Published on April 16th, 2015 | by admin
STRICTLY BALLROOM : NEW TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY!
STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL had its Melbourne Premiere on Saturday January 17, 2015 at Her Majesty’s Theatre to rapturous reviews and thrilled audiences. Due to popular demand the season has been extended to Sunday 26th July, with new tickets available from 9am on Monday 20th April. Get ready to fall in love with STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL.
‘A MUSICAL NOT TO BE MISSED’ Channel Nine ‘STRICTLY AMAZING’ Herald Sun
Warm up this winter with STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL and 7pm performances on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from Wednesday 6 May. This new production is staged by the original creative team behind the classic 1992 film, including director and co-writer Baz Luhrmann, set and costume designer Catherine Martin, choreographer John “Cha Cha” O’Connell and co-writer Craig Pearce.
Playing the pivotal roles of ‘Scott Hastings’ and ‘Fran’ is Thomas Lacey and Phoebe Panaretos who lead an outstanding Australian cast of 43 including Bob Baines as Les Kendall, Drew Forsythe as Doug Hastings, Natalie Gamsu as Abuela, Robert Grubb as Barry Fife, Fernando Mira as Rico, Heather Mitchell as Shirley Hastings and Mark Owen-Taylor as JJ Silvers.
STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL is the inspiring story of a championship ballroom dancer who defies all the rules to follow his heart. This uplifting and courageous tale originated as a stage play that Baz Luhrmann devised with a group of students at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) back in 1984.
STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL features break-into-song numbers created from original classics from the film, Love is in the Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps, and Time After Time as well as some wonderful new songs by artists such as Eddie Perfect and Sia.
Venue: Her Majesty’s Theatre
Performance Times: Tuesday at 7pm Wednesday at 1pm & 8pm Thursday at 8pm Friday at 8pm Saturday at 2pm & 8pm Sunday at 3pm
Prices: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Evenings, tickets $55 – $135 Wednesday Matinee, tickets $55 – $120 Friday, Saturday & Sunday, tickets $60 – $150
Bookings: Tickets now on sale Ticketek.com.au or 132 849 Groups 20+ and School Groups 20+ call 1300 364 001