Community Theatre

The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers was Gilbert and Sullivan's last great success and the G&S Society Tasmania again bring it alive at The Playhouse, Hobart. Amongst the canals of Venice and a palatial setting in Barataria, this musical treat is filled with true love, mistaken identity, the verve of a cachucha and the grace of a gavotte, and is brought to life by the voices and energy of an outstanding local cast.

God of Carnage for Macedon

Peace talks between the parents of two eleven year old boys implicated in a park altercation involving stick hitting and name calling have broken down. A lounge room brawl ensued after pleasantries over coffee and cake crumbled.

Herein lies the premise of the Mount Players (Victoria) latest theatrical offering - God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza, running from August 26 to September 17.

Eurobeat for Geelong

Eurobeat: Almost Eurovision, the hilarious parody of the Eurovision Song Contest, will play in Geelong from August 20.

This production features two NEW, never before staged songs - "The Vikings" from Norway, and "Bang Me" from the Ukraine.

Take a trip to Sarajevo where you will be part of it all.

The show features performances from your favourite European countries and YOU get to vote each night for the winner!

Run for your Wife at Penrith

Run for your Wife, the hilarious British farce by Ray Cooney, ran for nine years on London’s West End, and NTT Productions brings it to Penrith for a limited run at the Q Theatre.

Life x 3

Thrice is nice as dinner party disaster is served up

WHAT would happen if everyone arrived 24 hours early for a dinner party?

That’s the question posed in Life x 3, an amusing commentary on vanity, professional insecurity and the changing states of marriage at the Old Mill Theatre (WA) from August 11 – 20, 2011.

Written by French playwright Yasmin Reza (Art, God of Carnage) and directed by Eliot McCann, the play is described as a comedy of errors from three different angles.

Lend Me A Tenor at Limelight (Perth)

Double entendres, impossible innuendoes and a scheming soprano are just some of the ingredients being served up at Wanneroo’s Limelight Theatre (WA) this August.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at Hornsby

Hornsby Musical Society (NSW) presents Dirty Rotten Scoundrels from August 26 to September 3, 2011. The all-singing and dancing musical comedy based on the popular 1988 movie starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin (and written by Dale Launer, Stanley Shapiro and Paul Henning) recreates the film’s entertaining mix of romance and rip-off!

Last Of The Red Hot Lovers at Wyong

The August production from Wyong Drama Group (NSW) is Neil Simon’s Last Of The Red Hot Lovers (1969), which touches on the sexual revolution that was just beginning in the 1960’s.

The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead

The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead, directed by Kaye Lopez at The Theatre on Chester (NSW) from July 29, features a seven-sided love ‘triangle’ where all its secrets are not revealed until the final curtain.

Willoughby Theatre Company to Open New Venue

Willoughby Theatre Company (NSW) is gearing up to be the opening act with their production of The Boy From Oz when The Concourse opens later this year in Willoughby. The Concourse is a $150 million arts complex in the heart of Chatswood.  The theatre seats 500 patrons.  It is a two tiered raked proscenium arch theatre with fly tower and orchestra pit. It is one of the most technically sophisticated new theatres in Sydney. The Concourse also contains a 1,000 seat Concert Hall, Function areas, an underground library, restaurants and open garden areas.