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Written and directed by Wesley Enoch
Music by John Rodgers
The Sunshine Club is a gloriously energetic, thought provoking and above all entertaining night of theatre.
Set in 1946, it tells the story of Frank Doyle, an Aboriginal serviceman who has come home from World War II to find that although the wider world may have changed, attitudes back home in Brisbane are just the same. Filled with a defiant energy and ambition for a better life, Frank starts The Sunshine Club, a place where black and white can meet and, most importantly, dance. Here he dreams of a future where he can dance in step with Rose, the girl next door, the girl of his dreams.
Heralded as a “brilliant new landmark in Australian musicals” (The Australian), The Sunshine Club is written and directed by proud Noonuccal Nuugi man Wesley Enoch AM, an acclaimed creative force in Australian Theatre. This energetic and engaging musical play has a variety of music styles, with 28 songs composed by the esteemed John Rodgers.
Award-winning The Sunshine Club is a thought provoking, vibrant and above all joyful night of theatre and music, featuring a talented cast of 11, including emerging and established First Nations artists, and a 5-piece live band.
— The Sydney Morning Herald
"Immensely entertaining... a significant achievement. The openness and joy radiating from The Sunshine Club is certain to make your spirits soar."
Event and Ticket Details
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Dates & Times
Ian Macintosh Theatre 105 William St, Bathurst NSW 2795 Get Directions
Group 8 or more $46 each
Family of 4 $125
A $2 transaction fee applies for non-member bookings
This show contains theatrical haze and mature themes including a reference to abortion.
Suitable for 15+