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Tea Tree Players

The Best Little Theatre in Adelaide. Tea Tree Players is a local theatre community who excel at creating memorable performances appealing to all ages and have volunteers that grow within our company.

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Charley's Aunt

Between Wednesday 3 April 2024 and Saturday 13 April 2024
Jack and Charley are in love with Kitty and Amy, respectively. Charley's rich Brazilian aunt, Donna Lucia, plans to visit, and the boys hope to introduce them to her and anounce their love to the girls. However, delays and unexpected events unfold. Their friend, Lord Fancourt Babberly (Babbs), rehearsing for a play, complicates matters. The girls go shopping as Donna Lucia's arrival is delayed. Jack's father visits, and Charley receives a telegram confirming the delay. Panicked about needing a chaperone, Jack and Charley introduce Babbs, in costume, as Charley's eccentric aunt, Donna Lucia. The play revolves around hilarious misunderstandings and mistaken identities. "Charley's Aunt" is celebrated for its clever humor and is a timeless theatrical classic.
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Murder by the Book

Between Wednesday 22 May 2024 and Saturday 1 June 2024
Crisp, witty exchanges pepper this light hearted and inventive thriller that unfolds with a series of macabre twists. A thriller writer indulges in vitriolic word duels with his estranged wife until she shoots him. An amateur detective from the next flat attempts to solve the murder before calling the police. More deadly games are in store when the corpse rises and the tables are turned more than once for the victim and the killers.
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Wizard of Oz

Between Thursday 11 July 2024 and Saturday 13 July 2024
‘The Wizard Of Oz’ is a much-loved story, perhaps best known through the 1939 film with Judy Garland. This new musical adaptation returns to the book by L. Frank Baum for its inspiration, but – as those who have read the book will know – there are far too many different episodes and adventures to include neatly into a short musical. As such, the essence of the story, its great heart, its wonderful sense of adventure, its innocence and its magic are very much the driving force in this new version. Cyclones, munchkins, witches and wizards, a yellow brick road and an emerald city: welcome to Oz, where anything can happen and a huge amount does, most of it involving a little girl called Dorothy, her dear dog Toto, her three unforgettable companions – the scarecrow, the tin woodman and the lion – and one very wicked witch.
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Nobody's Perfect

Between Wednesday 21 August 2024 and Saturday 31 August 2024
After many rejections, shy divorced statistician and aspiring novelist Leonard decided to enter his novel under the pseudonym Myrtle Banbury into a competition mounted by a feminist publishing house Love is All Around, for women by women and he won. So what did he do when the editor decided she wanted to meet him face to face to discuss terms? The answer, with the lead character dressing up in drag, descended into complete farce and unleashed a very complicated and funny chain of events. Could he convince her that he was a woman and could he trust his roguish father and streetwise daughter to become his ‘partners in crime’.
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Unnecessary Farce

Between Wednesday 9 October 2024 and Saturday 19 October 2024
Two cops. Three crooks. Lots of doors. Go. In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there's some confusion as to who's in which room, who's being videotaped, who's taken the money, who's hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps taking off her clothes.
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Between Friday 29 November 2024 and Saturday 14 December 2024
The traditional Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs story comes to life as a Pantomime! Follow the Dame, cheer for the hero and boo for the evil queen. The magic mirror appears and disappears and you can bet the dwarfs are just as adorable as ever!
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Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood

Between Friday 24 November 2023 and Saturday 9 December 2023
A fresh take on this classic combo of two famous tales, packed with adventure and laughs aplenty! Legend combines with rip-roaring comedy as Robin and his trusted band of Merry Men try to outfox the baddie we love to hate – the Sheriff of Nottingham. Meanwhile, Nurse Nellie Nickerlastic is desperately trying to protect the Babes from the clutches of the Sheriff’s bungling henchmen, Snivel and Grovel. It’s fun and frolics all the way with a hilarious schoolroom scene, not to mention the mayhem of Nellie’s haunted boudoir! Cram-packed with comedy, this true pantomime version offers oodles of Chorus involvement, audience participation and honest-to-goodness family fun!
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A Vicar of Dibley Christmas - The Second Coming

Between Wednesday 4 October 2023 and Saturday 14 October 2023
The story continues when Hugo and Alice return from their honeymoon and Alice finds she is putting on weight; she turns to Geraldine for advice. After coping with the village quiz and organizing the week of Radio Dibley, Geraldine is stunned when Alice actually has a good idea – why not put on a Nativity play? Why not indeed, what can possibly go wrong?
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Cosi

Between Wednesday 23 August 2023 and Saturday 2 September 2023
This vibrant play is set inside a psychiatric institution in 1971. Lewis, a young director, takes on the task of mounting a production of Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte in the burnt-out theatre. He becomes emotionally involved with his patients-cum-actors as his operatic production lurches forward and anti-Vietnam protests rage outside. First produced in 1992, COSI has become one of the most successful Australian plays produced in the last two decades. A terrific play about madness, illusion, sanity and theatre. Please Note: This production contains coarse language and adult themes. It is intended for a MATURE AUDIENCE, aged over 15 years.
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2061: A Space Idiocy

Between Thursday 13 July 2023 and Saturday 15 July 2023
2061: A Space Idiocy is a lively, fast-moving comedy, featuring eleven original songs, all with their own particular flavour, and all particularly popular with the cast. The setting of the play is aboard a starship bound for the distant planet Zenos. Its major passenger is an Earth Princess whose marriage to an alien prince cements a shaky alliance and prevents intergalactic war. Of course, things go horribly wrong as the antics of the captain's bungling son (who is First Officer of the ship) exacerbate the problems caused by sinister forces abroad the ship, who are attempting to prevent the wedding. A mysterious stranger is rescued during the journey and his presence further complicates the mission. The tension heightens as the voyage progresses, and the story reaches its climax in the grand cathedral on the planet Zenos.
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The Appleton Ladies Potato Race

Between Wednesday 24 May 2023 and Saturday 3 June 2023
In the tidy town of Appleton, things are just so. Men are men, women are women, and vegetables are not cake and that’s the way it’s always been. That is, until prodigal daughter Penny returns from the big smoke to set up shop as the local GP. Penny was always something of an outsider. While she was off getting educated and travelling the world, the good folk of Appleton kept about their business, living hard and working harder, and trying not to stuff things up too much before each year’s great event, the famous Appleton Potato Race. Penny never much cared about the potato race, but when she discovers that the men’s prize is five times more than the women’s, she suddenly does care. A lot. And she’s determined to do something about it.
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Only An Orphan Girl

Between Wednesday 12 April 2023 and Saturday 22 April 2023
The Orphan Girl is a long-suffering young lady who seems destined not only to lose her lover but her life as well. The familiar characters of old-time melodrama here play their roles up to the hilt. The most thrilling scene is that in which dynamite (planted by the villain) is about to blow all the good characters to eternity. Just in time, however, Lucy picks up the dynamite and throws it out the door. On reflection, though, it seems that the thrill just described is actually topped by the even more exciting scene in the sawmill, where Nellie, tied to a log, is approaching the circular saw which in a moment will tear her to pieces. The hero, who has been tied by the villain, is freed just in time to thrust aside the latter who draws a pistol on him and threatens to kill him if he dares touch the lever that will save Nellie. The villain fires. The hero is wounded. And, at this very instant, a friend opportunely appears to snare the villain, and Nellie is safe in the arms of her hero.
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