BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard
Director/Choreographer: Kim Reynolds; Music Directors: Kristine Dennis & Matt Pearson
SYNOPSIS: Beautiful tells the true story of Carole King’s meteoric rise to fame as one of the twentieth century’s foremost singer-songwriters. We are introduced to Carole when she is 16 and pitching her first song (“It Might As Well Rain Until September”) to New York music producer Don Kirshner. Soon after, she meets her future husband and creative collaborator, Gerry Goffin. In a musical whirlwind, the couple are married, King gives birth to their first child and the duo make a name for themselves in the music business, knocking out hit after hit. However, while their careers are on the rise, Carole’s personal life falls apart when Gerry announces that he wants an affair. As Carole tries to negotiate marriage, adultery and personal happiness, she is supported by friends and playful rivals, Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. Although they all compete for number one hits on the pop chart, Carole relies on their support to change her life and find her own voice. Set in the vibrant pop industry of the 1960s and early 1970s, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical features a tapestry of musical hits from the creative songwriting teams of King and Goffin, Weil and Mann.
THE SPOTLIGHT THEATRICAL COMPANY – The Halpin Auditorium
SYNOPSIS: A comedy play about retirement. What does a couple do when both the wife and husband retire? In fact, it involves two retired couples who are and have been best friends for many years. This very funny play will certainly make you laugh and may even bring a tear to your eye as you may relate to some of the situations they get themselves in to.
Produced by special arrangement with the PLAYWRIGHTS GUILD OF CANADA
AUDITION: Sunday 28th March 2pm (NSW) Piggabeen Hall
GOLD COAST LITTLE THEATRE
18th June – 10th July
METAMORPHOSES – A stunning Greek mythology drama
Based on the myths of Ovid
By Mary Zimmerman
Directed by Bradley Chapman
SYNOPSIS: Set in and around a pool of water, Metamorphoses is a Tony award-winning play. An ensemble of actors embody figures from Greek mythology to share stories of transformation. Featuring tales of Orpheus and Eurydice, Psyche and Eros, Aphrodite, Midas and more, Ovid’s myths come alive with provocative moments and breathtaking storytelling.
Opens 21st 22nd May at 7.30 pm, Sun 23rd May 2.00pm, 28th and 29th May at 7.30pm Sun 30th at 2.00pm, 4th and 5th June at 7.30pm and Sunday 6th June 2.00pm.
KEEPING UP APPEARANCES
By Roy Clarke
Directed by Dianne Robinson)
Permission by The Agency.Co.Uk
SYNOPSIS: In this popular British sitcom, Hyacinth Bucket rules her lower middle class world as the hilarious social climber and snob who insists that her surname be pronounced as "Bouquet". Hyacinth’s long suffering neighbour Emmet is directing a play for the local amateur dramatic company and is prepared to go to extreme lengths to keep Hyacinth out. When Hyacinth hears that the part of Lady Melvern is yet to be cast, she is determined that nothing will stop her from getting the role! Meanwhile, much to Hyacinth’s dismay, the cast mainly consists of her family members whom she would rather disassociate herself from. Is it a disaster in the making?
Murwillumbah Theatre Company
Murwillumbah Civic Centre
10 -14 Tumbulgum Road Murwillumbah NSW
PH: 04 9883 1575
SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
11 th June to 27 th June 2021
June 11 (8pm), June 12 (8pm), June 13 (2pm), June 16 (8pm), June 17 (8pm), June 18 (8pm),
June 19 (8pm), June 20 (2pm), June 23 (8pm), June 24 (8pm), June 25 (8pm), June 26 (8pm),
June 27 (2pm).
SMOKEY JOE’S Café, the music of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
Directed by Sue and Paul Belsham
SYNOPSIS: In revue format with no unifying theme, the 39 songs are presented by various members of the cast in various combinations, with no dialogue. There are novelty songs (romantic ballads, and infectious melodies
By arrangement with Origin Theatrical.
Ballina Players Theatre
24 Swift St Ballina www.ballinaplayers.com.au
Book online (no fee) or at just Funkin Music River St Ballina ($2/ticket booking fee)
TWO ONE ACT: LITTLE GRIMLEY PLAYS
TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN LITTLE THEATRE
18, 19 June 7.30pm; 20 June Matinee 2.30pm
25, 26 June 7.30pm;
2, 3 July 7.30pm; 4 July Matinee 2.30pm
TWO ONE ACT: LITTLE GRIMLEY PLAYS
By David Tristam
Directed by Brian Franklin
STRICTLY SEX FACTOR (on ice)
LOCKDOWN IN LITTLE GRIMLEY
SYNOPSIS: The Little Grimley Theatre Society has been reduced to 4 members. Despite all their inadequacies, they struggle on valiantly.