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Muriel's Wedding - 2017 - Australia Tickets, News, Info & More

Muriel Heslop is back! In this highly-anticipated world premiere, the iconic Australian film is set to become an equally iconic laugh-out-loud musical.



Stuck in a dead-end life in Porpoise Spit, Muriel dreams of the perfect wedding – the white dress, the church, the attention. Unfortunately, there’s one thing missing. A groom. Following her dreams to Sydney, Muriel ends up with everything she ever wanted – a man, a fortune and a million Twitter followers. That’s when things start to go really wrong.



The film’s original writer-director PJ Hogan has updated his screenplay into a dazzling new stage show, bringing the story into the present but keeping all the irreverence and naughtiness of the film along with its dark edge.



Director Simon Phillips (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) leads a stellar creative team, with eye-popping sets and costumes from Gabriela Tylesova (Love Never Dies) and original music by award-winning singer-songwriters Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall. With a big cast and a live band, this will be the theatre event of the year.

Schedule

Running Time:

3 hours

Roslyn Packer Theatre


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22 Hickson Road
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by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021
RGM Productions is pleased to announce development and production of ROUND THE TWIST THE MUSICAL following the successful application to the Federal Government’s Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) fund. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021
The cast has been announced today for the Australian Premiere of the hilarious ground-breaking Broadway hit musical HEAD OVER HEELS. Playing at Hayes Theatre Co from 18 February 2022, HEAD OVER HEELS is a bold new musical comedy set to the music of the iconic 1980's all-female rock band The Go-Go's.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021
The Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical Merrily We Roll Along will recommence at the Hayes Theatre Co on Thursday 21 October. A thrilling and compelling Broadway fable about friendship, compromise and the high price of success, Merrily We Roll Along played its first preview in June before shuttering due to the Covid 19 lockdown in Sydney.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2020
IndieWorks Theatre Company today announced cast members from Broadway, West End, Television and digital media platforms will star in the company's new podcast, Bite-Sized Broadway: A Mini-Musical Podcast.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2021
An example of the incredible resilience in Australia's live entertainment industry, David Venn Enterprises is proud to announce new opening dates for the feel-good '80s spectacular, The Wedding Singer, at Sydney's State Theatre from 5 January, followed by an encore season at Arts Centre Melbourne's State Theatre from 27 January, with more cities to be announced.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021
Following their smash-hit collaboration on Twelfth Night, director Simon Phillips and musicians Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall reunite for another spectacular slice of Shakespeare; the big-hearted comedy As You Like It, opening on Thursday 18 November at Southbank Theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2020
After sellout shows across September and October, Showqueen returns for the last time in 2020, with our most star-studded line-up yet.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2020
On Friday 6th November at 7.30pm, Riverside Theatres Digital will present Table for Six, Please! starring an impeccable line up of Australia's leading ladies Geraldine Turner, Chloe Dallimore, Madeleine Jones, Georgina Hopson, Olivia Vasquez, joined by musical director Lucy Bermingham on the piano.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2021
Broadway and West End leads Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope will reprise their show-stopping turns as the American GI Jerry Mulligan and the young Parisian dancer Lise Dassin in Australia in An American In Paris, with two of the country's leading lights Cameron Holmes and Dimity Azoury from The Australian Ballet, to alternate in the lead roles.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2021
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by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2020
Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director Kip Williams today unveiled Act 1, the first five plays of the 2021 season with the remaining two thirds of the season to be announced in March. To celebrate the company's return to its newly renovated home at The Wharf, Williams will direct a new adaptation by Kate Mulvany of Ruth Park's classic Sydney story, Playing Beatie Bow. The 2021 season will also feature the Australian premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' dark comedy, Appropriate directed by Wesley Enoch at Roslyn Packer Theatre and three plays rescheduled from the 2020 season: Home, I'm Darling, Fun Home and The Wharf Revue: Goodnight and Good Luck. 
by Stephi Wild - May 29, 2020
WHO'S YOUR BAGDADDY (OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR) will be performed online from 24 to 28 June for five performances only.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022
David Venn Enterprises (The Wedding Singer, Bring It On: The Musical) is thrilled to add Perth and Canberra seasons to the national tour of Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical, kicking off in Melbourne from 25 May. 
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2021
The award-winning producer of Sweet Charity and Little Shop of Horrors, Luckiest Productions, and Hayes Theatre Co, today announced the cast for the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical Merrily We Roll Along.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022
