Community Theatre Seasons 2014

Community Theatre Seasons 2014

Omigod you guys! Legally Blonde The Musical has been released to musical societies across Australia, with aspiring Elles already preparing their audition pieces.

Across New Zealand a consortium of companies will combine their resources to present ABBA musical Mamma Mia.

Landmarks abound in Community Theatre during 2014, while more Broadway musicals have their non-professional premieres.

Who will line up for their shot at playing Gomez, Morticia, Lurch, Fester and the other iconic roles in the musical version of The Addams Family, or shoot it out as the gangster lovers in Bonnie and Clyde The Musical. Frankenstein and his creature will also sing in Off Broadway’s Frankenstein A New Musical. Gospel-driven musical Leap of Faith will have its Australian premiere in Sydney late in 2014.

Elsewhere, the chandelier will continue to fall across the country, with The Phantom of the Opera likely to be the most performed musical in community theatres across Australia in 2014.

Following the cancellation of the planned professional production, Sydney will get its first look at Next to Normal. The Drowsy Chaperone also arrives on the Sydney community theatre repertoire following an independent professional production early in the year.

CLOC Musical Theatre celebrates a huge double in May, staging their 100th production, 42nd Street, coinciding with their 50th Anniversary. CLOC’s 1996 production of 42ndStreet proved one of the most successful in the company’s history, so it hardly surprising that the director and choreographer from eighteen years ago, Alan Burrows and Susan Lewis, have been re-united to restage this new version, with a nod towards the significance of the occasion. CLOC follow up in October with Legally Blonde The Musical.

Rockdale Musical Society celebrates its 75th Anniversary with a Gala at Rockdale Town Hall in August. Both Rockdale and The Regals Musical Society return to the newly refurbished Town Hall in 2014 following its closure in 2011 after the discovery of serious asbestos problems.

STAG (Strathmore, Vic) celebrates its 60th Anniversary by reviving four of their earliest plays, ending the year with a return to their first production, Kenneth Horne’s And This Was Odd.

While details of the celebrations and season are yet to be confirmed, in August 2014 marks The Genesian Theatre’s 70th year and 60 years at its intimate former church in Kent St Sydney.

St Jude’s Players in Brighton (SA) celebrate their 65th year with a diverse range of productions.

Image (above) is from the 2013 Chatswood Musical Society production of FAME. Photographer - Grant Leslie Perfect Images.



CLOC: 42nd Street (May). Legally Blonde The Musical (Oct) and Mary Poppins (May 2015).

Babirra Music Theatre: The Phantom of the Opera (May / June 2014), Crazy for You (Oct 2014), The King and I (May / June 2015), The Boy From Oz (Oct 2015) and Mary Poppins (June 2016).

The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Victoria: The Grand Duke (Apr), The Boy Friend (July) & HMS Pinafore (Oct).

Williamstown Musical Theatre Company: Gypsy (May) & Frankenstein (Nov).

Fab Nobs TheatreXanadu (Mar) & Bonnie and Clyde (Oct).

Latrobe Theatre Company: Footloose (May).

PLOS Musical Productions: Oklahoma! (Jan), Oliver! (June) and The Addams Family (Jan 2015).

Catchment Players of Darebin: Avenue Q– Junior Production (Apr) & Chess (Sep).

PEP Productions: The End Of The World As We Know It (Feb / Mar).

SPX Waterdale PlayersGypsy (Mar) & Ragtime (Mar 2015).

Windmill Theatre Company: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Jun 2014) and Guys and Dolls (June 2015).

ARC Theatre: All Shook Up (July).

Cardinia Performing Arts Company: Whistle Down the Wind (Feb / Mar)

NOVA Music Theatre: My Fair Lady (May).

Aspect Theatre IncBlood Brothers (Aug).

MLOC ProductionsThoroughly Modern Millie (June).

SLAMS Music Theatre Company: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Mar)

MDMS: Guys and Dolls (June).

Phoenix Theatre Company: Seussical (May / June) & Avenue Q.

Panorama Theatre Company: Annie (Apr).

Altona City Theatre: Cinderella (Mar), Oliver! (July) & Fame (Oct).

Heidelberg Theatre Company: The Glass Menagerie (Feb / Mar), Dixie Swim Club (May), Little Murders (July), Amadeus (Sep) & True Minds (Nov / Dec).

