ROALD DAHL'S GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE

6 Jun 2018

SHAKE & STIR THEATRE CO. & QPAC

 

WHAT STARTS AS JUST ANOTHER BORING DAY FOR GEORGE QUICKLY TURNS INTO A MARVELLOUS EXPERIMENT OF EPIC PROPORTIONS!

 

Cleverly adapted from the much-loved book by Roald Dahl, George's Marvellous Medicine bounds off the page in a spectacular live show for the whole family.

On a good day, George can't stand his Grandma. She complains all the time, she's mean and she smells funny. On this particular day, Grandma is much more annoying than usual and George has had enough. "George – make me a cup of tea! George – rub my feet! George – stop growing!" Ugh. Wanting to put an end to her constant nagging, George creates a special medicine, greater than any medicine in the history of the world. What he doesn't expect is that this medicine may actually work – just not in the way he thinks...

The award-winning team behind the multi-Helpmann Award nominated Australian production of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts, and following Dracula and Wuthering Heights at the Princess Theare the pervious two years, brings you this brand-new stage adaptation from the wacky mind of the World's No. 1 Storyteller.

Direct from a sold-out season at the Sydney Opera House, George's Marvellous Medicine is packed to the rafters with mischief, music, magic and giant laughs.

Just remember – do not try this at home!

 

Written by: Roald Dahl
Adapted for the stage by: shake & stir theatre co, in association with QPAC
Director: Ross Balbuziente
Designer: Josh McIntosh
Sound Designer: Guy Webster
Lighting Designer: Jason Glenwright
Illustration by: Quentin Blake
Photos by: Dylan Evans

 

“A world-class performance with fantastic acting and wonderfully choreographed lighting and set design.” – Scenestr

Yet another success for acclaimed Brisbane theatre company shake & stir.” – The Sunday Mail

“They've done it again! This show is a hit. If you can get a seat, grab one! Because they have already extended the season and sold 12,000 tickets.” – Stage Whispers

“World class wicked fun! shake & stir - still the best storytellers in the biz.” – XS Entertainment

“Spectacular. Director Ross Balbuziente expertly translating the exuberance and twisted darkness of Dahl's work onto stage. Beg, borrow or steal a child to take with you to the theatre, or simply go on your own for a marvellous night out.” – The Creative Issue

George's Marvellous Medicine is so funny, it's the funniest show these school holidays, and I'm lucky enough to have seen them all.” – XS Entertainment

“A delicious dose of Dahl. When it comes to shows for younger audiences, shake & stir seem to have the touch of Midas.” – Blue Curtains Brisbane

“Wow! George's Marvellous Medicine is one of the best kids' shows we've seen in a while! Our tribe (from 4 - 10 years) were all mesmerised and belly laughing. Lively and loud with clever set and props. Marvellous indeed!” – The Charming Mum

“Hilarious - adults will enjoy as much as the kids, if not even more.” – Absolute Theatre

 

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Venue

PRINCESS THEATRE

Dates

Wednesday 6 June, 6.30pm

Tickets / Prices

SUBSCRIPTIONS NOW ON SALE AT THE BOX OFFICE.

ONLINE SALES FROM TUESDAY 2 JANUARY 2018.

 

All single tickets $35
Family (x4) $115
Subscriber Full/Conc. $30
Subscriber Student $15
Subscriber Family (x4) $100

School group prices available. Contact the Box Office for more details.
Phone: 6331 0052 or Email: boxofficemanager@theatrenorth.com.au

 

Reserved seating

 

A processing fee of $6 applies to tickets purchased online. This is a per transaction fee, not per ticket fee, which will be applied at the end of your purchase.

A delivery charge of $4 applies if you choose to have your tickets posted to your address.

Presented By

Theatre North at the Princess
shake & stir theatre co.
QPAC
ArtTour

Notes

For ages 6 – 106 (Grandparents beware). Haze, smoke and strobe effects, loud music. Please note that no animals (or Grandmas) will be harmed in the staging of this production.

Running Time

55 minutes (no interval)

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