Eleven leading ladies of Australian musical theatre (and one leading man!) will take to the stage together in The Production Company’s third and final offering for 2015 – Jerry’s Girls. Showcasing the music of Broadway legend Jerry Herman, directed and choreographed by Helpmann Award winning duo Dean Bryant and Andrew Hallsworth and musically directed by… Read more.
Caroline O’Connor is ENORMOUS. Not in stature – she’s tiny – but in talent and presence. As Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes, she is simply magnificent. Even if the rest of the cast were just average, or if the band were subpar, or if the staging and costumes were ordinary, the show would be worth seeing… Read more.
It’s a three-time Tony Award winner, it’s one of the most beloved musicals of all-time, and it’s making its way back to Australia as a co-production between Opera Australia and John Frost. It’ll visit Melbourne in May, Brisbane in July, and Sydney in September… and the cast is pretty amazing! Caroline O’Connor, one of our… Read more.
Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta The Pirates of Penzance was first performed in New York on 31 December 1879. It proceeded to have a highly successful run that would fix the style of the piece for almost a hundred years. A rethinking of the work lead to the acclaimed 1981 Broadway version of Pirates, restaged for… Read more.
Watching grand old movie musicals on repeat as a child is sure to have an impact on a young girl’s aspirations in life. Children so fortunate as to have the performances of Julie Andrews and Judy Garland introduced to them in their formative years often grow up wanting to perform themselves, and this is precisely how… Read more.