The action is filled with all the elements required for a murder mystery, with a lot of comedy thrown in. We have a deserted mansion, on an isolated island, in a storm, where a group of suspicious characters are meeting for the midnight reading of a will!
Tea Tree Players have been bringing Panto to the area for many a successful year now and it shows in the excellence of the traditional pantomime they are presenting to end 2019.
The latest slant on the classic tale of Princess Ida, performed by South Australian Light Opera Society (SALOS) and directed by sell-out Adelaide Fringe show Grey’s Maria Davis, is true to the original and well worth the watch.
Ben Crocker’s Puss In Boots is a tale loved by all ages, and Director Robert Andrews has lead a fine cast of Tea Tree Players regulars and newcomers, all clearly enjoying the audience participation and mischief of a Pantomime
Take a ridiculous plot, add a few corny jokes and some unlikely situations and you have a really funny play. This is no bedroom farce; there are no dropped trousers or scantily clad girls; but there is plenty of laughter. Father and son duo Ray and Michael Cooney have penned an excellent script,
It’s always great to be cheered up when the country is in turmoil! Out of Sight… Out of Murder gives you just what is needed to forget that there is a gladiatorial contest going on in Canberra which isn’t half as much fun as this show.
Ben Crocker’s The Sleeping Beauty is a well-known tale but this time it’s with a twist, full of fun songs and comedy for all ages to enjoy.
Ivan Menchell’s The Cemetery Club is a very realistic look into the lives of three widows, who visit their husband’s headstones and have formed the appropriately named club.
Simon Williams' Laying The Ghost is almost regular Tea Tree Players' fare for its audiences, but not quite. It is NOT a farce but rather a gentle comedy.
Every year Tea Tree Players mount their end-of-year Christmas pantomime and this year, for their 40th year, they are presenting Robinson Crusoe.
'Up Pompeii' is based on the popular BBC comedy television series and follows the household of Ludicrus Sextus as everyone tries to get a piece of carnal action.
Well known for their hilarious British farces, Tea Tree Players are about to present the South Australian premiere of the stage version of Up Pompeii. Written in the seventies by Carry On… stalwart Talbot Rothwell and Sid Colin, Up Pompeii was a BBC television comedy series starring the one and only Frankie Howerd, basically to cash in […]
Frank Vickery's play about miscommunication is absolutely hilarious.
For 38 years Tea Tree Players has produced an end-of-year pantomime filled with audience participation, fun and frivolity. This year’s production of 'Pinocchio' is no exception.
If you take a great Chapman & Cooney script and give it a good director who understands comedy, you will have an almost certain hit!
The Mikado' is difficult not to love: funny, quirky, colourful and packed full of popular and witty tunes. This is the show to make one a die-hard G and S fan.
An obese bookshop owner decides to diet in order to win the man of her dreams. This is a British comedy with a message and heart.
This reviewer has often said that the Tea Tree Players know their audience and give them what they want. But with Rob Urbinati’s Death By Design, the company is definitely stretching their audience’s boundaries.
Michael Frayn’s farcical look at farce is a play within a play, following the behind-the-scenes lives of a touring stage show from rehearsals to the bitter end!
This holiday pantomime is uproariously hilarious, stunningly colourful, flows smoothly, and boasts a great eighties theme to the selection of songs!