After sell-out seasons in France, Dubai, and the Sydney Opera House earlier this year, the cosmic and fantastic world of The Little Prince returns direct from Paris due to overwhelming demand. Making a triumphant return to Australia at West HQ’s Sydney Coliseum Theatre from 1 January 2022 for a strictly limited 3-week season.
More than 75 years after its release, Antoine de Saint- Exupéry’s The Little Prince remains one of the best-selling books ever published. The international phenomena has sold a stunning 200 million copies in 250 languages to become the second most translated book in modern history. The classic story loved by generations now comes to life as an innovative theatre spectacular live on stage.
“FIRST CLASS”Le Parisien
“Visual feast of magic and movement”Dance Life Australia
“Journey to the stars casts magic spell”Sydney Morning Herald
As the first major international touring cast to come to Australia since the industry was shut down by the global pandemic, this spectacular and extraordinary adaptation of the classic French novella, The Little Prince immerses the audience in a unique and innovative stage production that captures the heart and challenges the imagination.
Director Anne Tournié said “For me, it’s a melting pot from around the world and from different cultures, but in the end we are all human with emotions, and the Little Prince is emotion”.
“West HQ is delighted to be presenting, in association with Broadway Entertainment Group, The Little Prince. We are excited to be able to launch our 2022 season with a show of this calibre, giving visitors from around Australia a new reason to visit Western Sydney,” said Richard Errington, CEO, West HQ.
The grand-scale performance brings to life the tale of an aviator lost in the desert who meets The Little Prince who has flown from one planet to another meeting compelling characters in a vivid dreamlike universe of dance, costumes, music, acrobatics, and ground-breaking video mapping technology that immerses audiences in an extraordinary adventure.
The Little Prince
Dates: Saturday 1 January – Sunday 23 January 2022
Venue: The Sydney Coliseum Theatre, 33 Railway Street, Rooty Hill, NSW 2766
Prices: From $89.00
Pre-sale: STARTS Friday 5 November 9:00am – https://bit.ly/3q5iraa
GP on sale: Monday 8 November 9:00am – https://bit.ly/3BJXa81 – Groups https://bit.ly/3GVyLAu
Duration: 1hr 45 mins including 20 min intermission
Ages: Suitable for all ages, recommended for +5 years
Further information can be found here
The Little Prince is presented by Sydney Coliseum Theatre, West HQ in association with Broadway Entertainment Group.
Choreography and Direction: Anne Tournié
Adaptation and Co-direction: Chris Mouron
Original Music: Terry Truck
Video Design: Marie Jumelin
Costume Design: Peggy Housset
Lighting Design: Stéphane Fritsch
Sound Design: Tristan Viscogliosi
Based on the original book of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Editions Gallimard 1945
About WEST HQ
West HQ is the leading Entertainment, Fitness, Lifestyle and Accommodation destination in the heart of Western Sydney. At the apex of the M4 and M7 this unique 8-hectare space is home to a collaboration of businesses such as Sydney Coliseum Theatre, West HQ Box Office, Zone Bowling, Sydney Gymnastic and Aquatic Centre, ONE55 Health & Fitness, Sydney West Sports Medicine, Rooty Hill RSL, Chur Burger, Corner Café, Eat St. Bar, Gelatissimo, New Town Thai Street Food, PizzAperta Manfredi, Steak & Co by Sean Connolly, Chu Restaurant by China Doll, and Novotel Sydney West HQ. West HQ boasts an impressive 40,000 members. For more information, please visit: https://westhq.com.au/
About BROADWAY ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
Broadway Entertainment Group is the world’s first theatrical distribution company to consolidate an international circuit and bring top quality entertainment into the markets of Europe, United Kingdom, Middle East, North America, South and Central Asia. Australian Producer and Chief Executive Officer, Liz Koops, has produced shows internationally for over 25 years, and has toured productions in 40 countries. Highlights include The Phantom of the Opera, Disney’s Beauty and The Beast, Dreamworks SHREK, The Wizard of Oz, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS and Evita, Sister Act, Kinky Boots, Thriller Live, Annie, Mathew Bourne’s Swan Lake and has produced Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs across the globe for 25 years. Previous productions with Back Row Productions include: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Tap Dogs, Fosse, Chicago the Musical, Slava’s Snowshow, Circus Oz, and Jerry Seinfeld World Tour. For more information about Broadway Entertainment Group, visit broadwayentertainmentgroup.com