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3 - 6 Mar

When your work can’t get any lower, your expectations can only soar.

By The Jacobson Brothers
Adapted for the stage by Steve Rodgers

Adapted for stage from Clayton and Shane Jacobson’s much-loved Australian film, KENNY stars the hilarious Ben Wood as the fearless plumber and eternal optimist who looks for the best in every situation – even when his job is literally down the toilet.

A knight in shining overalls, Kenny is proud of his work, despite his Dad’s harsh judgements, and the ignorant members of the public who take him for granted. In this classic riff on decency, Kenny’s off-beat humour and wide-eyed wonder at life’s possibilities are an inspirational reminder that all that glitters is not necessarily gold…

Direct from its premiere at Sydney Festival, this big-hearted and hilarious salute to the underdog is both triumphant and poignant.

Save with a Merrigong Season Ticket!

Kenny will be part of Merrigong’s Season 2021. We are reserving priority seating for anyone who would like to purchase a Season 2021 Ticket. Season Tickets go on sale Tuesday 9 February 2021 at 7.30pm.

We are committed to delivering safe & enjoyable performing arts experiences, and have a COVID Safe Plan to help keep everyone safe that includes:

• Reduced capacities – up to 75% of our normal seating capacity. Empty seats are distributed throughout the theatre, however, you may have people seated next to you.
• Mandatory face masks for staff and theatre patrons (children under 12 are exempt)
• Digital check-ins
• Additional cleaning and disinfecting of theatres and foyers
• Increased distance between performers and the audience
• Hand sanitising stations throughout our venues
• Trained staff to assist with COVID safety.

When you visit, it is really important that you are feeling well, and prepared to adhere to the safety practices of our venues. If you’re experiencing any COVID symptoms, even if they are very mild, please stay home and contact us prior to your event, and we will arrange a refund or exchange.

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  • There's a quintessentially Australian spirit that washes over Kenny... irreverent but earnest... self-deprecating but meaningful. - The Guardian (for the 2006 film)

Cast & Creative Team

Director Mark Kilmurry
Assistant Director Warwick Doddrell
Set & Costume Designer Simone Romaniuk
Lighting Designer Damien Cooper
Sound Designer Nate Edmondson
Video Designer Mic Gruchy
Stage Manager Erin Shaw
Costume Supervisor Margaret Gill
Cast Ben Wood
Photos by Christian Trinder

$25 Pre-Show Dining Packages

Pre-book a meal and drink at The Social when you book your tickets!

For only $25 pp. our great value Pre-Show Dining Packages feature a selection from our delicious show time à la carte options, served with a house drink of your choice. Menus are updated regularly, and will always include at least one vegetarian and one gluten-free option.

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