Shows

"Let the bells with-in the steeple. Ring with joy for all good people." This gem married the drama of Charles Dickens with the music of Gilbert and Sullivan. There is a smorgasbord of songs from The Yeoman of the Guard,  The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore, Iolanthe, Trial by Jury...
 
  "An absolute hoot." ( The Guardian)  "Pure exultant bubblegum fun." ( The Scotsman)  "The makings of a Rocky Horror runaway hit." ( Midweek Theatre)      "There is in short a riot going on in Cell Block H, and...
 
“I haven’t had so good a time at a musical this year… a classic.” (Sunday Age) Based on the controversial book of the same name, A Bunch of Ratbags is a funny, abrasive, and confronting look at teenage delinquency during the rock ‘n’ roll 50s in Melbourne. A...
 
This is a full length murder mystery thriller which takes place at Elmdale, the country estate of Lord and Lady Chestle. Time is the present. There is a family gathering and their son Geoffrey is coming to visit with his wife Lydia. They are also bringing Geoffrey`s business partner Derek Fisher...
 
Adaptation of A.B. Facey's classic novel. The story of a parentless boy who started work at eight on the frontier of Western Australia, struggled as a rural worker, survived the gore of Gallipoli, the loss of his home in the Depression and tragedy in World War 2 - yet still felt he was fortunate....
 
A satirical comedy about a teacher who stages a reunion of his old gang and discovers that things that shaped their lives long ago have come back to haunt them It set in a suburban interior.
 
" A Blissful marriage of witty dialogue with some of the most enduringly popular music and lyrics ever written" Melbourne Herald Sun. A Song to Sing O is a musical play about the original Gilbert and Sullivan patter man George Grossmith first performed by Anthony Warlow and has since...
 
A Musical Farce for your mature cast described as " a rare combination of wonderful new music, belly ache humour and farce." Celebrity Sanctuary is a clinic that offers relaxation for A Listers. It has however, fallen on hard times. When  the owner, receives a call from “...
 
Side splitting comedy, dinner theatre at it's best.   Set in the roaring twenties, Rose, a girl from a local nightclub, has come to work at Aladdin and his sister (or Mother) Suzie Wong’s Chinese Take Away Shop.   Rose’s boyfriend Mac and his two gangster henchmen try to...
 
A delightfully unique Australian story combing the timeless tales of Alice in Wonderland, Mary had a Little Lamb, and Waltzing Matilda. Set in the Australian bush and performed entirely by children; the story is designed to appeal to an audience of pre school and primary school age children....
 
Follow the adventures of Alice as she sings and dances her way through Wonderland. Here she meets the White Rabbit, the Caterpillar, the Mad Hatter, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Cheshire Cat, the Mock Turtle, the Gryphon and the terrifying Queen of Hearts. This 2 Act lively production of ‘...
 
A fast-paced, hilarious comedy of modern manners. What could be more unsurprising than a suburban AmDram company staging a Jane Austen adaptation? But the ambitions and neuroses of the members of Pogchurch Valley Amateur Dramatic Society come to a perilous and uproarious climax in the white...
 
"A great foot tapping feel good show that drew a standing ovation." Manawatu standard. An award winning musical that is part love story, part eco awareness, part spiritual enlightenment wrapped around some of the great New Zealand rock songs of our time. There is a fraction too much...
 
Beautiful new musical adaptation written especially for youth theatres staged dozens of times around the world. Sheherazade has been telling stories to her husband the King for 1000 nights. They range from magic carpet rides to genies to Ali Baba and the 40 thieves to Sinbad the Sailor. But her is...
 
Aussie Rules ~ The Musical isn’t about putting football players in tutus and having a bit of a giggle. It is a new, fun-filled comedy with clever songs, dances and hilarious situations. It also has a serious side, examining the effects of the urbanisation of Australia with country towns...
 
"A charming comedy...full of up to date gags and finger on the pulse problems." Sydney Morning Herald. "There is something to offend just about everyone in Jonathan Biggins's deliciously light and perfectly pitched jokefest." The Australian. "If you want social satire and...
 
    From the era that brought the world The Rubik's Cube, Max Headroom and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comes this "totally awesome" musical in the style of movies such as Back To The Future, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Karate Kid and The Wedding Singer. Join the...
 
Her name is Badjelly and she can turn children into sausages or chop them up to make girl soup. Sometimes she turns Policeman into apple trees and bananas into mice. She is the wickedest witch in the whole world. This adaptation of Spike Milligan's book by Alannah O'Sullivan is delightful. The You...
 
Barbecue is a play about many things including the Australian cultural ritual, the “barby”. It is intended to be performed in a space where audience members can feel they are an integral part of the event. Sausages (or other inexpensive goodies) are cooked on a gas barbecue throughout...
 
If you’re Irish, come into the parlour... so goes the old song... If you’ve ever encountered Murphy’s Law, if you enjoy Irish songs, Irish jokes and Irish logic, you’ll really enjoy Barney’s Fair! The story unfolds as an Irish family, aided and abetted by the befuddled...
 
Imagine a surf rock musical that starts like this..... “ The summer sun is cookin. The guys and chics good lookin. And school is over for another year. The surf is really poundin. And bodgies walk around in. The latest crazy way out kooky gear... So pass around the pretzels and the beer....
 
“One of their best shows ever.” (Australian) Beauty and the Beast is one of the most beloved children’s stories of all time. There has been countless version of the tale of a handsome Prince who is turned into a Beast by a wicked witch, and can only be restored to his former self...
 
Set in 1969, when physical and mental abuse was a fact of life to many women, this play is about domestic violence inside marriage - a subject still regrettably topical. The engagement of two university students brings together their families. Sandra is from working class Doncaster...
 
“Songs and storyline simple enough to appeal to a wide age group.” (Sun) A musical set in the Australian bush with conservation as its theme. The animals’ water is being polluted by the Useless Chemical Company and Billabong Bill with the assistance of a Minor Mitchell Cockatoo (...
 
