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!
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 (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.
Hunters Hill Theatre (NSW) opens its third play of the year, “Funny Money”, on August 12th, a manically-paced farce written by the UK’s farce-master Ray Cooney.
The cast features regulars and newbies to the Hunter’s Hill stage, including the talented Catherine Dillon who plays Jean, wife of Henry the briefcase swapping accountant. Catherine has come full circle to perform in an English play on an Aussie stage, hailing from Manchester.
The Therry Dramatic Society in Adelaide will be presenting Agatha Christie’s iconic murder mystery, The Mousetrap, opening on Thursday 1 September at The Arts Theatre, for a 3 week season (season extended by popular demand).