A star-studded cast including some of Australia’s most celebrated Opera, TV, Film and Music Theatre performers will join Anthony Warlow and Jemma Rix in Jekyll & Hyde, to be staged in October in Melbourne and November in Sydney 2019.
The cast features Broadway actor Amanda Lea LaVergne (Annie, The People in the Picture, Grease and Bring It On), world-renowned opera star Peter Coleman-Wright AO, who has performed in major opera houses and concert halls across the world together with Martin Crewes, one of Australia’s most awarded stars of film, television (Neighbours) and music theatre (Dream Lover, Les Miserables, Dr Zhivago).
Joining them will be esteemed and highly regarded stars including John Wood, the much-loved Gold Logie winning star of stage and screen (Blue Heelers, Rafferty Rules), Suzanne Johnston, whose career has encompassed the prestigious European Festivals of Glyndebourne and Salzburg, as well as Australia’s major opera companies and musical theatre stages, Alex Rathgeber (Anything Goes, The Wizard of Oz), Annie Aitken (recently seen in Thoroughly Modern Millie), Lisa-Marie Parker (Cats, Les Miserables), Troy Sussman (Aladdin, Pirates of Penzance), Stephen Mahy (Jersey Boys, Grease, Mamma Mia, Miss Saigon), Thern Reynolds (Evita, Dream Lover, We Will Rock You) and Georgia Wilkinson (Phantom, Beauty and The Beast and Sydney Carols in the Domain).
Together with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney International Orchestra, the performances will be the first Australian professional production of the much-loved musical by multi Grammy and Tony nominated Frank Wildhorn with the Book and Lyrics by double Oscar and Grammy winning Leslie Bricusse.
Tickets and more information are available at the Concertworks website.