GEORGE’S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE

BY ROALD DAHL

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 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 mammoth laughs. Just remember – do not try this at home!

Ages 6 – 106 (Grandparents beware)

Adapted for the stage by shake & stir theatre co

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THE TEAM

Director: Ross Balbuziente
Designer: Josh McIntosh
Sound Designer: Guy Webster
Lighting Designer: Jason Glenwright

Featuring: Johnny BalbuzienteLeon Cain, Tim Dashwood, Nelle Lee and Nick Skubij

Production Manager: Mark Middleton
Stage Manager: Tenneale Rogers
Head LX: Simon Hardy
Assistant Stage Manager: Maddison Penglis

“Yet another success for acclaimed Brisbane theatre company shake & stir.”  The Sunday Mail “A world-class performance with fantastic acting and wonderfully choreographed lighting and set design.” SCENESTR  
  “World class wicked fun! shake & stir – still the best storytellers in the biz.” XS Entertainment 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  

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

George’s Marvellous Medicine is a real treasure of a story and this production will make you love Roald Dahl more than ever… The production has an impeccable sense of timing. The cast deliver their lines with perfection never missing a beat. Australian Stage Online

A technical triumph. Aussie Theatre

2018 NATIONAL TOUR

NSW

4 April | Laycock St Theatre, Gosford | BOOK NOW

6-7 April | Riverside Theatre, Parramatta | BOOK NOW

11 April | Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre | BOOK NOW

13-14 April | Dubbo Regional Theatre & Convention Centre | BOOK NOW

27-28 April | Merrigong Theatre, Wollongong | BOOK NOW

1-2 May | Griffith Regional Theatre | BOOK NOW

4-5 May | Orange Civic Theatre | BOOK NOW

8-9 May | Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre | BOOK NOW

25-28 July | Glen Street Theatre, Belrose | BOOK NOW

1 August | Manning Entertainment Centre, Taree | BOOK NOW

2 August | Glasshouse Theatre, Port Macquarie | BOOK NOW

VIC

11 May | Frankston Arts Centre | BOOK NOW

23 May | Mildura Arts Centre | BOOK NOW

26 May | Geelong Performing Arts Centre | BOOK NOW

19-20 June | Lighthouse Theatre Warrnambool | BOOK NOW

22 June | Hamilton Performing Arts Centre

25-29 September | Playhouse Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne | BOOK NOW

2 October| Karralyka Centre, Ringwood | BOOK NOW

TAS

28 May | Devonport Entertainment & Convention Centre | BOOK NOW

31 May – 2 June | Theatre Royal Hobart | BOOK NOW

6 June | Theatre North Launceston | BOOK NOW

ACT

28-30 June | Canberra Theatre Centre | BOOK NOW

WA

4-8 July | Heath Ledger Theatre, Perth | BOOK NOW

12 July | Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre | BOOK NOW

18 July | Queens Park Theatre Geraldton | BOOK NOW

20-July | Mandurah Performing Arts | BOOK NOW

QLD

21 August – 2 September | Queensland Performing Arts Center | BOOK NOW

14 September | Moncrieff Entertainment Centre, Bundaberg | BOOK NOW

18 September |Brolga Theatre, Maryborough | BOOK NOW

20-21 September | Redland Performing Arts Centre | BOOK NOW

16 October | Mount Isa Civic Centre | BOOK NOW

23 October | HOTA Gold Coast | BOOK NOW

SA

5 October | Nautilus Arts Centre, Port Lincoln

NT

8 October | Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs | BOOK NOW

12 October | Darwin Entertainment Centre

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