SHIVER me timbers! Yo-ho-ho, with 15 men on a dead man’s chest!
It’s time for buried treasure, sword fights and muskets when Robert Louis Stevenson’s pirate tale, Treasure Island, comes to the Joan in Penrith when Queensland Theatre Company and Matrix Theatre present one of the all-time great family classics.
Adapted for the stage by Helen Howard and Michael Futcher, the production takes 12-year-old Jim Hawkins on his hunt for buried treasure, but there are double-crossing pirates all around, led by Long John Silver.
Starring Thomas Larkin and Joss McWilliam, Treasure Island is a new adaptation with two actors performing 16 characters.
A magical experience for those aged eight and over and their families, Treasure Island explores themes of adventure, escapism and coming of age in this entertaining, timeless story.
Details: Q Theatre, Joan Sutherland Centre, 597 High Street Penrith. Friday, August 24, 10.30am, 1pm and 7pm; Saturday, August 25, 11am.
Tickets: Single $18/Group of four $64.
Bookings: 4723 7600 or www.jspac南京夜网.au
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