Merrily We Roll Along – presented by Little Triangle Theatre Company is entertaining, exciting and superbly delivered. Originally produced in 1981 – lyrics and music by Stephen Sondheim, book by George Furth – this musical is alive and well and is a must see at The Depot.

Frank Shepard, a successful composer & producer, whose personal life proves less on track with those that mean the most. The play moves backwards in time – from the height of Frank’s career in 1976 to the beginning of it all in 1957. The story journeys from the challenges that come with success and adulthood, to the carefree and inspired times of creative youth.

Patrick Howard as Frank, Zach Selmes as Charley, and Victoria Zerbst as Mary- were dynamic and enormously heartfelt as the three best friends. The two wives played by Shannen Sarstedt is poignant as Beth, and Matilda Moran captivating as Gussy.

This charismatic and talented cast of seventeen strong shows ensemble work at its best. Embla Bishop, Phoebe Clark, Blake Condon, Kelly Goddard, Richard Woodhouse, Tayla Jarrett, Katelin Koprivec, Jesse Layt, Victoria Luxton, Michael McPhee, Caitlin Rose, and Bowie Parsons, all performed with flair, heart and humour.

After seeing this, I am very excited to see the next production by Little Triangle. Their aim as a company is ‘to present underperformed theatrical productions that challenge audiences and performers alike at a low price point – in the hopes to expand, educate and diversify the music theatre audience base, especially amongst young people.’ They have succeeded in doing just this with Merrily We Roll Along.

Merrily We Roll Along is highly recommended and on until 24 March, for more information and tickets visit: http://thedepottheatre.com/merrily-we-roll-along

Featuring: Patrick Howard, Zach Slemes, Victoria Zerbst, Shannen Sarstedt, Matilda Moran, Richard Woodhouse, Embla Bishop, Phoebe Clark, Blake Condon, Kelly Goddard, Tayla Jarrett, Katelin Koprivec, Jesse Layt, Victoria Luxton, Michael McPhee, Caitlin Rose, and Bowie Parsons.

Creative/Tech Team: Stephen Sondheim (music & lyrics), George Furth (book), Rose McClelland (producer), Alexander Andrews (director), Conrad Hamill (music director), Antonio Fernandez (pianist), Alex Smiles (lighting), Chris Starnawaski (stage manager), Mitchell Wassink (costumes & props).

 

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With a spectacular 150 beds under the stars, Mov’in Bed is the biggest outdoor bed cinema in the world and surely the most comfortable one too. Blanket, pillows, glow side table. Recline and unwind this summer at the Entertainment Quarter in Sydney.

Get your snuggle buddy(ies) ready as Mov’in bed combines the best things in life: a movie night under the stars in a comfy bed, sipping on a glass of wine, munching on some popcorn with your love one(s). Yes, you can be up to three in one bed.

The MIB (Mov’in bed) Team literally spend months selecting the best movies. Get ready for the latest blockbusters with the amazing, A Star is born, Bad times at the El Royal, Venom, First man , Bohemian Rhapsody or enjoy movie classics such as Love actually or the Nightmare before Christmas and get the family out with the Incredibles 2, The Jungle Book. They don’t play the same movie twice, it’s an outdoor movie Festival!

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