Video: First performance of “We Will Rock You” ahead of new tour

We Will Rock You, the musical featuring a book by Ben Elton and the music of legendary band Queen, is well known for its musical numbers. And we have here your first taste of the new Australian cast feeling the music!

At the cast announcement event in Sydney this past weekend, the principal cast – Gareth Keegan, Erin Clare, Brian Mannix, Casey Donovan, Thern Reynolds, Jaz Flowers, and Simon Russell – performed the title song, “We Will Rock You.” They filled Oxford Art Factory with the kind of energy you can expect from the show itself: the elation of good guitar riffs and the appreciation of a high point in rock history.

Read more about the cast here, and check out the video below!

 

Cassie Tongue

Cassie is a theatre critic and arts writer in Sydney, and is the deputy editor of AussieTheatre. She has written for The Guardian, Time Out Sydney, Daily Review, and BroadwayWorld Australia. She is a voter for the Sydney Theatre Awards.

Cassie Tongue

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