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Presented by Blue Roo Theatre Company

Brisbane’s exciting inclusive theatre company Blue Roo presents their latest production Now.

Channel Blue Roo presents The Now Show with their adorable hosts Maggie Moment and Tony Today. It is a mix of realism and dreams. Unflinchingly honest and tenderly inspiring Now is a modern day fable exploring protests, bus stops, fishing, the mystery of grief and the joy of memories. All surrounded by a sublime 10 piece live studio orchestra of leading Brisbane musicians. Now reminds us of the sheer brilliance, the beautiful honesty and the exhilarating spontaneity live theatre can be.

Now is irresistible!!

Now is presented at the Judy on Thursday 2nd of November at 12noon, Friday 3rd at 7.30pm and Saturday 4th at 2.00pm.

The Blue Roo Ensemble performing in 'Now'

David Baird- performer Nicholas Margan- performer 
Tanya Bartlett- performerMary Morris-performer
Nikela Carrigan- performerEmily Proberts- performer
Cory Cosgrove- performerMarisa Rouillon- performer
Brendan Davey- performerJamie Savage- performer
Irene De Haan- performerDan Schoch- performer
Lyndal Devantier- performerNicole Theodoros- performer
Joel Dodemont- performerDavina Wilson- performer
Mark Fraser- performerDaniel Tomlinson- performer
Chris Gaunt- performerLaura Solomon-performer
Emma Gordon-Smith- performerBrigid Coote- performer
Ben Hawton- performerNick Thorley- performer
Liam Maloney- performerCaitlin Manktelow- performer

Created, devised and performed by Blue Roo Theatre Company
Dramaturgy and direction by Clark Crystal
Musical direction and composition by Luke Scott
Movement direction by Brian Lucas
Set Design and construction by Josh MacIntosh
Costume Design by Velvet Persu
Lighting design by Josh

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Event Details

Date & Time

Thu 2 - Sat 4 Nov, various times

Thu 2 Nov, 12.00pm
Fri 3 Nov, 7.30pm
Sat 4 Nov, 2.00pm

Duration: Approx 60 mins, no interval


Theatre Seating

Theatre Full: $29.00
Theatre Concession: $20.00



Media acclaim for Blue Roo

About Darcy O and the Browbeat Factory- 2013

“Darcy O” is a fun and light hearted adventure tale with a deep and important underlying message of confidence, solidarity and compassion.

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About Song Circle - 2014

Blue Roo have once again proven that disability and theatre are a winning combination and inspiration and creativity is something that we can all share. Blue Roo continue blaze a trail for inclusive performing arts everywhere.

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About The Bulimba Opera- 2015

Arguably the tightest Roo production to date. Writer/Creative Director Clark Crystal, who began working with troupe in 2009, must be applauded for lifting the Company to a new level of creativity this year.. The cast perform with gusto, a plethora of unique songs inspired by the ‘The Beggar’s Opera’ format of writing libretto (the Opera text) to the tunes of famous songs - Once again the Roos have proven that creativity is a great enabler as they continue their journey through performance to thrilling applause of their family and fans.