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Note: Music by Breakthrough.
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Paradise the Musical
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Notes

  • 'The production itself developed from a ten-week partnership between Backbone Youth Arts, Breakthrough (a youth development organization that works predominantly with Pacific Islander communities) and Visible Ink youth space in Zillmere. Brisbane playwright Shaun Charles wrote the script in collaboration with the group that developed through this partnership and the plot centres on the fate of an island in the Pacific. The two tribes of the island are warring because the effects of global warming have meant that there are not enough resources to sustain both groups. Into this conflict falls (literally) international entrepreneur Richard Sunderland who sees the money-making potential of this undiscovered paradise and sets about building a resort on the island.' Source: www.abc.net.au/brisbane/stories/s1693914.htm (Sighted 13/09/2007).

Production Details

  • This musical premiered at Backbone's 2High festival in 2005 and in July 2006 an extended version was performed outdoors at Zillmere State School, Queensland. A new version was performed at the Powerhouse Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse, 19-22 September 2007.

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First known date: 2005

Works about this Work

Untitled Glen R Johns , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Lowdown , December /January vol. 29 no. 6 2008; (p. 37)

— Review of Paradise the Musical Shaun Charles , 2005 single work musical theatre
Load_ed 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Lowdown , October vol. 30 no. 5 2008; (p. 18)
Words of Honour Justine Reilly , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 12 - 18 September no. 653 2007; (p. 29)

— Review of Paradise the Musical Shaun Charles , 2005 single work musical theatre
Words of Honour Justine Reilly , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 12 - 18 September no. 653 2007; (p. 29)

— Review of Paradise the Musical Shaun Charles , 2005 single work musical theatre
Untitled Glen R Johns , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Lowdown , December /January vol. 29 no. 6 2008; (p. 37)

— Review of Paradise the Musical Shaun Charles , 2005 single work musical theatre
Load_ed 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Lowdown , October vol. 30 no. 5 2008; (p. 18)
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