Sing On Through Tomorrow is the Melbourne Premiere of an unmissable musical revue featuring the most acclaimed songs from Matthew Lee Robinson, one of Australia’s finest composer/lyricists, currently taking New York by storm.
From his critically lauded first musical Metro Street through to the new musical Happy People, Sing On Through Tomorrow is an honest and intelligent coming of age story about love, disaster and everyday life. Selected to appear in the Melbourne International Cabaret Festival by Artistic Director Mike McLeish (Keating! The Musical, Offspring, Georgy Girl), Matthew Lee Robinson’s effortless talent in capturing the charismatic and the beautiful are on full display in this rare production in four performances only.
Presented by Flourish Productions, a new Independent theatre company with a solid track record for high quality, national productions (The Songs of Ahrens & Flaherty, Hayes Theatre Co. Sydney 2015, Cy by Cy by Cy: The Songs of Cy Coleman, Bennetts Lane), Sing on Through Tomorrow features Australia’s greatest emerging Musical Theatre talents, already making waves across professional stages.
Sing on Through Tomorrow will be Directed by Stephen Wheat (Georgy Girl, Winners and Losers, Blue Heelers, Mornings with Kerri-Anne and Dancing With the Stars) and Musically Directed by Lucy O’Brien (Company, Menopause The Musical, In the Heights, Painted from Memory).
“A relentless energy from the beginning to the end” – Australian Stage
“The afternoon was perfect, and with a performance of such calibre, I’ll definitely be attending any future shows from Flourish Productions” – TheatrePress
“Full of energy that immediately grabs attention…definitely worth buying a ticket” – Theatre People
“Matthew Lee Robinson is an Australian music theatre maker on an enviable run” – Sydney Morning Herald
Joe Kosky (Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, NED – A New Australian Musical)
Alana Tranter (Georgy Girl, Miss Saigon, California Dreaming – The Music of the Mamas and the Papas, Carrie)
Ed Grey (Wicked, Spring Awakening, Legally Blonde, Finalist: Rob Guest Endowment)
And introducing Genevieve Kingsford (London school of Musical Theatre, NIDA, Sweeney Todd, Violet, Into The Woods)
About Matthew Lee Robinson:
New York based Australian composer, lyricist and bookwriter Matthew Lee Robinson has won the UTAS Stephen Schwartz Songwriting Award, the Pratt Prize for Music Theatre, the Gilbert Spottiswood Churchill Fellowship, the $100,000 Australia Council Music Fellowship and been nominated for a Helpmann Award for Best New Australian Work. A graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, his latest musical ATLANTIS was most recently developed in a 2016 New York City reading directed by Tony-winning Newsies creative Christopher Gattelli, with dramaturgical feedback from representatives of Disney Theatrical Group and Cirque du Soleil Theatrical. His music has also been chosen for inclusion in both the published and extended works for the Australian Music Examinations Board Musical Theatre Syllabus .