January – Feb 2019

What’s On 2019

PLOS Musical Productions – SHREK THE MUSICAL – The movie characters come to life on stage
31 December 2018 – 9 January 2019  Frankston Arts Centre, Davey St.
plos.asn.au   Bookings: artscentre.frankston.vic.gov.au  9784 1060

Wonthaggi Theatrical Group – SONG OF THE SEALS – a young orphan makes her home near the selchies, half human half seal, who fight to save Mystery Bay from Marlin Prawn and his “One Big Deal”.
4 – 12 January  11am & 2pm Fri 4, Sat 5, Sunday 6, Thurs 10 & Fri 11 Jan
WTG Rooms, State Coal Mine Reserve, Garden Street 
wtg.org.au

Holiday Actors – THE BOY FROM OZ – Peter Allen, his story and songs
9 – 12 January  Lighthouse Theatre, 185 Timor St, Warrnambool
lighthousetheatre.com.au  5559 4999

Encore Theatre – FANTASTIC MR FOX – a dramatisation of Roald Dahl’s popular book
10 – 19 January  Clayton Community Centre, 9-23 Cooke Street
encoretheatre.com.au  1300 739 099

Fab Nobs Theatre – LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD – summer musical for all
10 – 19 January The Fab Factory, 33 Industry Place, Bayswater
fabnobstheatre.com.au  0401 018 846

Windmill Theatre – THE NEXT NEXT BIG THING – the musical theatre variety show featuring some of the hottest new talent in Melbourne
18 – 20 January  8pm Friday, 2pm & 8pm Saturday, 11am & 3pm Sunday
Bunjil Place Studio, 2 Patrick Northeast Drive, Narre Warren
www.bunjilplace.com.au/next-next-big-thing   9709 9700

Theatrecraft Youth Unlimited – PERFORMANCE  – VDL Youth Summer School showcase
19 & 20 January    2pm & 8pm Saturday  2pm Sunday
Yarragon Public Hall, 7 Campbell Street, Yarragon.  0408 366 481

Footlight Productions – LES MISÉRABLES – the phenomenon returns to Geelong
18 January – 3 February  Playhouse Theatre, Geelong Performing Arts Centre, Little Malop Street
footlightproductionsvic.com   Bookings: gpac.org.au  5225 1200

Peridot Theatre – BRILLIANT LIES – David Williamson at his brilliant best
1 – 16 February  Unicorn Theatre, Mount Waverley Secondary College, Lechte Rd, Mount Waverley
peridot.com.au  9808 0770

Geelong Repertory Theatre Company – ANGELS IN AMERICA – Millennium Approaches is Part 1 of Tony Kushner’s epic masterpiece
1 – 16 February 7:30  Woodbin Theatre, 15 Coronation St., Geelong West
geelongrep.com   Bookings: gpac.org.au  5225 1200

Williamstown Little Theatre – BODY AWARENESS – Both poignant and witty, it is that rare gem. A play about issues that isn’t an “issues play.”
6– 23 February  2-4 Albert Street, Williamstown
wlt.org.au  9885 9678

Brighton Theatre Company – AFTER MISS JULIE – with the action moved from 19th Sweden to England in 1945
15 February – 2 March  Bayside Cultural Centre, Carpenter St., Brighton
brightontheatreco.com  1300 752 126

Heidelberg Theatre Company – LOST IN YONKERS – Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play set in 1942 Brooklyn
15 February – 2 March  36 Turnham Avenue, Rosanna 
htc.org.au
  9457 4117

Malvern Theatre Company – Mr BENNETT”S BRIDE – a comedy prequel to Pride and Prejudice
17 February – 2 March  29a Burke Rd, East Malvern
malverntheatre.com.au  1300 131 552

Mordialloc Theatre Company – GOOD PEOPLE – an exploration of the struggles, shifting loyalties and unshakeable hopes that come with having next to nothing in America.
15 February – 2 March  Shirley Burke Theatre, 64 Parkers Rd, Parkdale
mordialloctheatre.com  9587 5141

Eltham Little Theatre – HOTEL SORRENTO – Hannie Rayson’s play with three sisters separated for many years
15 February – 2 March  Eltham Performing Arts Centre, Main Rd Research
elthamlittletheatre.org.au   9437 1574

The Basin Theatre Group – MURDER BY NATURAL CAUSES – It will take all of your mental powers to solve this wildly clever and entertaining thriller
15 February – 9 March  Cnr Simpson & Doongalla Roads, The Basin
thebasintheatre.org.au  1300 784 668

Eighteen Twelve Theatre – BREAKING THE CODE – The tale of a mathematical genius who devised the means of cracking the German Enigma code during World War II
21 February – 16 March  Lowe Auditorium, 3 Rose St., Upper Ferntree Gully
1812theatre.com.au   9758 3964

CPAC (Cardinia Performing Arts Company) – STRICTLY BALLROOM – The renowned story (based on Luhrmann’s real life experiences) of an Aussie Ballroom Dancer disqualified at a lead up dance competition for the Pan Pacific Grand Prix for improvising dancing his own steps
23 February – 8 March  Cardinia Cultural Centre, Lakeside Boulevard, Pakenham
www.cardiniaperformingarts.com  0407 090 354