Articles on ‘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.
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.
The Hayes Theatre has quickly become a home to a host of cabaret shows, ranging from career retrospective to tribute to original narrative to bildungsroman and everything in between, and it’s that level of contrast that makes their programming so compelling. Lucy Maunder in Irving Berlin: Songs in the Key of Black has lived a life… Read more.
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.
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.
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.
We have read the words of Erin James in countless articles as editor-in-chief of this fabulous site, AussieTheatre. We’ve seen Erin onstage in The King and I, South Pacific, Love Never Dies, Cats, and even on our movie screens in The Little Death. So it’s about time our editor becomes the interview subject because we… Read more.
Before there was Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, there was It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… it’s Superman, and Neglected Musicals is bringing it back for one day only in October. This 1966 musical (music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams, and book by David Newman and Robert Benton) is classic story about the… Read more.
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.
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.