The new musical, Freaky Friday, based on the beloved 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disneyfilms (and developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres), features abook by Bridget Carpenter–the co-executive producerand writer on the beloved TV hits,“Friday NightLights”and“Parenthood”–and music and lyrics by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey–the Pulitzer Prize-winning composers of Next to Normal and If/Then.
When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magicallyswap bodies, they have just 24 hoursbefore Mom’s big wedding to put things right again. Freaky Friday, a new musical comedy based on thecelebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is an hilarious, contemporary update of theclassic story,in which a mother and daughter see what it means to be a family while experiencing eachother’s lives firsthand, if only for a day.
Set in the present day, Freaky Friday features a tuneful pop-rock score, befitting a work that haseffortlessly updated throughout its several iterations. Warm-hearted, humorous and touching, this freshtake on the classic story is perfect for family audiences of all ages.
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COMING IN 2024
Directed by Lyn Townsend. Musical Direction by Neil Westcott.
Everyone's perennially favourite musical Annie, will hit the Parkes stage in 2024.
Audition workshops will be held to find our future little stars on Saturday 2nd December. Sandy (dog) auditions will be held on Sunday morning 3rd December at 10.00am and auditions for all Adult roles on Sunday 3rd December from 11.30am. Rehearsals will commence at the end of January with show season April/May.
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AT LAST...A PANTOMIME!!
Making her directorial debut is Ruth Barnes, assisted by Christie Green.
This bright, new script puts a number of fresh spins on the story, while at the same time delivering a traditional family panto with all the usual trimmings. It’s crammed with fast, snappy wordplay, accessible modern references and hilarious slapstick routines.