Riverside Theatres 2011 Season
Including Breast Wishes, Little Gem, A Commercial Farce, Rainbow’s End, Capture the Flag, In The Next Room, Magic Flute, Transparency, The Sum of Us, Who Killed Mario Lanza, The 2011 Wharf Revue and This Year's Ashes
The line-up of productions for 2011 reflects the high calibre of productions on offer in Australia with a diverse program that includes comedy, drama, opera and musicals.
“2011 promises to be a robust and interesting year of live performance for audiences at Riverside Theatres and we are very excited about the full season announcement. We are particularly pleased about being able to announce a second Riverside Production, Transparency which is scheduled for September 2011,” said Director of Riverside Theatres, Robert Love, who this year is presenting his tenth season
Bien-Etre’s Breast Wishes, an uplifting Australian musical about life, love, family and silicon.
Award-winning hit of the 2008 Dublin Fringe Festival and the 2009 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Gúna Nua Theatre and Civic Theatre’s Little Gem explores love, sex, birth, death, dildos and salsa classes and follows three generations of Dublin women.
Malthouse Theatre’s A Commercial Farce tells the story of Bill, an experienced theatre director on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Enter Jules, the name that’s going to sell the tickets.
Set against the Queen’s visit in 1954, Riverside Productions’ Rainbow’s End bares the stories of three generations of Koori women, who live on the edge of a country town in a shack on the banks of a flood prone river.
Set in 1945 Berlin, Critical Stages and Tamarama Rock Surfers Theatre Company’s Capture the Flag tells the compelling story of three young boys huddled for days in the sewers as the Russian tanks rumble through the streets above.
Sydney Theatre Company’s In The Next Room, or the vibrator play is an utterly beguiling play that explores love and science. Dr Givings fails to understand his wife’s sudden fascination with his practice.
Pacific Opera presents a Manga inspired new production of Mozart’s Magic Flute. Gifted young conductor, Australian Russell Ger returns from the USA to weave his magic over Mozart's masterpiece.
Riverside Productions and Simply Opera are producing the premiere of a new work, Who Killed Mario Lanza? based on the life of romantic tenor Mario Lanza. He was the most famous opera singer in the world, but he only ever sang twice on an opera stage.
Christine Harris & HIT Productions’ The Sum of Us is a touching portrayal of a father’s unconditional love for his son and the quest to find the right mate. Widower, Harry, played by Steve Bisley loves his gay son, Jeff, played by Patrick Harvey.
They’re back. After a decade of delivering world’s-best-practice satire, the ever-popular Wharf Revue returns in 2011.
A hilarious, touching urban fable of connection and redemption, of moving and moving on, Griffin Theatre Company’s This Year's Ashes is a reluctant romantic comedy about Sydney, grief and cricket.
For complete details and bookings: www.riversideparramatta.com.au