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Charley's Aunt

by Brandon Thomas

Directed by Shane Bates

Season: 12th Jan - 23rd Feb 2013
Preview night 11th Jan
Friday and Saturday nights at 8pm
Sunday matinée at 4.30pm

a delightfully mischievous peek into the Victorian era - Leann Richards, Alternative Media Group

contagious humour and energy - Bronwyn Fullerton, Sydney Arts Guide

a bright, energetic production of this old favourite - Neil Litchfield, Stage Whispers

a good night out - Lloyd Bradford (Brad) Syke), Australian Stage

Written in 1892 by an actor for an actor this British farce broke all box-office records!

Jack and Charley, have fallen in love with Kitty and Amy. Charley's Aunt from Brazil, who he has never met, is due to arrive at Oxford shortly. The boys decide this is a prime opportunity to host a luncheon party as Donna Lucia will be able to act as the girls chaperone.

However, when Donna Lucia is detained, their plans go a bit awry, and with the assistance of their friend Lord Fancourt Babberly, they embark on a subterfuge as confused as it is hilarious.

Don't miss this perfect summer comedy, still as fresh and uproarious as the day it was written!!

On Saturday 19th January 2013 the Genesian Theatre will donate 50% of all Box Office takings to Bear Cottage, Westmead Children's Hospital. We encourage you to come along to help us support this worthwhile cause.

DirectorShane Bates
Associate DirectorTom Massey
Production AssistantNoel Camilleri
Set DesignOwen Gimblett
Costume DesignPeter Henson
Lighting DesignMark Banks
Sound DesignMark Banks
Shane Bates
ComposerTimothy M Carter

Stage ManagerSymeon Thompson
Assistant Stage ManagerLauren Churm
Lighting and Sound OperatorDaniel Hitchings

Jack ChesneyCarlin Hurdis
Charley WykehamThomas Greader
Lord Fancourt BabberleyNicholas Pond
Kitty VerdunJustine Kacir
Amy SpettigueKate Parker-Frost
Ela DelahayLilianna Komljenovic
BrassettStephen Holland
Colonel Sir Francis ChesneyDavid Stewart-Hunter
Donna Lucia D'AlvadorezLynn Turnbull Rose
Stephen SpettigueTimothy Bennett

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