Young People’s Theatre Newcastle


2021 Production // Alice Dreaming by Ned Manning Performed by YPT’s 2021 Think Beyond Performance Ensemble. By arrangement with Australian Plays. More information coming soon.

2021 Production // NOV – DEC Beware of the Jabberwok Our final production of 2021. More info coming soon.

2021 Production // Sept – OCT The Wizard of Oz – Young Performer’s Edition Young Peoples Theatre, Newcastle Inc. presents The Wizard of Oz, Young Performers Edition. YPT invites you to join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tinman and Lion on this classic adventure to the Emerald City and over the rainbow.  This 70 minute adaptation is perfect … Read more

2021 Production // 10 – 25 JULY BUNYIPS, a big beautiful mess of a play.  Loosely based on ‘Naked Bunyip Dancing’ by Steven Herrick and adapted for stage by Callan Purcell. 6C are bursting at the seams to express themselves, but they don’t know how. Then Mr Carey came with his Yoga, sage and Shakespeare … Read more

For cast announcements and more about this kooky show follow YPT on facebook. 2021 Production // 7–24 April 2021 The Addams Family – Young @ Part Based on the Kooky and Spooky Addams Family TV Show, this musical embraces the wackiness in every family. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and … Read more

2020 Production // 27 & 28 November 2020 Think Beyond Musical – Children of Eden JR. Children of Eden JR. takes you to ‘In the Beginning’ with this bold and heartfelt musical, from Stephen Schwartz, (Godspell, Pippin, Wicked) and John Caird, (1999 Candide, Jane Eyre). Children of Eden casts the beloved biblical stories of Genesis … Read more

2020 PRODUCTION // 28 Sept to 10 Oct 2020 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR. The famous high-flying car is flying into Newcastle these School Holidays. Join Caractacus Potts, Jeremy and Jemima as they set about restoring an old race car, which turns out to be magic and has the ability to float and take flight. … Read more

2020 Production // 8 to 29 february 2020 Picnic at Hanging Rock Picnic at Hanging Rock has haunted the Australian psyche for over a century and is a story that defies explanation. On a summer’s day in 1900, a group of Australian girls visit the Hanging Rock for a school picnic. Four of the girls … Read more

2019 Production // 23 November to 7 December 2019 Nick Tickle: Fairytale Detective Granny can’t tell her favorite fairy tales because someone really cruel and evil is stealing all the props! Breadcrumbs, magic beans, a basket of goodies, a glass slipper – all missing! The future of fairy tales is at stake, and it’s up … Read more

2019 Production // 30 September to 2 November 2019 Thoroughly Modern Millie JR. Filled with fun flappers, dashing leading men and a villainess audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie JR. is a clever adaptation of the six-time-Tony-Award-winning Best Musical and the Academy Award-winning film. Thoroughly Modern Millie JR., is the high-spirited musical romp … Read more