Australia's leading musical theatre talents set for one night only performance of Matthew Robinson's new work – ATLANTIS
ATLANTIS – IN CONCERT
Pratt Prize-winning composer/lyricist Matthew Robinson presents the World Premiere concert of the epic event musical ATLANTIS. Charting the days leading to the destruction of the ancient mythological kingdom, ATLANTIS has been developed throughout Australia and the United States for the past 2 years with firm interest now being expressed by Broadway producers and investors.
ATLANTIS – IN CONCERT will be Australia’s only chance to experience the musical before Robinson relocates to New York City assisted by the Australia Council’s $100,000 Music Fellowship. The development of ATLANTIS has been guided by multi Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pocahontas, The Prince of Egypt) and representatives from Disney Theatrical Productions, Manhattan Theatre Club and London’s Ambassador Theatre Group.
With one show only, the performance will feature some of Australia’s favourite artists including Lucy Durack (Wicked, Legally Blonde), Gareth Keegan (Jersey Boys, Moonshadow), Kellie Rode (The Rocky Horror Show, The Boyfriend), Anne Wood (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Mamma Mia!), Bert LaBonte (The Mountaintop, An Officer and a Gentleman – The Musical), Melissa Langton (We Will Rock You, The Fabulous Singlettes),Lisa-Marie Parker (Cats), Sophie Carter (King Kong), Cameron MacDonald (Godspell), Joel Parnis (The Producers), Ben Nicholson (Playground) and Emily Langridge who will play Cosette in the forthcoming Australian production of Les Miserables.
Chris Parker will direct the concert with Matthew Robinson musically directing.
ATLANTIS – IN CONCERT
Date: Sunday 23rd February 2014 at 6.00pm
Venue: Chapel Off Chapel, 12 Little Chapel St, Prahran
Bookings: Phone (03) 8290 7000 or online at www.chapeloffchapel.com.au
Tickets: $49 / $39 (Concession)
“In a few years we could be talking about Lerner, Gershwin, Porter and Robinson.” – Roslyn Guy, The Age
“Robinson creates lyrics of wit and tenderness, and marries them to music of sophisticated craftsmanship, attractive melodies and clever modulations.” – John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald