Tell mum to dress up and look her prettiest—she’s going to the theatre! Here are a few shows to spoil mum with this Mother’s Day.
Who doesn’t like a bit of Arabian magic, especially if it’s Disney. Let mum enjoy what Entertainment Weekly dubs “one of the must-see musicals of the year”. She’ll be swept away on a magic carpet and be captivated by the vibrant costumes, the fairy tale love story and the familiar Aladdin songs.
Now showing, info and tickets at Ticketek
2. Matilda the Musical
Based on Roald Dahl’s popular book, it’s the story of the gifted young girl, Matilda, who takes charge of her destiny with the help of telekinesis and her new empowerment. Winner of over 70 major international awards, including 15 for Best Musical, Matilda is sure to be a hit with mum.
Now showing, info and tickets at au.matildathemusical.com
3. The Book of Mormon
It’s funny, witty, zany and a bit wrong in all the right ways—which is perfect if mum appreciates something light-hearted. This musical production follows two Mormon missionaries, Elder Price and Elder Cunningham, who earnestly attempt to preach their faith in the unlikely land of Uganda. But as you can imagine their godly mission is met with interesting challenges along the way.
Now showing, info and tickets at bookofmormonmusical.com.au
4. My Fair Lady
This production is directed by Julie Andrews and is adapted from the original musical. Egotistical phonetics professor, Henry Higgins takes it upon himself to educate and transform working class girl, Eliza DooLittle into a prim and proper fair lady This timeless musical that’s been around since 1956 is sure to please mum.
Now showing, info and tickets at myfairladymusical.com.au
5. Ticketek Gift Voucher
If you’re unsure what’s right for mum, a Ticketek gift voucher is also a great option – at least that way she can choose what suits her, whether that’s a show or not. Gift vouchers start from as little as $25 and are valid for 12 months from date of purchase.