Celebrating their 15th season, The Production Company kicks off its 2013 season with the classic musical, Gypsy. Caroline O'Connor star of CHICAGO (Broadway and Australia), returns from Broadway to create the role of Rose for The Production Company.  This is s strictly limited short season – ending Sunday 14th July.

In Britain the critics hailed her performances in this role.

★★★★
'Caroline O'Connor makes a scorching Rose'
The Sunday Times

★★★★
'O'Connor is a terrifyingly energised Rose'
'An unexpected delight…
Every superb song brings more drama'
Mail on Sunday

The award winning director Gale Edwards directs this jewel of American musical theatre. GYPSY was inspired by the memoirs of the famous burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee, and charts the story of her outrageous mother, Rose, who is determined to live out her own dreams of stardom through her two daughters.

GYPSY features the all time favourites from the legendary Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim, Everything's Coming up Roses, You Gotta Have a Gimmick, Let Me Entertain You, Some People and Rose's Turn.

Caroline O'Connor's performance as Rose in this production, directed by Gale Edwards, is a 'must see' for all lovers of musical theatre.

Starring:

  • CAROLINE O'CONNOR as Rose
  • MATT HETHERINGTON as Herbie
  • CHRISTINA TAN as Louise
  • GEMMA-ASHLEY KAPLAN as June
  • NATHAN PINNELL as Tulsa
  • CHLOE DALLIMORE as Tessie Tura
  • NICKI WENDT as Mazeppa
  • ANNE WOOD as Electra / Miss Cratchitt
  • FRANK GARFIELD
  • GLEN HOGSTROM

with
JACK BERGIN, QUINN CAMERON, ZOE COPPINGER, MARK HILL, MATT HOLLY, HATTIE HOOK, EMILY LANGRIDGE, LUCILLE LE MELEDO, JACK LYALL, PARIS MAHAR, LIAM McILWAIN, JESSIE PHILLIPS-LEE, LUKE TIERI, DREW WESTON, BRENTON WILSON and ANGELO VASILAKAKOS.

Director
GALE EDWARDS

Musical Director
GUY SIMPSON

For tickets and more information:

http://www.artscentremelbourne.com.au/whats-on/the-production-company-2013.aspx

 

 

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