Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

October 8th, 2012


SYDNEY Theatre

Great Expectations – celebrating  the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens birth @Australian Theatre for Young People

  • bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company
  • Previews: October 31st, November 1st at 7:30pm
  • Season: November 2nd – 17th 2012

200th anniversary of Dickens birth and part of the atyp (Australian Theatre for Young People) Under The Wharf season, bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company presents a thrilling new adaptation of Great Expectations, opening 2 November.

Great Expectations this time is a dynamic re-imagining of the book, a youthful and energetic ensemble takes audiences on a journey that stretches from murky Kentish marshes to bustling London streets, embracing the colourful spectacle of Dickens’ original novel, in an adaptation brimming with laughter, beauty and mystery.

Directed by John Harrison, bAKEHOUSE Theatre’s production at atyp features Shannon Ashlyn as Estella, Jarrod Crellin as Joe, Alan Dearth as Pumplechook, Cheyne Fynn as Wopsle and Startop, Kieran Foster as Wemmick, Sophie Haylen as Mrs Joe, Stephen Lloyd-Coombs as Herbert, Richard Hilliar as Drummel and Compeyson, Daniel Hunter as Magwitch, Jim McCrudden as Jaggers, 12-year-old Callum McManis (as young Pip), Jacki Mison as Miss Havisham, Jessica Paterson as Molly, Rebecca Saffir as Biddy and Patrick Sherwood as Pip.

atyp Studio 1, The Wharf, Pier 4/5, Hickson Rd, Walsh Bay
Previews: October 31st, November 1st at 7:30pm
Season: November 2nd – 17th, Tuesday – Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 11th 5:00pm.
Tickets: $32.50 Full, $25 Concession, $25 Group 4+, $20 Preview
Bookings phone 9270 2400  or online:


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