Little Women coming to Playhouse Theatre

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Little Women
The Bundaberg Players cast of Little Women: Katrina Potter, Shanyn Limpus, Bonny Treloar, Rhianna Wade, Jennifer Duffy, Trish Mears, Alison Hornby, Jennifer Ritchie and Tamae Marschke.

Little Women will be performed at the Playhouse Theatre in Bundaberg for five performances beginning 13 September 2019.

Based on the book of the same name by Louise May Alcott, Little Women will be performed by Bundaberg Players on September 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7.30pm with a matinee on Sunday, September 15 at 3pm.

Little Women was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869 by American author Louisa May Alcott.

The story following the lives of the four March sisters — Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. It details their passage from childhood to womanhood and is loosely based on the author and her three sisters.

The play is directed by Lyn Greer and Ian Rehbein, who are well known to Playhouse audiences.

Ian said it is shaping up to be a great production.

“We are very pleased to bring this classic to the stage in Bundaberg,” Ian said.

“It's such a well known story and this play follows the first volume, full of joy and happiness, with none of the sadness of the second volume.”

Lyn agreed. “It is a fascinating story of young women growing up and all the actresses have worked very hard to bring the story to life” Lynn said.

“Combined with beautiful costumes and a lovely set with many authentic touches, we are looking forward to a great season.”

Tickets are $22 for adults, $18 for concession and groups. Bookings can be made online at the Playhouse website www.theplayhousetheatre.org.au.

Tickets can also be bought at the Playhouse Box Office at 2B Steffensen Street Saturdays and Sundays from 10am until 12 noon.

Little Women cast

  • MEG: Katrina Potter
  • JO: Shanyn Limpus
  • BETH: Bonny Treloar        
  • AMY: Rhianna Wade       
  • MRS.MARCH: Jennifer Duffy      
  • AUNT MARCH: Trish Mears
  • AUNT CARROLL: Alison Hornby           
  • HANNAH: Jennifer Ritchie
  • SALLIE: Tamae Marschke

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