Community Theatre

Farce Sequel at Limelight

A SEQUEL to the farce Run For Your Wife is set to make audiences at Limelight Theatre (WA) cry with laughter all over again in May 2018.

Written by master-of-farce Ray Cooney and directed by 50-year theatre veteran Susan Vincent, Caught in the Net is set 18 years later with taxi driver John Smith still a bigamist.

He keeps his two families in different parts of London, both happy and blissfully unaware of each other.

Little Shop Devours Rockdale

Beware Earthlings! The cult musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors is heading to Rockdale Town Hall for 1 week only, landing in Sydney on Wednesday 30 May for only 6 performances.

This gleefully gruesome musical combines the upbeat, doo wop Motown score and puppet wizardry. The toe tapping rock & roll score will delight new comers to the show, while those familiar with the movies need no enticement for this raucous trip down memory lane.

The Anniversary at Marloo Theatre

The Anniversary, a black comedy where a mother binds her three sons to her with gifts, threats and ruthless exploitation of their weaknesses, is the April / May 2018 production at MARLOO Theatre (WA).

Written by Bill MacIlwraith and directed by Rob Warner, the show sees revolt in the air as they come to celebrate their parents’ wedding anniversary (despite dad being dead for years).

Side Show The Musical For Adelaide

The Hills Musical Company is a small Adelaide hills musical theatre company with a 45-year history that includes an impressive pedigree of awards. Its latest production, Side Show the Musical is based on a poignant true story. Lesley Reed reports.

Magic of The Dream at Rockdale

There is love and magic in the air when one of Sydney’s longest-standing community theatre company presents a fresh take on Shakespeare’s most beloved romantic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream from May 18 to June 9, 2018.

She Stoops To Conquer North Side

Naughty laughs aplenty are promised when Lane Cove Theatre Co brings Sydney the classic bawdy romp, She Stoops to Conquer by Sir Oliver Goldsmith during May 2018.

When Marlow mistakes Kate’s house for an inn and treats her father like an inn-keeper, things don’t go so well for him. With her brother causing mischief, her father insulted and her mother plotting a marriage that nobody wants, it’s no wonder Kate has to stoop to conquer!

Six Foot Rabbit at Castle Hill Players

Many will fondly recall the classic movie Harvey, starring the legendary James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd.

Castle Hill Players will present this tale of friendship and acceptance when Elwood introduces his friend, Harvey, to everyone he meets at The Pavilion Theatre, Castle Hill from Friday 6 April to Saturday 28 April 2018

South Sydney Community Theatre Survey

South Sydney resident Kenney Ogilvie has long been pondering about the opinions of his musical community theatre peers in the area. As a participant in some form or another with most musical societies in the St George and Sutherland Shire areas, Mr Ogilvie has always been interested in what his peers enjoy most about the experience.  

Mousetrap Presents Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nestis an iconic book written by Ken Kesey and first published in 1962.  The theatre script appeared shortly after and the play first opened on Broadway in 1963 with Kirk Douglas as the play’s hero Randle P McMurphy.  The film version appeared in 1975 and won Oscars for best film, Best Male Actor; (Jack Nicholson), Best Female Actor; (Louise Fletcher) Best Director; (Milos Forman) and Best Screenplay; (Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman) and it still heralde

Mr Bailey’s Minder for Melville

A PLAY from the pen of Offspring creator and head writer Debra Oswald comes to Melville Theatre in WA from April 26 to May 12, 2017, focusing onfriendship, ego and the secret longing for a better life.

Directed by Vanessa Jensen, Mr Bailey’s Minder is the story of Leo Bailey, one of Australia’s greatest living artists, whose genius battles to survive the effects of alcohol, cynicism and self-loathing.

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