Articles on ‘Anna O’Byrne’
My Fair Lady first appeared on Broadway 60 years ago, and ever since it has won the hearts of fans and critics alike. This transformation of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion to this Lerner and Loewe musical was a huge success – finding a new audience for the story of a plain, poorly-spoken flower girl who… Read more.
2016 marks the 60th anniversary of My Fair Lady, Lerner and Loewe’s celebrated musical based on the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. Opera Australia and John Frost have brought Dame Julie Andrews – the original Eliza Dootlittle herself – to Sydney to direct a new production which pays homage to the original 1956 work, featuring Oliver… Read more.
Following yesterday’s ‘Loverly’ news that Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of My Fair Lady will be touring to Melbourne in May 2017, it was confirmed this morning that the show will also play a season at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre QPAC. Producers John Frost and Opera Australia’s Lyndon Terracini announced that the 60th anniversary production of… Read more.
Directed by Dame Julie Andrews, choreographed by Christopher Gattelli (Newsies) and produced by John Frost and Opera Australia, the 60th anniversary production of My Fair Lady is an understandably hot topic. The list of BIG names associated with this production (both on and off the stage) is staggering and today, there is even more exciting news from… Read more.
The full cast of Opera Australia’s My Fair Lady was announced yesterday at a special media briefing inside Sydney’s Bennelong Restaurant at the Opera House. The AussieTheatre team were there to capture the first glimpses of Australia’s Eliza Doolittle (Anna O’Byrne) and Freddy Eynsford-Hill (Mark Vincent) as they performed snippets from the iconic Lerner & Loewe… Read more.
After many months of anticipation, Opera Australia and John Frost have announced the cast for their upcoming recreation of My Fair Lady. Dame Julie Andrews will be directing Australian musical theatre leading lady Anna O’Byrne (Love Never Dies) in the coveted role of Eliza Doolittle, while UK actor Alex Jennings will star as Professor Higgins. Reg… Read more.
The Production Company was formed in Melbourne in 1999 by Jeanne Pratt AC. Still supported by individual and business sponsors, they present three short-run musicals a year with the ongoing goal to “provide professional opportunities for local artists and to entertain Melbourne audiences with the best shows from Broadway and beyond”. They usually sell out… Read more.
The Production Company is arguably Melbourne’s most recognised independent music theatre organisation and this morning they have announced a star studded, three-show 2015 season. The first show of the season at Arts Centre Melbourne also marks the company’s 50th production overall. West Side Story, starring Gareth Keegan as Tony and internationally renowned artists Anna O’Byrne as Maria will be directed by Gale… Read more.
The roof of London’s Apollo Theatre in Shaftsbury Avenue partially collapsed mid performance just hours ago, leaving patrons covered in dust and blood with dozens injured. As published in the BBC news website, the four storey, 775 seat venue was packed for a performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, and it is… Read more.
Last week at Sydney’s Theatre Royal, Enda Markey produced a star studded charity performance of Side By Side By Sondheim to raise funds and awareness for The White Ribbon Foundation – Australia’s campaign to stop violence against women. Led by Broadway and West End star Ruthie Henshall, the concert was peppered with performers from some… Read more.