Javeenbah Theatre Company (Qld) present a piece of musical theatre critically described as “dizzily, unabashedly confident” and “illuminated by character and wit”. Songs for a New World presents four performers sharing multiple tales of people at their very own crossroads. As composer Jason Robert Brown explains, “It's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back."
Tennessee Williams's masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire, set in the steamy New Orleans Summer of 1949, is Heidelberg Theatre Company’s September 2016 production.
Its well-known plot deals with the visit of Blanche Dubois, fragile, disgraced and penniless, to the small and simple apartment of the Kowalskis; Stanley and Blanche's sister, Stella. Stella, though she loves both sister and husband, is unable to stem an escalating conflict between them, a conflict that culminates in tragic loss for all three.
From the team behind Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors and Tangled, comes a musical antidote for the cynicism of our times! Fill your heart and be swept along by Rockdale Musical Society’s premiere production of LEAP OF FAITH – at Rockdale Town Hall from 9-18 September, 2016.
One for all the family, Phoenix Ensemble presents a little slice of Disney magic to the Pavilion Theatre at Beenleigh, SE QLD, with the musical, The Little Mermaid.
Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and, of course, the 1989 animated movie, The Little Mermaid tells the story of the strong willed mermaid, Ariel and her determination to be “where the people are”. Now the stage musical will play at the boutique Pavilion Theatre for a limited season.
For the first time ever, nine of Sydney’s community musical theatre companies are holding a massive combined concert on 26 August 2016 at 7:30 pm, at the Sutherland Entertainment Centre to raise funds for mental health charities ‘The Black Dog Institute’ and ‘beyond blue’.
Arts Theatre Cronulla presents My Wonderful Day by Alan Ayckbourn from 29 July – 3 September, 2016.
Alan Ayckbourn's 73rd play, My Wonderful Day premiered in 2009. His website states that his major inspiration for writing this play was autobiographical, drawing on childhood memories of accompanying his mother to meetings and social gatherings, where - ignored - he would quietly watch and absorb the secrets and indiscretions of adults.