Round Gippsland

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 with songs by Cindy Lauper
Charlie suddenly inherits his father’s ailing shoe factory and must now decide whether to stay in London or return to his home town.
24 August – 7 September  8pm Fridays & Saturdays  2pm Sundays
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   Mesley Hall, Leongatha
www.lyrictheatre.net.au   0490 525 482

Wonthaggi Theatrical Group – WHEN THE LIGHT LEAVES
A poignant play by Rory Godbold
20 – 21 September    8pm Friday, 2pm & 8pm Saturday
The Shed, Wonthaggi State Coal Mine, Garden St.  wtg.org.au

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

Off the Leash Theatre – THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES
Writer: Joanna Murray-Smith
Based on a 2000 real life incident, a 2006 satire about celebrity feminists
11 – 19 October West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul 5624 2456

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

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 – The renowned story (based on Luhrmann’s real life experiences) 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