ALL THE WORLD'S A STAGE... SOME OF US ARE JUST BETTER PLAYERS.
A documentary crew detail the struggle of Unbelievable Productions' visionary leader, Madeleine LaRoy (Sally McLean - THE ELEPHANT PRINCESS, LOWDOWN), to stage a revolutionary reboot of Shakespeare's MACBETH (in space), with the help of her faithful best friend/choreographer/costume & set designer/tea lady/everything else, Deirdre Snowflake Fleckman (Perri Cummings - NEIGHBOURS, BLUE HEELERS).
Madeleine enlists young drama school graduate Scott Johnson (Nathan Strauss - RACV’s “Jason”) and alcoholic veteran of the stage Desmond Darke (Paul Dawber - BASTARD BOYS, SATISFACTION, NEIGHBOURS) to help her mount her astounding vision.
WHY MUST THE SHOW GO ON? was originally shot in early 2009 as a potential TV pilot, but premiered as a short film in early 2010.