The Civic Theatre has launched Season 2019 – it’s time for you to check out the shows. Choose four from the 11 on offer with the benefits of subscribing. Here’s a snippet on each of the shows:
360 Allstars is a phenomenal physical performance exploring all forms of rotation. Boasting a stellar cast, including world champion athletes, world class dancers and world renowned musicians, the production connects the street with the elite to deliver a radical urban circus!
Directed by Mark Kilmurry, Jim Cartwright’s timeless comedyTWO introduces 14 colourful characters, all skilfully played by Brian Meegan and Kate Raison. Set in the local pub, you’ll meet all the regulars, a misfit crowd of eccentric and hilarious individuals.
One of Australia’s favourite performers, Jonathan Biggins, is Paul Keating – visionary, reformer and rabble-rouser – in The Gospel According to Paul. Full of intelligence and wit, it is a funny, insightful and occasionally poignant portrait of Keating.
The Sapphires is a funny, heart-warming tale inspired by the true story of writer Tony Brigg’s mother. It tells of the incredible journey of a singing group of four Yorta Yorta Women, who sing Motown soul hits against the backdrop of social upheaval.
Comedy, intrigue and fantasy come alive in ballet’s most charming comedy, The Australian Ballet’s Regional Tour presents Coppélia.
100 Years of the History of Dance as told by one man in 60 minutes. This one-man play follows Jacob: a schoolboy challenged with presenting a school report on the history of dance. Original music for the show is composed by Italian film score composer Enrico Melozzi.
Written, directed and co-starring by Damian Callinan, writer of The Merger, The Hall Committee will include a cast of local Wagga and Sydney actors to bring to life the folk of Rummage South past and present. Audiences will have their own hall transformed in front of them as the cast usurp their residing committee to bring this interactive, immersive, hilarious play to life.
At Sunset Strip the only people left are those who couldn’t leave. Suzie Miller (Caress/Ache) examines all manners of love, family dysfunction, making the best of shitty situations and prosthetic breasts. Sunset Strip finds the humour in tragedy and creates an unlikely path for humanity to triumph. Starring Wagga born Lex Marinos, as well as Emma Jackson, Georgina Symesa and Simon Lyndon.
Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare’s contemporary comedies where romance is thwarted by dastardly plots, misinformation, false accusations, broken promises, and bumbling cops. Or is it?
The Glad Tomorrow is first time that powerhouse and five x ARIA Award winner Katie Noonan will perform with The Australian String Quartet. Ten composers have created a song cycle based on the poetry of Oodgeroo Noonuccal.
The West is crumbling and democracy is besieged. You have to laugh. And that’s exactly what The Wharf Revue delivers.
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