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The ‘Friends! The Musical Parody’ has extended its season in Melbourne by two weeks.
The smash-hit production from New York and Las Vegas will now play from 15 June until 4 July at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre before continuing its national tour to Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth.
Don’t miss your chance to join your six favourite besties at their favourite cafe for a night of unstoppable laughs. This new musical lovingly lampoons the beloved NBC sitcom. ‘Friends! The Musical Parody’ celebrates the misadventures of our favourite group of 20-something pals as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in 1990s Manhattan. It’s a seemingly typical day in New York coffee shop, Central Perk until an unexpected runaway bride enters the picture and kicks the whole gang out of second gear!
Follow Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey and Phoebe as they navigate life and friendship, all the while reliving favourite moments from the smash-hit TV show. ‘Friends! The Musical Parody’ plucks the best moments from the show’s decade long run and recreates the moments through an uncensored, fast-paced, music-filled romp.
‘Friends! The Musical Parody’ is directed by Dash Kruck, with choreography by Cameron Mitchell, set and costume design by Frances Hannaway, lighting design by Jason Glenwright and musical direction by Steven Kreamer.
During its short preview season at The Star Gold Coast in February, fans were effusive in their praise on social media, saying:
“Hilarious, 5 stars! Highly recommend this musical” (Louise Watson)
“My daughter and I had an amazing night! Would highly recommend everyone see it for themselves, you won’t be disappointed. Thanks again for bringing our favourite TV show to the theatre! We loved how much all the performers encapsulated the true essence of their characters!’ (Madonna Chapman)
“It was a perfect parody and the songs were hilarious. Really well put together! Thanks for a great night!” (Felisimina Jom)
“It was such a great show!!! It was so creative, funny and not what I expected. The actors have done a great job recreating the characters and if you are a friends fan then you won’t want to miss this. Grab your tickets!” (Michelle Price).
Make sure you pivot in their direction to grab your tickets fast. ‘Friends! The Musical Parody’ will not only keep you laughing but will tug at the heartstrings as the hit sitcom is personified on stage.
Tickets are on sale from Friday, 23 April 2021 at the ‘Friends! The Musical Parody’ official website.
‘Friends! The Musical Parody’ Season Details
- Comedy Theatre, Melbourne
- 15 June – 4 July 2021
- Tues-Fri 7:30pm, Sat 6:00 & 8:30pm, Sun 2:00 & 6:30pm
- Ticket Price: $79.90*
- Tivoli Theatre, Fortitude Valley
- 18 – 25 August 2021
- Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
- 2 – 4 September
- Her Majesty’s Theatre
- 24 – 25 September 2021
- Regal Theatre
- 16 – 17 October 2021
Note: This performance is recommended for mature audiences aged 12+. *Ticket prices include GST and Service Fees. Transaction Fees from $7.30 may apply. Book via their website.
Photography by Josephy Byford.