The Mount Players: A Few Good Men (Apr), Harold and Maude (June), Theatre Assorted – One Act Plays (July), Love Letters (Nov / Dec) & Junior Production - Seussical The Musical (Nov / Dec).

Brighton Theatre Company: As Bees in Honey Drown (Feb / Mar), Red (May / June), Chilling and Killing My Annabel Lee (Aug / Sep) & Bloody Murder (Nov).

Mordialloc Theatre Company Inc: Quartet (Feb / Mar), Talking Heads (Apr / May), Loot (June / July), That Good Night (Sep) & Bullshot Crummond (Nov).

Frankston Theatre GroupThe Diary of Anne Frank (May), Our Man in Havanna (July) & Whose Wives Are They Anyway.

Strathmore Theatre Arts Group (STAG)The Secret Tent (Feb / Mar), Barefoot in the Park (June), The Heiress (Aug) & And This Was Odd (Nov).

Malvern Theatre Company Inc: Trap For A Lonely Man (Feb / Mar), Wicked Sisters (Apr / May), The Vortex (June / July), The Merchant of Venice (Aug / Sep) & Dracula (Oct / Nov).

Williamstown Little TheatreAlmost, Maine (Feb / Mar), Proof (Apr / May), Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (June / July),Farragut North (Sep) &The Kitchen Sink (Nov / Dec).

Peridot Theatre Inc: The Hallelujah Girls (Feb), Heroes (Apr / May), House Guest (Aug) & Key for Two (Nov).

Encore Theatre Company Inc: Treasure Island (Jan), Love, Loss and What I Wore (Mar), Arsenic and Old Lace (July) & The Woman in Black (Oct).

Lilydale Athenæum Theatre Company Inc: Double Act (Mar), Twelve Angry Men (May / June), The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Aug / Sep) and Fawlty Towers (Nov).

Sherbrooke Theatre Company Inc: Sylvia (May), My Three Angels (Aug) & Stepping Out (Nov).

The 1812 Theatre: Inspector Drake & The Black Widow (Feb / Mar), Motortown (Apr/May), Beyond Therapy (May / June), Dad’s Army (Aug), Circle Mirror Transformation (Sep) & Over the Rainbow and Through the Woods (Nov / Dec).

Essendon Theatre Company: The Glass Menagerie (Mar / Apr).

Beaumaris Theatre Inc: The Great Gatsby (Mar), Blood Brothers - The Play (May / June), 13 - The Musical (Aug / Sep) and The 39 Steps (Nov)

Kew Court House Arts Association: Fame.

Eltham Little Theatre: Natural Causes (Feb / Mar), The Ten Minute Quickies (May), Oliver! (July), The Wisdom of Eve (Aug / Sep) & Murdered to Death (Nov).

Hartwell Players: Snow White & Friends (Jan), The Comedy of Errors (Apr) & How Does Your Garden Grow (Sep).

Mooroolbark Theatre Group: Noises Off (June).

Sunshine Community Theatre Inc: Family Spirit (Apr / May)

The Basin Theatre Group: Quartet (Feb / Mar), The Diary of Anne Frank (May / June), The Other Place (Aug / Sep) & My Three Angels (Nov).

Regional Victoria

Geelong Lyric Theatre Society: Annie (May)

Geelong Repertory Theatre Company: Almost, Maine (Feb), Amadeus (Apr / May), Gaslight (July), The Club (Sep) & The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) (Nov / Dec)

Footlight Productions (Geelong): My Fair Lady (Feb).

BLOC Music Theatre (Ballarat): Honk (Jan / Feb) & Chicago (May).

Kyneton Theatre Company: Anything Goes (June / July) & Hairspray (Oct).

Warragul Theatre Company: The Phantom of the Opera.

Red Cliffs Musical Society (Mildura): Nunsense (May) & Sweeney Todd (Sep).

Wangaratta Players: Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (Apr) & Annie (Oct).

Wonthaggi Theatrical GroupJesus Christ Superstar.

Bendigo Theatre Company: Snow White (Jan), Quartet (Mar), Turning Tables (May), Chicago (Sep).

Whittlesea Community Theatre: The Pirates of Penzance (Feb).

New South Wales

Miranda Musical Society:Oklahoma! (Mar), Assassins (June) & Annie (Sept).

