Tim Minchin has fast become not just one of the biggest names in Australian comedy but also close to the biggest theatrical drawcard in the country. After winning the Perrier Award for Best Newcomer at Edinburgh Fringe, he went on to regularly perform at festivals including Just For Laughs Festival & HBO Comedy Festival, selling out shows across Australia, the UK & now the US. Locally his television appearances have included Spicks and Specks, Good News Week & recently Adam Hills In Gordon Street Tonight. Tim Minchin & The Heritage Orchestra was recorded at the Manchester Arena in 2010 and presents some of his most recognized tracks in with amazing arrangements from the renowned Heritage Orchestra, who have collaborated with the likes of UNKLE, Mike Patton, Jamie Cullum & the recent Blade Runner score for Massive Attack's Meltdown Festival.
Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her desperate need for jobs; and Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating college to find out her childhood maid has mysteriously disappeared.
Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town.
There is a new criminal mastermind at large--Professor Moriarty--and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.