Community Theatre

Boarding Pass For French Farce

This French farce swings to the Latin beat of the early 1960s. Meet Bernard, a young, savvy Parisian playboy who has the world on a string. He is engaged simultaneously to three gorgeous airline hostesses, each completely unaware of each other thanks to accommodating flight schedules and his exasperated butler Maurice.

Community Theatre Seasons 2018

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Blockbuster musicals, newly available for production, regularly dominate Community Theatre stages, and 2018 is no exception. Queen musical We Will Rock You, Shrek the Musical, based on the popular Dreamworks animated movie and the stage adaption of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom top the new entries into the repertoire.

A Feast of Dahl at Pymble

Pymble Players promise a fun filled festive feast of Roald Dahl, everybody’s favourite story teller.

Who doesn’t love Roald Dahl’s subversive, funny stories?  Pymble Players director Patsy Templeton is convinced that children find it quite delicious to see adults behaving badly and getting their come-uppance.

“Dahl must have had a strong sense of justice,” says Patsy, “which you can see played out in his poems and stories. But the righters-of-wrongs are the children, not the grown-ups. And the kids love it!”

The Wedding Singer Brings 1985 Alive On Stage

GET out those shoulder pads, big hair-dos and fluoro colours – a stage production of The Wedding Singer is set to transport you through time to the 1980s at Limelight Theatre (WA) during November and December 2017.

Based on the 1998 movie but with an original score, directors Jen Edwards and David Nelson are bringing the upbeat musical to life with more than 30 performers ready to deliver plenty of ’80s kitsch and retro clichés.

Tantrum Youth Arts’ Annual Short Play Festival ‘Hissyfest’ 

Tantrum Youth Arts’   will bring 33 local playwrights, actors and directors to the Civic Theatre Playhouse stage in a festival of new short plays from November 10th - 11th, 2017, with cake and celebrations on opening night to mark the festivals’ 5th year running. 

Terry Pratchett’s Mort for Perth

DEATH comes to us all – but in the case of Roleystone Theatre’s November / December 2017 production of Terry Pratchett’s Mort, he offers the title character a job.

Dying of Alzheimer’s in early 2015, Pratchett was the UK’s best-selling author of the 1990s, selling more than 85 million books worldwide in 37 languages.

Operatic Double Bill for Rockdale

Rockdale will be filled with operatic voices of love and loss in a double bill this November. The Rockdale Opera Company will bring to life two one act operas in their final production of the year. 

Gaetano Donizetti's Il Campanello is a comedy about the most interrupted wedding night anyone could imagine, whilst Giacomo Puccini's Suor Angelica, is the tragic tale of a mother's love for the baby she was forced to give up. 

Cronulla Waits Until Dark 

Forty-seven years after Wait Until Dark premiered on Broadway, Jeffrey Hatcher adapted Frederick Knott's 1966 original, giving it a new setting. This version gave rise a year later to the movie starring Audrey Hepburn. In Arts Theatre Cronulla’s new production, it is Greenwich Village in the 1970s. Susan Hendrix is adjusting to a car accident that has resulted in her blindness, and is newly married to Sam, a photographer she met while recuperating.

Catch The Regals' Catch Me If You Can

“Was he history's greatest con artist or just a lonely youth looking for his place in the world? Set in the swinging 60's, this fast-paced, rollicking musical about Frank Abagnale Jr's true story has been translated from the classic hit movie of the same name into this variety-television style musical by the creatives of Hairspray and Saturday Night Live.” - Thus goes the publicity spiel for The Regals Musical Society’s latest offering, Catch Me If You Can which opens on Friday 13th October 2017.

16th Year of National One Act Play Competition

Playhouse Players Inc. have announced the season of the three finalist One Act Plays by playwrights

competing in the 16th year of the National Playwright Competition for One Act Plays.

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