Willoughby Theatre Company: The Phantom of the Opera (May / June) & Jesus Christ Superstar (Oct).

Packemin Productions (Parramatta): Annie (Feb) & Beauty and the Beast (July). The Phantom of the Opera (Feb 2015) & Mary Poppins (July / August 2015).

Strathfield Musical Society:The Phantom of the Opera (Oct).

Engadine Musical Society: Jesus Christ Superstar (May) & The Wedding Singer (Oct).

Bankstown Theatre Company:Little Women The Musical (Mar), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (July / Aug) & Hairspray (Oct / Nov).

EUCMS (Eastwood): Oliver! (May) & Thoroughly Modern Millie (Oct / Nov).

Manly Musical SocietyJesus Christ Superstar(May) & Company (Nov).

NUCMS: Scrooge The Musical (Nov).

The Regals Musical Society: Disney’s Mulan (Feb), Footloose (May) & The Producers (Oct).

Hornsby Musical Society: The Producers (May) & Monty Python’s Spamalot (Oct).

Sydney Youth Musical Theatre: Hairspray (July).

Blue Mountains Musical Society: Monty Python’s Spamalot (June).

Holroyd Musical and Dramatic Society: Oklahoma! (Apr), Jesus Christ Superstar (Sep) & Pantomime (Dec).

Rockdale Musical Society: The Sound of Music (Feb), Next to Normal (Apr), 75th Anniversary Gala (Aug) & Into the Woods (Sep).

St George Theatre Company: Snow White & The Pirate Adventure (Feb), High School Musical (July).

Chatswood Musical SocietyThe Pirates of Penzance- Broadway version (May) and A Chorus Line (Nov).

Shire Music TheatreDusty (May) & The Addams Family (Oct).

WOFTAM Productions: Jesus Christ Superstar (Ap.)

The Hills Musical Society: The Drowsy Chaperone (June), Leap of Faith (Australian Premiere (Oct / Nov) & The Last Five Years (Oct / Nov).

Berowra Musical Society: The Wedding Singer (May).

Ashfield Musical Society: West Side Story (June) and The Addams Family.

The Savoy Arts Company: H.M.S. Pinafore (Sep / Oct).

Dural Musical Society Inc: Urinetown The Musical.

Campbelltown Theatre Group: Rent (Mar), Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay (May), Avenue Q (Aug) and A Happy and Holy Occasion (Nov).

Castle Hill Players: Don Quixote (Jan / Feb), The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged) (Mar), The Female of the Species (May), Death by Chocolate (June / July), Accomplice (Aug / Sep), Pride and Prejudice (Sep / Oct) & Just Macbeth (Nov / Dec).

The Theatre On Chester (Epping): The One Day of the Year (Mar / Apr), The History Boys (July / Aug) & Money and Friends (Nov).

Pymble Players: Much Ado About Nothing (Feb / Mar), Travels With My Aunt (May), Life After George (July / Aug), Flowering Cherry (Oct / Nov) and Pymble Players Christmas Show (Dec).

Guild Theatre, Rockdale: The Lilies of the Field(Feb / Mar), Quartet (May), Hotel Sorrento (Aug) & The Hallelujah Girls (Oct / Nov).

Hunters Hill TheatreAny Number Can Die(Feb / Mar), 33 Variations (May), Four Flat Whites in Italy (Aug) and Tartuffe (Nov).

Genesian TheatreHotel Sorrento (Jan / Feb), Frankenstein (Mar / Apr), Pride and Prejudice (Ap - June), Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure (July / Aug), 70t Anniversary Celebrations (Aug), Spider's Web by Agatha Christie (Aug - Oct), Amadeus (Oct / Nov), The Winslow Boy (Jan / Feb 2015) & A Midsummer Night's Dream (Feb / Mar 2015).

Canterbury Theatre Guild: Steel Magnolias (Apr) & A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Sept).

Arts Theatre, Cronulla: Twelve Angry Jurors (Feb / Mar), The Mating Game (May / June) & Secret Bridesmaids' Business (July – Sep).

Sutherland Theatre Company: Better Left Said (Mar), Dearly Beloved (July / Aug) & Fox on the Fairway (Nov).

Penrith Musical Comedy Company: Hairspray (May) & Legally Blonde (Sep).

