Articles on ‘Luigi Lucente’
The final cast members for the upcoming production of Assassins at the Sydney Opera House were announced this week. The production enjoyed a sold out season at the Hayes Theatre Co last year and received widespread critical praise including multiple Sydney Theatre Award nominations. As previously announced, reprising the role of John Wilkes Booth, for… Read more.
Pursued By Bear burst onto the Melbourne Musical Theatre scene back in 2013 with a critically acclaimed production of Next To Normal. Since then, the team have produced well received, high quality musicals at Chapel Off Chapel. Their newest offering is no exception, Tick, Tick… BOOM! is an energetic and emotional must-see offering of musical… Read more.
Pursued by Bear’s production of Tick Tick… Boom! is gearing up for an opening night at Chapel off Chapel on April 21. It’s set to be an exciting, necessary and moving production and based on what we’ve seen, Melbourne audiences are in for a real treat! Directed by Paul Watson and starring Luigi Lucente, Angela… Read more.
Visionary musical theatre writer Jonathan Larson (of RENT fame) passed away tragically 20 years ago but his work still resonates with audiences across the world. Today, Melbourne company Pursued By Bear have announced the cast for their upcoming production of his lesser known show, tick, tick…BOOM!. Originally conceived as a one-man autobiographical ‘rock opera’ and then… Read more.
Luigi Lucente’s Jim Morrison: Kaleidoscope, a dreamy trip tribute to rock legend Jim Morrison, is haphazard – but it’s supposed to be. There’s a poetry to this performance that doesn’t always sit perfectly, but it’s invigoratingly different, and if it’s sometimes difficult – well, so was Jim Morrison. Bio-cabarets, where the artist assumes the persona… Read more.
Fresh from starring in Dogfight, Luigi Lucente is about to bring his show Jim Morrison: Kaleidoscope to the Hayes Cabaret season. Written and musically directed by Lucente, it’s a journey through one of the most iconic rock stars of all time: Jim Morrison. In the spirit of the show, we asked him to pick out his top five favourite… Read more.
Cabaret season is just around the corner and in Sydney that means the Hayes. Now in its second year, the Hayes Theatre Co Cabaret season will bring cabaret acts, masterclasses, talks and more to the beloved Potts Point space. “Hayes Theatre Co is bringing a Cabaret Season that is bigger and bolder with the diversity… Read more.
Another week is looming, but let’s take a moment and relax and listen to rising star Luigi Lucente. He’s travelled across the country in shows like Grease, The Rocky Horror Show, and Jersey Boys, and he stole audiences’ breath in shows like Parade and Pippin in Melbourne. Now, Lucente is about to star in the Australian premiere of Dogfight at the Hayes Theatre in… Read more.
Dogfight, with a book by Peter Duchan and music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, premiered off-Broadway in 2012. Now having its Australian premiere at the Hayes Theatre in Sydney, it’s a perfect example of a contemporary musical adopting strong classical structure and ideas to tell a new, moving story. There’s a classic flashback framework in… Read more.
Dogfight is the next show to hit the Hayes Theatre, starting from 1 May through to 31 May. This phenomenal show with music and lyrics by Pasek and Paul and book by Peter Duchan, will be directed by Neil Gooding, and feature a vibrant cast of superb young actors. It’s sure to impress and confront… Read more.