Circus owner Max Medici enlists former star Holt Farrier and his children Milly and Joe to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere, who recruits the peculiar pachyderm for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland.
Alan is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of Scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter and solve the mystery of an online player who he thinks could be Michael, so he can finally move on and reunite his family.
No longer will great theatrical performances only live within a narrow timeframe in major metropolitan centres, now they can be recorded and distributed to a wider population in rural and regional Australia.
A new initiative, Australian National Theatre Live, has been established to screen Australian theatre in cinemas around the country. Following the success of Britain’s National Theatre Live, the venture, run by RealPlayMedia’s Grant Dodwell, Raj Sidhu and Peter Hiscock, has been almost four years in the making as the trio have worked to convince “stakeholders” of its sustainability, including finalising a deal with the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance’s Actor’s Equity branch.
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