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Running Time 65 minutes, no interval

Price range

Single Tickets
$34 - $39

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Delicious never-ending fun

Take one true blue Australian classic, add deliciously playful costumes with a measure of musical magic, mix in a generous helping of young talent and discover the perfect recipe for a delightful family opera.

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Norman Lindsay’s The Magic Pudding, Victorian Opera brings its much-loved adaptation back to the Melbourne stage, before hitting the road across regional Victoria.

Join Albert, the walking, talking, never-ending Pudding, and his friends–penguin Sam Sawnoff, sailor Bill Barnacle and koala Bunyip Bluegum–as we celebrate an Australian family favourite with this witty and adorable production.

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Cast

Narrator
Georgia Wilkinson*
Bunyip Bluegum
Nathan Lay
Bill Barnacle
Timothy Reynolds
Sam Sawnoff
Brenton Spiteri
Albert the Pudding
Jeremy Kleeman
Wombat/Rooster
Shakira Dugan*
Possum
Shakira Tsindos*
Judge
Carlos E. Bárcenas
Constable/Hedgehog
Douglas Kelly*
Benjimen Brandysnap
Stephen Marsh*
Orchestra
Victorian Opera Chamber Orchestra
* Victorian Opera Youth Artist 2018

Credits

Composer
Calvin Bowman
Librettist
Anna Goldsworthy
Conductor
Fabian Russell
Director
Cameron Menzies
Set Design
Chloe Greaves
Lighting Design
Peter Darby
Costume Design
Chloe Greaves

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