THEATRE @ EXPRESSIONS 2019

Welcome to the Expressions Whirinaki 2019 Theatre Season.

This year's line-up features a programme of live, engaging and exciting theatre that will make you laugh, cry, and think. Ranging from Michele A'Court's hilarious side-splitting comedies to the Melbourne Ballet's Alice in Wonderland, award-winning drama and world class performances for children, this is theatre at its best. We are very excited by this high energy, high quality and innovative programme and hope you can enjoy the 2019 season of exceptional theatre.


ON THE ROAD WITH MICHELE A'COURT AND JEREMY ELWOOD

Tuesday 19 February 2019 | 8pm

Michele A'Court and Jeremy Elwood are two of New Zealand's premier stand-up comics, renowned for their intelligent, irreverent and insightful comedy.

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MOCKINGBIRD

Friday 15 March 2019 | 8pm

Mockingbird explores the often neglected subject of mental health through the use of humour, mask and music.

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Thursday 11 April 2019 | 7.30pm

Melbourne City Ballet pay homage to the well-known novel by Lewis Carroll, 'Alice in Wonderland', with this enchanting ballet.

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MR MCGEE AND THE BITING FLEA

Saturday 27 April 2019 | 10am

Prepare to be mesmerised and enchanted as huge packing cases are opened and new world's emerge, filled with quirky characters and stories.

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KATIE BOYLE IN THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

Saturday 13 July 2019 | 8pm

Katie Boyle plays 16 faces in this Shakespearean farce. With many clueless male suitors after three quick-witted ladies, this show will leave you gasping for air.

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SOLITUDE

Thursday 1 August 2019 | 8pm

In 1913 Annie enters the remote mountains of Kahurangi National Park to live a hidden life with her lover Henry Chaffey....

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THE POND

Thursday 10 October 2019 | 10am

The Pond is a magical journey through the eyes of the creatures and plants that live in and around the pond and whose daily lives depend on the importance of water for their survival. Please note due to an illness in the cast, this show is replacing 'Paper Shaper'.

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THE KEYS ARE IN THE MARGARINE

Tuesday 15 October 2019 | 8pm

This play is created from interviews with people with direct experience of the Dementia and Alzheimer's, communicating the effect dementia has on the lives of those living with the disease and everyone around them.

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THE SOUTH AFREAKINS

Wednesday 20 November 2019 | 8pm

Helene and Gordon are stuck; stuck in the same rut in South Africa. When they finally leave everything they've ever known, they discover it's hard work to find "home".

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