Broadway Unplugged launches in Brisbane

Broadway Unplugged StageWith two successful Sydney events under its belt, Australia’s freshest industry event, Broadway Unplugged, is now heading to Brisbane!

George Youakim and James Anthony Productions will launch Broadway Unplugged – Brisbane on Monday 6 August at Stockholm Syndrome, Brisbane’s newest cabaret venue in Albion, with a host of Australia’s brightest musical theatre stars on show.

The free event will feature Amelia Cormack, who has recently enjoyed a stint on London’s West End as a Diva in Priscilla, a role she originated in the Sydney production. Songsmith Michael Griffiths (We Will Rock You, Jersey Boys), Cameron MacDonald (Miss Saigon, Mamma Mia & Jersey Boys) and Brisbane’s own chanteuse extraordinaire Naomi Price will also be featured performers at this inaugural event.

Following the featured artists, host Jeremy Brennan (Jersey Boys) will kick of an open-mic event, which is aimed at both professionals and up-and-coming performers. Eligible open-mic participants will have the opportunity to compete for a coveted showcase opportunity at the 2012 Brisbane Cabaret Festival. (More details to come).

Online registration is available for the open mic section, and singers who wish to participate can visit the Broadway Unplugged website to register.

“Whether you are a professional performer, an emerging artist or just interested in getting up and performing your favourite song, Broadway Unplugged is a great opportunity to showcase your talents” said Producer, George Youakim.

This fantastic event for is perfect for touring companies and Brisbane locals alike! Discover Broadway (the Aussie way) at Broadway Unplugged.

Event Location: Stockholm Syndrome 340 Sandgate Rd, Albion
Doors open 6.30pm
First performer 7.30pm


Erin James

Erin James is's former Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

Erin James

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