Possum Magic National Tour – 2019

Possum Magic

Based on the book by Mem Fox and Julie Vivas
Adapted by Eva Di Cesare and Sandra Eldridge

Possum Magic will head on a National Tour in 2019 to 62 venues from 3 April to 22 November

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Throughout the rehearsal process, videos and photos will become available. For any further information email marketing@monkeybaa.com.au

For all tour dates and venues click on the tab on the right hand side

BelroseGlen Street Theatre03 April - 06 April
PenrithJoan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre09 April - 10 April
ParramattaRiverside Theatres12 April - 12 April
SydneyOpera House15 April - 28 April
Wagga WaggaWagga Wagga Civic Theatre02 May - 02 May
NowraShoalhaven Entertainment Centre07 May - 08 May
OrangeOrange Civic Theatre13 May - 14 May
GriffithGriffith Regional Theatre16 May - 17 May
SydneyARA Darling Quarter Theatre03 July - 06 July
NewcastleCivic Theatre Newcastle21 August - 22 August
GosfordLaycock Street Community Theatre30 August - 31 August
CasulaCasula Powerhouse03 September - 03 September
SutherlandSutherland Entertainment Centre21 November - 22 November
Oaklands ParkMarion Cultural Centre29 May - 29 May
TanundaBarossa Arts and Convention Centre31 May - 01 June
EsperanceEsperance Civic Centre27 May - 28 May
AlbanyAlbany Entertainment Centre30 May - 31 May
MandurahMandurah Performing Arts Centre04 June - 05 June
BunburyBunbury Regional Entertainment Centre06 June - 07 June
MerridenCummins Theatre10 June - 10 June
CrawleyOctagon Theatre14 June - 15 June
GeraldtonQueens Park Theatre18 June - 19 June
CarnarvonCamel Lane Theatre21 June - 21 June
KarrathaRed Earth Arts Precinct24 June - 25 June
DarwinDarwin Entertainment Centre28 June - 28 June
BrisbaneBrisbane Powerhouse10 July - 11 July
Gold CoastHOTA - Home of the Arts12 July - 13 July
Mt IsaMount Isa Civic Centre17 July - 17 July
AyrBurdekin Theatre19 July - 19 July
CairnsCairns Performing Arts Centre22 July - 23 July
TownsvilleRiverway Arts Centre25 July - 26 July
MackayMackay Entertainment and Convention Centre29 July - 30 July
RockhamptonPilbeam Theatre01 August - 02 August
ToowoombaEmpire Theatre05 August - 06 August
BundabergMoncrieff Entertainment Centre03 September - 04 September
BokarinaLake Kawana Community Centre12 August - 13 August
GympieThe Heritage Theatre Gympie14 August - 15 August
LoganLogan Entertainment Centre17 August - 18 August
CanberraCanberra Theatre Centre05 September - 07 September
WangarattaWangaratta Performing Arts Centre11 September - 11 September
BendigoUlumbarra Theatre13 September - 14 September
SheppartonRiverlinks Eastbank17 September - 17 September
WerribeeWyndham Cultural Centre19 September - 20 September
NunawadingWhitehorse Centre23 September - 24 September
Moonee PondsClocktower Centre26 September - 26 September
RingwoodKarralyka Theatre01 October - 01 October
HealesvilleMemo Healesville03 October - 03 October
GeelongGeelong Performing Arts Centre05 October - 05 October
Narre WarrenBunjil Place08 October - 08 October
TraralgonLatrobe Performing Arts Centre25 October - 25 October
BairnsdaleForge Theatre and Arts Hub28 October - 29 October
WarragulWest Gippsland Arts Centre31 October - 01 November
WarrnamboolLighthouse Theatre06 November - 06 November
PortlandPortland Arts Centre08 November - 08 November
HamiltonHamilton Performing Arts Centre12 November - 12 November
ColacColac Otway Performing Arts Centre15 November - 15 November
BallaratHer Majestys Ballarat18 November - 19 November
FrankstonFrankston Arts Centre10 October - 10 October
DevonportDevonport Entertainment Centre12 October - 12 October
LauncestonPrincess Theatre15 October - 16 October
HobartTheatre Royal18 October - 19 October
BurnieBurnie Arts & Function Centre22 October - 22 October

CAST: Claudette Clarke

Grandma Poss

Claudette Clarke is an Actor of African-Caribbean heritage. Growing up in London, she had come to largely identify as a ‘Black British’ Actor of the United Kingdom. Currently a Sydney-based resident, one has to glance at her portfolio to appreciate the breadth and aptitude of her work in universally-loved classic adaptations particularly “To Kill a Mockingbird”, “Doubt”, “The Crucible” and “The Clink”. Claudette’s work includes multi-ethnic ensemble development pieces, dealing with prejudice and community struggles, such as The African Theatre Project play “My Name is Sud”. She has a powerful stage presence, steadfastly commanding the space. She is comfortable speaking in Creole or Cockney on stage, utilising her British African-Caribbean roots whenever required. Her ability to move and adapt physically

CAST: Sarah Greenwood


Sarah is thrilled to be working with Sandra Eldridge for the third time. Sandra directed Sarah in her Sydney theatre debut in Kindertransport with the Darlinghurst Theatre Company in 2017. Since Sarah has worked on three independent productions including; Delirum with Underground Cinema, White Wash with Jodie Wolf at the Blood Moon Theatre and most recently The Director with Active Theatre. Sarah graduated from the Western Australian Academy of the Performing Arts in 2016. Sarah also received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama from Queensland University of Technology in 2017.

CAST: Alex Packard

Various Roles

Recent acting credits include: Alice in Wonderland (Sydney Festival and Michael Sieders Presents), The Van De Maar Papers (An Assorted Few), Blackrock (Seymour Centre and White Box), All Good Things (ATYP), Drift (ATYP and Two Peas), The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged (Bindle Brothers), and a national tour with Brainstorm Productions. Alex played the lead role in Metroscreen and Azure Productions’ award winning short film Oasis, airing on ABC, and can be seen in the SBS short film Cherry Season. Alex co-produced The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged with Bindle Brothers and worked as production assistant for The Nether (Catnip Productions). Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts (Acting for Screen and Stage) from Charles Sturt University.

CAST: Michael Yore

Various Roles

Michael has been performing to a young audience for several years, touring Australia with companies such as Echelon and Brainstorm productions. He has also performed for several years in Australian Shakespeare Company's production of 'Wind in the Willows', and performs and produces podcasts for 'The Beanies' which won the Australian Podcast Award for Best Kids and Family. Michael is also a musician and director.