A comedy thriller described as Erin Brockovich meets the Castle, based on a true story. Hapless anxiety prone lawyer Brad Pitt ( no relation )  turns up to fill in for the day for a lawyer on holiday and is thrust unprepared into a complex case where a mother is sueing a chemical...
 
Bonking James Bond A warm hearted comedy about Betty who, having just discovered her husband is having an affair, will do anything to save her marriage even if it means dipping into fantasy and enlisting the help of a secret agent.   It's a play for 4 - two men and two women...
 
  Boy’s Own McBeth toured Australia and the US from 1979 until 1982. It was the longest running Australian written musical ever..staged with more than 600 performances and was only eclipsed in the 1990’s by The Boy From Oz. What the critics said.... “A combination of Welcome...
 
Breast Wishes is an uplifting new musical about life, love, family and silicon. Meet four women; add a fumbling boyfriend, a well meaning husband, a bra-fitter who’s seen it all, show stopping numbers and you will be taken on a witty and heart-warming journey through laughter to triumph.
 
  The perfect youth musical with fries and a coke. Set in Bondi Beach at the largest restaurant of the world wide conglomerate Hackets.    "Working for the chain you've got to keep those counters clean."    Everyone loved Waldo  he was a worker like...
 
A talk-back radio shock jock has a heart transplant and to his horror finds that the organ was from an Aboriginal woman. Now he has to become more tolerant. This can't go on!
 
Prince Charming and Cinderella arrive back at the palace after their fairy-tale wedding. Cinderella is shocked to learn that the search for the missing glass slipper was instigated by  Prince Charming’s mother, Queen Imelda, who has a shoe fetish. The  magic slippers are confiscated...
 
It’s the early 1970s and townie Emily Hetherington plans to bring a breath of fresh air to the country village she has just moved to. The action takes place inside a house has been decorated from top to bottom, the garden has been landscaped and above all she has a top of the range Hygena...
 
It's 1971 and the "Class of 65" are gathering at a seaside resort for a reunion weekend. Frankie 'the fingers' Fuller and his intellectually challenged sidekick John 'Duggs'...
 
An outrageous comedy. Five school friends stage their own reunion after 25 years apart. Friendships are rekindled, secrets are revealed, a janitor is kidnapped! Cast: 5 Female / 1 Male Length: Two Acts (110 minutes) Genre: Comedy Synopsis... Pamela Browne has organized a 25 year reunion for her...
 
  Set sail for adventure on the cruise of a life-time to Bermuda aboard the beautiful Costa Lotta.  But it’s not all smooth sailing.  Someone is trying to poison the passengers and nobody knows who will be next.    Will they make it through the Bermuda Triangle? Will...
 
Cruisin’ is an exciting new musical with songs in the style and spirit of the pioneers of rock n roll. It is filled with comedy, pathos and catchy musical numbers that will leave your audience enthralled right ‘till the end. Cruisin is the late 1950’s, and VINNIE RUSSO is a 17...
 
Murder mystery spoof.  An eccentric selection of the rich and famous meet at Brandling Hall for a 1930's country house weekend as guests of Sir Redvers and Lady Bertha. Before anyone has had time to settle in a cabinet minister is murdered  'totally without any warning'. Fortunately the...
 
“Death & Taxes” is a madcap financial farce set in the very topical world of insurance and  investments. It’s a crime story, ghost story and hilarious comedy. Featuring dodgy deals, a potty psychic, a fishy tax inspector, a nutty cop, murder, mayhem and a hairy yak!
 
This new translation of the sparkling operetta written in 1874 includes new opportunities for extra Chorus work. Gabrielle von Eisenstein has been sentenced to five days in jail for hitting a Policeman, but is determined to go to a party. In the original the chrous do not appeart on stage until Act...
 
The story of Faust is brought to life in an explosion of hit songs, high energy dance routines and glitter-ball spinning action. Get, ready to hit that floor and burn, baby, burn... in ‘Disco Inferno’  It’s the summer of 1976. Outside, the weather is as hot as the fashion and...
 
A  fast-moving farce about , a senior church warden who has let the empty vicarage to a travelling theatre company for a murder mystery weekend to pay for his daughter’s extravagant wedding. Mistaken identity, other forms of misunderstanding, cross-dressing, drunkedness and general chaos...
 
Hilarious fast moving comedy. Richard and his wife Barbara accidently offer the same room as lodgings to a young undertaker and a young woman who has the mafia after her. Confusion, panic, cross dressing and many misunderstandings abound. Not helped when an Italian gentleman turns up with a...
 
EDGE is the dramatized true story of the wreck of the Dutch ship "Batavia" on the Abrohlos atolls off the coast of Western Australia in 1628. In this dramatic and entertaining play, hailed by one reviewer as his "play of the year", events...
 
“ A sure-fire box office hit, being revived continually around the country”   THE AUSTRALIAN April 17. 1998. Emma - Celebrazione, is based on the story of Emma Ciccotosto, who migrates from an impoverished Italian rural village to Western Australia at the age of 13. The play opens...
 
  "Pinafore is a 24-carat triumph"  The Australian.  The final chapter of the Savoy Trilogy which stormed across Australia and New Zealand. There is the funky female chorus known as the Singlettes - which were originally designed for three women - but are often revived...
 
"An unfolding caravan of delights." The Sydney Morning Herald. "No praise could be too excessive." The Australian. Essgee's Mikado followed the success of Pirates  in 1995 and has proved so popular it was revived again professionally in 2008/2009. Enjoy watching the...
 
" As dazzling ...as the Best of Broadway"   Brisbane Courier Mail. Essgee's unique brand of Gilbert and Sullivan first stormed across Australia in 1994. It's now being performed all over the world including productions across the UK, North America and even in Germany. This...
 
