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“A world-class performance with fantastic acting and wonderfully choreographed lighting and set design.” Scenestr

What starts as just another boring day for George quickly turns into a marvellous experiment of epic proportions! Cleverly adapted from the much-loved book by Roald Dahl, George's Marvellous Medicine bounds off the page in a spectacular live show for the whole family.

On a good day, George can't stand his Grandma. She complains all the time, she's mean and she smells funny. On this particular day, Grandma is much more annoying than usual and George has had enough. "George – make me a cup of tea! George – rub my feet! George – stop growing!" Ugh. Wanting to put an end to her constant nagging, George creates a special medicine, greater than any medicine in the history of the world. What he doesn't expect is that this medicine may actually work – just not in the way he thinks...

The award-winning team behind the multi-Helpmann Award nominated Australian production of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts brings you this brand-new stage adaptation from the wacky mind of the world's no. 1 storyteller. Direct from a sold-out season at the Sydney Opera House, George's Marvellous Medicine is packed to the rafters with mischief, music, magic and mammoth laughs. Just remember – do not try this at home!

by Roald Dahl

Adapted for the stage by shake & stir theatre co

Photography credit: Photos by Dylan Evans

Presented by: Frankston Arts Centre and shake & stir theatre co and QPAC

This show is handpicked to be in the FAC 2018 Season.

Suits:  Family and 6+ years

Our Children's Theatre Partner

Peninsula Grammar  

 

FAC 2018 Theatre Partners

FAC Partners 2018  

       

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Post Show Q&A session with the cast after the 11am performance. No bookings are required.
 
Workshop
Friday 11 May, 12:30pm
Explore the magical world of Roald Dahl through a playmaking and storytelling workshop with the cast of George's Marvellous Medicine. Highly practical & oodles of fun, the workshop is a great addition to the performance. Maximum 30 participants, bookings essential.

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