Articles on ‘The Production Company’
The Production Company’s Jesus Christ Superstar opens this Saturday at the State Theatre in Melbourne. Roving reporter Darcy Oliver caught up with Rob Mills, who plays Jesus in the production, to talk about the show itself, choosing a role, the differences between acting for TV and stage and Rob’s top tips for breaking into the industry…. Read more.
The full cast has been confirmed for The Production Company’s upcoming season of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar. Previously announced cast include Rob Mills (Grease, Legally Blonde) as Jesus, Zoy Frangos (South Pacific, Les Miserables) as Judas and Alinta Chidzey (Curtains, Show Boat) as Mary Magdalene. The undisputed queen of Australian cabaret, Trevor Ashley (Les Miserables,… Read more.
Look at the old girl now, fellas. Mrs Dolly Levi, born Gallagher, is back on the Melbourne stage in a glossy, if somewhat scaled down, production of Golden Age classic Hello, Dolly!. Back in 2002, Hello, Dolly! was an unfortunate low point in The Production Company’s short history. Dim lighting, uninspired choreography and a leading… Read more.
“Well, hello, Dolly! It’s so nice to have you back where you belong!” And isn’t it just? Welcome back to Australia, Dolly Levi. We’ve been waiting for you! Dolly has made her mark in theatre history; known for her wit, charm, and most definitely her style. Originally from an English farcical play from 1835, the… Read more.
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.
Melbourne musical theatre company The Production Company announced the three musicals to make up their 2017 season today. Australia’s favourite leading lady Marina Prior will open the season in Hello Dolly alongside her offstage partner Grant Piro. Rob Mills, Alinta Chidzy and Zoy Frangos will star in Jesus Christ Superstar and Genevieve Kingsford, Rohan Browne, Nancye Hayes and Elise… Read more.
The Production Company have confirmed the full cast of their upcoming musical Dusty and – in a first for the Melbourne based musical theatre company – have announced the show will tour to Adelaide for a New Year’s Eve opening at the Festival Theatre. Expanding their reach to South Australia is an exciting development for The… Read more.
The Australian premiere of the Broadway musical-whodunnit Curtains adds another feather to The Production Company’s cap with this polished, brisk and sophisticated laugh-a-plenty production. Peter Stone’s original book and the concept completed by Rupert Holmes is well-crafted and wittily transformed by Fred Ebb’s lyrics and John Kander’s fizzy blend of bright unmistakable Broadway-style tunes, mellow ballads and light jazz. In this Bostonian backstage-murder-mystery, Jessica Cranshaw… Read more.
The cast for The Production Company’s new staging of the Broadway whodunnit, Curtains was announced earlier today, with Colin Lane, John Wood and Nicki Wendt joining Simon Gleeson, Alex Rathgeber, Lucy Maunder, Melissa Langton and Alinta Chidzey in the Kander & Ebb murder mystery musical comedy. According to Ken Mackenzie-Forbes, Artistic Director of the Production Company, the casting of Curtains “reflects… Read more.
The full cast of Funny Girl has been confirmed, with 28 talented Australians joining Caroline O’Connor to tell the much loved story of Fanny Brice this July. Musical theatre veterans David Hobson, Nancye Hayes, Judith Roberts and Susan-ann Walker feature as part of the leading cast in a production directed by Gale Edwards and choreographed by Kelley… Read more.