" all the sentiment, galvanizing character and sweeping flow of Les Miserables. Eureka is an accomplished and entertaining musical." Bryce Hallett Sydney Morning Herald.  The Eureka Rebellion remains Australia's only organized insurrection. On November 29 1854 0 12,000 people were...
 
Hilarious and dramatic events unfold as the fairy tale characters try living in someone else's fairy tale. But does being someone else make you happy? The whacky witch and the grumbling giant are ever present. Then when the threat of censorship or even a total ban on some fairy tales because...
 
“ … old age needn’t be nearly so dreary and sad as it’s supposed to be, provided you greet it with humour and live it with courage.” Noel Coward What a challenge. You have to have kids walk, talk, sing even dance like old folk. It’s a fun but respectful...
 
"Here in the country we all know. How the seasons come and go. When to Harvest when to shear, and when it's time for tucker, time for beer" Enjoy hours of music and laughter Based on the classic comic by Murray Ball. The story involves the claims of town versus country as Cheeky tries to...
 
Set in 1960’s Manchester, Eric and Iris Dobbins have been running a friendly neighbourhood pub (The Last Drop) for many years, and regularly run an evening of ‘Free And Easy’ (now known as Karaoke), both of which have helped them to win the coveted ‘Pub Of The North...
 
By Offenbach: The Grand Duchess The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein has, up to now, left affairs of state to her Chamberlain, Baron Puck, and her Commander-in-Chief, General Boum. Now that she is 21 Puck plans to keep her occupied by finding her a suitable husband, Prince Paul. Sadly the Grand Duchess...
 
GALLIPOLI - A Manual of Trench Warfare is touring within schools and venues during The Centenary  in 2015 AVAILABLE AS – INCURSION - LIVE STAGE PERFORMANCE. The drama takes place in a sandbagged trench at Gallipoli, 1915 and puts a perspective on the Great War’s legend of...
 
  The most popular  Cenarth Fox musical ever. Inside a human—what a set—a group of germs in amazing costumes spread disease. The human fights back with medicine. It’s a fight to the death. But there’s an enemy in the ranks of the germs. It’s a bloodless coup...
 
Think, three amigos, hot chilli, salsa, tequila, burritos, enchiladas. Hidden treasure, bad Spanish accents, culture clashes, misunderstandings and much mirth as everyone comes together to have a good time at the Hacienda del Toro.   A few things still need to be attended to, top of the list...
 
A comedy  with interpolated Halloween Music. Act One is set in a costume hire shop, at Halloween. Act Two is set in a Nightclub. The action is continuous.  Crystal, a young widow, owner of a small costume hire business, has asked her sister Abigail, who has some psychic powers, to try to...
 
High Hopes is a comedy set around air travel. It displays the humour and trauma of checking in, sitting next to unpleasant passengers, rude flight attendants too busy with their own love interests and a captain who jumps ship!! And on top of all that the plane becomes hijacked by a trio of...
 
Hot Shoe Shuffle has been a smash hit musical across Australia and the West End. It starts when the seven tap brothers receive a telegram -  telling them that they will inherit millions from their late father if they reproduce the famous Hot Shoe Shuffle one month after his death. More...
 
This madcap comedy addresses an issue close to every woman's heart –how to train your husband! Sound impossible? Not when you have a legendary Husband Trainer living right next door. The play follows the adventures of three generations of the Smith family as they attempt to turn their men...
 
Hyperspace puts the Farce into the Force as you are taken on an all-singing, all- dancing, ( totally unauthorised ) parody-tribute of one of most successful film franchises of all time. Join Duke Kneejerker, his loyal robot RU DED2, and his sister Princess Highway, as they search for the last...
 
"I can cook my husband's dinner. I can iron my husband's shirt. I can live alone in danger And in drought and dust and dirt. I can grow the food we live on. I can milk a cow or goat. If I'm good enough for that. I know I'm good enough to vote!" Louisa Lawson was a woman of magnetic...
 
This title comes from the saying `The devil finds work for idle hands to do.’ In this family of Cliff and Pam Brooks with their daughter Rose, we have a domestic comedy where the bored housewife goes out nearly every evening to various functions whilst Cliff stays at home after a hard day`s...
 
Why is everyone ignoring Maud when she gets up from the floor having fainted – or has she? Some really colourful characters with a plot that has many twists and turns before everything is resolved
 
“Lots of laughs in this witty show” (Sun) It Happened In Tanjablanca is a musical ‘whodunnit’ based on dramatic films of the 1940s. It features a cast of recognizable characters which include an American film star, a tweedy English eccentric and a European Countess. Echoes...
 
Set in Australia, in a small country town. Jack and his widowed mother, Dame Sadie Dreadlocks, are very poor. Their entire neighbourhood have been severely affected by the closing down of the local factory, where Dame Dreadlocks has lost her job as a cleaner. The Bank Manager and owner of the...
 
“Has wit, slapstick comedy, and enough catchy tunes to have audiences singing and laughing along with its cast” (Sun) The story of Jack and the Beanstalk has been around for centuries, well since 1730 when the first printed version was published. The show in various forms became a...
 
Australia's Biggest Little Musical Jack O'Hagan was Australia's most prolific song writer from the 1920's until the 1950's. His hits are part of the nation's psyche 'Our Don Bradman' ' Ginger Meggs ', 'When the Dog Sits on the Tuckerbox', ' Kingsford Smith' and so forth. Melvyn Morrow and David...
 
Jasper Publishing has more than 50 One Act plays to peruse on-line.  Visit www.jasperpublishing.com  Choose your script to peruse then place an order through DSP by clicking on the perusal button above - and listing the play you want to read. Some of the most popular include. Holiday...
 
Jasper Publishing has 200 pantomimes to choose from. Visit www.jasperpublishing.com peruse scripts and order them through DSP. Some of the most popular include Panto at the OK Corral by Jim Sperinck featured here on video. Other titles popular by Jim are Treasure Island, Dracula, Cinderella and...
 
