Community Theatre

The King and I for Rockdale

Rockdale Musical Society presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I from 3-12 March 2017 at Rockdale Town Hall.

The production features a cast of almost 60 actors, singers and dancers – including 26 children - as well as a full orchestra, all set in the 19th century royal palace of Bangkok.

It Shoulda Been You - Australian Premiere

Chatswood Musical Society (NSW) is to present the Australian premiere of the Broadway musical IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, a musical farce with blushing brides, nervous grooms, overbearing mums, unexpected guests, and plenty of crazy twists and turns … at the Independent Theatre, North Sydney from 31 March, 2017. 

Behind-the-Scenes Drama of Film Classic

A behind-the-scenes look at the filming of Gone With The Wind, and some of the problems encountered, is the first production of 2017 for Limelight Theatre in Wanneroo, WA.

Written by Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Ron Hutchinson and directed by Carryn McLean, Moonlight and Magnolias is loosely based on the fact that, in 1939, Gone With The Wind producer David O. Selznick shut down production after three weeks of filming because he was unhappy with the screenplay.  

Calendar Girls for Castle Hill.

Kicking off the 2017 Season of plays at The Pavilion Theatre, Castle Hill Players (In Sydney's North West) will present Tim Firth’s Calendar Girls from Friday 3 February through to Saturday 25 February.

Many people would be familiar with the highly successful 2003 Miramax film based on a true story of a group of Yorkshire women who produced a nude calendar to raise money for Leukaemia Research under the auspices of the Women's Institute in April 1999.

Australia Day Fun at Heidelberg

Heidelberg Theatre Company presents Jonathan Biggins’ Australia Day From February 17 to March 4, 2017

Australia Day is a set in the imaginary small town of Coriole, somewhere near the eastern seaboard. The play deals with the six committee members and their battles to agree on the programme of the titular event.

The big day finally arrives and with it hilarity and disaster in equal measure. The portaloos overflow, the sausages are past their use-by date and the heavens open.

Disney’s Camp Rock for W.A.

GET ready to rock! A high-energy musical, featuring a story of rivalry and power, is set to come alive in February and March 2017.

Presented by Black Box Creations and directed by Katherine Freind, Camp Rock: The Musical opens with Mitchie and her friends arriving at Camp Rock, ready to spend another summer jamming and having the time of their lives.

LaBute Comedy Fat Pig for Perth

AN AWARD-winning comedy that takes a politically incorrect look at our obsession with appearance is the first season for 2017 at Perth's Old Mill Theatre.

Written by Neil LaBute and directed by Les Hart, Fat Pig focuses on a good-looking young man who becomes involved with a plus-sized librarian.

When Tom falls in love with Helen, he is ecstatic – but is conflicted when his work colleague is highly insulting about the relationship due to Helen’s weight and appearance.

The Little Foxes for Rockdale

Wealth versus Morality... sound familiar?

The Guild Theatre (Rockdale NSW) presents The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman and directed by Bill Ayers from February 17 – March 18 2017

Music Theatre Guild of Victoria 2016 Bruce Awards

CLOC Musical Theatre was the big winner at the Music Theatre Guild of Victoria’s 2016 Bruce Awards, presented at Frankston Arts Centre on Saturday December 10, 2016.

CLOC’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar took out nine awards including Production of the Year, with OCPAC’s Catch Me If You Can receiving five awards. Windmill’s The Little Mermaid took out three awards, while Footlight Productions Mary Poppins scored 2 awards.

Courtroom Drama for Castle Hill

Castle Hill Players wraps up the 2016 season with Jeffery Archer’s The Accused.  The audience will take on the role of Jury as Dr. Patrick Sherwood stands trial, accused of poisoning his wife in this enthralling courtroom drama set in the Old Bailey.  The evidence is presented to the Jury by two of Britain’s best barristers, highly experienced, highly competitive and loathsome of each other.  At each performance the audience will decide Guilty or Not Guilty and the play will close according to the decision.

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