It’s been 20 years since Toni Collette’s brilliantly awkward portrayal of ‘Muriel’ burst onto our screens, with her desperate dream to have the perfect wedding and escape dead-end Porpoise Spit. A generation on, Muriel’s Wedding remains one of Australia’s best-loved and most iconic films. So how do you recreate it for the stage and a new generation?
MAKING MURIEL follows acclaimed director PJ Hogan as he collaborates with Australia’s most innovative stage producers to turn much-loved feature film Muriel’s Wedding into a world-first stage musical.
Featuring interviews with the original film’s stars, Toni Collette and Rachel Griffiths, never-been-seen-before archive and interviews, and with unprecedented access to the Sydney Theatre Company.