By Arrangement with Robert Fox and Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment
The Production Company in association with Mene Mene Theatre

AUSTRALIAN
PREMIERE

‘ A Must See ’

Daily Mirror

‘ Wild, fantastical, eye popping ’

Rolling Stone

‘ A spectacular Bowie fantasy ’

The Guardian

‘ David Bowie’s parting gift to the world ’

Independent

WE CAN BE HEROES
JUST FOR ONE DAY

The Production Company begins their 2019 season with the David Bowie and Enda Walsh musical, Lazarus.

Lazarus was the final project of David Bowie. First staged in New York in late 2015, Lazarus has enjoyed sell out seasons in New York and London. This will be the Australian premiere of the ground-breaking musical.

Featuring 18 David Bowie songs including Changes, Heroes and Absolute BeginnersLazarus is inspired by the novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis – and the movie which also starred David Bowie. The story focuses on Thomas Newton, an alien, as he remains on earth, unable to die. We follow him during the course of a few days where the arrival of another lost soul might finally set him free.

The “Brilliant” (The Age) Chris Ryan, whose performance as Monty Navarro in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder wowed Melbourne last year, takes on the lead role of Newton. Iconic singer iOTA also joins the cast in the role of Valentine. The distinguished creative team is headed by Director Michael Kantor and Musical Director Jethro Woodward.

27 PERFORMANCES
18 MAY to 9 JUNE • PLAYHOUSE

Director
MICHAEL KANTOR
Musical Director
JETHRO WOODWARD
Choreographer
STEPHANIE LAKE
Costumes and Set
ANNA CORDINGLEY
Lighting
PAUL JACKSON
 Film Director
NATASHA PINCUS
Sound
SYSTEM SOUND
Original Orchestrations and Arrangements
HENRY HEY

THE PRODUCTION COMPANY ORCHESTRA

CAST

CHRIS RYAN
CHRIS RYANis Newton
iOTA
iOTAis Valentine
EMILY MILLEDGE
EMILY MILLEDGEis Girl
PHOEBE PANARETOS
PHOEBE PANARETOSis Elly
MIKE McLEISH
MIKE McLEISHis Michael
BAYLIE CARSON
BAYLIE CARSON
JOSH GATES
JOSH GATES
KAORI MAEDA-JUDGE
KAORI MAEDA-JUDGE
JESSIE MONK
JESSIE MONK
JESSICA VELLUCCI
JESSICA VELLUCCI
MAT VEREVIS
MAT VEREVIS

UNDERSTUDIES

KAYA BYRNE
KAYA BYRNE
ANDREW COOK
ANDREW COOK
MACKENZIE DUNN
MACKENZIE DUNN

PLAYHOUSE

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Sat 18 May at 7.30pm
Sat 18 May at 2pm (Preview Series)
Sun 19 May at 3.00pm
Tue 21 May at 7.30pm
Wed 22 May at 1.00pm
Wed 22 May at 7.30pm
Thur 23 May at 7.30pm
Fri 24 May at 7.30pm
Sat 25 May at 2.00pm
Sat 25 May at 7.30pm
Sun 26 May at 3pm
Wed 29 May at 1pm and 7.30pm
Thu 30 May at 1pm and 7.30pm
Fri 31 May at 7.30pm
Sat 1 June at 2pm and 7.30pm
Sun 2 June at 3pm
Tue 4 June at 6.30pm
Wed 5 June at 1pm and 7.30pm
Thu 6 June at 7.30pm
Fri 7 June at 7.30pm
Sat 8 June at 2pm and 7.30pm
Sun 9 June at 3pm
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