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Originally directed by Matt Silva
A production by Dana Matthow in association with Hit Productions
Grab your girlfriends and join the cast of WaistWatchers The Musical!
This hilarious & inspirational musical comedy will leave you laughing so hard, you’ll burn more calories than you have all week! Come and dance in your seat or jump right in!
WaistWatchers The Musical! is fast-paced, with lots of energy and a ton of heart. It pokes fun at a number of familiar obsessions yet is very uplifting and empowering. As we watch the ladies share their lives with us, they blossom into stronger women who take ownership of their eating, their bodies, their relationships, and their self-esteem.
Set in Cook’s Women’s Gym, WaistWatchers The Musical! takes a hilarious and light-hearted look at four women dishing on food, diets, exercise, friendship, love, and sex.
Which one of the ladies are you?
Carla ... Hitting the gym just so she can eat more chocolate and ice cream?
Cheryl ... Hitting the gym to relieve stress from work and stay looking good?
Connie ... Hitting the gym for the first time ever in order to feel sexy again?
Cindy ... Hitting the gym because she's recently divorced and looking to tone up now that she's single and ready to mingle?
Created by Alan Jacobson (book and lyrics) with Vince Di Mura (music) and directed by US director Matt Silva (Old Jews Telling Jokes, Becoming Dr Ruth, Crimes of the Heart and Joseph & The Technicolour Dreamcoat), WaistWatchers The Musical! will include a talented cast of triple threat Australian performers!
Age recommendation > 18+yrs
A two-course dining experience at the MECC is available to pre-book to enjoy before this show. Dining commences at 6pm sharp, so please ensure you are here by this time to enjoy the full experience.
- Five spiced prawns with chang mai dipping sauce - g/f,v & d/f
- Mushroom pate with grape jelly with toasted bread - v & g/f on request
- Hanh’s Creamy pumpkin soup - g/f & v
- Hickory smoked Barbeque beef ribs, homemade slaw, onion rings and sweet potato wedges.
- Tempura fish with a coconut curry sauce, rustic potatoes, greens, fried onion and herb
garnish - g/f on request
- Spinach and ricotta lasagne - v & g/f
Pre-show dining bookings close 12pm, Friday 18 September 2020.
- $18 Antipasto Platter
- $12 Trio of Dips Platter
- $25 Hot Finger Food Platter
Why not make your experience complete and enjoy one of our amazing platters?
Platters are available to pre-order online and limited platters will be available to purchase pre-show and at interval (if applicable), until sold out. To avoid disappointment, please pre-order.
Antipasto Platter Gouda, Smoked Cheese, Brie, Cheddar, Apricots, Dates, Olives, Cocktail Onions, Gherkins, Salami, Kabana and Crackers (GF and vegetarian options available).
Trio of Dips 3 individual dip options served with fried tortilla chips (GF options available).
Hot Finger Food Platter for 2 Chef’s selection of 5 items. Selection will vary on seasonal change.
Pre-order cut-off: Platters only available to pre-order until 12pm the day of the event, unless the event is on a weekend, then cut-off is Friday before the event at 12pm.
Collection at the event: Platters will be available for collection at the Bar.
Buy at the event: Limited platters will be available to purchase at the event from the bar pre-show and at interval (if applicable) until sold out.
Please note: You are not able to take food into the Auditorium. We do encourage you to come along to the venue one hour prior to the show, so that you have plenty of time to enjoy it. Alternatively, if arriving late, just let our bar staff know that you’d like to pick up the platter from our Interval Drinks table at interval (if applicable).
Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre aims to ensure our venues and performances are welcoming and accessible. If you have any questions about access requirements, please contact the Box Office before purchasing tickets.
Wheelchair seats/spaces are available for all events. These seats/spaces can be booked by contacting our Box Office on (07) 4961 9777. All levels of the MECC carpark are fully wheelchair accessible.
Hearing Receivers are available in the Auditorium and a Hearing Loop is available in the Plenary Halls. To access this equipment simply enquire at the Box Office prior to event. Please contact the Box Office (07) 4961 9777 or visit us in person for more information.
Companion Card holders are entitled to a complimentary companion ticket to all performances. The cardholder must provide their Companion Card details when making bookings and present the valid ID card to receive their ticket/s from the Box Office. To access this program, please contact the box office on (07) 4961 9777 or visit us in person.
Your membership entitles you to purchase 4x tickets (per show) at the discounted MECC Card price, providing you personally present your membership card.
Membership cards are not transferable - only the card holder can purchase discounted MECC member tickets.
When you join the MECC card membership you receive the following benefits:
- Discounted tickets for a big range of selected shows
- Be the first to know about special offers