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Balloonacy - Back by Popular Demand

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Have a blast these School Holidays at Balloonacy!

The popular stage play, 'Balloonacy', by celebrated playwright Barry Kornhauser, comes to the Hamilton Hall stage these July school holidays for a strictly limited season.

Discover how the power of friendship can turn someone's life upside down and help them fly to new heights in this fun, exciting and uplifting comedy for kids aged 3 and up.

'Balloonacy' tells the whimsical tale of a lonely old lady who is befriended by a mischievous red balloon. What follows is a truly 'uplifting' show which explores the power of friendship.

The endearing show is highlighted with skilful physical comedy and makes for great all-ages entertainment these school holidays.

'Balloonacy' is presented by Front Row Theatre, by special arrangement of the Plays for Young Audiences.

The forthcoming season will consist of only 4 shows on the 5th, 6th, 7th and 9th July at 2pm.

Tickets are now on sale through, by phone on 0499 452 024 or via email at

All tickets are $10; children under 2 years of age are free. Group discounts are also available.

For more information on Front Row Theatre, please visit

Past reviews of Balloonacy:

" The mix of puppetry, wordless situational comedy, and Chaplin-esque physical humor is a winning combination." -Twin Cities Daily Planet

"It provided me an opportunity to see theatre through the eyes of a child seeing a show for the first time... Watching him watch the stage with wonder, concern, and laughter reminded me of the magic of simple theatre. . this simple show can inspire: a lifelong love of theatre." - Aisle Say Magazine.

"One of the unique aspects of the show is that it is created specifically for a younger audience. There are no scary noises or actions..." - Family Fun in OmahaCast: Vivien Whittle

Puppeteer: Myles Stevens

Production Manager: Julie Bray

Special thanks to Anne Grant

NOTE: Myles Stevens will play the main role on Thursday 7th July.

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When: July 5, 6, 7 & 9 at 2:00pm
Where: Hamilton Town Hall, corner of Racecourse Road and Rossiter Parade, Hamilton.
Cost: $10
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