Melissa Langton joins TAKE THE MIC to judge Round 1 – Musical Theatre
TAKE THE MIC is a short season singing competition that aims to encourage music artists and performers to the stage to give them experience and exposure. With over $2000 in cash and prizes to be won, TAKE THE MIC is very excited to have its first round starting September 30th, at Red Bennies.
Details about the competition can be found at www.facebook.com/takethemicaustralia or through the website www.takethemic.com.au
Melissa Langton joins the team as the first judge for Round 1 – Musical Theatre!
Melissa's versatility as an entertainer is highlighted by her unique performances in cabaret, music theatre and on the concert platform. Her theatre appearances include; JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, LES MISERABLES, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, THE MIKADO. MARRY ME A LITTLE, EUROBEAT, WE WILL ROCK YOU (Killer Queen) in Japan, THE THREEPENNY OPERA (Malthouse Theatre/The Victorian Opera) and most recently, HOW TO KILL YOUR HUSBAND (The Victorian Opera) for which she received a Green Room Award nomination for Best Female Performer in an Opera.
For The Production Company; CAROUSEL (Nettie Fowler), 42ND STREET (Maggie Jones), DAMN YANKEES (Gloria Thorpe), FOLLIES (Stella Deems), CRAZY FOR YOU (Patricia Fodor) and SUGAR (Sweet Sue).
Her cabaret shows have been performed in New York and Dublin and at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Sydney Cabaret Convention, The Auckland Festival, His Majesty’s in Perth and The Famous Spiegeltent at the Melbourne Festival. Melissa is also a member of the popular girl group THE FABULOUS SINGLETTES, and has performed with the group regularly since 1998 throughout Australia, Asia and Europe.
Melissa received 2002 Green Room Awards for Best Cabaret Artist and Best Cabaret Ensemble (with Mark Jones) and was the winner of The 2001 Sydney Cabaret Convention. She has also received numerous Green Room Award nominations for her roles in music theatre, opera and cabaret. Her solo album, When The Rain Falls Up, was released in 2002.
Melissa is proud to be opening her new cabaret A SINGER MUST DIE at Chapel off Chapel from September 24th-29th. Details about her show can be found www.chapeloffchapel.com.au