Jasper Publishing has more than 200 titles to choose from. Visit www.jasperpublishing.com read the scripts on-line then order them through DSP by clicking on the perusal button above and listing the title you want to peruse. Some of  most popular titles include Dying to Meet You by Ron Hutson...
 
Comic cowboy send up of the American Wild West. The Silver Slipper is in financial trouble on account of the drought. Maggie May and her girls have tried to diversify, but there isn’t much to do to stimulate new business. Little White Dove and Father O’Malley have tried their best to...
 
 Although “Jest Call Me Cowboy” has been written as a sequel to  “Jest at the West”..... This is a separate story, which just happens to begin where  “Jest a the West” ended.             ...
 
A fun musical for a large  mixed  cast  of  young people.  Inspired by the story of  Puss in Boots written during the sixteenth century by French author, Charles Perrault. The  show embraces an eclectic collection of great pop  and rock...
 
This rock, pop and funky adaptation of the collected stories of Rudyard Kipling has been performed thousands of times across Europe. Described by Stage Whispers magazine as "full of great tunes, superb characterisation and laughs." For cast of seven or bolster with a large chorus. With...
 
An undiscovered tribe's reaction to the arrival of three people from the outside world. When the plane lands on the island beach, out of fuel and hopelessly lost, the two rock stars and their press agent can think only of returning to civilisation. The island has a severe man shortage and the...
 
"...one of the most entertaining and slickly written shows - comedy or otherwise - seen in Melbourne for a long time... dazzlingly funny" Raymond Gill, Arts Editor, The Age "This is a beautiful set of numbers" Paul Keating The musical Australia had to have is now available for...
 
Students at an Australian holiday camp discover that the local Mayor plans to close the camp and redevelop the site. With local residents they use social media combined with the old fashioned bush telegraph to contact past generations of campers to help them thwart the Mayor’s plans and save...
 
Faithful English translation of one of the greatest romantic operas ever written. All singing is in the original keys. But this adaptation has modest edits to simplify the plot and keep the focus on the four lovers. Orchestration has been reduced to a more affordible size. The children's chorus and...
 
The rags to riches tale of how five men rise to the heights of male stripperdom and their own understanding of what the opposite gender want.  "Ladies’ Night starts with the gritty realism of unemployment for a group of hopeless young men, its enormous popularity (which led to...
 
This traces the fortunes of our lads five years after Ladies Night 1.
 
Medieval maidens, men in tights, a saucy serving wench with amorous designs on the young master. Lady Godiva has her hands full with a daughter expelled from boarding school, a son who just can’t make up his mind and a husband who delights in taxing the peasants unmercifully! The Friar from...
 
The Almost Totally Fictitious Musical History of Legs Diamond  follows the travails of its title character, a Depression-era mobster who wants to break into show business. The musical opened on Broadway on December 26, 1988 and closed on February 19, 1989 after 64 performances and 72...
 
The riotous tale of mistaken identities and unexpected romance explodes in this brand new musical comedy based on the Tony award nominated play. It’s 1934 and Opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive Otello for the ten-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. When Tito...
 
Life’s a Bitch is a comedy about sibling rivalry, love and dogs. It is a contemporary play, set in a small country town. Kevin does not particularly like dogs, but he has been asked to look after his niece’s dog – Deena for a few weeks, while she prepares for her wedding. ...
 
Lola Montez was the Madonna of the 19th century. A popular singer and performer who outraged the establishment by taking off some of her clothes on stage in her famous spider dance. "They storm my web and beg a night of bliss. Then die in rapture at my poisonous kiss. Beware. Beware."...
 
Follow the adventures of our hero Rock Hard as he battles against the villainy of Whiley J Whiplash who will do anything to get his hands on the bar Lazy J Saloon. Can Penelope Pureheart find her true love? Will Sean O’Reilly ever find a new wife to replace his long lost Martha? Will Belle...
 
A modern backstage comedy with a Faustian twist and a cynical view of showbiz. Loosely based on the Faust story it is set in the context of a "backstage musical" which embraces many of the clichés of the genre - and turns them on their head. It could almost be described as a...
 
Set in 1972, Manly Mates features the most famously controversial state premier of them all, Sir Robert Askin. He and his Police Commissioner took regular bribes from crime bosses. He sold knighthoods. He took regular cutbacks from developers. In Manly Mates he holds court to a team of his more...
 
  Fanny Price is the poor relation of Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram. From the age of 10 Fanny has lived with the Bertram family at Mansfield Park. The shy and retiring Fanny is an intelligent observer of the flirtations and foibles of her four cousins and the sophisticated brother and sister,...
 
A gorgeous musical adventure based on a children's classic. In a wondrous world of riddles and hidden treasure, bumbling Jack Hare is on a race against time to deliver a message of love from the Moon to the Sun. Far, far away in a world just like ours, a mother cheers her son Joe with the tale of...
 
It has been ten years since the last reunion of the Crazy Ladies.  Menopause has arrived and the ladies are crazier than ever. The mission is to convince Kay, the gun totting tom-boy, to marry Shaun (the guy she once kidnapped and held accountable for the sins of all men). Hilarious......
 
It’s time to party, because it’s 1999! Jess Lo is hosting the best millennium party ever. Every cool celebrity is invited and it is set to be linked via satellite around the world.  But organising the party and sorting out her love life causes Jess Lo's grades to drop in her final...
 
Let Miss Abigail take you back to a simpler time, before booty calls and speed-dating, back when the divorce rate wasn’t 50% and when ‘fidelity’ was more than an investment firm! It’s Loveline meets Dr. Ruth as Miss Abigail shares her vast knowledge of every piece of...
 
"Heart warming laugh out loud funny," Broadway World. "An entertaining night of chuckles and tears." Variety. "If you are a mother or have a mother this show is a hoot. Arts Hub. "Insightful tongue in cheek lyrics and foot tapping rhythms." Stage Whispers. Having...
 
