ROALD DAHL'S FANTASTIC MR FOX
A shake & stir theatre co and QPAC co-production
Playhouse, QPAC (2019, 2020); Playhouse, State Theatre Centre of Western Australia (2020);
Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre (2021); Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne (2022);
Rosyln Packer Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company (2023)
Dahl’s much-loved favourite leaps off the page (and all over the stage) in a spectacular new production from the team behind the award winning, sold out national tours of George’s Marvellous Medicine and Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts. You’ve read the book, seen the movie – now experience this world-premiere stage adaptation from the wacky mind of the world’s No. 1 Storyteller.
Production images by Dylan Evans Photography and Craig Wilkinson
Adapted for the stage by shake & stir theatre co
Adaptor - Nick Skubij
Director - Ross Balbuziente
Designer - Josh McIntosh
Lighting Designer - Jason Glenwright
Composer & Sound Designer - Guy Webster
Video Designer - Craig Wilkinson
Illustrations - Jon Weber
Johnny Balbuziente, Leon Cain, Tim Dashwood, Nelle Lee, Nick Skubij, Gemma Willing
ARTSHUB Fantastic Mr Fox alright
BROADWAY WORLD The audience is immersed in Dahl's story like never before
"A masterpiece of combining live performance with animation"
“If you had to give it marks out of 10 – this one’s an 11 … make sure you grab the kids and see it before its QPAC run is over.”
"The audience is immersed in Dahl's story like never before, thanks to Craig Wilkinson's video design and Jon Weber's illustrations."
"Video genius... a visual delight"
“Theatre-making at the top level"
"Jaw-droppingly brilliant …
theatre-making at the top level. It’s destined for a long stage life.”
"the acting was taken to new heights by some of the best set work I’ve seen and some brilliant animation projection, incorporated seamlessly into the show."
"Jon Weber’s cartoon illustrations and Craig Wilkinson’s video design literally leap out at the audience and the synchronisation between the projections, the content and the action onstage is stunning."
VIDEO DESIGN FEATURETTE