Just Live On Stage!

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Just Live On Stage!

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 07 October - 08 October 2021
Category Live Event

EVENT CANCELLED
This event will unfortunately not proceed due the restrictions of the current NSW Public Health Orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Box Office team will be in contact with you in due course to discuss either rescheduling of your tickets or processing of a full refund.


Riverside Theatres presents
Red Line Productions
JUST TRICKING, ANNOYING, STUPID, CRAZY, DISGUSTING, SHOCKING, DOOMED LIVE ON STAGE!
Adapted by Robin Goldsworthy from the JUST book series written by Andy Griffiths and illustrated by Terry Denton


Every year Andy’s school holds a short story competition and every year Andy writes an awesome, amazing, captivating and terrifying story. However, every year Andy is robbed of winning, thwarted by some dumb story about kittens and sunshine. That is because Mr Rowe is against him and the competition is rigged. Mr Rowe wouldn’t know a good story if it jumped off the page and bit him on the bum. And technically, Andy’s been banned from entering the competition after last year’s…incident. But surely that can all be forgotten with a marvellous victory?!

With the help of his best friend Danny, the love of his life Lisa, his somewhat trusty dog Sooty and a lifetime of crazy, shocking, doomed, stupid and just plain disgusting experiences, Andy sets out on a night that will ensure a flawless victory.

JUST Tricking, Annoying, Stupid, Crazy, Disgusting, Shocking, Doomed LIVE ON STAGE! takes on the wonderful world of the JUST books by Andy Griffiths, vividly and hilariously bringing them to life on the stage with everything from invisibility pills and Mudmen, to vomiting dogs and death defying balloon rides.

Definitely not for the faint hearted, this magical production will dazzle the young and young at heart!


Please Note: This production contains smoke haze and effects.
Recommended for ages 8 – 12
There is a 15 minute Q&A after each school performance.


Please Note:

Patrons will be seated in line with NSW Public Health Order and/or Guidelines in place at the time of the performance occurs.

NSW Health regularly updates areas where there may be concerns regarding potential case transmission of COVID-19.  Prior to attending your performance, we suggest patrons check the latest Case Alert Updates from Health NSW and follow the instructions regarding Close Contacts and requirements for self-isolation and/or COVID testing as stipulated by Health NSW and the current NSW Public Health Orders. Please note that patrons who have visited any identified alert area must NOT attend public performances or gatherings of any type. If you have any questions and would like to discuss this with a member of our team, please contact our Box Office staff on 02 8839 3399 or email BoxOffice_Riverside@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au


Riverside Theatres is registered with the NSW Government as a COVID Safe venue. Our COVID Safe plan was developed in line with federal and state government health guidelines, and following consultation with Live Performance Australia, other NSW venues, and various government bodies, on enhanced health, hygiene and safety measures. These measures include: defined audience capacity; social distancing; wearing face masks; mandatory Service NSW QR code registration check in; extra cleaning; increased sanitisation of high-touch surfaces; the provision of hand sanitiser, anti-bacterial wipes and hand washing facilities throughout the venue; traffic management plans to alleviate congestion in public spaces.

Please review our Patron Safety Information before you visit us at Riverside.

It is also important that if you are unwell you stay at home. We have updated our ticket conditions and our Box Office team are available to talk through possible exchange and refund options. You can contact the Box Office on 02 8839 3399 or email BoxOffice_Riverside@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au

Thank you for keeping our community safe.


Blazey Best – Director
James Browne – Set and Costume
Nate Edmondson – Composition and Sound Design
Veronique Bennett – Lighting Designer
Harry Milas – Magic Consultant
Rebecca Poulter- Production Manager & Company Stage Manager
Brooke Verburg – Assistant Stage Manager

SUITABLE FOR YEARS 3 – 6 (Stages 2 – 3)

According to the exemption under the public health order (COVID 19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 7) 2020 (NSW) under the Public Health Act 2010 (NSW), issued on February 1 2021, organised groups who enter a premises as part of a school, child care, aged care or disability group are not required to provide the premises with contact details of every person in their group. This is subject to the following conditions:

  • It is duty of the group organiser (teacher or carer) to keep an electronic record of the entire group and their contact details for 28 days after the event.
  • The group organiser must provide the premises (Riverside Theatres) with at least two contacts to make available to NSW Health.

From the Program Coordinator… This brand new production is sure to be an absolute hoot! As amalgamation of plots from not one, but seven JUST books, it might “just” get your students reading more and inspire them to want to go on more adventures with these clever characters. Narrative conventions of character, plot and climax have never been so fun to learn about! Maybe they can try writing their own JUST story?


Curriculum Links and Resources
Download the Curriculum Links here: Just Live On Stage! Curriculum Links


Schools Bookings
1 teacher free for every 20 students booked.
For further information and to book please contact our Education Booking Coordinator on 8839 3308 or email education_riverside@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au, or fill in our Schools Bookings Form here.


Riverside’s Risk Assessment & Covid Safe Plan
Download our Risk Assessment 
Take a look at our Patron Safety Information and Download our Covid Safe Plan 


Accessibility
Download information about Access at Riverside


Access Points

Visual Cues
This production has strong visual cues giving students a different reference point for comprehension of the narrative or subject matter.

Click here to find out more about Access Points


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Duration

1 hour with no interval + an additional 15 minute Q&A after each performance

Ticket Prices

SCHOOL GROUPS
Student/Teacher
$22

Transaction fees apply

School Bookings $4.60