Articles on ‘Stephen Mahy’
There’s little more disappointing than a glossy and aggressively superficial production of a show that has in its bones a history of lively, scrappy-camp subversion. The Rocky Horror Show, which has just opened in Sydney following smash engagements across the country, is loud, boisterous, and ultimately meaningless. Heading the void is Craig McLachlan, a Frank… Read more.
Grease is a frothy, popular musical that has achieved legendary status through an iconic movie release. It is beloved, and it makes it audiences happy. Staging it, however, can be notoriously difficult. It’s easy to miss the mark, and unfortunately, that is the case with the current Australian touring production. A nostalgia machine that seems… Read more.
John Frost’s multimillion dollar revival of GREASE will officially open in Brisbane for its Australian premiere on Sunday 25 August. Starring Rob Mills as Danny and rising star Gretel Scarlett as Sandy, the ticket sales for GREASE in Brisbane have been exceptionally strong, with extra performances added to the limited season in order to accommodate demand…. Read more.
The launch of GFO’s upcoming East Coast tour of Grease the Musical was held this morning at the iconic Hard Rock Cafe in Darling Harbour. Rob Mills will star in the production as Danny Zucko and rising star Gretel Scarlett has been cast as his leading lady, Sandy. It is understood that Mills, who is currently… Read more.
Twelfth Night Theatre hosted the Australian premiere of SPANK!, The 50 Shades Parody over the weekend to an over-excited (and perhaps under-sexed) crowd. SPANK! the unauthorised musical satire of E.L. James’ erotic best seller, Fifty Shades of Grey, is a raucous, electrically (and hormonally) charged girl’s night out at the theatre. The show cleverly begins… Read more.
CONFIRMED: SPANK! the Fifty Shades of Grey musical parody opens this month in Brisbane starring Stephen Mahy and Caitlin Berry. You’ve heard of Fifty Shades of Grey, haven’t you? You know, the erotic fiction novel that sold 65 million copies and took the female world by storm? Admit it – if you haven’t read it (you… Read more.
I Will Survive, the new search for a triple threat superstar with a purely Australian twist, has revealed the identity of its twelve contestants ahead of its Tuesday night debut on Channel 10. Seeking Australia’s best singer, dancer and actor (with a talent for Priscilla Queen of the Desert‘s trademark drag), I Will Survive boards… Read more.
Last Friday, some of the brightest stars in musical theatre (internationally, and I’m not just talking about special guest Ruthie Henshall here) took to the stage in a stunning array of voices, Side by Side by Sondheim style. Soon to be a touring spectacular with dates in New South Wales, ACT and Victoria, Sydney’s offering at… Read more.
Stephen Mahy is fast becoming one of the premier leading men in Australian theatre. The 2006 WAAPA graduate has appeared in shows including Miss Saigon, Little Women and is probably best known for his work as Bob Gaudio in the smash hit musical Jersey Boys. Stephen is appearing for one night only in his own cabaret, Stephen… Read more.
BREAKING NEWS It was announced today that a fresh face will join the Four Seasons for the final month of Jersey Boys in Sydney. Novocastrian actor Declan Egan joins the cast of Jersey Boys as Bob Gaudio, the role which or Stephen Mahy originated in Melbourne and has performed for the last two years. Being cast… Read more.