Lucy Durack will sing the National Anthem at tonight’s State of Origin game 2

Lucy Durack, soon to be starring as Glinda in The Wizard of Oz, will sing the national anthem at tonight’s Rugby League State of Origin game 2, held at ANZ Stadium, Sydney.

Lucy Durack | Image by: Kurt Sneddon

Coverage of the game can be seen on channel 9 from 7:30pm AEST with the national anthem set to be performed at 8:08pm. Full broadcast details are available at

When speaking to AussieTheatre about the honour Lucy said:

“I’m so excited! My husband Chris is a HUGE Queensland supporter so the state of origin is a massive event in our household. We’re all very excited to be here and watch it live.”

Her husband, Chris Horsey added “my team has already won the national anthem. (?)”.

This is not the first time Lucy has stepped up to the mic at the State of Origin, having also performed the national anthem in the 2012 series.

The Wizard of Oz opens in Brisbane in November and will transfer to Sydney in December 2017.  Lucy will be appearing alongside WICKED alumni Jemma Rix and Australian musical theatre great Anthony Warlow.

Tickets are available now at:

Matt Edwards

Matt is a past owner of AussieTheatre, working as digital director from 2011 to 2019. He is also a performer, most recently appeared in the Australian tour of Mamma Mia! and previously in the Australian/NZ tour of CATS and Enda Markey's acclaimed production of Blood Brothers. As well as performing Matt keeps himself busy in the digital side of the arts working with web design agency Emptyhead Digital

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