Driftwood – The Musical

The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts

$29 - $59

Past Event

Driftwood – The Musical, directed by Gary Abrahams is an inspirational story about renowned artists Karl and Slawa Duldig, the invention of the foldable umbrella and their miraculous escape from the Holocaust.

Umbrella Events in association with Creative Universe is delighted to present the world premiere performances of Driftwood – The Musical. This epic story has been adapted for the stage by award-winning playwright Jane Bodie, based on the original memoir by Eva de Jong-Duldig. It features original Music and Arrangements by Anthony Barnhill with Lyrics by Tania de Jong AM and Jane Bodie. Acclaimed Director Gary Abrahams brings a stellar cast to the stage.

Driftwood – The Musical tells the inspirational story of the renowned Austrian/Australian sculptor Karl Duldig and his artist/inventor wife, Slawa Horowitz-Duldig. We follow their lives in pre-war Vienna, Slawa’s ingenious invention of the foldable umbrella, and an incredible chain of events after miraculously escaping the Holocaust and rebuilding their careers as artists in Melbourne. A magical story of art and creativity, survival and perseverance, family, freedom and love.

For further information, please visit driftwoodthemusical.com.au

Victorians can receive 25% rebate any ticket purchase to DRIFTWOOD THE MUSICAL under the Victorian Entertainment Program. Apply here with your receipt while funds last.

  • Dates & Times:

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    • Friday 13 May 2022, 1:00pm

    • Friday 13 May 2022, 7:30pm

    • Saturday 14 May 2022, 2:00pm

    • Saturday 14 May 2022, 7:30pm

  • Ticket Pricing

    Standard $59
    Concession $49
    School Students & Teachers $29
    Standard $59
    Concession $49
    School Students & Teachers $29
  • Performance Information

    • Duration: 2 hours including one interval

    • Venue: Alexander Theatre

    • Age suitability: Recommended for ages 12+

    • Event warnings: References to violence during World War 2; Use of theatrical haze.

  • Venue Details

    Alexander Theatre:
    The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts,
    48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton 3800

    Accessibility Information

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