Date(s) - 8 Dec 2017
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Two GoTheatrical! Open Captioned Performances of ‘Muriel’s Wedding’: Wednesday, 6 December 2017 at 1pm and Friday, 8 December 2017 at 7.30pm at Roslyn Packer Theatre, Sydney.
Booking Details: please call Box Office on (02) 9250 1777 to book your seats.
At time of booking, please remember to let ticketing staff know that you require a seat with a good view of the captioning screen and the stage.
About the Production:
Sydney Theatre Company presents
A Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures production
MURIEL’S WEDDING THE MUSICAL
Book by PJ Hogan
Music & lyrics by Kate Miller-Heidke & Keir Nuttall
With songs by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus & Stig Anderson originally written for ABBA
Muriel Heslop is back! In this highly-anticipated world premiere, the iconic Australian film is set to become an equally iconic laugh-out-loud musical.
Stuck in a dead-end life in Porpoise Spit, Muriel dreams of the perfect wedding – the white dress, the church, the attention. Unfortunately, there’s one thing missing. A groom. Following her dreams to Sydney, Muriel ends up with everything she ever wanted – a man, a fortune and a million Twitter followers. That’s when things start to go really wrong.
The film’s original writer-director PJ Hogan has updated his screenplay into a dazzling new stage show, bringing the story into the present but keeping all the irreverence and naughtiness of the film along with its dark edge. There will, of course, be a bunch of the beloved ABBA hits that so beautifully embody Muriel’s hopes and dreams, as well as an incredible soundtrack of addictive new songs.
Director Simon Phillips (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) leads a stellar creative team, with eye-popping sets and costumes from Gabriela Tylesova (Love Never Dies) and original music by award-winning singer-songwriters Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall. With a big cast and a live band, this will be the theatre event of the year.
Tickets won’t last long. Don’t miss out.