The Wharf Revue: CAN OF WORMS

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 17 March - 19 March 2022
Category Musical Theatre

Riverside Theatres presents
A Soft Tread production
Created and written by Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott
Performed by Jonathan Biggins, Mandy Bishop, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott

“Can of Worms could just be one of the best Wharf Revues yet.”Bill Stephens OAM, Australian Arts Review

The Wharf Revue is setting out to sea again on a journey of satirical discovery – but this time under its own steam. All hands on deck for a daring adventure as they navigate the dire Straits of Covid, sail round the treacherous Horn of Scomo, steer well clear of the empty Cape of Pauline, only to be becalmed in the Nationals Bermuda Jacket Triangle before stumbling across a New World, filled with hope and promise! Or not.

Join the regular crew of creatives Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phil Scott – along with their figurehead of talent Mandy Bishop – as they bravely voyage to the bottom of the barrel.

Performance Warnings
This performance contains strong language, adult themes and smoke haze.

If you are unwell, please stay at home. Please review our Patron Safety & Entry Guidelines  before you visit us at Riverside.

Riverside Theatres requires anyone aged 16 years and over to be fully vaccinated unless lawfully exempt.

Masks are mandatory – please bring and wear a mask. Patrons aged 12 and over attending performances are required to wear a mask in all indoor settings.

QR code check-in – all patrons and their guests must check-in upon entry.

Riverside Theatres is operating at 100% capacity across all our seated venues, with no physical distancing between seats.

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

Thank you for keeping our community safe.


Writers: Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Philip Scott

Co-Directors: Jonathan Biggins and Drew Forsythe

Musical Director: Philip Scott

Lighting Designer: Matt Cox

Video and Sound Designer: David Bergman

Costume Designers: Hazel and Scott Fisher

Cast: Jonathan Biggins, Mandy Bishop, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott

Photo credit: Brett Broadman

Explore more Riverside shows

Nancy's desperate flight sets off a chain of events that brings together complete strangers over the course of one dramatic day.
The Australian Haydn Ensemble performs three revolutionary symphonies in chamber form.

Authorised Ticket Sellers

    Riverside Theatres

Do not buy tickets from unauthorised ticket sellers
Terms and Conditions

Dates and Times:

Thursday 17 March 2022 at 7:30pm
Friday 18 March 2022 at 7:30pm
Saturday 19 March 2022 at 2pm*
Saturday 19 March 2022 at 7:30pm


open captions logo Open Captions
Saturday 19 March 2022 at 2pm


1 hour and 30 minutes (no interval)

Ticket Prices

A Reserve $65 - $69
B Reserve $54 - $59
A Reserve $75 - $79
B Reserve $64 - $69
Groups 8+

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $4.60
Counter $4.60
Buy tickets

Get treated like the VIP you are

Visit often and want to save on tickets and more?
Check out our Riverside Theatres Membership

Be the first to know what's on

Want to receive news and special offers from Riverside Theatre? Join our mailing list