The award-winning musical by William FinnPresented by StageArt
Preview: Thu 1 Feb
Daily except 4 & 6 Feb
Mon – Fri 7.30pm
Sat 1.30 & 7.30pm
Sun midday & 4pm
Duration: 160 mins
Falsettos is the award-winning musical by William Finn about an unconventional, dysfunctional, yet very loving family in New York in the late 1970s, set against the early days of the AIDS epidemic.
Marvin had the perfect family with a loving wife, Trina, and a young son, but has left his happy home for a man called Whizzer. Trina soon finds herself romantically involved with Mendel, the family psychiatrist, while Jason, the son, is just trying to have a normal childhood. When Whizzer is diagnosed with AIDS, the unconventional extended family has to put aside their issues and come together.
It's a hilarious and poignant reminder that love can tell a million stories.
- 5 Feb: Theatre People – Ellen Burgin: Performances by the cast are outstanding
- 4 Feb: Australian Stage – Doug Knight: Everyone in this show is astonishingly good with any preference being only a matter of character or musical number.
- 4 Feb: Theatre Press – Owen James: The show is worth a visit for the music alone. Treat your ears to unfaltering vocals and note-perfect piano from Butler himself.
- 1 Feb: Stage Whispers – Flora Georgiou: With its eternal themes and catchy tunes, Falsettos will leave you singing with the gang long after the show has ended. A must see!
- 25 Jan: The Melbourne Critique – Jessi Lewis: The Melbourne Critique spoke with leading man, Don Winsor about performance, love and other things