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A Chorus Line is heading for Brisbane, November

A Chorus Line

The Australian Cast of A Chorus Line, 2012

After successful seasons in Adelaide, Melbourne and Singapore and scheduled runs in both Sydney (July) and Perth (October), the Australian revival of A Chorus Line will be heading to the sunshine state later this year.

According to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), A Chorus Line is set to open at the Lyric Theatre, Brisbane on November 16 for twenty one shows only.

TML Enterprises’ production of this smash hit Broadway musical has proved extremely successful this year. Each season has been short and well marketed, with Melbourne’s 4 week run at Her Majesty’s Theatre boasting $3 million in advance sales prior to opening night and a one week extension due to demand.

Based on true stories, A Chorus Line revolutionised Broadway, becoming the longest running musical in Broadway history, and winning nine Tony Awards, seven Drama Desk awards, the New York Critics Circle award and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was also the first ever show to require ‘triple threats’: performers who were strong in the three main areas of performance: Singing, dancing and acting.

No further seasons have been announced at this point, but if you would like to see A Chorus Line in YOUR city, post a comment below!

Check out our interview with cast members Stephanie Grigg and Ashley Mckenzie or our exclusive chat with director Baayork Lee. 

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  • Tanyth

    saw this twice in melbourne and it was amazing. can’t wait to see it again when it comes to my hometown brisbane

  • http://twitter.com/BexGrennan Bex Grennan

    Oh yay! I cannot wait to speak to some of these guys some more + SEE the SHOW!

  • Erin

    Why don’t show come to Newcastle’s Civic Theatre anymore? Bring ACL to Newy! 

    • http://www.facebook.com/matt.edwards Matt Edwards

      Scooby Doo did :)

  • B Mcgeever46

    I am so looking forward to seeing A Chorus Line in Brisbane. After seeing the show in Melbourne, I can assure all fellow Brisyites that each and every performer is an excellent ‘triple threat’.

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