Newly published original period comedy, based on two much-loved characters from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice - Mr and Mrs Bennet.   Twenty five years before the novel is set, how did this ill matched couple meet and decide to marry? James Bennet, the twenty eight year old son of...
 
The action unfolds in the Drawing Room of wealthy factory owner Titus Platt’s rather stately home somewhere in 1930’s England. Titus is murdered and Inspector Bullock of the Yard is sent for. When he starts to investigate there are many suspects: the son, Malcolm; his sister Penny; her...
 
  Covering the years 1896-1902, this revealing three-hander - by turn comic and searing - examines the traumatic marriage of Henry and Bertha Lawson, as well as confronting those two enduring icons of the Australian imagination, Lawson and 'Banjo' Paterson.   Middle-aged Bertha Lawson...
 
Barbara's husband is missing on the family farm. When Jack finally returns he is a nervous wreck and will not leave the house. He is suffering from Agri-phobia (the fear of agriculture)... and is convinced that he is Hiroo Onoda - a Japanese soldier holding out on an island after world war Two....
 
  Annie discovers her in-laws are outlaws... and her mother in-law has hired a mad group of assassins to kill her! How will Annie, a mild mannered Librarian, outwit the best of the Italian, Russian and Irish contract killers? This is outrageous, laugh out loud, comedy at its best. Cast:...
 
  "My Way was more than we had hoped for. You haven't got a show...you have a license to print money. ” Allan Kollar Venice Little Theatre An award winning music revue featuring more than 50 songs recorded by ‘Old Blue Eyes’. This is not about impersonating Frank Sinatra...
 
"Gonna Rob a Bank, Gonna Be A Rich Man One Day, Gonna Rob A Bank. Living it the Easy Way"  The life and times of Australia's most infamous Bushranger and his Gang set to a rollicking score, a mixture of rock, broadway and vaudeville.This has both GREAT humour and GREAT tragedy....
 
A comic play with music based on the life of Kate Kelly. She toured Victoria with a show exhibiting her older brother Ned's 'real horse' and 'real armour'. When one of her actor's leaves she recruits an Irishman from the audience, with more in common with Ned than she suspects. First staged at the...
 
More than 200 titles to choose from the NODA catalogue. Aladdin. Ali Baba. Alice in Wonderland. Babes in the Wood. Beauty and the Beast. Christmas Carol. Cinderella. Dick Whittington. Father Christmas. Frankenstein. Goldilocks. Goody Two Shoes. Hansel and Gretel. Humpty DUmpty. Hunchbak. Jack and...
 
Set in a village where the local aristocrat, who is addicted to marriage and sex, causes mayhem when he decided to put up the rents and build a public convenience on the much loved village green. His tenants, including a funeral director and a tipsy pub  manager start to revolt and the 'new'...
 
 “On Air ! On Air !”  takes you on a lightning paced, funny and at times, sad journey behind the glitter of advertising, exposing a world of high pressure, memorable characters and ethics which change conveniently in their desire to succeed. In the hectic copy writing...
 
Choose from 33 new One Act Plays from the Plays and Musicals Catalogue. Choose from in the genre of Comedy, Absurd, Thriller/Myster and Drama. Read them on line here. http://www.playsandmusicals.co.uk/plays/oneact/index.htm All bookings for productions in Australia and New Zealand are through DSP.
 
This lively laugh-machine is dedicated to the proposition that "buying and selling property in Sydney is a total farce". The property being auctioned is a 1970s semi, "delivering a quality lifestyle with harbour glimpses", according to its glossy adverts. We visit on three 'open...
 
The play, a comedy in two acts,  is set in a charity run opportunity shop.  Upstairs, over the shop, (Off stage) live two younger women, Madge and Carol. These ladies are exotic dancers at the Pink Pussy by night, and by day they run a very successful phone sex business, which the opp...
 
New translation of this classic written in 1858 with the option of  extra Chorus. Eurydice is bitten by a snake and is abducted by Pluto to the underworld. Her husband Orpheus is delighted, but public opinion forces him to rescue her. She is ungrateful preferring Bacchus, God of wine. With...
 
  The play is set in a Public Hall of a small outback town.  The hilarious efforts of the hall committee, and some of the local characters, as they set about overcoming seemingly impossible obstacles, to achieve their objective, demonstrates the tenacity and ingenuity of outback folk...
 
It’s mid 1942 and Australia is at war. As our able bodied men fight overseas a sleepy seaside Aussie town is about to experience an invasion by the Americans. The arrival of the yanks brings much needed excitement for the ladies, but for the local lads there are three big problems with the...
 
Cinderella. Dick Whittington and his Cat. Jack and the Beanstalk. The Snow Queen. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Mother Goose. Aladdin. Peter Pan. Sinbad the Sailor. Robin Hood and the Babes in the Woods. Beauty and the Beast. The Sleeping Beauty. New A Christmas Carol. Peter Denyer is incredibly...
 
This epic musical first recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra has delighted audiences in many countries. "Irresistible - engaging and exciting the audience throughout - and leaving heaving chests and racing hearts as it draws to its tragic conclusion." Aussie Theatre.com 2008.  ...
 
  Persuasion is the bittersweet story of love that might have been. At the age of 19, Anne Elliot was persuaded to refuse an offer of marriage from a young naval officer. Their paths cross again eight years later, but now Anne is a faded spinster and her fatheris badly in debt, while Captain...
 
" Sheer Magic in every sense of the word" Peter Pan is the legendary tale of the boy who never grows old. This adaptation is recognised in England as the best available of J.M.Barrie's masterpiece. First produced professionally in 1993 is has been revived dozens of times A play with...
 
  A Traditional Music Hall.... With a difference! A Phantom who doesn’t like pantomime is residing in the old White Chapel Theatre.  The cast are rehearsing Cinderella. The efforts of the various characters in trying to convince the ghost that Cinderella is a Melodrama and not a...
 
