PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic has announced a FINAL extension to its season at the Alex Theatre St Kilda. It will now play an additional two weeks, concluding its record smashing Melbourne run on Sunday 12th August 2018.
PUFFS will not just become the longest running play in Melbourne this century by the time the season concludes, it will actually be the longest running play in Melbourne for the past 48 years! Noted theatre historian Frank van Straten confirmed that not since the famous season of THE BOYS IN THE BAND at the original Playbox Theatre has a play run as long. That season commenced on 3rd June 1969 and closed on 7th February 1970.
The PUFFS season at the Alex Theatre St Kilda, will have notched up 92 performances over the course of its 11.5 week season, which commenced on 26th May 2018, and wraps up on 12th August 2108. In the coming weeks, it will soon surpass WAR HORSE that ran for 10 weeks in Melbourne from 23rd December 2012 through 3rd March 2013.
Meanwhile the New York production of PUFFS continues its record breaking run at New World Stages, celebrating 500 performances this coming Saturday, 21st July 2018.
Audiences and critics have been overwhelmingly united in their response to PUFFS since the show opened to rave reviews and continues to receive 5star praise from all those who experience its hilarity night after night.
PUFFS continues its remarkable success with eight performances each week including two weekend matinees designated “family friendly” for ages 8 and above with evening performances recommended for audiences aged 15 years and above.
From Tuesday 17th July tickets will be on sale via Ticketek through the end of PUFFS record-breaking Melbourne season on 12th August 2018.