The Wharf Revue 2013

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Sydney Theatre Company

The Wharf Revue 2013

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 11 September - 14 September 2013

WHOOPS!

Written and created by Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott

That singing, dancing extravaganza, The Wharf Revue, returns with bite for an annual dose of razor-sharp satire and special blend of side-splitting sketches and musical hilarity.

The mighty and ridiculous will duck for cover as The Wharf Revue team swoops in for another go at poking politics and popular culture in the eye with its carefully sharpened satire stick. 

At least we can count on the Federal Election for delivering one good news story: the provision of plenty of new material for these talented satirists…Whoops! They know they can run, but they can’t hide – nothing and no-one will be spared! Combining a cast of colourful characters – Eddie Obeid, Ian Macdonald, Tony Abbott, Gina Rinehart, Clive Palmer, Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard still, along with their boisterous songs; the Wharf Revue will be packed full of up-to-the-minute satire which makes it such a hit year after year.

When Amanda Bishop, Simon Burke and Andrew Worboys join Jonathan Biggins and Drew Forsythe on stage it’s a guaranteed lark. Get in early and snap up your tickets now. The team has been a Sydney institution at the Wharf for well over a decade, and is fast attracting a large and loyal band of fans at Riverside who revel in the vicious, malicious, but most of all deliciously and outrageously funny content. Nothing and no one will be spared as the team return for another savage comic swipe.

With an extremely limited season of only 5 performances, The Wharf Revue 2013 – WHOOPS! will sell out, so book your tickets early!

CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE 14 September, 2:00pm
Captioned performances that convert the spoken word into visible text for Deaf, deafened and Hard of Hearing visitors are provided by GoTheatrical!™. The captioning unit will be near the stage, from the lower gallery. The best view of the captioning units is from rows F, G and H. Please ask the Box Office for further advice when booking.

WRITTEN & CREATED BY: Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott
MUSIC SUPERVISOR: Phillip Scott
LIGHTING DESIGN: Matthew Marshall
MUSICAL DIRECTOR & ACCOMPANIST: Andrew Worboys
STARRING: Jonathan Biggins, Amanda Bishop, Simon Burke and Drew Forsythe

Dates & Times:
8:00pm, Wednesday 11 September
6:30pm, Thursday 12 September
8:00pm, Friday 13 September
2:00pm, Saturday 14 September – CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE
8:00pm, Saturday 14 September

Tickets:
Adult $59, Conc. $54, F/T Student $42, Youth 30&U $49*
SIDEKICKS GET $5 OFF
*Transaction fees apply

“If it’s political satire you want, The Wharf Revue is the place to get it.” – Time Out

“For an evening of penetrating humour livened up with the odd cheap shot, you can’t do better.” – The Sydney Morning Herald

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Duration

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Ticket Prices

Adult $59
Concession $54
F/T Student $42
Youth 30&U $49

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
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