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Saturday
19
MAY

Strictly Ballroom - The Musical

19:30
16:00
Willoughby Theatre Company
Event organized by Willoughby Theatre Company

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This classic Australian story returns to the Sydney stage in May/June. STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL is the inspiring story of a championship ballroom dancer who defies all the rules to follow his heart. This uplifting and courageous tale originated as a stage play that Baz Luhrmann created as a student at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) in Sydney back in 1984 and then turned it into a global movie sensation.

The show features songs from the hit 1992 film including "Love is in the Air", "Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps" and "Time After Time", as well as new songs from internationally acclaimed artists and composers such as Sia, David Foster and Eddie Perfect. Strictly Ballroom has become a much loved Australian musical that is about to take the London’s West End by storm after successful productions in North America.

With a love story as its heart and a lot of ballroom dancing as its attraction, this return to Sydney of this beloved tale is not to be missed!

Tom Sweeney – Director
Mark Pigot – Musical Director
Janina Hamerlok – Dance Manager
Leeanne Bampton – Ballroom Choreographer
Natalie Neary – Chorus Choreographer
Craig Pinkerton – Production Manager
Joy Sweeney – Costume Designer
Sean Clarke – Lighting Design
Andrew Davis – Technical Director
Wendy Walker – Properties Manager
Vicki Minter – Make-up & Wig Designer

Created by BAZ LUHRMANN
Book by BAZ LUHRMANN & CRAIG PEARCE
Adapted by TERRY JOHNSON
Introducing new musical numbers by
DAVID FOSTER, SIA FURLER, ISAAC HASSON, BERNIE HERMS
BAZ LUHRMANN, MOZELLA, NEFF-U
CRAIG PEARCE, EDDIE PERFECT, LINDA THOMPSON, ELLIOTT WHEELER
Orchestrations by SIMON HALE
BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL
ON BEHALF OF THE GLOBAL CREATURES HOLDINGS PTY LTD