"Listen very carefully and we'll tell you a tale. About a clever puppet who got swallowed by a whale." A delightful musical set to the legend of Pinocchio with surprise visits by Robin Hood, Captain Hook and one of the Seven dwarfs. Written for a large cast of young performers.
 
 A wonderful version of this well-known children’s story. Geppetto, the wood carver, longs for a son, but the Star Fairy will only grant his wish on the condition that his puppet Pinocchio proves to be worthy and good. Old Nick is determined that this should not happen. Adventures...
 
This is the story of Pinocchio the little wooden puppet who came to life because of a wish made by his maker, Geppetto. Follow Pinocchio as he travels through Italy meeting many interesting characters including the Blue Fairy, the cunning Fox and Cat, the evil puppet master Fire Eater, the naughty...
 
It's boyband vs girlband in this hilarious brand new musical from the team that brought you the global hit Back to the 80's. Packed with pop smash hits from the hyper-coloured 1990's by artists such as THE SPICE GIRLS, BACKSTREET BOYS, N*SYNC, BRITNEY SPEARS, CHRISTINA ...
 
This musical adaptation of the world's favourite romantic comedy has been staged with great success around the world. It has gorgeous music and 11 fantastic roles for woman (most with solos). From the dim Mrs Bennet, her five daughters, the formidable Lady Catherine and the bitchy Caroline Bingley...
 
  Fitzwilliam Darcy is determined not to succumb to the charms of Elizabeth Bennet because he considers her family connections to be inferior. She is determined not to like him because of his pride. Can their differences ever be reconciled? This adaptation of Austen’s much loved novel...
 
  Sue and Arch have written lively attractive musicals for large cast with backing tapes.   The Pied Piper of Hamelin This is the Dyer's favourite youth musical. It's strength is that there are wonderful roles to play, a delightful lolly dance and the plot is sophisticated enought to...
 
 Based on the beloved children's books Princess K.I.M. and The Lie That Grew and Princess Kim and Too Much Truth Written & Illustrated by Maryann Cocca-Leffler Princess K.I.M. The Musical is a touching, upbeat and humorous play about a little girl named Kim, who along with...
 
An Australian angle on the timeless classic of Charles Perrault. The brothers Dick and Harry Miller, are forced out of their home by their greedy brother Tom. Dick sets off to make his fortune and Harry is left to look after the cat, Puss. Puss assures Harry that she can make them both rich, if he...
 
  Before there was Schoolies, there was Pyjamas in Paradise!   In the late 1950s and early 1960s, pyjama parties attracted thousands of young people from all around Australia to the small resort town of Surfers Paradise. Their popularity put Surfers on the map. This musical is a bit like...
 
Your set is a pile of rubbish until the showbiz finale. Your cast are all rats and they are in trouble. Their home’s about to be demolished and there’s a nasty cat on the prowl. Enter Snortle Tozer. Is he or she a politician, evangelist or crook? All three perhaps? The rats discover...
 
It's the real housewives as you have never seen them before. Localise the title for your community then grab a glass of pinot and watch the girls lie, cheat and sing their way up the social ladder. Hiding behind skin care lines and charities these women have it all or do they? Find out what the...
 
On stage in a play, the script calls for one actor to shoot another. But the gun is loaded and the actor killed. The actors are stunned. The play must be stopped. Police investigate as the audience “remain seated”. Everyone has a motive to swap the ammunition. Whodunit? But not...
 
An old Australian soldier has been taken off an airplane returning to Australia. Now, on the eleventh of November, he is in a hospital with a second and possibly fatal attack of dengue fever. Cranky and acerbic, he remembers his experiences in East Timor. He fought there against the Japanese during...
 
 “ By far the best rock n roll musical I have ever read. The music is brilliant.” Robert Murray - Director. Steve Diamond ( producer of the Rocky Horror Show) “ Absolutely brilliant” Rock Apocalypse is rock n roll party show which is a parody and tongue in cheek tribute...
 
Rockin Robin and his merry band of men star in this fantasy story featuring  Rock Music from the fifties, sixties and seventies. A drama group (or school) is rehearsing a number for the Rock Eisteddfod when an electrical fault in the special effects department causes two of the cast, Maddie...
 
“Everybody had a good time.” (The Age) When Rumpelstiltskin premiered at the Alexander Theatre, Melbourne, the critics went overboard with their praise; “full of original and listenable, clappable words and music,” “… clever, well-done and delightful,” and...
 
  A tall tale of a Tall Ship,somewhere between farce and pantomime.             A rollicking romp of improbable proportions, set on the high seas, on the way to Australia. The Honourable Judge Eustace McDonald is horrified to find...
 
Melvyn Morrow has written six pantomimes for the series Christmas at the Sydney Opera House. His favourite is Santa meets the Bushrangers, which was revived for the third time in a professional season at the North Sydney Independent Theatre . The characters are Mother Kelly, Molly Moonlight,...
 
Australian and New Zealand community theatres are the first in the world to be given permission to stage this iconic musical. The movie is credited with defining the 1970's, the sound track sold 25,000,000 copies and since it debuted on Broadway the musical...
 
A musical play for five fabulous females. Five very different cleaning women, the scrubbers, work together at night. They’re aged from 18 to 80 and each has a sadness, their problems are real. Meet a brilliant cook, a gambler, battered wife, a foreigner and a wannabe singer. Now just for...
 
 Lose your heart and come to your senses as you follow the fortunes of Elinor, the sensible sister and Marianne, the sister who is ruled by her feelings. The reserve of one sister and the lack of reserve of the other can equally lead to their undoing as they struggle to come to terms with the...
 
"Eddie Perfect's oh-so-clever-song book with songs ranging from soul and rock to Bollywood and R & B  is.. incredible." The Age. ( 4 Stars) "Full of witty lyrics and great melodies." Stage Whispers. "Entertainingly depicts the King of Spin with admiration and wry...
 
