coming productions

Big the Musical

13-29th MAY 2022

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The classic 1987 motion picture fantasy bursts onto the stage in the unforgettable theatrical experience, Big The Musical. Featuring a witty, moving and insightful book by John Weidman (Assassins; Pacific Overtures; Road Show) and a dazzling, energetic, heartfelt, contemporary score by David Shire and Richard Maltby, Jr. (Baby; Closer than Ever; Starting Here, Starting Now) Big is a perfect show for audiences of all ages!


Josh Baskin is sick of being an awkward kid. At a carnival, he makes a wish to the Zoltarmachine to become "big." To his shock, his wish is granted.

After an understandably awkward beginning, Josh is forced to do "adult" things, like getting a job and a girlfriend. In the end, he discovers that there's much more to being an adult than he bargained for and learns that we must all grow up at our own pace, in our own time.


Complete with Zoltar, a giant floor piano and stand-out roles for adults and children, Big is a great choice, with family-friendly smash-hits that are full of high-energy singing and dancing.

Note: Due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19, our Big show season has been moved to May 2022.

Turning Tables

July 2022

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The Society is very excited be holding the Premiere performance of this original musical on 2nd July, with the production to run over three big weekends.  

Bursting on to the stage with the mega hit 'What doesn't kill you makes you Stronger', Turning Tables bounces along with rocking renditions of hit songs that will have you dancing in your seats, such as Just the way you are, Born this way, Holding out for a hero, Girls just wanna have fun, Danger Zone, Dear Future Husband and more. It's funny, hilariously so at times but also has some very poignant messages about life and how, with the help of some really great friends, we can deal with the challenges that get thrown our way, reflected beautifully through some powerful ballads such as My Immortal, Because of You, I will never love again, Jesus take the Wheel and what is certain to be a huge finish, This is me, from the Greatest Showman. 

 

Turning Tables tells the story of five women, all different, all unique and all with their own “baggage” to carry. Throughout the show, each of the women reflect on their past experiences, the relationships they have endured and the strength and resilience they have gained from the friendships they have forged with each other, regardless of their individual differences or social status. However, beneath the surface lies a secret that will floor the girls and make them all question their journeys in life. 

 

This  original musical, sensitively written by Lyn Townsend is bound to impress, with its sizable sprinkle of humour, an actual large mechanicalised 'turning table' (Parkes doesn't do ordinary), some pretty slick dance moves, an impeccable selection of hit songs that fit perfectly with the story line, and if that's not enough, consider the cast chosen to bring this unique production to life; Christie Green, Shev Brown and Christa Radley (all from the well-known group Amitie), Ruth Barnes, Maddison Collits, and stalwart society member, Aaron Kingham, plus a few special cameo appearances - but we can't give too much away!

 

Like many theatre productions, Turning Tables has been waiting for 18 months for its chance to grace the Little Theatre stage. No doubt tickets (on sale 2nd May) for this highly anticipated production will sell fast. Discover and Parent NSW vouchers will be accepted when purchasing tickets from the Society ticketing site. Watch the Society website and face book page for more information as the premiere date gets closer. You won't want to miss this little gem.