The Production Company’s staging features sensational music, colourful costumes and an appealing cast of triple threats.
Director Gary Young keeps the action fast and frothy. John Foreman conducts Orchestra Victoria in a thrilling performance of the score. The brass section is in superb form, and the harp adds an utterly sumptuous touch.
Matthew King’s lighting is a particular feature of the show, with lighting bars and changes of state prominent aspects of the storytelling.
Rohan Browne is a charming, handsome Don, winning the audience over with his smooth vocals and terrific dancing. Browne’s performance of “Singin’ in the Rain” is an absolute highlight, with his energetic, stylish, highly skillful dancing.
Christie Whelan-Browne is a hoot as Lina, really hitting her strides with Lina’s act two lament “What’s Wrong With Me?”
Alinta Chidzey is adorable as the sweet natured Kathy, her singing voice sounding truly gorgeous. The versatile Chidzey enjoys solid chemistry with Browne, and proves herself a highly accomplished dancer.
Matt Lee looks the part of Cosmo, and certainly impresses in dance.
Audiences are sure to enjoy this rarely seen musical, and are sure to be left humming the tunes for days to come.