Articles on ‘Marina Prior’

The Production Company announce full cast for Hello, Dolly

The Production Company announce full cast for Hello, Dolly

Earlier today The Production Company announced the full cast of their upcoming production of Hello, Dolly. Joining previously announced cast members, Marina Prior (Dolly Levi) and Grant Piro (Horace Vandergelder), will be Verity Hunt-Ballard (Guys & Dolls, Mary Poppins) as Irene Molloy, Glenn Hill (Show Boat) as Cornelius Hackl and Baylie Carson (young Mary O’Brien in DUSTY) as… Read more.

Marina Prior and Mark Vincent to tour nationally

Marina Prior and Mark Vincent to tour nationally

Lunchbox Theatrical Productions and Jon Nicholls Products have announced a season of national one-night engagements, bringing together two of Australia’s much-loved classical and theatre vocalists. The inimitable Marina Prior will join Australia’s no. 1 tenor Mark Vincent in a magical performance of soaring opera arias, musical theatre showstoppers and well-loved popular songs. Singing all the classics from their latest… Read more.

The Sound of Music, Sydney season

The Sound of Music, Sydney season

The Sound of Music, that grand sentimental fare best known as a film from 1965, has come to Sydney’s Capitol Theatre just in time for all that holiday-inspired nostalgia and family bonding. With a sweet frolic of a score (Rodgers and Hammerstein, of course), and a fairly solid 1950s book (by Howard Lindsay and Russel… Read more.

The Sound of Music: Rehearsal Diary, Week 3

Jacqui Dark, Amy Lehpamer, Stefanie Jones and The Sound of Music Blue Team, Sydney 2015

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a fly on the wall in the rehearsal room for a major musical in Australia? Or better still, inside the mind of an actor in a rehearsal room for a major musical in Australia? Performer David James is currently performing the role of Max Detweiler for the Australian production… Read more.

A different kind of opera: Matt McFarlane on ABC and Opera Australia’s The Divorce

Matt McFarlane

A landmark artistic event is taking place over four nights this week on ABC1 and it’s pretty darn exciting. Our national opera company (Opera Australia) and our national broadcaster (ABC TV) have come together to bring The Divorce, a unique, multi-platform project that will reinvent opera for television, film and online audiences all across the… Read more.

The Sound of Music children’s cast announced

Sound of Music Sydney children. Image from @SoundofMusicAu Instagram

18 talented Sydney children aged from 8 – 14 have been chosen from over 1000 hopefuls to play the youngest members of the von Trapp Family in Sydney’s highly anticipated revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical The Sound Of Music, starring Amy Lehpamer and Cameron Daddo.

Review: Marina Prior- A Prior Engagement

Marina Prior - A Prior Engagement. Photo supplied.

Marina Prior has been a big name in Australian musical theatre for 30 years. Growing up she thought she would be a pop singer, but at the age of 19 she auditioned for Simon Gallaher’s Pirates of Penzance (the first show in QPAC’s Lyric Theatre) and landed the role of Mabel. Since then, she has… Read more.

A Prior Engagement with Marina Prior

Marina Prior. Image by Graham Jepson

Brisbane audiences are in for a special treat with Marina Prior’s one-woman show – A Prior Engagement – heading to Brisbane Powerhouse’s Visy Theatre this September 10 and 11. She has been a household name in Australia for many years, starring in over twenty lead roles in major musical productions including Les Miserables, The Phantom… Read more.