Project X Grand Final at next Broadway Unplugged event, Sydney

On Monday 29 April, six Sydney performers will take to the stage for the chance to become the inaugural Project X winner as part of Broadway Unplugged’s April event.

broadway_unpluggedblack_sliderProject X – a joint initiative of AussieTheatre and Broadway Unplugged – is a competition that has been giving up-and-coming performers the chance to shine onstage in a supportive environment since June 2012.

Six heats of Project X have taken place over the last 6 months and the finalists have been selected by online voters on AussieTheatre‘s voting pages.

Helena Wehbe, Paul Smith, Sebastian Lush, Amanda Hall, Coral Mercer-Jones and Charlotte Kerr will battle it out for the chance to win a fully produced, solo show and a host of other prizes. 

The judging panel for the evening will consist of Margi de Ferranti, Fiona Sullivan, Erin James, Matt Edwards, Amanda Buckworth and producer George Youakim.

A fantastic package of prizes has been assembled for the winning contestant including:

  • A Fully produced, solo show at The Vanguard – Produced by James Anthony Productions (Musical Direction by Bev Kennedy)
  • Mentoring and show development sessions with Margi de Ferranti
  • A headshot and photography package courtesy of Blueprint Studios
  • 5 weekly sessions of Image and Lifestyle Coaching courtesy of ByFerial Image and Colour Consultants
  • A professional artist website courtesy of Emptyhead Designs
  • A showreel production package courtesy of OnlineFootprint
  • Publicity provided by AB Publicity

Check out the video footage of all the finalists here

Broadway Unplugged’s traditional Open Mic night will commence at 9:30pm after the finalists have completed their sets.

Broadway Unplugged
42 King Street, Newtown
Monday 29 April
$10 general / $15 Reserved Seating / $50 dinner and show (includes main meal)

Open Mic registration:

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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