Exciting entertainments are coming to local theatres

Kemp's curtain call. Picture: ON FILE

1812 Theatre

The Fire Raisers

Fires are becoming something of a problem.

But Biedermannhas it all under control.

A respected member of the community with a loving wife and a flourishing business; surely nothing can stop him.

The great philanthrope, he is happy to meet his civic duty and give shelter to two new houseguests and when they start filling the attic with petrol drums, he’ll

help them wire the fuse.

Season: April 4 – 27.

CPP Community Theatre

Little Women

Christmas Eve 1862. With their father away in the frontline f the American Civil War, the four March sisters – Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy – journey into adulthood, each determined to pursue a life on their own terms.

But growing up means contending with love and loss, as well as the myriad twists of fortune that can shape a lifetime.

Season: Friday April 5 – Sunday April 13.

Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre

Still Alice

Alice Howland is a university professor at the height of her career when she is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.

Fiercely independent, with a husband and two children, Alice strives to make sense of her changing world as her memory begins to fail.

Season: Thursday April 18 – Friday April 26.

The Basin Theatre


Charlotte is a Berliner through and through.

Tom is a foreigner travelling around Europe.

After meeting in a bar, sparks fly between them, and she invites him to spend the night at her place.

As they navigate the ritual of seduction, their desire gives way to secrets that cannot be ignored, and questions neither of them can answer.

Season: Previews Thursday April 18, Gala Opening Friday April 19 – Sunday April 28.