The Man They Called The Banjo

Book a table! BYO Drinks and nibbles. Doors open 3pm. Show starts 4pm.

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The Waltzing Matilda Musical –

The Man They Call The Banjo

Love. Politics. Mystery…  A sell out success!

Where: Emerald Mechanics Hall, 400A Belgrave-Gembrook Rd Emerald Vic

When: Sunday November 19 at 4pm. Doors open 3pm.
Seating at trestle tables. BYO Nibblies and drinks. 

Cost: $36/$33/$26 Tickets Online
Contact Felix 0413-­‐801294

Further information: Get a table of friends together and come and the musical that tells The Great Australian Love Story -­‐ the secret affair between Banjo Paterson and Christina Macpherson as they wrote the classic Australian song Waltzing Matilda, based on the book, Waltzing Matilda -­ The Secret Story of Australia’s Favourite Song   by Dennis O’Keeffe.  

Set during the shearer’s strike of 1894, The Man They Call The Banjo captures the angst between the shearers and the squatters, the forbidden romance, the love triangle and the mystery surrounding the death of Australia’s most famous character – The Jolly Swagman.

Written by: Felix Meagher and Dennis O’Keeffe
Directed by: Wolf Heidecker


Tim Phillips as Banjo Paterson,
Stephanie Elise as Christina Macpherson
Colin Driscoll as The Swagman
Cora Browne as Sarah Riley
Felix Meagher as the Squatter

Musicians: Ewen Baker & Lou Hesterman

“Great show! Great reception! Songs very strong… Sparring ladies were sensational!” Jamie McKew, Director of the Port Fairy Festival 1977-­2016

See: the ABC Landline program at Landline and/or Youtube demo of the show

Presented by Touring Arts in association with Bushwahzee and CAA – Wyndham Arts Alliance