Based on the Universal Pictures film written and directed by John Waters

Set in 1954 Baltimore the book of the musical has been adapted from the film by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan who also adapted Waters’ film Hairspray for the stage. The story focuses on teenager Allison Vernon-Williams, who is drawn across the tracks to orphaned bad boy Wade “Cry-Baby” Walker, the leader of a pack of rebel outcasts.

Please note that Cry Baby contains coarse language, sexual references and adult themes and may not be suitable for all audiences.

Show Dates:
Thursday 23rd of August – 8pm
Friday 24th of August – 8pm
Saturday 25th of August – 8pm
Wednesday 29th of August – 8pm
Thursday 30th of August – 8pm
Friday 31st of August – 8pm
Saturday 1st of September – 6pm (Twilight Performance)

Doncaster Playhouse
679 Doncaster Rd,

Adult – $32
Concession – $27
Group Booking (10 tickets or more) – $25

Online –
Phone – 0418 549 187


Wade ‘Cry Baby’ Walker: Ryan Purdy
Allison: Brooke Young
Mrs Vernon Williams: Jennifer Pacey
Baldwin: Wade Robinson
Lenora: Sharlene Mik
Pepper Walker: Katelyn Anitema
Wanda Woodward: Genya Mik
Mona ‘Hatchet-Face’ Malnorowski: Sunny Trahar
Dupree: Guillaume Gentil

The Whiffles:
Matt Kazacos
Joseph Simms
Genevieve Helson

Callum Beale
Simon Flynn
Eilish McGregor
Sarah Ferris

Production Team:
Director: Justin Cleaver
Musical Director: Benjamin Samuel
Choreographer: Felicity Bender
Production Manager: Jennifer Biggs
Lighting Designer: Yaz Sesta
Sound Designer: Phillip Dowling