Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Adapted for the stage by Helen Howard & Michael Futcher
A performance for children aged 8 and above
Co-produced by Queensland Theatre Company and Matrix Theatre
Join twelve year old Jim Hawkins on his hunt for buried treasure. But watch out . . . . there are double-crossing pirates all around, led by the notorious Long Jonh Silver. Will Jim make it from his home in a small seaside village to the mysterious Treasure Island?
Queensland Theatre Company and Matrix Theatre bring you this classic children’s story, in a new adaptation with sixteen characters and two actors.
A magical coming of age story, and the original classic pirate tale, Treasure Island explores themes of adventure and escapism, coming of age, role models and overcoming fears.
A magical theatrical experience for the whole family.
Treasure Island will be touring in 2012 to Regional Queensland, Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria.
Touring Dates & Locations
9 Jul – Proserpine Entertainment Centre
11 Jul – Sarina Cultural Hall
13 Jul – Glenden Recreation Centre
14 Jul – Moranbah Community Centre
16 Jul – Capella Cultural Centre
18 Jul – Biloela Civic Centre
19 Jul – Wandoan Cultural Centre
20 Jul – The Leichardt Centre – Memorial Hall, Miles
23 Jul – Quilpie Shire Hall
25 Jul – Roma Cultural Centre
27 Jul – Kingaroy State High School Auditorium,
30 Jul – Brolga Theatre, Maryborough
31 Jul – St Patrick’s Primary School-Trinity Hall, Gympie
2 Aug – Community Hall, Crow’s Nest
6 Aug – Millmerran Cultural Centre
8 Aug – The Centre, Beaudesert
The Australian Government is proud to be associated with this tour through the national performing arts touring program, Playing Australia, which gives Australians across the country the opportunity to see some of our best performing arts.
Tour managed and coordinated by arTour – a business unit of Queensland Arts Council.