The famed actress will play engagements in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide and Perth.
Tour dates follow:
Sydney: State Theatre (Oct. 19-20)
Melbourne: The Athenaeum Theater (Oct. 22-27)
Canberra: Canberra Theatre (Nov. 4-6)
Adelaide: Her Majesty's Theater (Nov. 10-12)
Perth: Regal Theater (Nov. 15-18)
The extended Broadway run of Carrie Fisher's Wishful Drinking — her darkly comic autobiographical solo show about her Hollywood upbringing and her later success as an actress and writer — ended Jan. 17 at Studio 54. Wishful Drinking is created and performed by Fisher and directed by Tony Taccone (Bridge & Tunnel). Roundabout Theatre Company presented the show (seen in popular regional engagements in recent years) with producing partners.
By close, Wishful Drinking played 15 preview performances and 133 regular performances. Previews began on Sept. 22, 2009, and the show opened on Oct. 4. The run was extended by two weeks.
For more information visit www.wishfuldrinking.com.au.