One of the world’s most loved, record-breaking Broadway shows returns to Sydney’s south in March when Rockdale Musical Society presents Fiddler on the Roof, starring award-winning Adam Scicluna as Tevye.
Heidelberg Theatre Company’s first play for 2018 is Crossing Delancey by Susan Sandler, directed by Llaaneath Poor. Llaaneath has been a member of Heidelberg Theatre Company virtually since birth, and she is now following in the footsteps of her parents, Gayle and Mick Poor, becoming a second-generation director. During her time at Heidelberg she has worked on numerous productions either as an actor, crew member or Assistant Director, but this will be her first time flying solo as a director for Heidelberg.
Castle Hill Players gets their 2018 Season underway with Roger Hall’s hugely successful comedy, Four Flat Whites in Italy, opening at The Pavilion Theatre on Friday 2 February and continuing until Saturday 24 February.
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.
Royal intrigue, the French Revolution and a Disney classic were the subjects that propelled companies and a school to take out the top prizes in the 2017 Gold Coast Area Theatre Awards.
The Outstanding Community Theatre Production award was shared between the Gold Coast Little Theatre’s production of Crown Matrimonial (based on Edward and Mrs Simpson) and Ipswich Musical Theatre Company’s production of Les Misérables.