New Block of Tickets on Sale for THE WIZARD OF OZ
Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones announced today that due to demand, new tickets for the Melbourne season of The Wizard of Oz will go on sale on Monday 4 December from Ticketmaster.
The world's favourite musical received rave reviews when it premiered in Brisbane this month and will open at the Regent Theatre on 15 May 2018.
Leading The Wizard of Oz cast is Anthony Warlow as The Wizard and Professor Marvel, Lucy Durackas Glinda the Good Witch and Jemma Rix as The Wicked Witch of the West. Rising star Samantha Dodemaide plays the coveted role of Dorothy, her first leading role in a major musical.
Eli Cooper plays the role of the Scarecrow, Alex Rathgeber plays the Tin Man, and John Xintavelonisplays the Lion. The ensemble cast includes Paul Hanlon as Uncle Henry and Sophie Weiss as Auntie Em, alongside Justin Anderson, Sheridan Anderson, Lewis Beer, Shay Debney, Sage Douglas, Mikey Halcrow, Zoe Ioannou, Bree Langridge, Rubin Matters, Scott Morris, Justine Puy, Michael Roache, Mitchell Roberts, Emma Russell, Dean Schulz, Darren Tyler, Caleb Vines, Stephanie Wall and Rachael Ward.
The London Palladium production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard Of Oz had its Australian Premiere in Brisbane at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC earlier this month and heads to the Capitol Theatre, Sydney from 30 December; the Festival Theatre, Adelaide from 3 April; and the Regent Theatre, Melbourne, from 15 May.
Developed from the ever-popular MGM screenplay, the London Palladium production of The Wizard of Ozcontains the beloved Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
SEASON DETAILS MELBOURNE
Venue - Regent Theatre
Season - From 15 May to 17 June 2018
Performance Times - Tues 7pm, Wed-Sat 7.30pm, Matinees Wed 1pm, Sat 2pm, Sun 1pm & 6pm*
Prices - From $59.90**
Bookings - ticketmaster.com.au or 136 100
Groups 12+ 1300 889 278
* Performance times vary weekly
** Transaction fees apply
Photo: Lucy Durack, Samantha Dodemaide, Alex Rathgeber, John Xintavelonis, Eli Cooper (c) Jeff Busby