Round Gippsland

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: christopherdickins3@gmail.com   0428 560 842

Warragul Theatre Company – A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
Tennessee Williams’ most popular play, considered one of the 20th Century’s finest plays
7 – 10 November (5 performances) West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul 5152 1482

WHAT’S BEEN ON 2019

PLOS Musical Productions – SHREK THE MUSICAL – Shades of the movies
31 December 2018 – 9 January 2019 
Frankston Arts Centre, Davey Street
Bookings: www.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  WTG Rooms, State Coal Mine Reserve, Garden St.  wtg.org.au

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

Theatrecraft Youth Unlimited – SWITCH – 3 x plays, VDL Summer School showcase
19 & 20 January    Yarragon Public Hall, 7 Campbell Street, Yarragon.  0408 366 481

Wonthaggi Theatrical Group – 50th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT – included a book launch
15 – 17 February   Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre     wtg.org.au

CPAC (Cardinia Performing Arts Company) – STRICTLY BALLROOM – Based on Luhrmann’s real life experience as an Aussie ballroom dancer disqualified at a lead up to a major dance competition
23 February – 8 March  Cardinia Cultural Centre, Lakeside B’vard, Pakenham
www.cardiniaperformingarts.com  0407 090 354

FAMDA – THE VICAR OF DIBLEY – with the quirky characters from the beloved British TV sitcom
1 – 15 March  Foster War Memorial Arts Centre

Maffra Dramatic Society – CARAVAN – A light-hearted look at friendship, age and holidays you should never have
30 March – 12 April  Saturday, March 30 @ Heyfield Memorial Hall
5, 6 & & 7 April @ The Stratford Courthouse   Friday 12 April @ Newry Hall

Phillip Island Offshore Theatre – THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES – by Joanna Murray-Smith
a satire on the feminist movement in the 70’s.   4 – 13 April    Cowes Cultural Centre

MOaRTZ Theatre – ANTI-BIOTIC! Writer: Keith Passmore  Director: Annette O’Shea
A comedy set in male and female wards at a local hospital
5 – 13 April  Monash Hall, 4A Reserve Street, Yallourn North
www.moartz.com/   0438 579 987 or 5127 6514

Off the Leash Theatre – NIGHTSHADES  Writer: Jeannie Haughton
Two people, two different viewpoints, two histories springing to life
5 – 14 April  West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul  www.wgac.com.au  5624 2456

Newhaven College – BARNUM – musical re The Greatest Showman
3 – 5 May Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre, 96 Graham St Wonthaggi

Mary MacKillop College – THE ADDAMS FAMILY
Musical with characters from the television series
10 – 11 May  Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre, 96 Graham Street

Bairnsdale Production Line Theatre – THE SOUND OF MUSIC
Based on the life of Maria Augusta von Trapp, The hills come alive
3 – 19 May  Forge Theatre & Arts Hub, McKean St.
bairnsdaleproductionline.org   5152 1482

Warragul Theatre Company – BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
The French fairytale gets the Disney treatment with Alan Menken’s music
24 May –1 June  West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul   www.wgac.com.au  5624 2456

Wonthaggi Theatrical Group – LES MISÉRABLES
the masterpiece newly re-imagined
25 May – 9 June    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre  wtg.org.au   5671 2178 

Wonthaggi Theatrical Group – WTG MEMORABILIA EXHIBITION
5 – 13 July 
The Shed, Wonthaggi State Coal Mine, Garden St.  wtg.org.au

Leongatha Lyric TheatreYOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
From the creator of The Producers, another hilarious Mel Brooks musical
5 – 20 July  Mesley Hall, 29-39 Ogilvy St, www.lyrictheatre.net.au  0490 525 482

Sale Theatre Company – JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
19 – 27 July 
The Wedge Performing Arts Centre,100 Foster St., Sale  5143 3200

Latrobe Theatre Company – GREASE
19 July – 5 August  Latrobe Performing Arts Centre, 60 Grey St., Traralgon
www.latrobetheatrecompany.org.au  5176 3333

Wonthaggi Theatrical Group – CABARET FESTIVAL WORKSHOP
17 & 18 August  The Shed, Wonthaggi State Coal Mine, Garden St.  wtg.org.au

Hosted by FAMDA – 19th SOUTH GIPPSLAND ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL
24 & 25 August  
 Foster War Memorial Arts Centre

CPAC (Cardinia Performing Arts Company) – KINKY BOOTS Cindy Laupers songs
as Charlie suddenly inherits his father’s ailing shoe factory
24 August – 7 September  Cranbourne Community Centre, Brunt Street
www.cardiniaperformingarts.com/bookings  0407 090 354 o a/h 9587 4228

Leongatha Lyric Theatre – JASPER JONES Kate Mulvany’s adaptation of Craig Silvey‘s novel
13 – 21 September   7:30 Thursday – Saturday 2pm Sunday 15 & Saturday 21
Mesley Hall, Leongatha   www.lyrictheatre.net.au   0490 525 482

Maffra Dramatic Society – CARAVAN by Donald McDonald
Aussie comedy looking light-heartedly at friendship, age and holidays you should never have
13 – 21 September   Stratford Courthouse 7:30 Friday 13, Saturday 14 & 2pm Sunday 15,
Newry Hall 7:30 Friday 20        Heyfield Memorial Hall 7:30 Saturday 21 September
http://www.maffradramatics.com.au

Wonthaggi Theatrical Group – WHEN THE LIGHT LEAVES
A poignant, partly autobiographical, play by Rory Godbold
20 – 21 September   The Shed, Wonthaggi State Coal Mine  wtg.org.au

Wonthaggi Theatrical Group – CABARET FESTIVAL
4 – 5 October The Shed, Wonthaggi State Coal Mine  wtg.org.au

Off the Leash Theatre – THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES
A 2006 satire about celebrity feminists based on a real life incident in 2000
11 – 19 October West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul  http://www.wgac.com.au

Bairnsdale Production Line Theatre – FUNNY MONEY – A Ray Cooney farce
Four friends at a party, the police arrive looking for a briefcase full of money
17 – 20 October Forge Theatre & Arts Hub, 80 McKean St.  5624 2456