Performance dates & times

11 – 19 August

Preview Matinee

Saturday 11 Aug
2:00 PM

Evening Performances

Saturday 11 Aug
7:30 PM
Wednesday 15 Aug
7:30 PM
Thursday 16 Aug
7:30 PM
Friday 17 Aug
7:30 PM
Saturday 18 Aug
7:30 PM
Thursday 23 Aug
7:30 PM
Friday 24 Aug
7:30 PM
Saturday 25 Aug
7:30 PM

Matinee Performances

Sunday 12 Aug
3:00 PM
Tuesday 14 Aug
1:00 PM
Wednesday 15 Aug
1:00 PM
Saturday 18 Aug
2:00 PM*
Sunday 19 Aug
3:00 PM
Wednesday 22 Aug
1:00 PM
Saturday 25 Aug
2:00 PM
Sunday 26 Aug
3:00 PM#

*Audio Described Performance
#Auslan Interpreted Performance

Running Time 2.5 hours including 20 minute interval

Price range

$48.00 – $128.00
$73.00 – $128.00
$24.00 – $71.00

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The iconic Australian musical, The Boy from Oz, turns 20 in 2018, and to celebrate we're staging a new production. 

The iconic Australian musical, The Boy from Oz turns 20 in 2018, and to celebrate we are staging a new production. Rohan Browne, (Singin’ in The Rain, Brigadoon) stars as Peter Allen, and Caroline O’Connor (Funny Girl, Anastasia (Broadway) and The Rink (London)) returns to The Production Company for the role of Judy Garland. Also starring Loren Hunter (Dusty) as Liza Minnelli, Maxwell Simon (American Idiot) as Greg Connell, Robyn Arthur (Singin’ in The Rain) as Peter’s mother, Marion Woolnough and Francis Greenslade (Winners and Losers) as his father, Dick Woolnough.

This is the dazzling, funny and moving story of the legendary Australian entertainer Peter Allen. From a humble start, Peter was singing in country pubs at age 11. He survived family tragedy to become a teenage TV star. Discovered by Judy Garland, he married her daughter Liza Minnelli and went on to achieve international stardom as a performer and songwriter.

The Boy from Oz includes many of Peter Allen’s best loved hits: Quiet Please, There’s A Lady On Stage, Not The Boy Next Door, Everything Old Is New Again, I Honestly Love You, I Still Call Australia Home, Tenterfield Saddler and the show-stopping I Go to Rio.


Rohan Browne
Peter Allen
Loren Hunter
Liza Minnelli
Robyn Arthur
Marion Woolnough
Caroline O'Connor
Judy Garland
Maxwell Simon
Greg Connell
Francis Greenslade
Dick Woolnough


Music and Lyrics by
Peter Allen
Originally Produced by
Ben Gannon and Robert Fox
Musical Director
Michael Tyack
Tim Chappel
Trent Suidgeest
Book by
Nick Enright
Jason Langley
Michael Ralph
Christina Smith
The Production Company Orchestra

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