Epicentre Theatre Company: Dimboola (Mar), An Ideal Husband (July) & Twelve Angry Men (Oct / Nov).

Riverside Lyric Ensemble: Waiting for Godot (Mar) & Pygmalion (June).

RAPA Inc. (Concord): Encounter with Murder- an Uncle Bunny Murder Mystery (May).

Elanora Players: Over the River and Through the Woods (Jan) & Minefields and Miniskirts (Apr).

Lane Cove Theatre Company: The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Apr) and Jack and the Beanstalk (Oct / Nov).

Blue Mountains Musical SocietyMonty Python’s Spamalot (June).

Henry Lawson Theatre (Werrington): At Any Cost by David Williamson (Feb), A Bright and Crimson Flower (Apr), Plaza Suite (June), Agnes of God (Aug) and Are You Being Served (Nov).

Richmond Players: Twelve Angry Men (May).

Ruby Productions (Penrith, Leonay and Windsor): The Emperor’s New Clothes (Jan), Pride and Prejudice (Mar), Singlets and Stilettos (Apr), Wuthering Heights (May), Blithe Spirit (July) Beauty and the Beast by Warren Graves (Sept) and A Horror Musical (Oct / Nov).

Cameo Theatre Company: Death by Chocolate (May at Sutherland and Kingsgrove).

Liverpool Performing Arts Ensemble: Pygmalion (Feb).

The Acting Factory(Penrith): Snow White and Those Short Guys(Jan & Ap) & Romeo and Juliet (Mar).

Manly Panto: Christmas Panto (Dec)

Glenbrook Players: Laughter and Longing (May).

Cumberland Gang Show (Scouts and Guides): Imagine (July).

NSW Central Coast

Wyong Musical Theatre: Hair (Apr / May) & 2014 Annual Variety Show (Nov).

Gosford Musical Society: Seussical The Musical - Juniors (Jan), Crazy for You (Mar), Annie (July / Aug) and The Phantom of the Opera (Oct / Nov).

Woy Woy Little Theatre: Straight and Narrow (Feb / Mar), A Streetcar Named Desire (May / June), Insignificance (Aug) & The Odd Couple (Oct / Nov).

Wyong Drama Group: All My Sons (Apr).

Newcastle and Hunter Region

Metropolitan Players: Hairspray (Aug).

Newcastle Theatre Company: Sleuth (Jan / Feb), Mr Bennet’s Bride (Mar), God of Carnage (Mar / Apr), Heartbreak House(May), Company (Jun / Jul), Rabbit Hole (Jul), Play in a Day 5 (Aug), Lost in Yonkers(Aug / Sep), The Boys (Oct), Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily (Nov), Season’s Greetings(Dec).

Maitland Repertory Theatre: Boeing-Boeing(Feb), The Freedom of the City (Apr), Toad of Toad Hall(Jun / Jul), The Tempest(Aug), Blithe Spirit(Sep / Oct), Christmas dinner show(Nov / Dec).

DAPA Theatre: The Amorous Ambassador (Feb), Aftershocks (Mar), The Glass Menagerie (May / Jun), Winners and Losers: The 50s (Aug), The Odd Couple (Oct).

Theatre on Brunker: It’s My Party and I’ll Die If I Want To (Mar / Apr), New musical, with Novocastrian Players (June), Agatha Christie thriller (Aug / Sep), Nuncrackers (Nov).

Hunter Region Drama School: Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr (Oct).

The National Theatre Company: Dr Dolittle Jr (Newcastle, Singleton – Jan/Mar), West Side Story (Newcastle – Jul).

Maitland Gilbert and Sullivan and Musical Society- Annie (Newcastle, Maitland, Dungog – Jan / Feb), The Pirates of Penzance (Maitland, Hawks Nest, Dungog - May), Beauty and the Beast (Maitland – Oct).

Young People's Theatre: Macbeth (Feb / Mar), Snow White (Apr / May), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Jun / Aug), Jack and the Beanstalk (Sep / Nov).

Pantseat Productions: Little Shop of Horrors (Jul).

Opera Hunter: Disney’s The Aristocats Kids (Apr), Love, Life and Opera: All the Greatest Scenes (Jun).

NSW North Coast

SUPA North (Ballina): Downtown – the mod musical (May) and Breaking Up is Hard to Do (Aug).

