Articles on ‘Lucy Maunder’

Honey Handover: Maunder takes over from McCann in Matilda

Lucy Maunder, Miss Honey. Photo by Jim Lee

Just weeks ago, Lucy Maunder began work on her most challenging role yet: balancing life as a new mother to her 8 week old daughter and commencing her contract for Matilda the Musical. Last night, Maunder stepped onto the Matilda stage for the first time in the principal role of Miss Honey, marking the start of the ‘Honey Handover’… Read more.

Curtains – The Production Company

Simon Gleeson and Alinta Chidzey. Photo by Christopher Parker

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.

Heathers the Musical – Sydney return season

Heathers the Musical – Sydney return season

Heathers, under the direction of performer/drag artist/director Trevor Ashley, premiered at the Hayes Theatre in 2015 and has since toured the country to the rightful adoration of Australian musical theatre fans. This dark show is wonderfully loud and energetic with a stellar cast and a great sense of style. Based on the cult-classic 80s movie… Read more.

Lucy Maunder joins Matilda cast as new Miss Honey, Brisbane

Lucy Maunder will join the Matilda company as Miss Honey. Image by Jim Lee 2016

Lucy Maunder will join the Australian company of Matilda The Musical as Miss Honey when the show tours to Brisbane and Perth from November this year. Maunder is currently starring as Heather Chandler in Heathers at Arts Centre Melbourne and has appeared in leading roles in more than 10 major musicals during her varied and successful career…. Read more.

Heathers – Melbourne season

Rebecca Hetherington, Lucy Maunder and Libby Asciak as The Heathers. Image by John McRae

Watching a musical based on your all-time favourite film could be a recipe for disaster. In the case of Heathers the Musical, the show, while incredibly entertaining and fun, struggles to use its original source material to create an engaging and innovative show. While a lot of the fantastic quotable lines from the movie are… Read more.

Hilary Cole to replace Jaz Flowers in Heathers, Melbourne season

Hilary Cole and Lucy Maunder will star in Heathers, Melbourne. Image by John McRae

It’s a switcheroo for Westerberg High! The producers of Heathers: The Musical Australia have confirmed that Hilary Cole (Dogfight, Miracle City) will join the cast as Veronica Sawyer, the beautiful and brainy teenage misfit, when Heathers hits Arts Centre Melbourne in May. Rebecca Hetherington – an original ensemble member from the 2015 Hayes Theatre Co production – will… Read more.

Lucy Maunder on Heathers and all things 80s

Lucy Maunder

Heathers: The Musical, based on the 80s cult classic film of the same name, premiered Off Broadway in 2014 to critical acclaim and even garnered an enthusiastic following of its own. The Hayes Theatre, the current hub of Sydney’s independent musical theatre revolution, will be home to the Australian premiere of Heathers starting from July… Read more.

Jekyll and Hyde full cast announced!

Lucy Maunder, Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Jemma Rix were set to star in Jekyll and Hyde

Another Opera Australia and John Frost co-production, another big cast announcement! Following in the footsteps of OA and Frost’s previous successful co-productions including South Pacific, The King and I and Anything Goes, Jekyll & Hyde will play from 8 December 2015 at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne, followed by a season at the Capitol Theatre in… Read more.