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Photo Coverage: Boy from Oz Dress Rehearsal in Australia

The Australian arena tour of The Boy From Oz, starring Hugh Jackman in his Tony Award-winning role as Peter Allen, kicks off at Sydney's Entertainment Centre for 5 shows from August 3rd through 6th, before playing Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena for 5 shows from August 11th through 13th, Adelaide Entertainment Centre for 4 shows from August 24th through 26th, Brisbane Entertainment Centre for four shows from September 1st through 3rd, and Perth Burswood Dome for 4 shows from September 29th through October 2nd.

According to press notes, Jackman "will be joined on stage by Australians in seven additional star roles, an ensemble of forty singer/dancers, a thirty piece orchestra, elaborate sets, state of the art lighting, and over 400 dazzling costumes." The production, which is designed to play arena stages, is produced by Ben Gannon and Robert Fox. Kenny Ortega serves as director and choreographer. Joining Jackman as Peter Allen ware  Chrissy Amphlett as Judy Garland, Angela Toohey as Liza Minnelli and Colleen hewett as Peter's mother. The Boy From Oz tells "the dazzling, funny and heart-breaking story of the great entertainer Peter Allen, from his humble beginnings growing up in the Australian outback through a meteoric rise to fame as an international star who would go on to sell out week-long engagements at Radio City Music Hall."

For more information on The Boy From Oz: The Arena Tour, visit www.theboyfromoz.com.au.

Photos by Mike Flokis/Headpress/Retna Ltd.


Colleen hewett as Peter's mother


Colleen hewett


Chrissy Amphlett as Judy Garland


Chrissy Amphlett


Chrissy Amphlett


Chrissy Amphlett


Angela Toohey


Angela Toohey


Angela Toohey and company


Angela Toohey and company


Angela Toohey and company


Hugh Jackman as Peter Allen and company


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman

 

 



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