Night at the Wax Museum


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Book by Craig Sodaro, Music and Lyrics by Bill Francoeur

Directed by Judy Sampson

Saturday 13th – Sunday 21st AUGUST 2016

UPDATE: Awesome review here from Adelaide Theatre Guide!
Another excellent review from Weekend Notes!

“A Night At The Wax Museum” will have you chuckling in your seats
– Adelaide Theatre Guide

You’ll laugh out loud and you might even learn something”
– Weekend Notes

The Hills Youth Theatre will conclude its 30th anniversary celebrations with their upcoming August production, Night at the Wax Museum: The Musical. This appropriately history-themed senior student production is directed by HYT tutor Judy Sampson.

The hysterical meets the historical in this comic romp through the wackiest wax museum in history! School’s out for summer, but not for six unlucky students who don’t know much about history — they have to re-take the class in summer school.

First year teacher Heather Fairchild has arranged for them to help her two aunts set up a new wax museum as a class project. Though the students’ eyes glaze over with boredom, there’s a twinkle in the wax figures’ eyes when a mysterious incantation from the back of Cleopatra’s bracelet brings them to life!

When Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, Blackbeard and a bevy of lady pirates show up, everybody’s out for one thing — treasure! Supposedly, there’s a mighty valuable one hidden in the museum! It’s a wild goose chase to find it, with a greedy museum landlord and her bumbling son joining in the mad search. And why is Lizzie Borden lurking in the shadows, since the aunts say they never had a wax figure of her?!

The magic of history comes alive — literally!

Performances will be held at Stirling Community Theatre, 7 Avenue Road, Stirling on:

Saturday, 13 August at 7.00pm
Sunday, 14 August 2.00pm
Friday, 19 August at 7.00pm
Saturday, 20 August at 5.00pm
Sunday 21 August at 2.00pm

Adults $15, Child/concession $12, Family $48 (2 adults, 2 children).

Kids are encouraged to come dressed as their favourite storybook character for a walk on stage!

Hills Youth Theatre is a community based non-profit organisation that provides quality drama education and performance opportunities to children aged from 5 years through to young adult, in the Stirling and surrounding hills area.