“Once the whole planet is covered, the next stop is Mars,” producer Mark Bentley said. “In the meantime, we are devoting precious resources into scouting out a reliable and room-temperature theatre in the icy Antarctic.”
Described as Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off, The Play That Goes Wrong has a host of awards to its credit, including the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy and the 2014 Whatsonstage.com award for Best New Comedy,
Since the hilarious masterpiece stumbled into Melbourne, The Play That Goes Wrong actually appears to be doing something right for Australian audiences. The Herald Sun acclaimed the disaster-on-stage as “achingly funny” while The Age said the comedy “has the audience rolling in the aisles.”
The Play That Goes Wrong opens in Sydney on 5 April, and will then travel to Canberra from 25 April, Brisbane from 4 May and Perth from 31 May 2017.
The Producers persuaded an incompetent bunch of ‘would be’ thespians to take part in the theatrical shambles, including BROOKE SATCHWELL, DARCY BROWN, FRANCINE CAIN, ADAM DUNN, LUKE JOSLIN, GEORGE KEMP, JORDAN PROSSER, NICK SIMPSON-DEEKS and TAMMY WELLER, as well as JAMES MARLOWE from the original West End production.
The Play That Goes Wrong introduces ‘The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society' who are attempting to put on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong…does, as the accident-prone thespians battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.