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The Midnight Gang

30 Jun - 1 Jul

Join the Midnight Gang on their amazing adventures!

A play by Maryam Master
Based on the bestselling novel by David Walliams

The team behind The 13-, 26-, 52-, 78- and 91-Storey Treehouses bring David Walliams’ bestselling book to life on stage! Twelve-year-old Tom unexpectedly finds himself lonely and lost in St Crook’s Hospital, and at the mercy of evil Matron. Tom feels like he’ll never leave, but his fellow young patients have other ideas… Join the Midnight Gang and go on some amazing adventures in a celebration of friendship, love and the power of the imagination.

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 wonderful story of friendship and not judging a book by its cover... Brought tears to the eyes of the parents and grandparents in the audience. Very touching theatre. - Stage Whispers

Cast & Creative

Director Susanna Dowling
Playwright Maryam Master
Designer Isla Shaw
Lighting Designer Matthew Marshall
Sound Designer James Brown
Costume Supervisor Marg Howell
Company Stage Manager Imogen Millhouse
Company Technical Manager Elliot Glass
Assistant Stage Manager Emily Phillips
Amber Emma Kew
George/Doctor/Sire Quentin Nicholas Starte
Porter/Tootsie Mathew Lee
Sally/Matron/Nelly Sarah Greenwood
Tom Alex Beauman

Relaxed Performance

The performance on Thursday 1 July, 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.

The Midnight Gang by David Walliams, published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Illustrations © Tony Ross 2016 / Lettering of author’s name © Quentin Blake, 2010 / Licensed by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

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