Community Theatre

Snoopy Sings and Dances at Limelight

ONE of the world’s most famous dogs is about to embark on a major stage musical at Limelight Theatre (WA) in June 2015.

Based on the Charles M. Schulz Peanuts cartoons, Snoopy! The Musical features the famed beagle and the rest of the gang including Woodstock, Charlie Brown, Sally, Lucy, Linus and Peppermint Patty.

The overall theme is Snoopy’s growing independence, which makes Charlie Brown feel increasingly insecure.

The Who’s TOMMY for Mosman

Mosman Musical Society (NSW) presents Pete Townshend’s rock musical TOMMY at the Zenith Theatre, Chatswood from June 19 to 27, 2015.

After witnessing the accidental murder of his mother's lover by his father, Tommy is traumatised into catatonia, and as the boy grows, he suffers abuse at the hands of his sadistic relatives and neighbours. As an adolescent, he’s discovered to have an uncanny knack for playing pinball, and when his mother finally breaks through his catatonia, he becomes an international pinball superstar.

Revenge, Pies & Murder at Holroyd

Expect revenge, murder and plenty of meat pies in Holroyd Musical and Dramatic Society’s production of Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Jordan Vassallo directs one of Stephen Sondheim’s most popular musicals opening on Friday 15th May, 2015 at the Red Gum Centre in Wentworthville.

Australian Stage Classic at Old Mill

A CLASSIC Australian play from the 1950s highlighting parallels with today’s fly-in, fly-out workers takes to the Old Mill Theatre (WA) stage in June.

Written by Ray Lawler and directed by Trevor Dhu, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll is considered by literary scholars to be the most significant in Australian theatre history because it provided a turning point where distinctly Australian life and characters were openly and authentically portrayed.

Two itinerant cane cutters, Barney and Roo, have spent the past 16 summers off with two ladies in Melbourne.

CLOC Steps In Time with Mary Poppins and Bert

Mary Poppins has delighted, entertained and enchanted generations of readers, movie audiences and theatregoers, and now CLOC Musical Theatre adds to Melbourne audiences’ appreciation and love of the magical nanny with her umbrella and bag of tricks “in the most delightful way”, by presenting the Broadway musical adaptation of this magical tale at the National Theatre, St Kilda, from May 15-30.

Ayckbourn's Role Play at Cronulla

James Bruce directs the second production for 2015 at Arts Theatre Cronulla. Role Play is a 2001 play by British playwright Alan Ayckbourn, who focuses on comedy plays about middle-class life in England. This one is no exception, set in an apartment in London's Docklands and telling the story of Julie-Ann Jobson (Erin Youngblutt) and Justin Lazenby (James Phipps) who are preparing to entertain their respective parents and announce their engagement.

How to Succeed at Ashfield Musical Society

Join J. Pierrepont Finch as he climbs the corporate ladder from window washer to chairman of the board of the World Wide Wicket Company, all with the help of the book How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying at Ashfield Musical Society during May 2015

Tiger Stalks WA Stage In Comedy Drama set During Iraq War

A PULITZER Prize-nominated play that featured Robin Williams on Broadway is coming to Playlovers Theatre during May 2015.

Written by Rajiv Joseph and directed by Andre Victor, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo is a comic drama about the lives of two US marines and an Iraqi translator who encounter a quick-witted tiger on the streets of war-torn Baghdad.

As it witnesses the puzzling absurdities of war, the tiger – played by Williams on Broadway – attempts to find meaning, forgiveness and redemption among the city’s ruins.

Evita’s Dress Unveiled

Ahead of Willoughby Theatre Company's production of Evita, leading lady Virginia Natoli unveiled Eva Peron’s dress, to be worn as she sings ‘Don’t Cry for Me Argentina’ on the balcony of the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires, on the steps of the Concourse in Chatswood.

On May 22nd 2015 the legendary story of Eva Perón bursts back onto the stage when Willoughby Theatre Company stages the first production in Sydney in almost 20 years of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical Evita.

Cold War Epic Musical Chess for Sydney’s North

Manly Musical Society presents CHESS over two weekends, Friday to Sunday 22-30 May at the Star of the Sea Theatre, Manly.

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