Articles on ‘Lucy Maunder’

Lucy Maunder on Heathers and all things 80s

Lucy Maunder

Heathers: The Musical, based on the 80s cult classic film of the same name, premiered Off Broadway in 2014 to critical acclaim and even garnered an enthusiastic following of its own. The Hayes Theatre, the current hub of Sydney’s independent musical theatre revolution, will be home to the Australian premiere of Heathers starting from July… Read more.

Jekyll and Hyde full cast announced!

Lucy Maunder, Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Jemma Rix were set to star in Jekyll and Hyde

Another Opera Australia and John Frost co-production, another big cast announcement! Following in the footsteps of OA and Frost’s previous successful co-productions including South Pacific, The King and I and Anything Goes, Jekyll & Hyde will play from 8 December 2015 at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne, followed by a season at the Capitol Theatre in… Read more.

Your Sunday Afternoon Zen: Lucy Maunder sings ‘Pack Up Your Sins’

Your Sunday Afternoon Zen: Lucy Maunder sings ‘Pack Up Your Sins’

Lucy Maunder is one of musical theatre’s brightest stars. Recently she’s played Rizzo in the national tour of Grease and Cinderella in the Victorian Opera’s production of Into the Woods.  Now her Irving Berlin cabaret, Songs in the Key of Black is returning to Sydney, playing at the Hayes Theatre. Written by Nicholas Christo, directed by Neil Gooding… Read more.

World-class cabaret acts coming up at the Hayes Theatre

World-class cabaret acts coming up at the Hayes Theatre

2015 has started with a bang in the theatre world, as the houses fill and the lights dim and rise again after the holiday break. It’s no exception over at Sydney’s Hayes Theatre, which has been steadily announcing a slate of cabaret acts to come over the beginning months of the new year.  Check out… Read more.

Go on, let the girls of Grease serenade you

Go on, let the girls of Grease serenade you

Lucy Maunder, Laura Murphy and Gretel Scarlett, three of the leading ladies of GREASE sat down in the dressing rooms of the Regent Theatre in Melbourne recently to record this impressive three part a capella vocal arrangement of ‘New York, New York’. Not only are these Pink Ladies smashing in Frosty’s touring musical, they are… Read more.

Victorian Opera: Into the Woods

Into the Woods. Photo by Jeff Busby

After the success of their Sunday in the Park with George (1984), Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine created Into the Woods (1986), which beat Phantom of the Opera at the Tonys and firmly sits on the top of many favourite-musical lists. Following the success of their 2013 production of Sunday in the Park with George, Victorian Opera have followed with an Into the Woods that’s… Read more.

Grease in Melbourne

When I was 10, Grease was my word. I knew the film soundtrack album inside out before I saw the film (at the cinema), my school-friend group called ourselves the Pink Ladies and I still have a crush on John Travolta. Sitting with other 40-something woman with similar memories, the enthusiasm of nostalgia did a lot to… Read more.