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Swing into the sunshine club where everyone is welcome and romances bloom. Now is the perfect time for the revival of this radiant and joyful Brisbane musical!
It's the summer of 1946, and the war is over. Aboriginal soldier Frank Doyle has spent years fighting shoulder-to-shoulder with troops from all over Australia, but when he steps onto the Brisbane wharf he finds some things haven't changed. But Frank knows how to fight for his country.
It's been a long war and Frank just wants a better life – the simple pleasures of music and laughter, a place where he can dance with Rose, the beautiful girl next door. Filled with hope and defiance, Frank sets up his own ballroom, The Sunshine Club, where everyone is invited to meet, mingle and sway the night away.
Queensland Theatre audiences first fell in love with The Sunshine Club in 1999. The First Nations artists behind it are now household names. Just when the world needs a beacon of hope, this glorious musical classic is here to leave you grinning and tapping your toes. Wesley Enoch comes home to lead the next generation of deadly talent.
Book and Lyrics by Wesley Enoch
Music by John Rodgers
Directed by Wesley Enoch
Production Partner: Ergon Network and Energex, part of Energy Queensland
Co-Production Partner: QPAC
Generously supported by the Landmark Productions Fund
Connecting safely at QPAC
Depending on current Queensland Health guidelines QPAC’s theatre capacities may vary and there may be patrons occupying the seats directly beside, behind or in front of you during a performance. Masks are mandatory for all patrons until otherwise advised. Please bring your own mask with you to the theatre. For contact tracing purposes we are using the Check In Qld app and encourage all patrons to download the app and fill out their details prior to attending performances at QPAC. Find out more.
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