The Season begins in May with the Australian premiere of the David Bowieand Enda Walshmusical, Lazarus. Inspired by The Man Who Fell to Earth, Lazarusis a ground breaking piece of music theatre. Starring Chris Ryanand iOTA, and featuring 18 David Bowie songs including Changes, Heroes and Absolute Beginners, Lazarusis directed by Michael Kantor.
In August, take a fun-filled ride into the heart of the roaring twenties with Thoroughly Modern Millie! Starring Annie Aitken as Millie Dillmount, a small-town girl who lands in New York City ready to make her dreams come true. Australia’s favourite leading lady Marina Prior is Mrs Meers – a dragon land-lady audiences will love to hate – and also starring Michael Falzonand Claire Lyon. Thoroughly Modern Millieis based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film, and won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
And in November, don’t miss Ragtime, a sweeping musical portrait of early 20th century Americabased on the best-selling book by E. L. Doctorow. With a Tony Awardwinning book and score, Ragtimestars Kurt Kansley, Josh Piterman and Chloe Zuel. Ragtimebursts to life with music that will sweep you off your feet and a story that will break your heart.