Ballina Players: Godspell (Jan), Twelve Angry Men (Mar / Ap), Bye Bye Birdie (June / July), Cash on Delivery (Sep), High Society (Nov / Dec). It’s a Wonderful Life (Radio play) (Mar 2015).

Coffs Harbour Musical Comedy Company: Annie (May) and Hairspray (Nov).

Murwillumbah Theatre Company: 2 Doors Down (Mar).

Players Theatre, Port Macquarie: The Wizard of Oz (Jan / Feb), God of Carnage (Mar / Apr), High School Musical (Apr - June), The Gingerbread Lady (July).

NSW South Coast and Southern Highlands

Nowra Players: Spamalot (Mar / Apr), Moon Over Buffalo (June), The Shoehorn Sonata (Aug) & Female of the Species (Nov / Dec).

Albatross Musical Theatre Company: Chicago (July) & The Wizard of Oz (Nov).

Wollongong Workshop Theatre: Cabaret NOW(Feb), Mammory Monologues (Mar), 12 Angry Men (Apr), Silly Cow (May), Workshorts 2014 (June), Parramatta Girls (Aug), That Day in September (Sep), Johnny Come Lately (Oct), Moustache Monologues (Nov) & Death by Fatal Murder (Nov / Dec).

Roo Theatre Co (Shellharbour): Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat(Jan), Jesus Christ Superstar(Feb / Mar), Romeo & Juliet (May), The Woman In Black (June), Summer Rain(July), Boeing Boeing(Sep) and Monty Python’s Spamalot (Nov).

Phoenix Theatre Co., Coniston: The Merchant of Venice(Mar), Equus (Apr), Godspell (May), Ten Bells by local playwright Paul Ryback (June) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (July).

Arcadians Theatre Group (Corrimal, Wollongong): Mel Brooks Young Frankenstein (Mar / Apr), Next to Normal (June), The Phantom of the Opera (Aug) at IPAC and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Nov). The Arcadians Children's Theatre: Gladiators(May) & The Jungle Book (Sep).

Highlands Theatre Group: Chicago.

On 4 Young & Old Productions: (Mittagong): Fawlty Towers (Aug).

Pigs Fly Productions (Mittagong): The Importance of Being Earnest (Oct / Nov).

Regional NSW

Parkes Musical & Dramatic Society: Steel Magnolias (Apr), Essgee’s Pirates of Penzance (Sep).

Orange Theatre Company: Chicago (May).

Singleton Theatrical Society: Scarlet Pimpernel (May / June).

Tamworth Musical Society: Seussical The Musical (May) & My Fair Lady (Oct)

Lithgow Musical Society: Fiddler on the Roof (May) and Annie (Nov).

Armidale Drama and Musical Society: Favourite Shorts (Mar), Jesus Christ Superstar (June / July) & Steel Magnolias (Sep / Oct).

Albury Wodonga Theatre Company: The Phantom of the Opera (May)

Griffith & Regional Association of the Performing Arts (GRAPA): A Bit of Reflection- Season of one-act plays(May) & King Lear(Oct / Nov).

The Lieder Theatre Company (Goulburn): something like lost, something like found – youth production (Jan / Feb), Communicating Doors (Mar), The Servant of Two Masters (May / June), The Shaughraun (Aug), The Laramie Project (Sep) & You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (Nov / Dec).

Norfolk Amateur Theatrical Society, Inc:17thNorfolk Island Theatre Festival (Sep - Oct).


South Australia

Adelaide Repertory Theatre: Dracula (Apr), August: Osage County (June) &Tom, Dick and Harry (Nov).

Adelaide Youth Theatre: The Wizard of Oz (Jan), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Feb/Mar).

Blackwood Players: Lovin’ That Expedition (May), Secret Bridesmaids’ Business (Aug).

Galleon Theatre Group: Loves and Hours (May)

Gilbert & Sullivan Society: Oliver! (Jan).

Hills Youth Theatre: Robin Hood- The Musical (Jan)

Independent Theatre: Caesar and Cleopatra (Apr), Master Harold…and the boys (May), Peter and Alice (Aug) & Bracken Moor (Nov).

Marie Clark Musical Theatre: Calamity Jane (May) & Young Frankenstein (Oct).

