Muriel’s Wedding the Musical

6 Nov — 27 Jan 2018

Roslyn Packer Theatre


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Sydney Theatre Company presents
A Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures production

Book by PJ Hogan
Music & lyrics by Kate Miller-Heidke & Keir Nuttall
With songs by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus & Stig Anderson originally written for ABBA

World premiere

Undateable. Unemployable. Unstoppable.

Muriel Heslop is back! In this highly-anticipated world premiere, the iconic Australian film is now an equally iconic laugh-out-loud musical. 

Stuck in a dead-end life in Porpoise Spit, Muriel dreams of the perfect wedding – the white dress, the church, the attention. Unfortunately, there’s one thing missing. A groom. Following her dreams to Sydney, Muriel ends up with everything she ever wanted – a man, a fortune and a million Twitter followers. That’s when things start to go really wrong. 

The film’s original writer-director PJ Hogan has updated his screenplay into a dazzling new stage show, bringing the story into the present but keeping all the irreverence and naughtiness of the film along with its dark edge. There’ll be a bunch of the beloved ABBA hits that so beautifully embody Muriel’s hopes and dreams, as well as an incredible soundtrack of addictive new songs by award-winning singer-songwriters Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall.

Director Simon Phillips (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Dream Lover) leads a stellar cast including Justine Clarke (ABC TV’s The Time of their Lives and Play School, STC’s Children of the Sun), Helen Dallimore (WICKED the Musical, Into the Woods), Madeleine Jones (ONCE, Ladies in Black), Gary Sweet (Police Rescue, House Husbands) and…. introducing Maggie McKenna as everyone’s favourite anti-hero, Muriel! With eye-popping sets and costumes from Gabriela Tylesova (Love Never Dies), a phenomenal ensemble of hilarious characters and live band, this is the theatre event of the year!

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Discover more about the musical and explore behind the scenes content on the Sydney Theatre Company website.

Content warning This production includes smoking of e-cigarettes, theatrical haze, strobe lighting, strong language, sexual references and adult themes including suicide. Parental discretion advised. Please get in touch with us if you have any queries. If you or someone you know needs information or support, these organisations are there to help: Beyond BlueLifeline and Headspace

Duration 2 hrs 50 mins (including interval)



Single ticket prices


Premium Seating
Monday — Thursday $150
Friday & Saturday $185
*No concession discounts available for Premium Seating

A Reserve Seating
Monday — Thursday $135
Wednesday matinee $125
Friday & Saturday $175

B Reserve Seating
Monday — Thursday $125
Wednesday matinee $115
Friday & Saturday $165

C Reserve Seating
Restricted View Upper Box Seats $69
*These seats have an impeded view of the stage

Senior Cardholder
Monday — Thursday $108
Friday & Saturday $175

Monday — Thursday $99
Wednesday matinee $97
Friday & Saturday $175

Under 30
Monday — Thursday $99
Wednesday matinee $89
Friday & Saturday $175

Preview performances (6 – 17 November)
Friday Evening, Saturday matinee & Saturday night $89
Monday — Thursday $79
C Reserve, Restricted View Upper Box Seats $69*

*These seats have an impeded view of the stage

On Stage Wedding Guest tickets
You must agree to the terms and conditions for On Stage Wedding Guest tickets before purchasing. More info and bookings.

Groups (10+ people)
Preview performances $69
Monday — Thursday $110
Wednesday Matinee $89
Senior Cardholder & Concession Wednesday Matinee $78
Friday Evening & Saturday matinee $125

Prices correct at the time of publication and subject to change without notice. Exact prices will be displayed with seat selection.

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Transaction fees may apply
Season Ticket bookings (packs of 6 or more plays): no fees
Single ticket bookings:  $7.50 online; $8 telephone; $0 Box Office counter

Concession, seniors and under 30 tickets
Suitable and valid identification must be provided for collection of tickets and at the venue, such as your concession or proof of age card. Alternatively, you may email a copy of your identification to Please quote your booking reference number.

Access requirements and bookings
For specific access requirements, please call Box Office on (02) 9250 1777 to book your seats. See the 'Accessibility' tab on this page for more information.

Based on the motion picture 'Muriel's Wedding' written and directed by PJ Hogan, produced by Lynda House and Jocelyn Moorhouse.