Not just an outrageous comedy. This is an event as a Greek Grandmother comes back to haunt her grandson  NICK Kakamanospillipapadimiopoulis,at the worst possible time. "I am a Greek. I am a dead Greek. I am a dead Grandmother who is a Greek. Today is my favourite grandson’s wedding...
 
Seamus Shenanigan has recently died, the most likely cause being liver failure. It was his wish that "his mates from the boozer" should send him on his way in a manner that befitted his life. This wake is a most suitable send off. His "boozer mates" unfortunately are the...
 
 The hit production of the 2009 Melbourne Comedy Festival. “A delicious look at aging. A warm, poignant and very amusing blend of songs and pithy dialogue performed by a talented cast. I highly recommend the show for all age groups!” Alan Fletcher, ‘Neighbours’ actor...
 
Delightful new musical adaptation of the classic with bright tunes, lots of laughs and an Australian sensibility. Available with superb backing CD or piano vocal. First staged in 2013.
 
This pantomime follows closely the story of the famous fable but in a special twist replaces dwarfs with garden gnomes. It means your company can cast regular sized people. All of the traditional adventures are in the hilarious script. There is of course a wicked Queen, the Magic Mirror on the wall...
 
Combines the classic and beautiful music of Beethoven with a new comic look at this Fairytale.
 
Snugglepot and Cuddlepie premiered at the Adelaide festival of the Arts in 1992, accompanied by a 22 piece orchestra in front of 23,000 people. The musical has also been performed professionally in Melbourne and Brisbane and released on CD featuring the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, a 120 voice...
 
A glitzy comedic and loving tribute to  the Eurovision Song Contest. It’s as close to the real thing as you can get, with eleven countries competing, a multitude of anxious contestants, a gushing hostess and all the quirkiness that both delights us and makes us cringe in a single...
 
  Set in the famous Spyglass Club frequented by a hot bed of  Russian, American and British businessmen, spies and gypsies with names such as Artie Choke, and Mona Littlemore. The audience are patrons of the club and are given a special assignment to laugh themselves silly at the mayhem...
 
So funny it will split your stitches.  A 'behind the scenes' look into the world of the maternity ward. Join sex-mad nurse Lindsay Walker, and the four ladies on C Ward. The patients...
 
Suspenders, death by misadventure and unorthodox embalming techniques feature in this zany, quickfire comedy. "Judging from the reaction of the sold-out opening night crowd, who laughed from the first line to the last, Phillips has nothing to fear." New Zealand Herald. "...Farce in...
 
Set in Australia, in a tourist resort.   Bavarian buffoonery as bikers invade a local festival.  Heidi the milkmaid and Schultz , the lovable gardener enter into the spirit of the festival with some slap dancing and a sausage stuffing competition, with the help of some audience...
 
A short show, an award-winning musical revue staged from New Zealand to New York.  65 mins, speeches, songs, mime all celebrating life in the suburbs. The garbos are the jugglers, the traffic cop is the clown, etc. This variety show has been staged in tents, the back of trucks, halls and...
 
“A first class piece of entertainment.” (Variety) Sweet Fanny Adams is set in the 1930s around the infamous red-light district of Palmer Street, Sydney. The show is built around two madams, who are constantly at war with each other, their clientele and their loves. It is loosely based...
 
Sparkling  play adaptation of this fabled first staged by Kim Carpenter's Theatre of Image. Can be staged with a cast of six or a large community or school production with 33 roles to go around. Short listed for an AWGIE award. The King has beheaded his Queen and vowed to execute more, one by...
 
  Middle aged Harvey and Marj have been to see a fortune teller, and Harvey is mistakenly under the impression that he is likely to meet an early demise... Once the situation has been resolved, and he realizes that he is in no immediate danger, Harvey becomes interested in the actual expenses...
 
A delightful new musical based on the fable by the Brother’s Grimm. Twelve princesses, each more beautiful than the last, sleep in twelve beds in the same room. Every night, their doors are securely locked. But in the morning, their dancing shoes are found to be worn through as if they had...
 
There is nothing MP Gerald Caunfield enjoys more than a quiet weekend with his wife Debbie at his country retreat. Fine wine and good food being high on the agenda. Debbie has thrown herself into village life with gusto, a little more than Gerald could ever imagine, and the results of the village...
 
“My songs are my biography”…Peter Allen The Boy From Oz is the most successful Australian musical ever and the first to make it to Broadway. It is a musical biography/tribute to the late great Peter Allen. Peter Allen was born in the outback Australian town of Tenterfield in 1944...
 
Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular songs spun into an hilarious new modern story.  There is  love across the social barriers, people not being who they seem to be, etc -but this time it is about a Franchise King - also known as the Corporate Pieman of Penzance who is hoping that his...
 
“One of the best children’s stories in a contemporary soft-rock glitter style.” Han Christian Anderson’s fairytale, about an Emperor who is tricked by a couple of con men into believing in invisible clothes, is updated with a brilliant soft-rock score and a host of...
 
 Awesome new jukebox musical featuring s ongs by AC/DC, Midnight Oil, Skyhooks, Dragon, Choir Boys, Daddy Cool, J.O.K. Sherbet, Ted Mulray Gang, Jet, Billy Thorpe, Rick Springfield, Divinyls, The Screaming Jets and more!  Troy and Darren Wilson, the most popular of all the shearers in...
 
The lives of a well-to-do lawyer and his love-starved wife are turned upside down when a lively young Greek couple move in next door and immediately want to replace the dividing fence with a massive brick wall. The conflict escalates when the dispute ends up in court and each woman leaves her...
 
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  Set: a basement nightclub, late at night. Drama/comedy. No FX. Full length. Four Underworld people seek love in an exploitative milieu.
 
The comedy,  is set in the foyer of a retirement village complex.  he residents are all active middle aged people who enjoy a busy social life. They are planning a concert to raise funds for a week away on a bus trip for some sightseeing and a little gambling at the Casino. Vanessa...
 
