It was announced this week, that Gyton Grantley will be joining the upcoming Brisbane season of South Pacific, in the role of Luther Bills.
Grantley steps in from Eddie Perfect, who performed the role in the Sydney and Melbourne seasons, to rave reviews. Perfect leaves the production due to filming commitments on the Channel 10 show Offspring.
Gyton Grantley is a Logie Award and AFI Award-winning Australian actor and will be familiar to audiences from the hit new television show House Husband, as well as his portrayal of convicted murderer and drug trafficker Carl Williams in the hit Australian television show Underbelly. He was nominated for both Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series and Most Popular Actor for the 2009 TV Week Logie Awards and the 2008 AFI award (winning for Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series). He also has many other television and film credits. On stage, he played the title role in Brendan Cowell's Ruben Guthrie at La Boite Theatre, directed by David Berthold, in October 2011.
South Pacific previews start from 27th December at Lyric Theatre QPAC, ahead of opening night on January 2nd.
Tickets on sale now from QPAC
In other news, back by popular demand, the smash hit production of Rodgers & Hammersteins South Pacific returns to the Sydney Opera House in September 2013.
Tickets on sale now from Opera Australia