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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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
  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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
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!
 
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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
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.             ...
 
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...
 
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...
 
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. ...
 
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...
 
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......
 
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...
 
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:...
 
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'...
 
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...
 
  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...
 
  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...
 
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...
 
  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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
  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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
  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...
 
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.  ...
 
“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...
 
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.
 
  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...