Articles on ‘Dream Lover’

Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical

David Campbell and cast. Photo by Brian Geach.

When Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical made its world premiere on opening night at the Sydney Lyric, it was met with thunderous applause. Designed to make you tap your toes and hum along, this jukebox musical glitters with the best of them. From the first number we’re invited into the life of acclaimed… Read more.


David Campbell on returning to the stage in Dream Lover

David Campbell. Image by Kurt Sneddon

Dream Lover is a new Australian musical about the life of legendary singer, songwriter and actor Bobby Darin. We chatted with star David Campbell (Darin) about working on a brand-new musical, the incredible cast he’s sharing the stage with, and why audiences should come see the show. David Campbell is one of Australia’s leading musical theatre… Read more.


Dream Lover’s Hannah Fredericksen on her new musical adventure

Dream Lover’s Hannah Fredericksen on her new musical adventure

Dream Lover is a new Australian musical about the life of legendary singer, songwriter and actor Bobby Darin and his movie star wife Sandra Dee. We chatted with Hannah Fredericksen, who co-stars  alongside David Campbell’s Bobby Darin as Sandra Dee, about working on a brand-new musical, the incredible cast she’s sharing the stage with, and… Read more.


Caroline O’Connor talks Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Musical

Caroline O'Connor Headshot

Previews for Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Musical have commenced this week and Caroline O’Connor took some time out of her busy schedule to introduce the new musical to AussieTheatre readers. Performing a double role within the show, she spoke to me about how she researches historical characters, why bio musicals function within the parameters of “new”… Read more.


Win a double pass to Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Story at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre

Hannah Fredericksen and David Campbell. Photo by Brian Geach.

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Story starring David Campbell at the Sydney’s Lyric Theatre on Saturday, September 24. An extraordinary story that goes far beyond the song, Dream Lover reveals the amazing life of the legendary American singer, songwriter and actor. An intimate and epic story of an all-round entertainer adored by his… Read more.



A sneak peek inside the Dream Lover rehearsal room

Image by Lightbox Photography

Australian audiences will have the chance to witness the birth of a brand new musical next month when David Campbell takes to the stage as legendary performer Bobby Darin in Dream Lover at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre. An intense rehearsal period is now underway for the world premiere production of Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical,… Read more.


Dream cast complete: more cast announced for Dream Lover the musical

Members of the Dream Lover cast

The world premiere cast of Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical is now complete, following an official announcement from Producer John Frost this morning. The full ensemble and the actors set to play young Bobby Darin have been confirmed, less than two months away from the show’s official opening on September 22 this year. The ensemble roles and… Read more.


More cast announced for Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical

Hannah Fredericksen and David Campbell. Photo by Brian Geach.

Today, producer John Frost announced more leading cast members for Dream Lover, the David Campbell-starring new musical about the life of Bobby Darin set for Sydney’s Lyric Theatre in September 2016. Dream Lover, directed by Simon Phillips and written by Frank Howson and John-Michael Howson, takes us through the epic life of Bobby Darin who, along with Sandra… Read more.


Stage and screen star David Campbell to play lead role in Dream Lover

David Campell will star as Bobby Darin. Photo by Brian Geach.

This afternoon, director Simon Phillips, producer John Frost and NSW Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres gathered at the Lyric Theatre in Sydney to announce the two leads for Dream Lover – a new musical about the life of crooner Bobby Darin. Billed as “an extraordinary story that goes far beyond the song,” Dream Lover traces the… Read more.


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