London’s West End and Olivier Award nominated hit, The Choir of Man is set to take the stage at Arts Centre Melbourne this summer, for a strictly limited season, premiering on Thursday 4 January.
The company will feature a stellar line-up, comprising accomplished actors, musicians and instrumentalists including seasoned performers who have captivated audiences spanning the globe along side celebrated stars from London’s West End.
A versatile ensemble of nine (extra)ordinary blokes will serenade audiences with an electric repertoire from pub anthems and folk melodies to Broadway hits and Timeless rock classics all delivered with a roof raising fervour.
Featuring songs from legendary artists both past and present including Adele, Avicii, Paul Simon, Sia, Guns N’ Roses, Katy Perry, Australia’s own John Farnham and a myriad more, there is something for everyone in this joyous and upliJing performance suitable for all generation.
Created by Nic Doodson and Andrew Kay, The Choir of Man offers an unequivocal 90 minutes of un adulterated joy. It’s a celebration . It’s a musical spectacle. It’s a beer fuelled explosion of spine tingling melodies, dynamic dance routines and high energy foot-stomping choreography.
The outstanding cast includes Matthew Campbell (Maestro), Jordan Donnelly (Roman+c), Rob Godfrey (Beast), Connor Going (Poet), Nathaniel Morrison (Barman), Aled Pennock (Bore), Will Silver (Hardman), ChrisNan Tyler-Wood (Joker) Ethan Vijn (Handyman) together with Alistair Higgins, Norton James and Bradley Walwyn as swings.
The show is directed by Nic Doodson and Features musical supervision, vocal arrangements and orchest rations by Jack Blume, monologues written by poet and spoken word artist Ben Norris, movement direction and choreography by Freddie Huddleston, scenic design by Oli Townsend, lighting design by Richard Dinnen, costume design and associate scenic design by Verity Sadler, sound design by Sten Severson.
The Choir of Man achieved remarkable success with three consecutive sell-out seasons at the Sydney
Opera House. Its popularity extended globally through multiple sold-out tours across the United States
and Europe and it’s currently in its second sensational year in London’s glittering West End.
In recognition of its outstanding performance, the production received a nomination for Best Entertainment or Comedy Play at the prestigious 2022 Olivier Awards.
Stepping on stage with The Choir of Man is like stepping back in time to your favourite traditional pub,
complete with a functional beer tap. With its nostalgic décor and endearing characters, the evening is
primed for a performance that will catapult sprits sky-high, leaving you eager to relive it time and time again.
Its stars are super talented with charisma in spades’ The Advertiser
The Choir of Man pulls out all the stops to entertain’ The Age
Undoubtedly the most feel-good show’ Lost In Theatre LAND
Fresh innovative and hilarious’ North West End
Life affirming and ultimately beautiful’ All That Dazzles
Venue: Playhouse| Arts Centre Melbourne
Date: 4 Jan – 11 Feb 2024
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