Matt Byrne Media: (Feb, Fringe) &The Addams Family, a new musical (July).

St Jude’s Players: Wrong Turn at Lungfish (Apr), Playing Sinatra (July) & It Could Be Any One of Us (Nov).

South Australian Light Opera Society:The Maid of the Mountains (Apr) & The Gondoliers ((Aug)

South Coast Choral Society: The Wizard of Oz -RSC version (May).

Stirling Players: The Inheritance (Feb) & Collaborators (October).

Tea Tree Players: Busybody (Feb), Situation Comedy (Apr), Kindly Keep it Covered (May), Pan The Man – Junior Production (July), Theft (Aug), A Bedfull of Foreigners (Oct) & Sleeping Beauty Pantomime (Nov / Dec).

The Metropolitan Musical Theatre Company (AKA 'The Met")The Boy from Oz (May), My Fair Lady (Oct) & Cats (May 2015).

Therry Dramatic Society: Death Trap (March), She Loves Me (June), The Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (Aug) & The Darling Buds of May (Nov).

University of Adelaide Theatre Guild: Romeo and Juliet (May) No Man’s Land (Aug) & Miss Julie by Strindberg / After Miss Julie by Patrick Marber (Oct).

Northern Light Theatre Company: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Mar / Ap)

Unseen Theatre Company: Thief of Time (Apr).

Noarlunga Theatre Company: Let Us Entertain You 2 (May).



Free-Rain Theatre Company: Forbidden Broadway (Mar), Legally Blonde (July), August Osage County (Oct).

Queanbeyan PlayersKismet (June) & The Sound of Music (Nov).

Canberra Rep: Steel Magnolias, Twelfth Night, Showtune (celebrating the words and music of Jerry Herman), ArcadiaEquus, Blithe Spirit & The Importance of Being Ernest.

Canberra Philharmonic: Cabaret (July).

SUPA Productions: Witches of Eastwick (Mar) and La Cage aux Folles (Nov).

Child Players: The Jungle Book – The Musical (Jan).


Western Australia

Playlovers: Subscription to Love (Mar), Hayfever (Jul), DramaFest (Sep), Spring Awakening (Nov).

Roleystone Theatre: The House That Jack Built (Mar), The Trip to Bountiful (May), The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Jul), Storytime in the Hills (Sep), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Nov).

Garrick Theatre: Brilliant Lies (Feb), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Apr), Oil Well That Ends Well (May), Cranford (Jul), One Act Season (Aug), Ninety (Oct), Miranda (Dec).

ICW Productions: The Mikado (May), The Sound of Music (Jul), The Phantom of the Opera (Oct).

KADS: Breast Wishes (Feb-Mar), The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (May), One Act Season (Sep), Outward Bound (Nov-Dec).

Old Mill Theatre: Dinner With Friends (Feb), It's All Greek To Me (May), The Hatpin (Jul), The Glass Menagerie (Sep).

Stirling PlayersLaying the Ghost (Mar), Blithe Spirit (May), One Act Season (Jul-Aug), Emerald City (Oct).

Melville Theatre Company: Don Parties On (Feb-Mar), Twelve Angry Men (May), Relative Values (Jul), Spike Heels (Sep), Wife After Death (Nov-Dec).

Koorliny Arts Centre: Young Frankenstein (Jan), Annie (May), Xanadu (Aug), Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (Nov).

Phoenix Theatre: Cosi (May), Footrot Flats (Jul), Woman in Black (Aug).

Darlington Theatre Players: Macbeth (Apr), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Apr), Othello (Apr), Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Macbeth (Jul), Triptych (Sep), Hills Festival of Theatre (Sep), Kiss Me, Kate (Nov).

Murray Music and Drama: Fiddler on the Roof (May), I Hate Shakespeare (Aug), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Nov).

Primadonna Productions: Cinderella (Feb), Snap (July).

Stage Left Theatre Troupe: The Arsonists (Feb), Sleuth (Apr), Theatre restaurant (Jun), The Wizard of Oz (Aug-Sep), Regional Arts Australia Summit (Oct), World War I Tribute Performance (Nov), Stage Left Acting Youth Performance (Dec).

Bunbury Repertory Club: Deadly Nightcap (Ap), A Streetcar Named Desire (July), Robin Hood and his Merry Persons - Panto (Dec), The One Day of the Year (Ap 2015) & I Hate Hamlet (July 2015).




