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Pete The Sheep

1 - 2 Oct

A lively and mischievous musical for young audiences and their adults.

Based on the book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley
Adapted for the stage by Eva Di Cesare, Sandra Eldridge & Tim McGarry

Monkey Baa’s award-winning musical returns to Wollongong! Imaginatively told by four performers playing shearers, dogs and sheep, this hilarious comedy explores the challenges and rewards of being an individual whilst being part of the flock. Based on Jackie French and Bruce Whatley’s quirky and quintessentially Australian picture book, with The Wharf Revue’s Phil Scott & Jonathan Biggins providing foot-tapping music and comedic direction, Pete the Sheep is a lively and mischievous musical for young audiences and their adults.

Save with a Merrigong Season Ticket!

This show is part of Merrigong’s Season 2021. To get the best seats and price, book a Season Ticket.

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.
• 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.

The use of face masks is encouraged.

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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  • …a truly Aussie tale – delightful, funny, iconic, warm and hilariously Ocker, from the lingo to the names to the shearers’ blue singlets… - The Herald Sun

Cast & Creative

Director Jonathan Biggins
Assistant Director Eva Di Cesare
Composer and Lyricist Phil Scott
Set and Costume Designer James Browne
Lighting Designer Matthew Marshall
Cast to be confirmed
Image by Bruce Whatley

Relaxed Performance

The performance on Saturday 2 October, 10am is designed to welcome people who benefit from a more informal performance environment for a range of real life reasons, including young children and people living with Autism.

There is a relaxed attitude to noise and movement and small changes may be made to the light and sound effects.

Coming Up…