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When one little boy unwittingly stumbles into the annual meeting of witches, he hears their nasty plan to get rid of all the children in the world – by turning them into mice! It’s going to take smarts and sneakiness to stop them and not get squished in the process.

Think you can outwit a witch and outrun a mouse? Then grab a seat in the front row for The Witches, Griffin’s mind-boggling and madcap one-man show.

Brave boys and girls, rat-racers and retirees are in for a wicked and wonderful time. Lucas Jervies directs this bubbling concoction, based on David Wood’s adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic, with Christian Charisiou running amok in a virtuosic physical performance. 

On tour from 19 May – 15 July.

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9 May 2017: Townsville Civic Theatre, Townsville Book now
23 May 2017 Gladstone Entertainment Centre, Gladstone Book now
25 May 2017 The Events Centre, Caloundra Book now
26 – 27 May 2017 SunPAC, Sunnybank Book now
30 May 2017 Jetty Memorial Theatre, Coffs Harbour Book now
1 Jun 2017 Glasshouse Arts Conference and Entertainment, Port Macquarie Book now
3 – 5 Jun 2017 Civic Theatre Newcastle, Newcastle Book now
8 – 9 Jun 2017 The Arts House, Wyong Book now
20 Jun 2017 Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, Wangaratta Book now
22 Jun 2017 Eastbank Centre, Shepparton Book now
24 – 26 Jun 2017 Mansfield Performing Arts Centre, Mansfield Book now
29 Jun 2017 Stawell Entertainment Centre, Stawell
1 Jul 2017, Potato Shed, Drysdale Book now
4 Jul 2017 Kingston Arts Centre, Moorabbin Book now
6 Jul 2017 Mooroolbark Community Centre, Mooroolbark Book now
8 Jul 2017 Kyneton Town Hall, Kyneton Book now
11 Jul 2017 Hawthorn Arts Centre, Hawthorn Book now
15 Jul 2017 Burrinja 351 Glenfern Rd, Upwey Book now

Adapted for the stage by David Wood, re-imagined by Lucas Jervies 

Director Lucas Jervies
Designer Hugh O’Connor
Dramaturg Chris Summers 
Lighting Designer Christopher Page 
Sound Designer Nate Edmondson 
Stage Manager Samuel Johnson

With Christian Charisiou

The Witches was originally produced at NIDA in 2012 and co-designed by Becky-Dee Trevenen and Hugh O’Connor.


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