Articles on ‘Margi de Ferranti’

Vice: a play ripped from the headlines

Ben McCann in Vice.

Melvyn Morrow’s new play is about to open at Newtown’s King Street Theatre, and it has a distinct “ripped from the headlines” feel. Centred around horrific reality of sexual assault in private schools and written by a former school teacher, this show is set to be a reflection of the darker side of the world… Read more.

Geraldine Turner returns to Sydney stages with Ruthless! the Musical

Geraldine Turner in Steel Magnolias. Getty Images.

Australian music theatre icon and legendary leading lady Geraldine Turner will return to Sydney stages to star in the Theatre Divisions premiere production of Ruthless! the musical. Turner will play the role of Lita Encore alongside a cast to include Helpmann Award nominee and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels star Katrina Retallick. Though the pinnacle of her… Read more.

‘Whatever Happened to the Music?’ – A Culture of Concious Neglect

Image by planet of success.

Recently, an article on’s Daily Review created a lot of discussion within the music theatre industry by posing the question of whether home-grown musicals received the creative support they needed within the Australian theatre industry. With critics citing Aussie made musicals like Miracle City, Summer Rain and Keating as examples of the “Great Australian Musicals”… Read more.

Review: Falsettos – Darlinghurst Theatre Company

Ben Hall, Margi de Ferranti, Elise McCann, Tamlyn Henderson, Isaac Shaw, Katrina Retallick & Stephen Anderson. Photo by Helen White

Falsettos, the Tony-Award winning (book and score) William Finn/James Lapine show, comes from a marriage of two works written ten years apart: March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland. It’s a family drama with Finn’s trademark dark and probing comedy; it’s a clever study of human relationships and the nature of love. Marvin (Tamlyn Henderson) left his… Read more.

Carrie – Squabbalogic review

Hilary Cole. Photo by Michael Francis, Francis Photography.

Carrie’s life as a musical is notorious, legendary, intriguing. A resounding flop when it originally hit Broadway in 1988, it closed after only 16 previews and five performances. For the past several years, the creative team have been working on rehabilitating the classic Stephen King story, presenting a reworked and more cohesive version in a… Read more.

Margi de Ferranti – Teach Me Tonight

Something happened to Margi de Ferranti last night. Part of the Australian Cabaret series, bringing monthly cabaret shows to the Vanguard in Newtown, de Ferranti’s Teach Me Tonight – Tales out of School was a much-buzzed act. Her first solo cabaret in 15 years, de Ferranti is renowed for her powerhouse vocals and sense of… Read more.

Margi de Ferranti: Teach me Tonight – Tales out of School

AussieTheatre have a DOUBLE PASS to give away to Margi de Ferranti’s return-the-cabaret-stage show Teach Me Tonight – Tales out of School this Sunday 2 December at the Vanguard in Newtown. The Australian Cabaret Series, an initiative of James Anthony Productions, has announced Margi de Ferranti as the second performer in their monthly line-up of… Read more.

Back in the spotlight – Margi’s cabaret return

AussieTheatre’s Ben Neutze spoke with diva extraordinaire Margi de Ferranti about her brand new cabaret Teach Me Tonight and her work inspiring the next generation of performers. Margi de Ferranti might now have a reputation as one of the most diligent and talented singing teachers in Australia, with high profile clients including Rebecca Gibney, Virginia… Read more.