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One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results.

When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn’t prepared for are the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, determined to exercise the control over the town’s youth that he cannot command in his own home.

When the reverend’s rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren’s reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid. The heartfelt story that emerges is of a father longing for the son he lost and of a young man aching for the father who walked out on him.

To the rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score (the soundtrack album reached number one on the Billboard charts and has sold over 15 million copies!) and augmented with dynamic new songs for the stage musical, FOOTLOOSE celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind.


LOUD Theatre Company -  is an ‘on tour’ youth company that provides an opportunity for the most talented high school students across Sydney to bridge the gap between school musicals and amateur theatre to the professional stage.

Date and Times:

  • Friday, Mar 16 2018 7:30pm
  • Saturday, Mar 17 2018 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Mar 17 2018 7:30pm


$40 adult

$35 concession (and groups 10+)

$30 child

Note: Suitable for ages 12+ (reference to drugs and alcohol).

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Event starts
Friday 16 March, 2018
Event Ends
Saturday 17 March, 2018
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre
Venue Address
597 High Street, Penrith

New South Wales, Sydney

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