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THE LYIN’ QUEEN TO RETURN TO THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

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It’s time to laugh, Sydney!  No more thinking. No more worrying. We all need to escape.  But where to? Somewhere off the coast of Australia, lies an island… a mysterious place where wild beasts roam, parodies run wild, and appropriateness is thrown out the window!

Trevor Ashley’s adults-only Jurassic musical comedy returns to Sydney Opera House for 12 shows only from 30 November to 12 December.

From The Lion King to Love Island, no one is safe! This critically acclaimed riotous musical comedy takes no prisoners. Expect ridiculous puppets, song parodies and a send-up of every movie ever made on or near an island – all brought together by the multi-award (losing) team behind Fat Swan, Little Orphan TrAshley and the smash hit The Bodybag. Continue reading THE LYIN’ QUEEN TO RETURN TO THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

BIG FISH : A MUST SEE @ THE HAYES

 

Once upon a time there was a small intimate theatre that decided to put on a musical called BIG FISH and the show became a smash hit and just grew and grew…This captivating musical has a heart bigger than the Nullarbor Plains.

The show is presented as a ‘chamber opera’ in what the producers have called the ‘twelve chairs’ version. Under Tyran Parke’s refined, accomplished direction, and thrillingly staged, the brilliant cast bring this story to magnificent life.

The small orchestra as led by Luke Byrne are invisible behind the scenery – we never see them but they are terrific. The set – young Will’s bedroom with seashell ruffles at the back for the mermaid – allows for fluid scene and locale changes including the moving  in and out of beds and tables etc. Continue reading BIG FISH : A MUST SEE @ THE HAYES

MACK AND MABEL @ THE HAYES THEATRE

It was lights, cameras, action at the Hayes theatre for this very slick production of MACK AND MABEL, book by Michael Stewart and catchy music by Jerry Herman, directed by Trevor Ashley. Continue reading MACK AND MABEL @ THE HAYES THEATRE