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Pinocchio single work   musical theatre  
Adaptation of The Adventures of Pinocchio Carlo Collodi , 1883 single work children's fiction
Note: Composer / Musical Director: Jethro Woodward. Note: Based on the classic tale by Carlo Collodi and retold.
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Pinocchio
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Once there was a lonely man with lots of love to give. He wanted a child so much that he carved himself a beautiful little boy. But the boy wanted the world and the latest designer sandshoes. He wanted fame, celebrity and to walk on the wild side. He was lured by temptation and the love of a blue girl. This woodenhead wanted more than his father could possibly give, and so he ran away to get it.'

Source: http://www.windmill.org.au/ (Sighted 05/09/2012).

Production Details

  • First produced by Windmill Theatre Company and the State Theatre Company of South Australia , 8 - 28 July 2012, then touring to the Malthouse, Melbourne, 6-29 September 2012.

    Director: Rosemary Myers.

    Movement: Carol Wellman Kelly.

    Designer: Jonathon Oxlade.

    Video Designer: Chris More.

    Composer and Musical Director: Jethro Woodward.

    Cast: Danielle Catanzariti, Jude Henshall, Derek Lynch, Nathan O'Keefe, Geoff Revell, and Alirio Zavarce.


    Presented by The Sydney Theatre Company and Sydney Opera House (as a Windmill Theatre and State Theatre Company of South Australia production), 11 April - 4 May 2014.

    Director: Rosemary Myers.

    Composer / Musical Director: Jethro Woodward.

    Designer: Jonathon Oxlade.

    Video Designer: Chris more.

    Lighting Designer: Geoff Cobham.

    Movement: Carol Wellman Kelly.

    Cast: Danielle Catanzariti, Jude Henshall, Nathan O'Keefe, Jonathon Oxlade, and Alirio Zavarce.


    Played the New Victory Theatre, New York, 12-22 March 2015.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Monkey Baa and Windmill Theatre Wow Young Imaginations Tommy Murphy , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 26 April 2014;

— Review of Pinocchio Julianne O'Brien , Rosemary Myers , 2012 single work musical theatre ; Pete the Sheep Sandra Eldridge , Tim McGarry , Eva Di Cesare , 2014 single work musical theatre
Australia Takes Centre Stage at International Performing Arts Youth Showcase Two Thousand and Thirteen Naomi Gall , 2013- single work column
— Appears in: Artery [2013- ] 2013-;
Modern Rock Enchants Classis Morality Tale Rebecca Harkins-Cross , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 12 September 2012; (p. 13)

— Review of Pinocchio Julianne O'Brien , Rosemary Myers , 2012 single work musical theatre
Classic Dark tale Fun from Nose to Tale Mark Ellis , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 September 2012; (p. 15)

— Review of Pinocchio Julianne O'Brien , Rosemary Myers , 2012 single work musical theatre
Classic Dark tale Fun from Nose to Tale Mark Ellis , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 September 2012; (p. 15)

— Review of Pinocchio Julianne O'Brien , Rosemary Myers , 2012 single work musical theatre
Modern Rock Enchants Classis Morality Tale Rebecca Harkins-Cross , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 12 September 2012; (p. 13)

— Review of Pinocchio Julianne O'Brien , Rosemary Myers , 2012 single work musical theatre
Monkey Baa and Windmill Theatre Wow Young Imaginations Tommy Murphy , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 26 April 2014;

— Review of Pinocchio Julianne O'Brien , Rosemary Myers , 2012 single work musical theatre ; Pete the Sheep Sandra Eldridge , Tim McGarry , Eva Di Cesare , 2014 single work musical theatre
Australia Takes Centre Stage at International Performing Arts Youth Showcase Two Thousand and Thirteen Naomi Gall , 2013- single work column
— Appears in: Artery [2013- ] 2013-;
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