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Worry Warts

by Morris Gleitzman

Adapted for the stage by Monkey Baa

Directed by Timothy Bennett

The Genesian Theatre Company is delighted to present Morris Gleitzman's 'Worry Warts', adapted for the stage by Monkey Baa, a Sydney based company dedicated to producing quality theatre for young people.

Morris Gleitzman is a very popular Australian children's author. His brilliant comic style and imagination endear him to adults and children alike. His books are internationally-famous and have been translated into many languages. To date he has written 24 books, his most recent being, 'Aristotle's Nostril'.

Set in Queensland, Australia, 'Worry Warts' is an amusing and charming comedy about a young boy's adventures as he travels to the opal mines. His plan is to find opals and make his parents wealthy and happy. On his journey he meets an array of funny and colourful characters, discovers friendships and comes to a truthful realisation about his parents and himself.

With set design by Clare Hacker, lighting and sound design by Michael Schell, costume design by Susan Carveth and direction by Timothy Bennett, 'Worry Warts' is a wonderfully fast moving and entertaining play recommended for the whole family.

The talented cast portraying Gleitzman's delightful characters include Daniel Harkham (Keith), Trish Nicholls (Tracy) and Melanie Robinson, Tom Massey, Bill Lamonby, Janet Boreham, Lisa Harrison, Susan Carveth, Bradley Ingle, Scott Fenson and Elspeth Taylor.

The season runs from Friday 6 January to Saturday 18 February, 2006 playing Fridays and Saturdays at 8.00pm and Sundays at 4.30pm.

Ticket prices are $22 adults and $17 concession.

Family Booking available: $65.00 for 2 adults and 2 children, plus $10.00 for any additional children.

Bookings through MCA Ticketing on 1300 306 776 or at www.mca-tix.com