From the award winning visionary Baz Luhrmann, creator of Moulin Rouge!, Romeo + Juliet and The Great Gatsby, comes a brand new musical inspired by his much loved film. STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL will tango, sashay and bogo pogo its way into your hearts from October 12th 2017.
STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring story of Scott Hastings, a championship ballroom dancer who defies all the rules and follows his heart, not only to find his true calling but also his true love.
The musical features songs from the hit 1992 film including "Love is in the Air", "Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps", and "Time After Time", as well as new songs from internationally acclaimed artists and composers such as Sia, David Foster and Eddie Perfect.
Early bird tickets for this Canberra premiere production are on sale now for a limited time only. Excitement is high and tickets will sell quickly – book now to secure the best seats for this spectacular Australian fairy tale!
Created by Baz Luhrmann. Book by Baz Lurhmann and Craig Pearce. Adapted by Terry Johnson. Introducing new musical numbers by David Foster, Sia Furler, Isaac Hasson, Bernie Herms, Baz Lurhmann, Mozella, Neff-U, Craig Pearce, Eddie Perfect, Linda Thompson, Elliot Wheeler. Orchestrations by Simon Hale. By arrangement with Origin Theatrical on behalf of the Global Creatures Holdings Pty Ltd.
Thursday 12 October, 8 pm
Friday 13 October, 8 pm
Saturday 14 October, 8 pm
Wednesday 18 October, 8 pm
Thursday 19 October, 8 pm
Friday 20 October, 8 pm
Saturday 21 October, 2 pm Matinee
Saturday 21 October, 8 pm
Wednesday 25 October, 8 pm
Thursday 26 October, 8 pm
Friday 27 October, 8 pm
Saturday 28 October, 2 pm Matinee
Saturday 28 October, 8 pm
Each performance will run for approximately 2.5 hours, including a 20 minute interval.
|Concession .||$45 .||Full time student, pensioner, seniors, health care card holders|
|Group||$50||Group of 10 or more|
|Child||$25||17 years and under|
|Family||$35*||2 adults, 2 children under 18. 4 tickets required at $35 each.|
Scott Hastings: Joel Hutchings
Fran: Ylaria Rogers
Shirley Hastings: Tracy Noble
Doug Hastings: Ian Croker
Rico: Tomás Dietz
Abuela: Kirrily Cornwell
Barry Fife: Pat Gallagher
JJ Silver: Berin Denham
Les Kendle: Paul Sweeney
Tina Sparkle: Emma Nichols
Ken Railings: Peter Karmel
Wayne Burns: Liam Downing
Liz Holt: Courtney Whitcombe
Vanessa Cronin: Charlotte Gearside
Luke: Callum Doherty, Jake Keen
Kylie: Katy Larkin, Isabella Fraser
Ensemble & Supporting Roles
Andrew MacMillan (Clarry)
Director: Chris Baldock
Choreographers: Emma Nikolic and Karen Brock
Music Director: Rhys Madigan