A landmark in American drama, Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Our Town tells the story of a small town, Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, in order to tell us the story of every town, the whole world over. Narrated by the “Stage Manager”, we follow the Gibbs and Webb families, residents of Grover’s Corners, through twelve years of life changes -- from the mundane in Act I, “Daily Life,” to the romantic in Act II, “Love and Marriage,” to the finale in Act III, “Death and Eternity.”
The Hills Musical Company are no strangers to the works of Stephen Sondheim. After successful seasons of Sweeney Todd, Company and A Little Night Music, in November 2019 the HMC presents its next musical by the prolific composer: Assassins.
The final production for 2019 at Arts Theatre Cronulla is Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller’s well-known tragedy about the troubled life of Willy Loman. Set in the 1940s, the story and setting of the play were inspired by events from Miller’s own life, in particular, the life of his salesman uncle and the Brooklyn house where Miller grew up
Bankstown Theatre Company is staging the exuberant and joyous coming-of-age musical, 13 The Musical, at the Bryan Brown Theatre from October 16 – 20, 2019.
With music and lyrics by Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown, and book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn, 13 The Musical is the only Broadway musical ever with a cast entirely consisting of teenagers.
Adelaide’s Galleon Theatre Group focuses on comedy with a touch of darkness and has presented Neil Simon’s plays many times in the past, including Rumours, a production that achieved the Adelaide Theatre Guide 2015/16 Best Comedy award.
Galleon’s audiences love Simon’s plays and this October and November the multi-award-winning company is embracing his work again by producing The Prisoner of Second Avenue. Galleon brings to life this classic comedy at the company’s regular venue, Domain Theatre, at the Marion Cultural Centre.
Willoughby Theatre Company will bring the legendary musical Fiddler on the Roof back to Sydney’s North Shore during October 2019.
The production will be the first time in almost 40 years that the company has presented the classic Broadway musical on stage.
Fiddler on the Roof is a show steeped in tradition and Director Andrew Benson says the company plans to breathe new life into this timeless musical when it hits The Concourse Theatre stage in Chatswood.
CLOC Musical Theatre’s upcoming production needs little introduction, other than saying just one word – ABBA. You can guess the rest.
Mamma Mia! is a true phenomenon – seen in over 440 major cities in 6 continents, translated into 26 languages, and seen by more than 60 million people world-wide (and counting). It’s not hard to see why – a funny and heart-warming story of family and love set in a sun-drenched paradise and fused with nearly 30 glorious, instantly recognisable ABBA songs.