“Tin Soldier shines as a musical.” (The Age) Han Christian Anderson’s tale of The Little Tin Soldier and the Ballerina, has never been more enchantingly portrayed as in this wonderful soft-rock version. Set in Toyland, a tin soldier is tossed out of a window by a wicked Goblin. He...
 
Based on the classic by Hans Christian Andersen and set to music by Mozart arranged and orchestrated by Bernard J. Taylor. It borrows many of Mozart's sweetest tunes from his most well-loved and most beautiful music and puts it all together in a stirring tale of hardships overcome, evil...
 
“One irresistible musical! An utter charm bomb!” - The New York Times. This smash off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! As we learn...
 
The Merry Widow is unchallenged the most popular Operetta of the 20th Century . Now the soaring pulsy sexy music has been lifted by a magnificent, hilarious new libretto. This new work is so good it has been endorsed by the estate of Franz Lehar. FRANK HATHERLEY, writer and BBC TV producer, has...
 
“ The sadness, the joy, the laughter and pain and with a twist in the tail, it’s a mystery again. Go, go, go, ‘tis a wonderful show.”  Marie Ryan 96.5 Inner FM.   People are living longer, but married couples do not always pass away at the same or at even...
 
The Old People Are Revolting! is a mad cap comedy about seniors seeking revenge! The residents of the Sunshine Retirement Village have had enough: they're revolting! Fed up with being ignored, and relegated to the sidelines of life they've decided to prove to the world just how dangerous seniors...
 
  Hamish, the Scottish Pirate King, has returned to the Caribbean Island after twenty five years absence,  to dig up his buried treasure and retire. Imagine his horror when he discovers a building has been erected on the exact spot where the treasure is buried. His plan is to either buy...
 
This small-scale musical was first presented by the National Theatre Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Sydney, in 1977.   Set in 1889, the Sharpe Family Players are touring their famous Sharpe’s Short Shakespeares in a fit-up tent. Their latest — a ludicrously brief Richard III...
 
“A brilliant children’s musical.” “Plenty of catchy tunes, a nice clear storyline, loads of color, and several engaging characters,” was how Sally White in The Age described the original production of The Shoemaker and the Elves. Over-the-top production values and...
 
From the composers of Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang comes a new musical release based on the legend of Cinderella. The Slipper and the Rose - composed by Robert and Richard Sherman has beautiful music, charm and lots of laughs. First released in 1976 as a movie which was nominated for...
 
Be spirited away by this new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fantastical coming-of-age adventure that inspired the hit Disney movie Frozen. Join Gerda on a dangerous and whimsical quest to save her best friend Kai before he is trapped forever in the Snow Queen...
 
  As if the daily skirmishes with farcical customers and the dim-witted men in their lives, wasn't enough, the women who operate the checkouts at the Discount Co supermarket are now facing a new boss and the prospect of losing their jobs to newly installed automated checkout aisles. If the...
 
  Ross Gumbley’s witty, smart adaptation of the John Buchan classic thriller The Thirty-Nine Steps follows the Alfred Hitchcock film and recent West End theatrical spoof, but very much stakes out its own ground in terms of style. Feeding off British fears of enemies both within and...
 
It’s part comedy, panto, musical, movie and circus. It’s different. Your audience moves around the simple set from the busy terminal through customs and onto the plane. There’s a sing-along, short-sighted pilot, ’different’  passengers, homemade movie and much...
 
            A medley of music, monologues, skits and short scenes loosely set  at the time of the local Agricultural exhibition and Rodeo or Show in any large city of Australia. You may like to set your review at the local golf club, or race meet....
 
  Think your family is complicated? Meet the most dysfunctional family you can imagine as they try to navigate Christmas.   Peace on earth and good will to all men? Not likely!   Ever since her husband died, Mary’s horrible adult children have been ruining Christmas.  ...
 
An elderly couple hold up a bank and demand money (no gold coins thank you). The bank manager and bank tellers' are given lessons and a refresher course on customer service and manners. As the armed defenders squad surrounds the bank, the elderly couple spring into action. Relationships begin to...
 
“The play is set in a church hall where the Fortieth Wedding Anniversary of Harold and Maude Connolly is about to be celebrated. Their two married daughters, Claire and Lorna are setting the table as Harold arrives with the news that their mother, Maude has just been seen leaving town, with...
 
Mike, Dave and Julian spend a weekend in a garden shed determined to break an age-old mystery. Armed with a case of beer, a box of girlie magazines and a holy book they are going to "understand women". What they discover is not quite what they expected. Understanding Women is a comedy...
 
Warp Drive: boldly going where no musical has gone before! Join Captain James T. Jerk, his offsider Mr Phock, and the crew of the Starship Enterthise as they roam the galaxy searching for signs of intelligent life (having found none on Earth). During their rounds they intercept a signal offering...
 
Since 2002 over 16 million theatregoers in 28 countries have been thrilled by this awe-inspiring production which is based on the songs of Queen with a book by Ben Elton (The Young Ones, Blackadder, Popcorn). Elton fashioned this hilarious futurist comedy around more than 24 of Queen’s...
 
Where there is a will there are relations – goes the saying. In this riotous comedy dry eyed mourners turn up to for Edie Puddiphat’s funeral with a will saying they are the sole heir to her millions – but the old lady has outwitted the vultures.
 
Based on the classic by Kenneth Grahame. When the Mole becomes tired of spring cleaning he ventures out to the river where he meets the Water Rat. Together they embark on an adventure through the wild wood. Delightful music and drama.
 
  An adult fairy tale, of Arabian nights, with just a touch of spice.   A Riotous romp through the old Bazaar in Cairo.   The Pharaoh’s daughter Fatima’s betrothed Prince has been kidnapped by a band of feral gypsies. She must now marry the evil old court physician, Tut...
 
This has the drama, the love story and magnificent arias The haunting image of Heathcliffe searching the moors for his beloved Cathy us one of the most enduringly passionate scenes in English literature. Taylor's adaptation has been recognised by the Bronte Society as marking the first time that...