The Sunshine Club

Next date: Tuesday, 27 June 2023 | 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

FAC Season 2023: The Sunshine Club

Swing into The Sunshine Club - a radiant and joyful Australian musical - where everyone is welcome and romances bloom.

“The Sunshine Club... signals a brilliant new landmark in Australian musicals… an unashamedly feel-good musical.” - The Australian

Event Description

Swing into The Sunshine Club - a radiant and joyful Australian musical - where everyone is welcome and romances bloom. 

It's the summer of 1946, and the war is over. Aboriginal soldier Frank Doyle has spent years fighting shoulder-to-shoulder with troops from all over Australia, but when he steps onto the Brisbane wharf he finds some things haven't changed. But Frank knows how to fight for his country.

It's been a long war and Frank just wants a better life — the simple pleasures of music and laughter, a place where he can dance with Rose, the beautiful girl next door. Filled with hope and defiance, Frank sets up his own ballroom, The Sunshine Club, where everyone is invited to meet, mingle and sway the night away.

“The Sunshine Club is essential viewing – foremost for the joyous musical talent of its cast, but also for its story of local history and optimistic message of community strength in diversity.” - Stage Whispers

Writer & Director: Wesley Enoch
Composer: John Rodgers
Musical Director: Wayne Freer


Presented by: Frankston Arts Centre and HIT Productions as part of the 2023 FAC Season

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 Thanks to our 2023 Season Partners:

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Pre-Show Dining

Pre-show dining at Frankston Arts Centre

We are excited to offer a Pre-Show Dining Experience for you to enjoy before this performance.

For exclusive shows only, make a booking and treat yourself to a 2-course dinner curated by our talented Head Chef and team.  Hosted in our Function Centre from 5.30pm we await you with a glass of premium wine, boutique beer or soft drink on arrival to set the night off to a great start.

With a menu showcasing seasonal local ingredients and flavours, relax and spend time with family and friends before heading into the theatre from 7pm.

Meals must be pre-booked with your tickets prior to the event.


Member $52

Full $58



Musical Magnificence bundle of 3 shows (save $46)

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Experience more of what you love in 2023 with our Musical Magnificence bundle of three shows celebrating the art of music at Frankston Arts Centre.

Thanks to our Musical Magnificence bundle, you can get a ticket to each of the below shows for only $156 in total with a BONUS wine, beer or soft drink voucher thrown in for fun.

By booking this bundle of the three wonderful shows at once, you will save $46 off the full ticket prices.

An Evening with the MSO: Elgar’s Cello Concert and more – Friday 2 June

The Sunshine Club – Tuesday 27 June, 7.30pm

The Divine Miss Bette – Friday 6 October, 7.30pm

BONUS wine, beer or soft drink voucher to enjoy at one of the shows!

Book this special Musical Magnificence bundle of shows via the button below or call Box Office on 03 9784 1060.
















  • Tuesday, 27 June 2023 | 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM

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