Sydney Coliseum Theatre presents THE SUNSHINE CLUB

Sydney Coliseum Theatre is proud to present the award-winning landmark musical – The Sunshine Club from 11 – 20 April 2024.

Written and directed by proud Quandamooka man, Wesley Enoch, featuring music composed by the esteemed John Rodgers – The Sunshine Club is an energetic and thought-provoking piece of musical theatre with a talented cast of 11 First Nations artists, alongside a 5-piece live band.

Set in 1946, the musical tells the story of Frank Doyle, an Aboriginal serviceman who has come home from war to find, that although the wider world may have changed, attitudes back home haven’t. Fuelled by a passion for a better life, Frank opens ‘The Sunshine Club’, a place for all people to come together. Here, they laugh, romance, and most importantly, dance. It is also where Frank dreams of a bright future with the girl-next-door, Rose.

The HIT productions tour will take the critically acclaimed musical to more locations across Australia than ever before, over 20 years after it originally opened.

“I initially wrote this as a way of bringing people together, especially in the reconciliation movement, this notion of black and white dancing together and the stories of our history, especially post World War II…in this post or living with COVID world, it’ll be even more important to see that cultural bonds can be formed by gathering as groups & dealing with social issues together.” Wesley Enoch, AM, writer, and director of The Sunshine Club said.

It’s a musical classic not to be missed!

West HQ is committed to continuously raising the benchmark in entertainment for Greater Western Sydney as displayed by the Sydney Coliseum Theatre, a significant aspect of the region’s cultural landscape. Sydney Coliseum Theatre delivers world-class artists and performances in its multi-mode theatre, capable of hosting musicals, dramatic theatre, live music, ballet and more. Featuring a 2,000-seat auditorium, three foyers, seven bars, numerous entertaining areas, rehearsal space and an on-site commercial kitchen surpassing some of Australia’s best entertainment venues it is a must-visit for all.

PRODUCER Christine Harris & HIT Productions


MUSIC John Rodgers




SET & COSTUME Adrienne Chisholm

WITH Garret Lyon, Claire Warrillow, Roxanne McDonald, Dale Pengelly, Tehya Makani, Colin Smith, Leeroy Tipiloura, Rune Nydal, Jade Lomas-Ronan, and Chloe Rose-Taylor

DATES: 11th – 20th April

PERFORMANCE TIMES: Thursday to Saturday at 7:30pm; Saturday 20th and Sunday 14th at 2pm

DURATION: 2 Hrs 30 Mins – including 20 min interval.

LOCATION: Sydney Coliseum Theatre – West HQ, 33 Railway Street, Rooty Hill

BOOKINGS:  or (02) 9677 4916

TICKETS: Starting from: $59

Gabi Bergman

Gabi Bergman is a Melbourne-based performer and educator, and is the current Deputy Editor-in-Chief of She holds a Double Arts degree in Theatre Studies and Film/Screen Studies and a Master of Teaching (Secondary Education). Gabi has always been an avid lover of theatre, specifically musicals, and spends way too much money than she’d like to admit on tickets. Her most prized possession is her crate of theatre programs.

Gabi Bergman

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