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Grandparents BEWARE! George’s Marvellous Medicine is in Town

Source: Northern Beaches Council
Archived 4 Sep 2018 - Posted: 6 Jul 2018
Direct from sold-out seasons at the Sydney Opera House, Queensland Performing Arts Centre and in New Zealand, Roald Dahl’s family favourite George’s Marvellous Medicine arrives at Glen Street Theatre, Belrose for a strictly-limited season from Wed 25 - Sat 28 July.

In a spectacular, critically-acclaimed live show by the award-winning shake & stir theatre co, get set for a show packed to the rafters with mischief, magic and mammoth laughs.

What starts as just another boring day for George quickly turns into a marvellous experiment of gigantic proportions!

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.

Wanting to teach her a lesson and put an end to her constant nagging, George concocts a special medicine, greater than any medicine in the history of medicines. What he doesn’t expect is that this medicine may actually work; just not in the way he thinks it will.

Suitable for ages 6 to 106 (grandparents beware!), Director Ross Balbuziente is thrilled to bring another iconic Roald Dahl work to life.

George’s Marvellous Medicine was an absolute favourite of mine as a kid and still remains one of my cherished childhood books. We are relishing this rare opportunity to adapt Dahl’s much-loved book for stage.

“Our aim to is get kids (of all ages) to laugh as hard as they ever have before; after all - laughter is the best medicine.

“It’s a rocketing, surprised-filled, hilarious adventure featuring some of our country’s best physical and comic actors,” said Mr Balbuziente. 

The national tour kicks off in April and visits 34 locations across all Australian states and territories. The 2018 tour is managed by arTour, and is supported by Australia Council and Arts Queensland.

“A triumph.”- Aussie Theatre

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


shake & stir theatre co and QPAC present

ROALD DAHL’S George’s Marvellous Medicine

Adapted for the stage by shake & stir theatre co

Dates: 
Wed 25 - Sat 28 July 2018

Times: 
Wed 6pm; Thurs - Sat 10:30am & 1pm daily (limited tickets left!)

Venue: 
Glen Street Theatre, Corner of Glen Street and Blackbutts Road, Belrose

Tickets:  

  • $22 Single Ticket, Family Pass of 5 $85, Children under 2 Free (Seated on lap of a paying adult)
  • Tickets available online or 9975 1455

Patrons’ Advice:  Show contains haze, smoke, strobe effects and loud music. Please note that no animals (or grandmas) will be harmed in the staging of this production.

This article archived 4 Sep 2018

 
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