Community Theatre

Boeing Boeing Flies in to Castle Hill

They say if you remember the 60s you weren’t there! Castle Hill Players’ next production, Boeing Boeing, promises to deliver a night of laughs and entertainment as this French farce, set in 1960s Paris hits the Pavilion Theatre stage from Friday 23 September until Saturday 15 October. 

Dramatic History Launched

On Friday 9 September, Canberra Repertory launched a thorough reference work and memory jogger written by seasoned REP member Jonathan Pearson: the book What’s a Show?  The Chronicles of Canberra Repertory Society Shows 1932–2015.

Honour at Old Mill Theatre

WHEN is love real and does it really last? That’s the core theme of Honour, the October 2016 production at the Old Mill Theatre (WA).

Written by Joanna Murray-Smith and directed by Dale James, Honour follows a couple’s exhausting and confronting – yet also tender and poignant – journey through life and love.

George and Honor have been married for 32 years with a perfect understanding of each other.

Pippin Has Magic To Do At Victor Harbor

He’s in demand among Adelaide community theatre companies, but one of Adelaide’s most notable young actors is donning a Director’s hat for the time being, to help the South Coast Choral and Arts Society produce the Tony Award-winning classic, Pippin the Musical. Lesley Reed reports.

Savoyards Present Nice Work Premiere

Savoyards Musical Theatre Company Brisbane is producing the Queensland premiere of the Broadway musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, inspired by material of Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse and full of songs by George and Ira Gershwin. at the Iona Performing Arts Centre, Queensland, 24 September – 8 October, 2016.

Halloween Comes Early to Strathfield

Strathfield Musical Society are looking forward to presenting The Addams Family musical in October 2016, a comedy based upon the characters created for the original single-panel cartoons about a ghoulish American family with a liking for all things macabre. Most people would identify with the long running TV series and fans of the show will be able to see many of their favourite characters brought to life on the stage.  It’s just the thing to get you in the right mood for Halloween.

Young Frankenstein’s Musical Monster Set Loose On Shire

Miranda Musical Society (NSW) decided it was time to bring a show to their audiences that puts the word “comedy” firmly into “musical comedy”,  with their September 2016 show Young Frankenstein, adapted as a stage musical by Mel Brooks from his legendarily funny film. 

In a nutshell, Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced "Fronk-en-steen") inherits his family's estate in Transylvania.

Skylight at Limelight

Skylight by British playwright David Hare plays at Limelight Theatre in Wanneroo, W.A. during September and October 2016.

Directed by James Hough-Neilson, Skylight is a contemporary classic that holds up a mirror to a divided society in a night of reunion and recrimination.

On a bitterly cold London evening, school teacher Kyra Hollis receives an unexpected visit from former lover Tom Sergeant, a successful and charismatic restaurateur who has recently become widowed.

Kick Off Your Sunday Shoes at Holroyd

Holroyd Musical and Dramatic Society as they kick off their Sunday shoes and celebrate 45 incredible years with the 1980’s hit, Footloose The Musical in September 2016.

The community based Society was first formed in 1971 and continues to produce two major musicals each year

You’ll Die Laughing! At Rockdale

Elizabeth Coleman’s It’s My Party (And I’ll Die If I Want To) plays at Rockdale’s Guild Theatre in October / November 2016.

Ron Patterson believes he has 111 minutes to live, so he decides to invite the kids around for party pies, pavlova and a strict schedule of events. As he attempts to tie up the loose ends of his life, all the juicy neuroses of this very dysfunctional family come out of the closet, and his well-planned final party completely unravels.