The swankiest new home-grown musical since Priscilla was queen, Ladies in Black is a whirling, toe-tapping trip back in time. Paying until 22 January only! 

Sydney, 1959 - a city at the crossroads between the stuffy repression of the 1950s and the glorious liberation of the 1960s...Bright-eyed, bookish school leaver Lisa steps through the doors of the city’s most prestigious department store, F.G. Goodes. A world of unknown possibilities opens up as she befriends the colourful denizens of the Ladies Cocktail Frocks Department – including her new mentor, the exotic Magda, mysterious mistress of Model Gowns.

With its irreverent humour and immense charm, Ladies in Black is a magical, modern-day fairy-tale sure to leave you singing long after you leave the theatre. Queensland Theatre Company has created a heartwarming adaptation of Madeleine St John’s popular 1993 novel, The Women in Black

Duration: Approx 2 hours and 35 minutes (including 1 interval).

Age Reccomendation: 13+

Seating

  • STALLS FRONT ROWS

    Please note that two extra rows have been added for this production that do not appear on the normal Sydney Lyric seating map. The front rows are AAA & BBB as seen on this map.

Cast

Kate Cole Miss Cartwirght / Joy
Carita Farrer Spencer Mrs Miles
Bobby Fox Rudi
Natalie Gamsu Magda
Madeleine Jones Patty
Kathryn McIntyre Myra / Dawn 
Sarah Morrison Lisa
Ellen Simpson Fay
Greg Stone Mr Miles / Stefan
Trisha Noble Miss Jacobs / Mrs Crown

Creatives

Carolyn Burns Playwright
Tim Finn Music and Lyrics
Simon Phillips Director 
Gabriela Tylesova Designer
David Walters Lighting Designer
Guy Simpson Orchestrations 
Andrew Hallsworth Choreographer
David Young Musical Director
 

  • "A theatrical triumph"

    The Courier-Mail 

  • "The best Aussie musical since Priscilla went global"

    The Age

  • "An immensely engaging score filled with generous melodies"

    The Australian

  • "Tim Finn is a musical genius"

    The Courier-Mail

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