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POWER UP with high energy musical variety spectacular


1st Gladesville Girl Guides member Jade Evans is gearing up for her third year in the show.

“My favourite scene is this year’s show is the ‘Candy Crush Caper’ which is set in the 1950s in New York, in which I play a gangster called knuckles,” says Jade.

”It’s a fun sketch and has some great lines.”

Power Up is an energising musical variety spectacular that runs from July 8 – 16 during the school holidays with 2pm matinees and 7.30pm evening shows.

There are eight mini musical stories including a Back to the Future tribute complete with time travel, dinosaurs and futuristic cities; to a Haunted House sequence with friendly ghosts and Ghostbusters coming to the rescue; to fairy tales with a comic twist; to a New York detective story.

In this year’s show, more than 166 Scouts and Guides including live music from a 20 piece orchestra will perform two hours of live, fast-moving, musical comedy theatre for all the family.

It’s packed with loads of fun, fantastic sets and costumes and some wonderfully catchy songs and dances.

This show is all about showing what young people can achieve when they power up their thinking, power up their actions and deliver one amazing show.

If that’s not enough, they’ve also got a digital technology sequence with a new techno dance that has to be seen to be believed and a fabulous medley of Nineties classics.

There are over 2000 costumes and around 25 complete set changes every year!

Cumberland Gang Show takes over 5000 person hours of cast rehearsals from March to July, plus over 8000 hours of set, costume and technical preparation to give you an indication of just how well this show is produced.

Perfect school holiday entertainment for the whole family, secure your tickets to Cumberland Gang Show’s Power Up here.

This article was originally published in full by The Weekly Times


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