THE RED TREE
Based on the bestselling book by Shaun Tan
This is the story of a young girl who doesn’t want to get out of bed. Rise with her as she conquers her fears, embraces hope and takes control of her world, acknowledging that it’s okay to feel different.
Adapted from the acclaimed book by Shaun Tan, with script and lyrics by Hilary Bell and music by ARIA Award winning composer, Greta Gertler Gold this will delight musicians of all ages.
Sydney Opera House and Arts Centre Melbourne present a National Theatre of Parramatta production
Sydney Opera House, July 6-10.
Arts Centre Melbourne, Aug 3-4.
Starring Nicola Bowman (as "Ava")
Featuring Band: Luke Escombe (as "Fish", The Vegetable Plot), Jess Ciampa (Sydney Symphony Orchestra) and Greta Gertler Gold.
Book & Lyrics by Hilary Bell
Music by Greta Gertler Gold
Based on the book by Shaun Tan
Directed by Neil Gooding
Produced by Joanne Kee (National Theatre of Parramatta)
Set and Costume Design by James Browne
Lighting by Verity Hampton
Video Media Design by Mic Gruchy
Music Direction by Greta Gertler Gold
Sound design and musical arrangements by Adam Gold
Additional sound design by David Grigg
Musician 'Wonderful Things' recording Barney McAll
Puppetry by Georgia Wohlfiel and Samantha Hickey
Production Manager Cara Woods
Stage Manager Ruth Horsfall
Assistant Director Christie Koppe
Sound engineers, Sydney Opera House - Damien Herbert and Annika Unsen
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Original Cast Recording Available Here:
THE RED TREE Songbooks and Digital Download Cards will also be available at the shows.
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SYDNEY FRINGE FESTIVAL SHOW ANNOUNCED!!
SEPTEMBER 13, Leadbelly Newtown (Sydney, Australia)
Greta will be joined by a full band, including Adam D Gold (drums), Lara Goodridge (violin, vocals) and other special guest vocalists performing short excerpts of her rock musical Triplight (developed at Joe's Pub, Ucross, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, The Tank and SPACE at Ryder Farm in collaboration with Australian playwright Alexandra Collier), The Red Tree (a collaboration with playwright/lyricist Hilary Bell, based on the book by Shaun Tan and produced by the National Theatre of Parramatta in 2017), Anna Hit her musical in collaboration with Stew (TONY Award-winning creator of Passing Strange) and other musicals-in-progress in concert form.
Special guest vocalists will include:
JODI PHILLIS (The Clouds)
JAK HOUSDEN (The Whitlams)
and more TBA
Tickets Now Available Here: https://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/greta-gertler-gold-friends/104900
greta directs stunning New Music video for Alice Bierhorst's 'not like the movies'
Just discovered: A beautiful performance of one of Greta's songs!
'Charlie #3' by Greta Gertler Gold (music & lyrics) & Tim Freedman (lyrics) performed by The Whitlams and WA Symphony Orchestra.