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“The Gizmo is a fun production that has just the right amount of silliness and nonsense to make it appealing to all ages.” Glam Adelaide

Brisbane Powerhouse is bringing the family fun these September school holidays with the hilarious misadventures of The Gizmo, an adaption of the popular Paul Jennings book and written for the stage by Verity Laughton.

From the company who previously brought Children are Stinky, The Gizmo will have families laughing out loud at the crazy misadventures of Stephen, Mouse and the wondrous Gizmo between 4-7 October at Brisbane Powerhouse.

The play follows the story of Stephen, who is baited by his hero Floggit into stealing at the local fair. He steals the whirling, twirling illuminating Gizmo, which sends Stephen on an amazing adventure of self-discovery. Finding it impossible to get rid of the Gizmo, it starts to exact its revenge by placing Stephen in several extraordinary situations!

Starring a cast of three talented young Australian actors, Huw Jennings, Meg Spencer and Louis Reed, The Gizmo has toured the country and had audiences raving the performance.

“It is funny and exciting and a twist at every turn,” Jay, 8 years old.
The Gizmo created an atmosphere of sheer excitement and joy as the children got on their feet laughing and participating in the comedy that appealed to them all,” Craig Johnson, Year 4 teacher.

A fun filled adventure for the whole family, get the kids off the couch and into live theatre this Spring school holidays. Book tickets before they sell out.

The Gizmo performs at Brisbane Powerhouse from Thursday 4 – Sunday 7 October, tickets $29 + $5.95 transaction fee, or groups of 4+ for $25 each + transaction fee. For more information, go to brisbanepowerhouse.org.

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