Round Gippsland

Bairnsdale Production Line Theatre – THE SOUND OF MUSIC
Music: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Based on the life of Maria Augusta von Trapp, the hills will come alive
3 – 19 May  7:30 Fridays & Saturdays  2pm Sundays & Saturday 18 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    7:30 Fridays, Saturdays & Thursday 30  1:30 Saturdays & Sundays
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    7:30 Wednesdays  2pm Sundays
Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre, Graham St.
wtg.org.au
   5671 2178 

Leongatha Lyric TheatreYOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
From the creator of The Producers, another hilarious Mel Brooks musical
5 – 20 July    8pm Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 2pm Saturdays & Sundays
Mesley Hall, 29-39 Ogilvy St, Leongatha
www.lyrictheatre.net.au  0490 525 482

Sale Theatre Company – JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
19 – 27 July 
19, 20, 25, 26 & 27 July
The Wedge Performing Arts Centre,100 Foster St., Sale
5143 3200

Latrobe Theatre Company – GREASE
19 July – 5 August  7:30 Fridays & Saturdays  1:30 Saturdays & Sundays
Latrobe Performing Arts Centre, 60 Grey St., Traralgon
www.latrobetheatrecompany.org.au  5176 3333

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

Leongatha Lyric Theatre – JASPER JONES based on Craig Silvey‘s novel adapted by Kate Mulvany
13 – 21 September   Mesley Hall, Leongatha
www.lyrictheatre.net.au   0490 525 482

Wonthaggi Theatrical Group – CABARET FESTIVAL  – including plays
21 September – 6 October  WTG Rooms, 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
October – November

Warragul Theatre Company – A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
Tennessee Williams’ most popular play, considered one of the finest plays of the 20th Century,
November

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