Little Triangle presents

Anyone Can Whistle

By Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim

14 - 25 Apr 2020

Past Event

Event cancelled week of 13 April 2020. Please see more information here.

"Welcome to a town so broke only a miracle can save it."

Following their critically acclaimed productions of Sunday in the Park with George and Merrily We Roll Along, Little Triangle delves into Stephen Sondheim’s oeuvre once again with the cult musical farce, Anyone Can Whistle.

Set in a financially ruined town whose venal mayoress gets the bright idea of faking a miracle to attract tourists and fill the pockets of City Hall, Anyone Can Whistle is built around two premises: no one is always what they seem, and idealists, the apparent fools, might turn out to be the world’s saviours.

Part absurdist satire, part romantic comedy, Anyone Can Whistle breaks the fourth wall, acknowledging itself as theatre, rejecting naturalism and sometimes even conventional logic.

When Anyone Can Whistle opened on Broadway in 1964 it shocked audiences with its bold assessment of the modern world. Fifty years on, the musical still rings true in its admonishment of power-hungry politicians and celebration of those who are brave enough to stand up to them.

Complete with political corruption, madcap plots, wild chases and passionate love affairs, this musical is unconventional, inventive and, above all, playful.

"These are stellar productions that are not to be missed."
Lisa Thatcher on Little Triangle

Book Arthur Laurents
Music and Lyrics Stephen Sondheim
Producer Rose McClelland
Director and Designer Alexander Andrews
Music Director Antonio Fernandez
Assistant Music Director David Catterall
Movement Advisor Sophie Perkins
Lighting Designer James Wallis
Stage Manager Christoper Starnawski

Reginald Theatre

Tue 14 Apr 7:30pm
Wed 15 Apr 7:30pm

Reginald Theatre

Thu 16 Apr 7:30pm
Fri 17 Apr 7:30pm
Sat 18 Apr 2pm, 7:30pm
Tue 21 Apr 7:30pm
Wed 22 Apr 7:30pm
Thu 23 Apr 7:30pm
Fri 24 Apr 7:30pm
Sat 25 Apr 6pm

140 mins (including interval). Lockouts apply.

Previews $35
Full $55
Concession $45
Under 30 $35
MEAA member $35
Groups 8+ $45

$6 transaction fee applies.

Contains haze. Photography and filming prohibited.

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