Presented by HIT Productions
Set is 1946, the joyful and acclaimed musical The Sunshine Club, tells the story of Aboriginal soldier Frank Doyle, who is just returning home to Brisbane after serving in WW2, to find that, while the world may have changed, the same attitudes and prejudices still exist at home. But this only fills Frank with a strong desire to change things for the better by setting up The Sunshine Club. A place where all people are welcome to come together, laugh, romance and dance the night away as Frank sets out to win the heart of Rose, the girl from next door.
The Sunshine Club is a gloriously energetic, thought provoking and above all entertaining night of theatre.
Written and Directed by Wesley Enoch
“The Sunshine Club... signals a brilliant new landmark in Australian musicals… an unashamedly feel-good musical.” The Australian
“immensely entertaining… a significant achievement. The openness and joy radiating from The Sunshine Club is certain to make your spirits soar.” Sydney Morning Herald
“Humorous, thought-provoking and realistic, “The Sunshine Club” explores Australia’s sometimes shameful past relations with its indigenous people by revealing the little-known existence of mixedrace dancing clubs that sprung up around the nation after the Second World War.” Variety
This show will have a 20 minute interval