Noli Me Tangere

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Noli Me Tangere

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 29 March - 06 April 2019
Category Live Event

McFadden Music proudly presents


World Premiere
Based on the Philippines’ national novel Noli Me Tangere (Touch Me Not) by Dr Jose P Rizal

A man returns to his homeland after years away. What has become of his beloved, and why has his father died in mysterious circumstances?

Instead of taking revenge when he learns of a terrible injustice, he commits himself to changing the world through reason, not violence.

Can a dream like this come true?

Noli Me Tangere – The Musical is a universal story which is also a key part of Filipino heritage, through beautiful music and impassioned performances.

It’s a story of love – a man and woman’s love for each other, for their country, and for an idea of freedom.

Please note
This production contains adult and sexual abuse themes which may be offensive and upsetting to some patrons

Suitable for ages 10+
Performed in English

Dates & Times
| Friday 29 March at 7:30pm
Matinee | Saturday 30 March and 6 April at 2pm

Gala Opening Night | Saturday 30 March at 7:30pm

Tuesday 2 April at 7:30pm
Wednesday 3 April at 7:30pm
Thursday 4 April at 7:30pm
Friday 5 April at 7:30pm
Saturday 6 April at 7:30pm

Philippines Consulate Sydney, Seaborn Broughton and Walford Foundation, PCCNSW, APCO

Director Arne Neeme
Assistant Director Marcus Rivera

Book and Lyrics by Peter Fleming
Music and Lyrics by Allan McFadden
Designed by Deirdre Burges
Choreography by Novy Bereber

Stage Manager Brittany Coombs
Producer Peter Fleming
Production Manager Kevin Burg

Miguel Castro plays Ibarra
Susana Downes plays Maria Clara
Marcus Rivera plays Elias

Chris Hamilton
David Hooley
Daniel Placido
Kim Beltran
Susan Ling Young
Ballina Gee
Devina Maurice
Pam Picart
Ian Warwick
Ruben Pasion
Chris Booth
Brian Lorenz Babon
Joel Supnet
Jonathan Supnet
Lilibeth Munar
Ernest Hojilla
Celeste Notley-Smith
Oliver Trus
Sean Perez

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2.5 hours (including 20 min interval)

Ticket Prices

Preview $35
Matinee $40
Gala Opening Night $80
Season $49

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