Death in Bowengabie

Welcome to Bowengabbie, where the elderly abound and meals-on-wheels is a boom industry.

When Oscar left he swore he’d never come back. But then Aunt Jeannie dies and not even Oscar can refuse. And then the rest start dropping like flies.

Join Oscar as he attends a series of increasingly ridiculous funerals as the locals compete to throw Bowengabbie’s biggest ever send-off! But is it love bringing him back? Or is something more sinister at play?

Death in Bowengabbie is a big, black, tender-hearted comedy about love, loss and the mourning after…

‘Youngman is the pumping heart of this black comedy. In the course of an hour, this gifted actor plays more than a dozen characters and never misses a beat. A star in the making? Very likely. ★★★★ ½ ’ Media Review

Written by Caleb Lewis

Directed by Matthew Edgerton

Starring Bryce Youngman

Designed by James Collins

Lighting Designer Joe Lui


Tickets available:

In person: Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre at The Market Building, 44 Mostyn St Castlemaine, open every day 9am-5pm.

Over the phone: 5471 1795

Online: Ticketing links available at here

Or available at the door 30 minutes prior to show commencing.


$30 / $25 concession.