What was On 2019 – updating to come
PEP Productions – THE BREAKFAST CLUB – Five students with nothing in common spend a Saturday detention together in their high school library. At 7am they had nothing to say, but by 4pm they had bared their souls and become good friends.
24 October – 2 Nov 8pm Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday 26 & Wednes. 30,
6pm Saturday 2 November Doncaster Playhouse, 679 Doncaster Road
pepproductions.org.au 0418 549 187
Fab Nobs Theatre – HEATHERS – Based on the cult 80’s black comedy film, by the writers of Legally Blonde The Musical, guarantees tears of laughter with a meaningful message. Think Mean Girls but more blood and explosives
25 October – 9 Nov 8pm Thurs – Sats & Mon 28 Oct, 5pm Sunday 3 Nov
The Fab Factory, 33 Industry Place, Bayswater
fabnobstheatre.com.au 0499 442 839
NOVA MUSIC THEATRE – THE WIZARD OF OZ complete with the yellow brick road, ruby slippers and an emerald city
26 October- 10 November 8pm Fridays, Saturdays & Thurs 7 Nov
2pm Sundays & November Saturdays
Whitehorse Centre, 379-397 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading
www.novamusictheatre.com.au 1300 304 443 or 9362 6555
Nautilus Productions – THE GHOSTS OF FISH CREEK 8 ghosts, 8 stories with Christine Skicko, Bruce Grainger, Lawrie Fildes, Todd Miller, Michael Hogan, Jean Moore, Indigo Aurora & Kimberley White
31 October – 3 Nov 8pm Thursday & Saturday, 4pm Sunday, Fish Creek Hall
Bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org 0428 560 842
Malvern Theatre Company – TWELFTH NIGHT
Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Annie Blood
A shipwreck begins a wild and quirky tale of mistaken identities, rebellion, conspirators and unrequited love
1 – 16 November 29a Burke Rd, East Malvern
www.malverntheatre.com.au 1300 131 552
The Mount Players – THE GRADUATE Remember the movie with Dustin Hoffman & Anne Bancroft?
1 – 23 November Mountview Theatre, 56 Smith Street, Macedon
http://www.themountplayers.com 0419 348 387
Torquay Theatre Troupe – PARRAMATTA GIRLS – based on real stories from interviews with former inmates of a female juvenile detention centre 1887 – mid-1970s
4 – 16 November 16 Price St., Torquay www.ttt.org.au
Warragul Theatre Company – A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE by Tennessee Williams
Considered one of the finest plays of the 20th Century,
7 – 10 November West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul 5624 2456
Strathmore Theatre Arts Group (STAG) – DEATH BY EATING – The play begins in the boardroom of Big Tobacco, morphs into Big Food, then morphs again. Are the tactics big companies use identical?
7 – 16 November Strathmore Community Hall, Loeman Street, Strathmore
www.stagtheatre.org 9382 6284
Lilydale Athenæum Theatre Company – LADIES IN BLACK Australian musical with music & lyrics by Tim Finn, book by Carolyn Burns, based on Madeleine St John’s 1993 novel The Women in Black.
An alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama set in Sydney in the 1950s.
7 – 23 November Lilydale Athenæum Theatre, 39 – 41 Castella St., Lilydale
www.lilydaletc.com 9735 1777
Williamstown Musical Theatre Company – A CHORUS LINE
Dancer auditions on Broadway – Will & Sarah Kate Hanley in the cast
8 – 16 November 8pm 8, 9, 14 & 15 2pm Sunday 10 5pm Saturday 16
Centenary Theatre, 71 Railway Place, Williamstown
Brighton Theatre Company – DINNER WITH FRIENDS – two sets of married couples test their friendship when one couple contemplates divorce
8 – 23 November Bayside Cultural Centre, Carpenter St., Brighton
www.brightontheatreco.com 1300 752 126
Beaumaris Theatre Inc. – BUDDY – The Buddy Holly story
8 – 23 November 82 Wells Rd, Beaumaris
www.beaumaristheatre.com.au 9583 6896
Mordialloc Theatre – OUT OF ORDER A Ray Cooney farce with a Conservative Government MP attempting to have an affair with one of the secretaries of the leader of the Opposition. Complications arise with a conniving waiter, a suspicious hotel manager, an alert private detective, an angry wife, a furious husband, a bungling secretary, an unconscious nurse and a dead body.
8 – 23 November Shirley Burke Theatre, 64 Parkers Rd, Parkdale
www.mordialloctheatre.com 9587 5141
The Basin Theatre Group – BLITHE SPIRIT – a spirited comedy by Noel Coward
8 – 30 November Cnr Simpson & Doongalla Rd., The Basin
www.thebasintheatre.org.au 1300 784 668
Williamstown Little Theatre – Double Bill: BLACK COMEDY & THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND Plenty of laughter guaranteed – twice.
13 – 30 November 2 – 4 Albert St., Williamstown
www.wlt.org.au 0447 340 665
Eltham Little Theatre – A KNIGHT TO REMEMBER – a medieval tale of magic and mirth set in a time when men were men, women were women and a knight couldn’t get his armour off!
14 – 30 November Eltham Performing Arts Centre, Main Rd Research
www.elthamlittletheatre.org.au 9437 1574
Eighteen Twelve Theatre – LEADING LADIES – Two broke English actors see a chance to improve their fortunes. How far are they prepared to go to achieve their dreams?
14 November – 7 December 3 Rose St., Upper Ferntree Gully
www.1812theatre.com.au 9758 3964
King Kong Theatrics – HONK JR – the Ugly Ducking story in a new musical
15 & 16 November 7pm Friday, 1pm & 5pm Saturday
EDSC Performing Arts Centre, 20 George Street, Doncaster East
Heidelberg Theatre Company – TARTUFFE – Tartuffe, a pious hypocrite, has wheedled his way into the wealthy family of Monsieur Organ who, totally besotted by Tartuffe’s charms, plans to give him both his fortune and his daughter’s hand in marriage. The struggles of the rest of the family to expose the imposter are hilarious and risqué.
15 – 30 November 36 Turnham Ave, Rosanna
www.htc.org.au 9457 4117
Geelong Repertory Theatre Company – ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS
Written by Richard Bean Directed by Derek Ingles
An English adaptation of Servant of Two Masters, a 1743 Commedia dell’arte style Italian comedy
15 – 30 November Woodbin Theatre, 15 Coronation Street, Geelong West
www.geelongrep.com.au Bookings: www.gpac.org.au 5225 1200
Peridot Theatre – STAGE KISS – a highly meta-theatrical, fundamentally enjoyable, slightly slight, no-so-romantic comedy pondering the complexity of onstage osculation
15 – 30 November Unicorn Theatre, Mt. Waverley Secondary College
www.peridot.com.au 0429 115 334
Essendon Theatre Company – JACK THE RIPPER: THE MUSICAL
Writers: Ron Pember & Denis de Marne Director: Robert Harsley
Set in a Music Hall, a reconstruction of incidents relating to the East End murders which took place between 31 August & 9 November 1888.
21 – 30 November 8pm Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 2pm Sunday
West Essendon Community Centre, 9 Bradshaw St, Essendon (Entry off Buckley St)
Warrandyte Theatre Company – CRIMES OF THE HEART: CONTRACTIONS & ELEGY FOR A LADY
22 November – 7 December Mechanics Institute, Yarra St., Warrandyte
PLOS Musical Productions – MAMMA MIA!
Abba tunes, Greek islands and a wedding. What more could you want?
31 December, 2019 – 8 January, 2020
Frankston Arts Centre, Davey Street, Frankston