SavoyardsThoroughly Modern Millie (May / June) and Annie (Sep / Oct).

Queensland Musical Theatre:The Wizard of Oz (Jun) & The Mikado (Nov).

Ignatians Musical Society: Company (June / July).

Redcliffe Musical Theatre: Jesus Christ Superstar (Apr) & The Wizard of Oz (Aug).

S.Q.U.I.D.S: Fame (May) & Portrait of Dorian Gray (Sep).

Sunnybank Theatre Group: The Mikado (Feb), Holmes & The Ripper (Mar / Ap), Educating Rita (May / June), Deathtrap (Jul / Aug), 'Allo 'Allo (Sep / Oct) & Guys and Dolls (Nov).

Arts Theatre (Main House Season): Noises Off (Feb / Mar), Pride and Prejudice (Mar / Apr), Avenue Q (May / June), The Breakfast Club (Jun – Aug), The Addams Family (Aug / Sep), Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Oct / Nov) & Wyrd Sisters (Nov – Dec). Children’s Theatre: What’s New Pussycat (Jan), The Great Fairytale Robbery (Jan – Mar), Danny, The Champion of the World (Apr/ May), Charlotte’s Web (Jun – Aug), The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents (Sep – Nov) & Sulky Santa and the Boy Who Didn’t Believe (Nov – Dec).

Villanova Players: Other Times (Mar), Habeas Corpus (Jun), Rabbit Hole (Aug / Sep) and James Joyce’s The Dead.

Mousetrap Theatre Company:On Golden Pond (Mar), High Society (May), The Woman in Black (Oct).

Nash Theatre:The Maltese Falcon / The Canterville Ghost (Mar), Hedda Gabler (May), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (July / Aug) Cyrano De Bergerac (Sep / Oct) & Once Upon a Midnight (Oct / Nov).

Centenary Theatre Group:Tuesdays with Morrie (Mar), Boeing Boeing (May), The Vicar of Dibley (July / Aug), Bookworms (Sep) & Money From Heaven / The Innkeeper, The Writer, The Pirate and the Detective (Nov).

Phoenix Ensemble:The Wonders (Feb / Mar), The Woman in Black (Feb / Mar), Little Shop of Horrors (Aug / Sep) & Jesus Christ Superstar (Oct / Nov).

Tweed Theatre Company: It’s My Party(and I’ll Die if I Want To) by Elizabeth Coleman (Apr / May), Musical Memories Musicale (July) & Oklahoma! (Sep / Oct).

Gold Coast Little Theatre:The Unexpected Ghost (Jan / Feb), The Removalists (Mar / Apr), The Gondoliers (Jun / July), Romeo & Juliet (Aug / Sep) & The Pajama Game (Nov / Dec).

Ipswich Little Theatre: Sin, Sex & The CIA (Mar), New York Minute / A Day to Remember (May), Dial M for Murder (July), Cosi (Sep / Oct) & Entertaining Angels (Nov / Dec).

Javeenbah Theatre, Nerang: Caravan (Jan / Feb), Quartet (Mar / Apr), Footloose (May / Jun), Morning Sacrifice (July / Aug), Mr Wonderful (Sep / Oct) & 5 Women Wearing the Same Dress (Nov / Dec).

Top Hat Productions: Peter Pan – Pantomime (July) & Let’s Misbehave (Sep / Oct).

Spotlight Theatre, BenowaThe Memory Mill (Jan), Annie (Feb / Mar), Next to Normal (Mar/ Apr), Young Frankenstein (May), Downtown (Aug) & Sweeney Todd (Oct / Nov).

Coolum Theatre Players (Sunshine Coast): Four Weddings and an Elvis, a romantic comedy (Mar) and Sweet Charity (Aug).

Noosa Arts Theatre: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Jan), Minefieds & Miniskirts (Mar) One Act Play Festival (July).

BATS Theatre (Buderim): Cinderella (Jan), Motherhood Out Loud (Mar).

Cairns Little Theatre: Chapter Two (Feb / Mar), Art (May), Speaking in Tongues (July), Art (May), Speaking in Tongues (July), 1984 (Sep) & Three Tall Women (Nov).

