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Carmen Pavlovic, Global Creatures CEO is thrilled to announce the cast of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical in the upcoming Melbourne and Sydney seasons.  To coincide with the cast announcement new tickets will be released and go on sale in Sydney on Wednesday 21 November and in Melbourne on Thursday 22 November.
The cast joining previously announced newcomers Natalie Abbott as Muriel Heslop and Elizabeth Esguerra as Rhonda in this big, bold and brash new musical are: David James (The Boy From Oz, The Sound of Music) as Bill Heslop, Pippa Grandison (Mary Poppins, We Will Rock You) as Deidre Chambers and Manon Gunderson-Briggs (Muriel’s Wedding The Musical original Sydney season) as Joanie Heslop.
Christie Whelan Browne (Muriel’s Wedding The Musical original Sydney season) will play the role of Tania Degano, with Stefanie Jones (The Sound of Music, Les Miserables) as Nicole Stumpf, Imogen Moore (Oklahoma!, Anything Goes) as Janine Nuttall and Catty Hamilton (MAMMA MIA!) as Cheryl Moochmore.
Jaime Hadwen (Muriel’s Wedding The Musical original Sydney season) will play Agnetha Fältskog with Laura Bunting (Wicked, Mary Poppins) playing Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Maxwell Simon (Green Day’s American Idiot, The Boy From Oz) as Björn Ulvaeus and Evan Lever (Anything Goes, La Cage Aux Folles) as Benny Andersson.
Brice Nobes will be played by Jared Griffiths (professional debut) with Stephen Madsen (Muriel’s Wedding The Musical original Sydney season) as Alexander Shkuratov, Dave Eastgate (Doctor Doctor, Open Slather) as Ken Blundell and Kenneth Moraleda (Muriel’s Wedding The Musical original Sydney season) as Charlie Chan.
The Muriel’s Wedding The Musical ensemble cast includes Colin Dean, Tom Sharah, Kaeng Chan, Noni McCallum, Ashleigh Rubenach, Prue Bell, David Ouch, Jan Di Pietro, Zoe Coppinger and Caitlen Quinn.
Winner of 5 Helpmann Awards, 7 Sydney Theatre Awards, an Awgie Award, the 2018 David Williamson Prize and an ARIA Award Nomination, Muriel’s Wedding The Musical celebrated its’ world premiere in Sydney in November 2017 and was hailed a smash hit by critics and audiences alike:
“Incredible. It will be talked about for years.” Sydney Morning Herald
The music was sensational The Daily Telegraph
“Extraordinary” The Australian
“This is a show with heart” The Guardian
 “Every bit as funny as the film” Daily Review
“Has the biggest heart in the world…Will leave you smiling for days” Time Out
The stellar creative team behind the critically acclaimed production is led by award winning theatre director Simon Phillips, set and costume designer Gabriela Tylesova, choreographer Andrew Hallsworth, lighting designer Trent Suidgeest, sound designer Michael Waters, music supervisor Isaac Hayward and musical director Daniel Puckey.
Muriel’s Wedding The Musical is a theatrical version of PJ Hogan’s iconic hit film, updated to today by the writer himself with music and lyrics by Australian award winning songwriters Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall with additional songs by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, and Stig Anderson written for ABBA.
Muriel’s Wedding The Musical will play a strictly limited season in Melbourne at Her Majesty’s Theatre from March 2019 before returning to Sydney in June 2019 playing at the Sydney Lyric Theatre.  New tickets go on sale Sydney on Wednesday 21 November and in Melbourne on Thursday 22 November.



Her Majesty’s Theatre
Previews from March 12
Opening night March 23
New tickets on sale Thursday 22 November from


Sydney Lyric Theatre
Previews from June 28
Opening night July 4
New tickets on sale Wednesday 21 November from


The Sydney season of Muriel’s Wedding the Musical is supported by the NSW Government via its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW. 
Muriel’s Wedding The Musical Original Cast Recording is available now, check this link HERE for retailers and streaming information.