Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale … the cast of Gilligan’s Island: The Musical have been announced!
This official musical adaptation of the iconic television show first opened in the US in 1992. This production will be the Melbourne premiere. The book is by Sherwood Schwartz and Lloyd J Schwartz, who created the original television series, and music by Hope Juber and Laurence Juber (guitarist for Paul McCartney and Wings).
Opening at Melbourne’s Chapel Off Chapel, Gilligan’s Island: The Musical will feature Riley Nottingham as Gilligan, Sam Marzden as Skipper, Joshua Monaghan as Mr Howell, Lauren Jimmieson as Mrs Howell, Alexia Brinsley as Ginger, Kaya Byrne as Professor and Molly Fisher as Mary Ann, with Frank Kerr and Belinda Jenkin as ensemble/swing.
Gilligan’s Island: The Musical is a co-production between television production house Humdrum Comedy (We are Darren and Riley, Hitstroke FM) and theatre company Left Bauer Productions (Harvey Milk – the Opera, Master Class).
This hilarious musical will play at Chapel Off Chapel from February 15th to March 4th, 2018.