Lind Lane Theatre, Nambour: The Making of a Great Lover (Feb), Deathtrap (Apr), Barmaids (May).

Toowoomba Repertory Theatre: Touch and Go (Feb / Mar).

Empire Theatre Toowoomba: The Phantom of the Opera (April).

Toowoomba Choral Society Youth Choir: Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr (July).

Toowoomba Choral Society: The Sound of Music (Aug).

Cairns Choral Society: The Phantom of the Opera (Jan / Feb).

North Queensland Opera & Music Theatre (Townsville): The Phantom of the Opera (Ap).

Wasted Space Productions (Mackay): Miss Saigon (Aug).


Gilbert and Sullivan Society: Trial by Jury(Jan), A Little Night Music (Mar)

Hobart Repertory Theatre Society: Lady Windemere’s Fan (Mar / Apr), The Talented Mr. Ripley (May), Journey’s End (Aug) & In the Next Room (The Vibrator Play (Oct/Nov).

Launceston Musical Society: La Cage aux Folles (May)

Burnie Musical Society: Oklahoma! (Apr).

Encore Theatre Company (Launceston): The Phantom of the Opera (Mar)

Huon Valley Theatre CompanyCinderella (Oct).

New Zealand

Auckland Music Theatre: Mamma Mia! (Mar) & Next to Normal (Oct / Nov).

Taieri Musical Society (Dunedin): Mamma Mia! (May)

Invercargill Musical Theatre: Mamma Mia! (Aug)

Manukau Performing Arts: Avenue Q.

Centrestage Theatre Company, Orewa: West Side Story (Mar), Godspell (June), Twelfth Night (Sep) & Xmas Panto (Nov).

Variety Theatre Ashburton: Chicago (May)

Whangarei Theatre Company: A Slice of Saturday Night- the 60’s Musical (May) & Chicago (Aug).

Harlequin Musical Theatre: Beauty and the Beast Jr (Apr / May).

Tauranga Musical Theatre Inc: Disney Alice in Wonderland Jr (Jan / Feb).

Cambridge Repertory: Lettice and Lovage (Mar), Stiff (June) & Too Old for the Chorus (Sep).

Rotorua Musical Theatre: Hair.

Musikmakers, Hamilton: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (May / June).

Napier Operatic: Dreamgirls, Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein and Mamma Mia!

Blenheim Musical Theatre: All Shook Up.

Butterfly Creek Theatre Troupe: Romeo and Juliet (Mar).

Pahiatua Repertory Society: The Wizard of Oz (May).

Detour Theatre, Tauranga: Over Paid, Over Sexed, Over Here (Mar / Apr), Richard III (Sep) & The Vicar of Dibley 2 (Nov).

Dolphin Theatre: Ladies Down Under (Feb / Mar).

Ellerslie Theatrical Society: Take a Chance on Me by Roger Hall (Mar).

Elmwood Players: Jack the Giant and the Jiggery Plot(Jan), Rabbit Hole (Apr), Thick as Thieves (June) & Same Old Moon (Oct).

Hawera Repertory Society: Calendar Girls (Feb) & Four Flat Whites in Italy (July).

Howick Little Theatre: Bookworms (Mar), The Importance of Being Earnest (May), 4000 Miles (July), Two Fish ‘N’ A Scoop (Sep) & Noises Off (Nov).

Hutt Repertory Theatre: Homeland (Apr)

Papakura Theatre Company: Whistle Down the Wind.

Stagecraft (Wellington): The Cat’s Meow (Apr), Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake)(Jun), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Aug), Boys (Sep) & The Tempest (Nov).

Tauranga Repertory Society: A Shortcut to Happiness (Mar), Run for Your Wife (Jun), Good Grief (Aug / Sep) & Scarlet Women Come Again (Nov / Dec).

Theatre Whakatane: Cats.

Company Theatre (Auckland): An Ideal Husband (Mar), & More Fawlty Towers (Nov).

Mairangi Players:Caught in the Net (May)

Titirangi Theatre: Kings of the Gym (Mar), God of Carnage (June), Fawlty Towers (Sep) & Cinderella (Nov / Dec).

Shoreside Theatre (Auckland): Othello & Much Ado About Nothing (Jan / Feb).

Wellington Repertory Theatre: The Addams Family- the musical (June / July) & Blackadder Goes Forth (Oct / Nov).

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