Broadway Records announced today the release of 16 Stories, a collection of 16 previously unrecorded songs written by award-winning musical theatre creators from around the world and recorded by The Australian Discovery Orchestra.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022
An American In Paris – a ground-breaking collaboration between The Australian Ballet and GWB Entertainment – will open at Theatre Royal on Friday 29 April directly after its season in Melbourne.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2021
The creative team and full cast list has been announced for the hilarious, feel-good musical, The Wedding Singer, which will have its Australian premiere in just two weeks on Friday 9 April.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022
David Venn Enterprises (The Wedding Singer, Bring It On: The Musical) has announced national tour dates for the Australian professional premiere of Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical, with tickets on sale now for Melbourne and Sydney, and new seasons announced in Brisbane and Adelaide.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2021
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by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2020
The producers of Australia's first musical theatre show performed live online have announced that due to popular demand, a recording of the show will be released on an a?oeon demanda?? basis for a two week period. From Monday 29 June, WHO'S YOUR BAGDADDY (OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR), which was performed online from 24 - 28 June for five performances, will be available to view until Sunday 12 July.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2021
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by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2021
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by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2020
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by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2020
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by A.A. Cristi - Jul 21, 2021
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by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2021
Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 Trade Center attacks, the Melbourne premiere of Anne Nelson's acclaimed play The Guys.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2020
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by Nicole Rosky - Jan 2, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2022
Due to scheduling changes as a result of COVID-19, The Wedding Singer musical has set new dates for seasons opening across Sydney and Melbourne from January 2022.  
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 15, 2020
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by A.A. Cristi - Feb 9, 2022
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by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 4, 2021
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by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020
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by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2022
An American In Paris – a ground-breaking collaboration between The Australian Ballet and GWB Entertainment – will open at Arts Centre Melbourne on Friday 18 March for a strictly limited season, after setting Brisbane alight with a season at QPAC that concluded on the weekend with packed houses and rave reviews.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2020
Australian actor and writer, Roz Hammond will play the chilling role of Nurse Ratched in a new stage adaptation of one of the world's most iconic stories, starring opposite previously announced actor Lachy Hulme (Offspring, Beaconsfield, Romper Stomper) as the anarchistic Randle Patrick McMurphy.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2022
There is not a spare seat in the Dubbo Dome; Ozzy the Aussie Battler flicks his cape and steps into the ring, and the crowd go troppo.  This is Dubbo Championship Wrestling, the hilarious new Aussie rock musical that will change everything you thought you knew about professional wrestling, regional Australia, and musical theatre itself.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2019
Global Creatures will be holding a 12-day developmental lab of Muriel's Wedding in February, 2020 in New York City. The developmental lab will culminate in a private reading.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2020
Moulin Rouge! has been given the go-ahead to open in Melbourne at the Regent Theatre in August 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2020
Nineteen 98 Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co. presents the Australian premiere of Half Time a new musical directed by Helen Dallimore and starring some of Australia's most treasured performers including Nancye Hayes AM, Stefanie Jones, Donna Lee, Wendy-Lee Purdy and more.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2021
Acclaimed Australian actor Hugo Weaving joins a diverse cast of established performers and rising stars including Bojana Novakovic (I, Tonya, Birds of Prey, Instinct, Shameless, Satisfaction), Bob Morley (The 100), Heather Mitchell (Muriel's Wedding, Rogue, The Great Gatsby), Sarah Peirse (The Hobbit, Stateless), Celia Pacquola (Rosehaven, The Beautiful Lie), William Lodder (Wakefield), Shalom Brune-Franklin (Line of Duty) and Mitzi Ruhlmann (The Code).
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2021
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by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2021
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by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
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