Sound of Music Auditions!!

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Due to the postponement of Open for Inspection to May next year, we are pleased to update you on information regarding The Sound of Music. The Highlands Theatre Group Inc will be producing the firm Family favourite; ‘ The Sound of Music’ in the second half of 2018 With such memorable songs as;  ‘My Favourite […]

Bittersweet Moments as Belfast Girls Draws to a Close

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Last weekend, we concluded our run of Belfast Girls to wonderfully responsive audiences.  We thank all of you who came to see this show and trust that it touched your hearts.  As the cast have a well deserved break, we look forward to our next production. Thank you to those who have asked for an […]

Belfast Girls Opening Friday Night

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It’s tech week here at HTG.  That means that we’re busy putting the final touches on our exciting new play, Jaki McCarrick’s Belfast Girls.  You know that it’s the Australian Premiere of this new Multi-Award Nominated production.  You know it tells the story of five young Irish women escaping the ravages of the post-famine years.  […]

HTG Announces the Remaining Season for 2018

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The Highlands Theatre Group is proud to announce the remaining shows for its 2018 season. Coming in August we will be presenting an Australian farce, Open for Inspection by Frank Hatherley directed by Darrell Hope.  Auditions will be held on Sunday 27th of May immediately after the closing of Belfast Girls so if you’re coming […]

Trevor McClaughlin Reveals the History of the Belfast Girls

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Belfast Girls in History There is a historical basis to Jaki McCarrick’s play, Belfast Girls� At the height of the Great Irish Famine the British government decided to send young adolescent female orphans to Australia from Irish workhouses. They were to meet the demand for domestic servants and to help balance the sexes. The first […]

Tickets Now Available for Belfast Girls

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We have been talking about this production for a while now and with the cast well into rehearsals it is time to get your seats for the Australian Premiere of Jaki McCarrick’s multi-nominated play Belfast Girls. To the right of this page you will see the sessions listed with a Book Now button.  This will […]

Belfast Girls Gaining Attention in Unexpected Quarters

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As the Belfast Girls moves into rehearsals, the play is drawing attention from areas previously unknown to the Highlands Theatre Group. Retired Historian Trevor McClaughlin who has been working on researching the Earl Grey Orphan Scheme from 1848 to 1850 has mentioned the production in his latest blog.  Trevor was integral in the development of […]

Belfast Girls Present – Rebecca Lackenby

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It is with mixed blessings that the Production Team of HTG’s Belfast Girls announce that Hannah Moy who was cast as Ellen Clarke in their forth-coming production has landed a professional gig touring across the country with Iconic Performances, a company specialising in Interactive Live shows and entertainment for various functions and events.  Highlands Theatre […]

Belfast Girls Cast and Crew Feature at C.A.T Awards

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In Saturday Night at the Canberra Theatre, Canberra Area Theatre Awards held their ceremony for 2017 Canberra and Regional Theatre’s productions. On a night which featured many Southern Highlands shows from 2017, Chevalier College, Oxley College, New and Used Productions, On 4 Young and Old and Pigs Fly Productions, cast and crew from HTG’s upcoming […]