Shows : Musicals : Small Cast

  "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...
 
" 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...
 
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....
 
  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.
 
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...
 
“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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
"...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...
 
"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...
 
  "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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
"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...
 
 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...
 
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“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...
 
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...