Author Trish Francis

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Can-Can is a musical by Abe Burrows with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and tells the story of the showgirls of the Montmartre dance halls during the 1890s.

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Rules for Living is a dark comedy about family dysfunction and societal norms by Sam Holcroft. The play follows a family preparing for Christmas lunch and tensions begin to rise as they deal with family issues. Holcroft uses the psychological theory that people reinforce negative behaviour traits each time they fall back on them as coping strategies (“rules for living”) at stressful times.

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With music and lyrics by the renowned Lin-Manuel Miranda, (The Heights, Hamilton) and Tom Kitt and Amanda Green (Next to Normal) Bring It On: The Musical is an exciting contemporary option for youth groups. The musical is very loosely based on the 2000 film of the same name and focuses on the competitive world of cheerleading and over-the-top team rivalries.

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Twelve women meet in a public toilet. They talk about men and the rites of relationships between men and women. Playwright, Maureen Duffy describes her work as a black farce, a style of drama derived from the medieval morality where the devil and all his works were often funny as well as fearful.

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Based on the classic book by E. B. White, Joseph Robinette’s adaptation of Charlotte’s Web is a one hour play version of the story with a reduced cast of eight who portray all the key roles.  We follow Wilbur, the runt of a litter of pigs, saved from becoming ham by a young girl named Fern. When he eventually becomes too big for the farm everything seems lost – until he makes the acquaintance of a helpful spider, Charlotte.

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Bill makes a big mistake at his stag party and wakes up in the honeymoon suite, on the morning of his wedding, with a mysterious woman, Judy. With the help of his best man, Tom, Bill tries to cover up the fact that he cheated on his fiancée. Unfortunately for Bill, but luckily for the audience, hilarious chaos occurs.

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The extremely well-known musical version of Victor Hugo’s classic novel finally comes to the beautiful sea-side location of Victor Harbor.

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Set in a dilapidated Victorian three-storey country house, reputedly a former bordello and said to be haunted by a deceased prostitute, Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘Taking Steps’ follows six characters in the course of one hectic night and morning, with continual running up and down stairs and in and out of rooms.

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Josh Belperio is a writer, performer and multidisciplinary musical artist, well known in Adelaide. Having survived a serious cycling accident, he has used this terrifying episode to create a cabaret show and share how being near to death has brought about a fresh perspective on life.

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Jack is a member of the military brigade that stayed on in France and Belgium for several years after the Armistice to recover bodies and body parts, identify them if possible, and give them honourable burial or reburial.

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Although many people associate Amity Dry with her appearance on reality TV show The Block, her talents were evident to many long before that. A writer, composer, singer, actor, she has had a top 10 album and a critically acclaimed musical Mother, Wife and the Complicated Life