Get Engaged again at the Malvern Theatre

After a successful summer soirée at Sassafras, (or maybe you missed out on tickets), join us at Malvern Theatre for a hilarious comedy about the everlasting perils of love, marriage and money.

Cheviot Hill is the central figure of the piece – who is continually falling in love at the drop of a hat. His romantic inconstancy is of intense pecuniary interest to two other men: Belvawney, who receives £1,000 a year as long as Cheviot remains unmarried; and Mr. Symperson, who shall receive £1,000 a year once Cheviot is either wed or dead.

This hilarious farce was the inspiration for Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”. It is equally witty, clever, and great fun. It will be performed in the garden, and the living room at The Knowe in Sassafras, next summer. These become the Scottish border and a London salon in this gorgeously funny production, directed by Diana Burleigh, internationally recognised authority on the works of Gilbert & Sullivan.

“Engaged’ is W.S. Gilbert alone, without Sullivan, and it is still outrageously funny” – The Canadian Globe and Mail. 2016

4 Performances
Running time approx 2hrs 30mins

Friday 22nd November 8:15pm
Saturday 23rd November 2:00pm
Saturday 23rd November 8:15pm
Sunday 24th November 2:00pm

Cheviot Hill - Kevin Yap
Belvawney - Benjamin Klein
Mr. Symperson - Andrew Ferguson
Angus MacAlister - Sam Hargreaves
Major McGillicuddy - Ken Knight
Belinda Treherne - Alison Knight
Minnie - Lucinda Halls
Mrs. MacFarlane - Anna Castle
Maggie FacFarlane - Naomi Tooby
Parker - Carmen Hammelmann

Musical accompanist - Geoffrey Urquhart
Production Manager - Ben Klein
Directed by Diana Burleigh

Malvern Theatre
29 Burke Road, East Malvern VIC 3145

Adult: $22 (no concessions) Groups 10+: $20 pp

Enquiries: 0490 465 009