• Darlinghurst Theatre Company presents
  • 7 Feb - 16 Mar 2014
  • $30 - $43


Music & Lyrics by William Finn

Marvin has left his wife and son for a male lover. Meanwhile, Trina has shacked up with Marvin’s shrink. Amongst this there’s also a Bar Mitzvah to organise. Is it too much to ask for everyone to get along?



Stephen Colyer (Torch Song Trilogy, The Paris Letter) directs this Tony Award-winning musical about the original modern family. Wickedly funny lyrics accompany a live piano score in this quirky yet tender tale about family, growing up and what it means to be a man.

Falsettos is presented in association with Mardi Gras 2014.
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Music & Lyrics by William Finn


Director Stephen Colyer
Co-musical Directors Nigel Ubrihien and Chris King
Production Designer Gez Xavier Mansfield
Lighting Designer Hartley T A Kemp
Assistant Director Shondelle Pratt
Stage Manager Samantha Morrison 



Stephen Anderson
Margi de Ferranti
Anthony Garcia
Ben Hall
Tamlyn Henderson
Elise McCann
Katrina Retallick
Isaac Shaw

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Music & Lyrics by William Finn


“…Falsettos will be a highlight of Mardi Gras and, when we look back, probably of the year’s music theatre” Sun-Herald, 16 Feb 2014

 “With these seven fine voices on the one stage, it’s a balanced, textured and warm sonic experience” Crikey, 18 Feb 2014

"From the opening number (a rattling good Four Jews in a Room Bitching), this production…lacks for nothing in colour and movement" Sydney Morning Herald, 14 Feb 2014

“This production is un-amplified – what you hear and what the singers have is what you get. The result is warm, engaging and special” Stage Noise 12 Feb 2014

It’s a moving, funny, multi-layered piece of musical theatre" Aussie Theatre, 13 Feb 2014

“The show [Director Stephen Colyer] has created is artistically inventive and technically accomplished. It is also highly entertaining, thought provoking and full of humanity. This is the musical format thoroughly evolved” Suzy Goes See, 12 Feb 2014

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Music & Lyrics by William Finn

Performance Dates

  • Previews: 7 - 9 Feb
  • Season: 12 Feb - 16 Mar

There will be no performance on Saturday 1 March due to the Mardi Gras Parade.

Performance Times

  • Tue - Sat: 7pm
  • Sun: 5pm

Performance Run Time 

  • Approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. This includes a 20 minute interval.

Performance Details

  • This show contains strong language and adult themes.


  • Adult $43
  • Conc/Groups (8+) $38
  • Industry* $35
  • Under 30* $30
  • Preview $30 

*Available for performances on Tue, Wed & Thu only

A $2 booking fee applies per ticket for online and phone bookings


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