Articles on ‘Matthew Lee Robinson’

Matthew Lee Robinson’s New Voices returns with a new format

Matthew Lee Robinson

New York-based Australian composer Matthew Lee Robinson will return to Melbourne next month to present New Voices 2017, this year with both participant and auditing positions available. Direct from developing his musical ATLANTIS with Broadway creatives in New York City, Helpmann-nominated composer / lyricist Matthew Lee Robinson will lead the new incarnation of his annual… Read more.

High on a Hill – An open letter to the Australian Federal Parliament from Matthew Lee Robinson

Matthew Lee Robinson and Scott Morris at their wedding in Auckland, 2016

Matthew Lee Robinson wrote a letter to the Australian Federal Parliament last week. It was shared on Facebook over 660 times and reached an incredible amount of people both on social media and, thanks to Labor’s Shadow Minister for Environment, Heritage, Trade, Tourism and Major Events Penny Sharpe, the floor of NSW Parliament. It’s a brilliant… Read more.

Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Sing On Through Tomorrow

Matthew Lee Robinson

Sing On Through Tomorrow is a collection of composer/performer Matthew Lee Robinson’s earliest work; songs that first appeared in his cabaret shows, along with selections from his first full-length musical, Metro Street. Flourish Productions is presenting this revue as part of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival, and much like the recently seen Songs from a New… Read more.

Win a double pass to Sing on through Tomorrow at Chapel off Chapel

Win a double pass to Sing on through Tomorrow at Chapel off Chapel

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to Sing on Through Tomorrow at the Chapel off Chapel on Tuesday the 21st of June. Flourish Productions in association with the Melbourne Cabaret Festival presents the Melbourne premiere of of Matthew Lee Robinson’sSing on Through Tomorrow – an unmissable musical revue. From the critically lauded Metro Street through to his new… Read more.

Matthew Lee Robinson returns to Australia for New Voices workshops

Matthew Lee Robinson

Matthew Lee Robinson is a Churchill Fellowship winner, an Australia Council Music Fellowship awardee, a UTAS Stephen Schwartz Songwriting Award winner, a Helpmann-nominated composer/lyricist and one of the world’s most exciting new music theatre composers. AND. He’s coming back to Australia this year for his New Voices workshops in Adelaide and Melbourne. Are you excited yet? You should… Read more.

Matthew Lee Robinson brings New Voices workshops to Sydney, Melbourne

Matthew Lee Robinson

Helpmann-nominated composer/lyricist and Churchill Fellowship winner Matthew Lee Robinson returns to Australia next month for New Voices, an exclusive workshop series. Currently, New Voices is Australia’s only musical theatre workshop and showcase series in which participants work on material with the composer who created it. Each participant will personally be assigned a song from Robinson’s catalogue of award-winning musicals. Participants… Read more.

Happy People in concert

Melbourne had the first look at Matthew Lee Robinson’s musical Happy People on the weekend. Its first workshop performance was in Melbourne in 2010 and since then Robinson, a WAPPA graduate, received  a Churchill Fellowship to go to the USA to study composition, lyric and book writing under the mentorship of Stephen Schwartz – who wrote Wicked. With… Read more.

New musical Happy People set for Melbourne

In rehearsal for Matthew Lee Robinson's Happy People. Image by Chris Parker.

The Australian premiere concert production of Matthew Lee Robinson’s Happy People is currently in an intensive rehearsal period in Melbourne ahead of a limited four show season at Chapel Off Chapel. Helpmann-nominated and Churchill Fellowship winner Matthew Lee Robinson is the composer/lyricist of the piece, which was originally commissioned by the State Theatre Company of South… Read more.

Matthew Lee Robinson’s acclaimed New Voices workshop comes to Brisbane

Matthew Lee Robinson returns to his home state of QLD to present a special workshop and showcase series in Brisbane this month and there are limited places available! Attention all Brisbane Musical Theatre and Cabaret Performers: Matthew Lee Robinson’s New Voices workshop is for you. Really. Acclaimed performer and composer Matthew Lee Robinson has been presenting workshops for several… Read more.