Video: Casey Donovan & Brian Mannix talk We Will Rock You, Queen, and more!

As the reviews come in and Brisbane are rockin’ out to We Will Rock You, Ben Elton’s tribute to Rock n Roll using

Casey Donovan and cast of WWRY. Photo by Jeff Busby.
Casey Donovan and cast of WWRY. Photo by Jeff Busby.

the back catalogue of iconic Queen songs, Aussie Theatre’s Queensland reporter, Bobbi-Lea got to spend some time with two seriously cool cast members.

In the video below, powerhouse diva Casey Donovan talks role research and bringing out her inner bitch to play the stellar role of the Killer Queen, and legendary rocker Brian Mannix, who plays the father figure of the Bohemians. He describes the seriously fun role of Buddy as ‘a confident idiot’. It’s excellent.

Watch below!

Also: want more We Will Rock You content? AussieTheatre has you covered! Read our reviews of the Sydney and Brisbane seasons; catch up with star Erin Clare, who plays Scaramouche, in this charming Q&A; check out this performance by the principal cast at their very first media call; and this fantastic interview with writer Ben Elton.

To read the review from the Brisbane opening night click here – We Will Rock You opens at QPAC.

We Will Rock You will play at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre until August 20 before opening in Melbourne on August 30.

For more information, see the QPAC Website.

Bobbi-Lea Dionysius

Bobbi-Lea is's QLD Co-ordinator, writer, reviewer, and reporter. She is also an actor, presenter, and theatre/film producer for Drama Queen Productions in Brisbane. Bobbi-Lea holds a Degree in Music Theatre as well as a Degree in Film & TV, and is currently doing her Masters in Screen Production.

Bobbi-Lea Dionysius

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