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Space Captain Smith


Mark Caile and Sam Griffiths with Lachy Castricum in the background

Mark Caile and Sam Griffiths with Lachy Castricum in the background

The Cover of the Book

The Cover of the Book

Book written by Toby Frost
Adapted for stage by Ross Housham
Director Ross Housham
with assistance Marc Williams

June

Friday 9, 16, 23 - 8pm
Saturday 10, 17, 24 - 8pm
Sunday 11, 18 - 3pm

Tickets: $25; $22.
Group booking discounts available

Synopsis

In the 25th Century the British Space Empire faces the gathering menace of the evil alien-soldiers of the Ghast Empire hive, hell-bent on galactic domination and the extermination of all humanoid life. Isambard Smith is the square-jawed, courageous, and somewhat asinine new commander of the battle damaged light freighter John Pym, destined to take on the alien threat because nobody else is available. Together with his bold crew—a skull-collecting alien warrior, an android pilot who is actually a fugitive sex toy, and a hamster called Gerald—he must collect new-age herbalist Rhianna Mitchell from the laid back New Francisco orbiter and bring her back to safety to Midlight in the Empire. Straightforward enough—except the Ghasts want her too. If he is to get back to Blighty alive, Smith must defeat void sharks, a universe-weary android assassin, and John Gilead, psychopathic naval officer from the fanatically religious Republic of New Eden before facing his greatest enemy: a ruthless alien warlord with a very large behind.

Cast:

Mark Caile - Isambard Smith
Sam Griffiths - Carveth
Ben Rizzuto - Suruk
Evie Housham - Rhianna
Damain Perry - Gilead; Ghast
Lachy Castricum - 462; Khan
Greg Hedges - Dreckitt; Corveau; Ashrag; Guard; Ghast
Carmela Pezziment - W’; Trinny; Joleen; Ghast, 3452
Alfie Baker: Andy; Thadar; Guard; 6542; Ordo;
Don Black; Doc Peterson; Praetorian; Ghast; Announcer; Neil
Elliot Murphy - Narzak; Morris; Praetorian; Ghast
Chris Newport - Devrin; Chad, Waldo; Francois; Ghast

Earlier Event: May 25
Biggest Morning Tea
Later Event: June 20
Auditions - Oliver! The Musical