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The Drowsy Chaperone was performed by Holroyd Musical & Dramatic Society stage from the 31st of March to the 8th of April 2017.

In one of the most hilarious shows you will see, this musical-within-a-comedy features the overtly camp “Man in Chair” playing for us his favourite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. As it plays, the recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone takes life in front of the audiences eyes, with the Man in Chair guiding us through the laughs.


Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not-so-bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a self-proclaimed king-of-romance, and an intoxicated chaperone - you have the ingredients for a show of madcap delight!

Warning: Side effects of this show were dangerous and excessive laughter!


Friday 31st of March - 8:00pm

Saturday 1st of April - 2:00pm & 8:00pm

Sunday 2nd of April - 2:00pm

Friday 7th of April - 8:00pm

Saturday 8th of April - 2:00pm & 8:00pm

Directed by Samwise Holmes

Choreographed by Candice Docker

Musically Directed by Todd Jacobs


Anthony Chester as Man in Chair
Megan Walshe as Janet van de Graaff
Levi Burrows as Robert Martin
Katrina Shaw as The Drowsy Chaperone
Jordan Vassallo as Aldolpho
Inara Molinari as Mrs Tottendale
John Brown as Underling

Samwise Holmes as George
Jim Mitchell as Mr Feldzieg 
Chrissy Moylan as Kitty
Fernanda Muriouldo as Trix the Aviatrix

Douglas Bryant as Gangster #1

Denning Isles as Gangster #2


Alexia Giaourtas
Joann Balasuriya
Krystal Docker
Lauren Carter
Quinton Rich
Stephanie Wait

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