October 9, 2015 Comments off

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Directed Ebony Hope

 At a large, tastefully appointed Sneden’s Landing townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce. Gathering for their tenth wedding anniversary, the host lies bleeding in the other room and his wife is nowhere in sight. His lawyer, Ken and wife Chris must get “the story” straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusions and mis-communications mount, the evening spins off into classic farcical hilarity

See Bookings for Prices and how to book.


One Door Closes. Another Door Opens!

July 21, 2015 Comments off

Oklahoma took it’s final bow on the night of Saturday 18th July. Audiences braved the cold weather to see this fun and vibrant show and they weren’t disappointed. They left the theatre singing and laughing having spent the evening reliving some fond memories or learning new songs to take home with them. But as the final notes faded away on ‘Oklahoma’, preparations for HTG’s next prduction ‘Quartet’ went into high gear. With not much time in between the two shows Quartet open to audiences on Friday the 7th of August at the Mittagong Playhouse.

For more information and how to book see  Bookings.


May 30, 2015 Comments off

Oklahoma! Destination Southern Highlands Image


By Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein

Directed By Barbara Handley

Set in a Western Indian Territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colourful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these to headstrong romantics holding the reins, love’s journey is as bumpy as a surrey ride down a country road. That they will succeed in making a new life together we have no doubt, and that this new life will begin in a brand-new state provides the ultimate climax to the triumphant OKLAHOMA!

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March 16, 2015 Comments off


After a great turn up to the auditions for Oklahoma on Sunday the 15th of March the cast has been decided on. Thanks to all those who came and auditioned and to everyone who helped out on the day.

                                                                  See Auditions page for casting information.

A Murder is Announced

January 19, 2015 Comments off

Imagine you get up one morning, make yourself toast and a cup of tea and sit down to read the paper.  You leisurely turn to the classifieds and scan down the For Sale ads, the Garage Sales, the Public Notices ……. and then you see it.  An obscure little entry ……


A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 13th

at Little Paddocks at 6:30pm.  Friends accept this, the only intimation.


At first funny, then a little odd you begin to wonder – Is this a joke, perhaps a little macabre, maybe it’s a themed party, it couldn’t be a threat ….. could it?  It’s probably just nothing ….. then again?


This is the set up for the Highlands Theatre Group’s latest offering, the Agatha Christie mystery A Murder Is Announced.  Fortunately Miss Marple happens to be around to help the characters work it out.


Ironically the play opens in 4 weeks on Friday 13th at the Mittagong Playhouse.  Given how busy the holidays can get, why not book it in now so you can just forget about it until the silly season is over!  A little bird tells me that this has a very strong cast and that rehearsals are going very well indeed so you should be in for a real Agatha Christie treat!  As always, opening night tickets are a steal at just $18* so get in quick!  Just  call Tourism Southern Highlands 0n 1300 657 559.


WHERE:         Mittagong Playhouse, cnr Old Hume Hwy & Bowral Rd, Mittagong

WHEN:           February 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 &28 at 8pm

February 15 & 22 at 2pm

TICKETS:       Opening Night Special – all tickets $18

Adults: $22, Concession: $20, Family Tickets $69 (2 adults and 2   age

children with additional children at $5 each) Group prices also available

*booking fees apply

BOOKINGS: online at and click on the big yellow ‘BOOK button or visit or

call Southern Highlands Tourism on 1300 657 559

Ä Murder is Announced”- Tickets now available

January 11, 2015 Comments off

Tickets are now available for the Agatha Christie thriller Ä Murder is Announced”  Dates are Friday 13th, 20th and 27th February at 8pm, Saturday 14th, 21st and 28th February at 8pm, and Sunday 15th February and 22nd February at 2pm.  Venue is the Mittagong Playhouse.  See you there!  For  bookings follow the link


A Murder is Announced has been cast

January 9, 2015 Comments off

A well-attended Information Night and Auditions were held and rehearsals are now under way. The successful panel-decided cast is as follows:

Miss Marple                Jan Merriman

Letitia Blacklock         Maryanne Bawden

Dora Bunner               Kirrily Hope

Clara Swettenham       Peta Robinson

Julia Simmonds           Tiana Hope-Nicholson

Philippa Haymes         Emma Llewelyn

Mitzi                            Kirsty Clancy

Inspector Craddock    Stephen Gray

Sergeant Mellors         Tyler Cross

Patrick Simmonds       Thomas Moss

Edmund Swettenham Sam Mills

Rudi Scherz                Jonathan Mills



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