Articles on ‘Lucy Maunder’

Light the Night 2013 Announced for October 28

Adam Rennie. Photograhy by Blueprint Studios.

The legendary Sydney charity concert to raise money for the Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation will return to Sydney in 2014 with tickets now on sale. The music theatre extravaganza will be held once again at the Sydney City Recital Centre in Angel Place and will be hosted by Jan van de Stool – alter… Read more.

Grease is the Word

It’s been thirty-five years since the film was released and the last main stage production in Australia was twenty-two years ago (arena spectaculars aside) but GREASE is still the word. The new Australian production has premièred in Brisbane at the Lyric Theatre in the Queensland Performing Arts Centre to an overwhelming standing ovation. From the… Read more.

Grease opens this Sunday in Brisbane

Rob Mills as Danny in GREASE. Image by Jeff Bubsy

John Frost’s multimillion dollar revival of GREASE will officially open in Brisbane for its Australian premiere on Sunday 25 August.  Starring Rob Mills as Danny and rising star Gretel Scarlett as Sandy, the ticket sales for GREASE in Brisbane have been exceptionally strong, with extra performances added to the limited season in order to accommodate demand…. Read more.

Grease – Through the ages

Grease – Through the ages

Before it hits our stages again, AussieTheatre’s Ben Neutze takes a closer look at 40 years of the history of a show that changed history – Grease I sometimes wonder how many people of my generation would be able to recite the iconic film version of Grease from beginning to end. How many videotapes have… Read more.

On the road with Noel and Gertie

Lucy Maunder and James Millar in Noel And Gertie. Image by Nicholas Higgins

It’d be tough to find a duo in Australia more similar to the characters they are playing than James Millar and Lucy Maunder. When the pair of young music theatre stars opened at Glen Street Theatre in Sheridan Morley’s play Noel and Gertie, they were both such a natural fit together that it actually managed… Read more.

Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Love. War. Death. BREL

When Jacques Brel died in 1978 at the age of 49 he left behind a body of work whose influence extends far beyond any barriers of genre, culture or age. Still, The Adelaide Cabaret Festival’s tribute show Love. War. Death. BREL is a puzzling affair. The set seemed to want to represent a jaded French… Read more.

Millar and Maunder sparkle in Noel and Gertie

Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence are quintessential figures of 20th century theatre. Coward – the image of English gentry – acted, wrote, directed and composed; while Lawrence acted, sang and dazzled with a magnetism that made her transfixing on stage. Theirs was a brand of talent in short supply before and since. Their careers in… Read more.

Grease is still the One That We Want

In August, John Frost’s new production of Grease will premiere in Brisbane. With 35 years since the film was released, and alongside the die-hard fans, there is a new generation waiting for this musical. The last big on-stage production in Australia was 22 years ago (though there have been two arena spectaculars since) and now… Read more.