal process, relevant but limited stage direction / choreography / musical preparation, and a concentrated focus on the actor and the text.

The Magnormos MTRP began in 2003 with 'Saturday Night', and became the primary production stream of Magnormos until the launch of the Prompt! Musicals Program in 2007. 

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From THE BEAUTY SPOT.  From left to right:  Meg Corson, Louise Kelly, David Spencer, Don Bridges