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REVIEW: Mamma Mia!

Fans of supergroup ABBA won’t be disappointed in the latest revival of Mamma Mia!, a musical which has had sold-out seasons worldwide. Packemin Productions, whose previous works have included Wicked, West Side Story and Mary Poppins, continues the tradition of bringing affordable, family-friendly shows to the stage – their primary focus being on excellence. Mamma […]

Miss Saigon

Staging a musical is no mean feat, especially for a semi-amateur theatre company, yet Packemin Productions has ambitiously and successfully staged some of the biggest. Their current production, Miss Saigon, will certainly test their mettle. This musical was the follow-up to Les Miserables for creators Schonberg and Boublil, and is modelled on Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. […]

Packemin Youth Productions’ CATS

It’s the theatrical sensation that packs a purr. The musical Cats can never seem to stray from the spotlight for long, and it now returns to Sydney with a new take from Packemin Youth Productions. Defying all the warnings about working with children or animals (well, animal themes), the massive cast of 120 performers includes […]

Packemin Productions presents Wicked

Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other young women met in the land of Oz and formed an unlikely but profound friendship – Wicked tells the incredible untold story of the women who would become Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. Over the rainbow and not too far out west, Packemin […]