Articles on ‘Lucy Durack’

Music stars unite at DUETS concert

DUETS (formerly known as Dueting it for the Kids) is a unique concert unlike anything else staged in Australia, and will be staged at Sydney’s State Theatre this year on August 20. The show will bring together the best of the music industry in a concert of duets to support the Australian Children’s Music Foundation… Read more.


Helen Dallimore completes principal cast of Legally Blonde, Australia

Wicked alumni take to the stage – Two Fiyeros and Two Glindas will appear in Legally Blonde The Musical The Australian premiere of Legally Blonde – The Musical which will begin performances at the Lyric Theatre, Sydney on October 4 this year has finally completed its exhaustive casting process. Australian actress Helen Dallimore completes the puzzle,… Read more.


Side by Side by Sondheim: a star-studded event

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.


Legally Blonde – 5 supporting roles and ensemble casting announced

Legally Blonde – 5 supporting roles and ensemble casting announced

Audiences still have a 7 month wait until the Australian premiere of Legally Blonde The Musical, but fans need wait no longer for an official supporting and ensemble cast announcement. Producers Howard Panter and John Frost have announced a further 18 cast members including Ali Calder (Spring Awakening) as Vivienne, Renee Burleigh (Love Never Dies)… Read more.



Side by Side by Sondheim – more cast announced

Side by Side by Sondheim – more cast announced

The upcoming concert version of Side By Side By Sondheim (announced on AussieTheatre here) is shaping up to be a very special night indeed. Producer Enda Markey has announced more cast from the company joining West End and Broadway star Ruthie Henshall at the Theatre Royal in Sydney next month. Some of Australia’s own brightest… Read more.


Slow fade on Strange Bedfellows?

Slow fade on Strange Bedfellows?

For fans of Australian-made musicals, the last six months haven’t been particularly positive. Only a few weeks ago the sports-and-suburbia musical Every Single Saturday cancelled its large-scale Theatre Royal run in Sydney to focus on extending its smaller season at a smaller theatre. It reminded us at AussieTheatre of another distinctly Australian show that seems… Read more.


Exclusive interview with Lucy Durack, Australia’s Elle Woods

Exclusive interview with Lucy Durack, Australia’s Elle Woods

The official launch of Legally Blonde was held at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre, The Star on Monday 5 March 2012. In an exclusive interview, AussieTheatre’s Erin James chats with Lucy Durack, star of Legally Blonde about her audition process to be cast as Australia’s Elle Woods, her interactions with Director/Choreographer Jerry Mitchell and her love of… Read more.


Legally Blonde: More casting rumours circulate

David Harris, Lucy Durack, Rob Mills

As is the case in the lead up to any new musical, the rumour mill is overflowing with speculation about principal casting for 2012’s much anticipated blockbuster; Legally Blonde The Musical. According to an article in Brisbane’s Courier Mail, Lucy Durack, Rob Mills and David Harris have been cast in the lead roles of Elle… Read more.


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