Trailer: Daffodils, a Kiwi Greatest Hits cabaret headed to Parramatta

Parramatta’s Riverside Theatres is presenting Daffodils, a bittersweet love story direct from New Zealand – featuring the biggest hits from our Kiwi neighbours’ songbook.


Eric (Todd Emerson) and Rose (Colleen Davis), two teenagers met in a field of daffodils. The cabaret follows their first meeting, their marriage and the New Zealand pop-rock soundtrack that shaped their lives. And it’s based on the story of playwright Rochelle Bright’s parents!

Daffodils will feature world-class indie musicians alongside a live three-piece band playing a collection of Kiwi hits by Crowded House, LIPS, Bic Runga, Chris Knox, The Mint Chicks, Dave Dobbyn, The Exponents, Darcy Clay, The Mutton Birds, Th’Dudes, The Senators, The Swingers and Blam Blam Blam.


Check out the trailer below!


Daffodils is at Riverside 12 to 14 May at 7:30pm, 14 May at 2:15pm. Bookings from the Box Office (02) 8839 3399 or

Cassie Tongue

Cassie is a theatre critic and arts writer in Sydney, and was the deputy editor of AussieTheatre. She has written for The Guardian, Time Out Sydney, Daily Review, and BroadwayWorld Australia. She is a voter for the Sydney Theatre Awards.

Cassie Tongue

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