Performance dates & times

Tuesday 25 Sep
11:00 AM, 2:00 PM
Wednesday 26 Sep
10:00 AM,
1:00 PM*, 6:00 PM
Thursday 27 Sep
10:00 AM,
1:00 PM^, 6:00 PM
Friday 28 Sep
10:00 AM, 12:00 PM
Saturday 29 Sep
10:00 AM, 12:00 PM

* Auslan Interpreted Performance. To book seats near the interpreter, select ‘Book tickets’ and add the code AUSLAN in the promo code box.
^ Relaxed Performance

Running Time 55 minutes

Price range


Babes in Arms
Children under 24 months are admitted free of charge to this performance on their carer’s lap without a pram.

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What starts as just another boring day for George quickly turns into a marvellous experiment of epic proportions!

The much loved book by Roald Dahl bounds off the page in this spectacular live show.

On a good day, George can’t stand his Grandma. She complains all the time, she’s mean and she smells funny. On this particular day, Grandma is much more annoying than usual and George has had enough. “George – make me a cup of tea! George – rub my feet! George – stop growing!”. Wanting to put an end to her constant nagging, George creates a special medicine, greater than any medicine in the history of the world. What he doesn’t expect is that this medicine may actually work – just not in the way he thinks…

The award-winning team behind the production of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts (2015) bring you this brand new stage adaptation from the wacky mind of the World’s No. 1 Storyteller. Direct from a sold-out season at the Sydney Opera House, George’s Marvellous Medicine is packed to the rafters with mischief, music, magic and mammoth laughs. Just remember – do not try this at home!

Stay and play!

Pop into Kranky Farm to create your own wacky farm animals inspired by the curious potions and experiments George concocts with his marvellous medicine.

Kranky Farm is located in Smorgon Plaza and open before and after each show, so drop in and see what crafty creations you can bring to life.

Visit the Official Roald Dahl Website, which is packed with information and up to date news from the World of Roald Dahl, by clicking through to


Johnny Balbuziente, Leon Cain, Tim Dashwood, Nelle Lee & Nick Skubij


Ross Balbuziente
Josh McIntosh
Sound Designer
Guy Webster
Lighting Designer
Jason Glenwright
Production Photos by
Dylan Evans
Illustration by
Quentin Blake

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This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body. Tour supported by arTour, an initiative of the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, part of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet.

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