Brisbane 26 February 2013. This March, Brisbane will host the national premiere season of SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody, the critically acclaimed production that brings all the naughty fun of the notorious best-selling book to life.
Direct from the US, where three productions are currently touring simultaneously SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody will open on March 14th at the Twelfth Night Theatre in Brisbane and it is set to shake the city. It is the parody of the book that took the world by storm, selling over 65 million copies worldwide as the fastest-selling paperback of all time.
SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody is a critically acclaimed production that brings all the naughty fun of the notorious best-selling book to life. Your inner goddess will be laughing out loud with this wicked parody of the illicit love affair between the two main characters as they come to life with sharp-witted comedy, musical numbers and steamy, fun performances from the hunky leading man, plus lots of surprises! It’s an erotic, hilarious adaptation.
Sydney-based Stephen Mahy plays the charming and menacing lead role. Mahy is a distinguished singer, actor and dancer with previous roles including Bob Gaudio in Jersey Boys, a favourite in Channel 10’s series I Will Survive, appearances in Channel 7’s City Homicide, and numerous other successful roles on stage across Australia.
Caitlin Berry plays the young and naïve student seduced by the sophisticated and erotic protagonist played by Mahy. Berry has toured Australia with the new musical Doctor Zhivago, and most recently covered the lead role of Nellie Forbush in the smash hit South Pacific.
Leading Australian actress and comedian Rebecca De Unamuno joins them on stage. She has written and worked with some of the best entertainers and writers in the business including Hamish & Andy and Kath & Kim. She was a main cast member of Comedy Inc, acted in Thick as Thieves and has also worked with The Chaser’s War on Everything.
This theatre production has been touring across the United States to rave reviews. Be amongst the first in Australia to see what everyone is talking about. SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody makes for a great girls night out experience - perfect for those who love a bit of Sex in the City style naughtiness.
The first four shows are on sale now; Thursday 14th, Friday 15th, Saturday 16th of March at 8pm and Sunday 17th of March at 2pm. Tickets are priced from $49.90. To purchase tickets to SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody, please visit Ticketmaster online, Ticketmaster outlets or call Twelfth Night Theatre on 3252 5122. For more information on SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody, please visit the official production website, the SPANK! Facebook page or The Twelfth Night Theatre website.
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Book at Twelfth Night Theatre 3252 5122 or Ticketmaster.com.au
“A hilarious satire of practically every belief in popular culture”
Chicago Public Radio
“50 shades funnier than the book”
Monterey County Weekly
“A sexy, hysterical, rip-roaring good time”
“The audience went wild. SPANK! is a raucously hilarious, perfect girl’s night out!”
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