Possum Magic : The Musical single work   musical theatre  
Adaptation of Possum Magic Mem Fox 1983 single work picture book
Issue Details: First known date: 1990 1990
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Production Details

  • First produced at Alexander Theatre, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria on 9 July 1990. Directed by Gary Ginivan. Musical direction by Faye Bendrups. Composer, David Crocker. Puppets created by Peter Wilson and Handspan Puppet Theatre.

  • 2013, the 30th anniversary of the publication, is to be the Final Farewell Tour for 'Possum Magic: The Musical'.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Stage Set for Magic Farewell Ron Cerabona , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 30 April 2013; (p. 9)
Bush Magic on Show Ron Cerabona , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 May 2008; (p. 8)

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Mem Fox's picture book Possum Magic, the producer of the stage adaptation, Gary Ginivan, has brought his new production to Canberra, ACT.

When it Comes to Magic, Kids Prove to be the Best Judge Emily Robertson , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 June 2000;

— Review of Possum Magic : The Musical Garry Ginivan John Watson 1990 single work musical theatre
An Old Favourite Still Has the Magic Ron Cerabona , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 4 June 2000;

— Review of Possum Magic : The Musical Garry Ginivan John Watson 1990 single work musical theatre
Possums' Magical Move to the Stage Carolyn Ford , 1993 single work column
— Appears in: Herald Sun , 13 July 1993; (p. 43)

— Review of Possum Magic : The Musical Garry Ginivan John Watson 1990 single work musical theatre
Possums from Page to Stage Helen Thomson , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Herald (Melbourne) , 8 July 1990; (p. 28)

— Review of Possum Magic : The Musical Garry Ginivan John Watson 1990 single work musical theatre
Possum Magic Brought to Life 1990 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 29 June 1990; (p. 21)
Musical Lacks Book's Magic Barbara Hutton , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 12 July 1990; (p. 14)

— Review of Possum Magic : The Musical Garry Ginivan John Watson 1990 single work musical theatre
Possums from Page to Stage Helen Thomson , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Herald (Melbourne) , 8 July 1990; (p. 28)

— Review of Possum Magic : The Musical Garry Ginivan John Watson 1990 single work musical theatre
Musical Lacks Book's Magic Barbara Hutton , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 12 July 1990; (p. 14)

— Review of Possum Magic : The Musical Garry Ginivan John Watson 1990 single work musical theatre
Possums' Magical Move to the Stage Carolyn Ford , 1993 single work column
— Appears in: Herald Sun , 13 July 1993; (p. 43)

— Review of Possum Magic : The Musical Garry Ginivan John Watson 1990 single work musical theatre
When it Comes to Magic, Kids Prove to be the Best Judge Emily Robertson , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 June 2000;

— Review of Possum Magic : The Musical Garry Ginivan John Watson 1990 single work musical theatre
An Old Favourite Still Has the Magic Ron Cerabona , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 4 June 2000;

— Review of Possum Magic : The Musical Garry Ginivan John Watson 1990 single work musical theatre
Bush Magic on Show Ron Cerabona , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 May 2008; (p. 8)

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Mem Fox's picture book Possum Magic, the producer of the stage adaptation, Gary Ginivan, has brought his new production to Canberra, ACT.

Stage Set for Magic Farewell Ron Cerabona , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 30 April 2013; (p. 9)
Possum Magic Brought to Life 1990 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 29 June 1990; (p. 21)
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