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Kurt is a London based Australian who was born in South Africa. A seasoned international performer, Kurt’s theatrical credits in the West End include Bernstein’s Mass Concert, Tenor Soloist (Royal Festival Hall), Wirework (Tristan Bates), Guys and Dolls (The Royal Exchange), Miss ... (read complete bio)
 
Kurt Kansley Headshot

Bio:
Kurt is a London based Australian who was born in South Africa. A seasoned international performer, Kurt’s theatrical credits in the West End include Bernstein’s Mass Concert, Tenor Soloist (Royal Festival Hall), Wirework (Tristan Bates), Guys and Dolls (The Royal Exchange), Miss ... (read complete bio)
Photos: First Look at the UK National Tour of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Photo Photos: First Look at the UK National Tour of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

Heathers the Musical launches its Number 1. touring production from 5 August 2021, opening at Leeds Grand Theatre, before spreading corn nuts throughout the UK and Ireland. 

HEATHERS Will Launch UK and Ireland Tour August 5 Photo HEATHERS Will Launch UK and Ireland Tour August 5
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2021

Heathers the Musical will open in Leeds and visit cities throughout the UK and Ireland, Further dates, venues and on-sale details will follow shortly.

HEATHERS Will Return to the West End and Launch Tour This Summer Photo HEATHERS Will Return to the West End and Launch Tour This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021

Westerberg High's Veronica Sawyer is just another nobody dreaming of a better day. But when she joins the beautiful and impossibly cruel Heathers, her dreams of popularity may finally come true. Mysterious teen rebel JD teaches her that it might kill to be a nobody, but it is murder being a somebody.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Dominion Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Dominion Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2020

Exclusive photography has been released from the rehearsal room with preparations underway for the musical staged concert of A Christmas Carol. Performances will begin at the Dominion Theatre on Monday 7 December.

Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots From FANNY AND STELLA Starring Jed Berry, Kan Photo Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots From FANNY AND STELLA Starring Jed Berry, Kane Verrall and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2020

Opening tonight is the first London Fringe production since Lockdown, a brand new socially distanced open-air production of ‘Fanny And Stella’, a musical with Book and Lyrics by Glenn Chandler, the creator of ‘Taggart’, and Music by Charles Miller.

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals for FANNY AND STELLA Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals for FANNY AND STELLA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2020

Rehearsals started today for the first London Fringe production since Lockdown, a brand new open-air production of ‘Fanny And Stella’, a musical with Book and Lyrics by Glenn Chandler, the creator of ‘Taggart’, and Music by Charles Miller.

Final Casting Announced For FANNY AND STELLA, The First London Fringe Show Since Lock Photo Final Casting Announced For FANNY AND STELLA, The First London Fringe Show Since Lockdown
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2020

Final casting is today announced for the first London Fringe production since Lockdown, a brand new socially distanced open-air production of 'Fanny And Stella', a musical with Book and Lyrics by Glenn Chandler, the creator of 'Taggart', and Music by Charles Miller.

Melbourne's Music Theatre Community Comes Together To Raise Funds For Victorian Bushf Photo Melbourne's Music Theatre Community Comes Together To Raise Funds For Victorian Bushfire Relief
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2020

RAGTIME Will Make Australian Premiere at Arts Centre Melbourne Photo RAGTIME Will Make Australian Premiere at Arts Centre Melbourne
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2019

Ragtime will make its Australian premiere at Arts Centre Melbourne 2 - 10 November 2019.

BWW Feature: KANSLEY & LIDERT HOMEGROWN SONGBOOK SERIES at Chapel Off Chapel Photo BWW Feature: KANSLEY & LIDERT HOMEGROWN SONGBOOK SERIES at Chapel Off Chapel
by David Pearson - Feb 17, 2019

Kansley and Lidert have a special one night only concert as part of HomeGrown's Songbook Series at Chapel Off Chapel on Monday 25th February, with some of Australia's best talent ready to showcase the duo's original work.

EVITA Breaks Record Becoming Highest Selling Show Ever At Arts Centre Melbourne Photo EVITA Breaks Record Becoming Highest Selling Show Ever At Arts Centre Melbourne
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2019

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA is one of the most celebrated musicals of all time. The original West End and Broadway production, directed by Hal Prince, is currently playing at the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne and has now become the highest selling show ever staged at the venue. The remarkable Tina Arena stars in the musical where her portrayal of Eva Per n has been recognised as the role of her lifetime.

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA Extended Through March In Melbourne Photo Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA Extended Through March In Melbourne
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 10, 2019

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA is Melbourne's Summer Musical. One of the most celebrated musicals of all time, the original West End and Broadway production directed by Hal Prince, is currently playing at the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne and due to overwhelming demand, the season has now been extended to March 3.

BWW Review: EVITA at State Theatre Photo BWW Review: EVITA at State Theatre
by Victoria Beal - Dec 11, 2018

Evita is a night of theatre not to be missed. Seeing Tina Arena perform such an iconic role in her home town is an event that people will be talking about for years to come.

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Tina Arena In EVITA At Sydney Opera House Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Tina Arena In EVITA At Sydney Opera House
by Alan Henry - Sep 21, 2018

Australian icon, singer, songwriter and musical theatre star Tina Arena plays the role of Eva Peron in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA in Sydney. EVITA, one of the most celebrated classical musicals of all time, is now playing at the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House. Get a first look at the cast in action below!

BWW REVIEW: Hal Prince's Original West End And Broadway Staging Of EVITA Is Revived F Photo BWW REVIEW: Hal Prince's Original West End And Broadway Staging Of EVITA Is Revived For A New Generation With Mixed Results In Sydney Australia
by Jade Kops - Sep 20, 2018

Following a successful restaging in South Africa and Singapore, Associate Director Dan Kutner brings the revival of Hal Prince's original West End and Broadway staging of EVITA to Australia with a predominantly Australian cast for Sydney and later Melbourne audiences.

EVITA Begins Performances Tonight Photo EVITA Begins Performances Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2018

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA has finally returned to Australia with the first performance of this iconic block-buster musical tonight at the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House, ahead of the star-studded Opening Night on Tuesday 18 September. EVITA has achieved the highest grossing advance of any production in the history of the Sydney Opera House, and is playing for a strictly limited seven-week season in Sydney.

Children's Cast Announced For EVITA in Sydney Photo Children's Cast Announced For EVITA in Sydney
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2018

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, Australian impresario John Frost and leading UK theatre producer David Ian today announced the 18 young performers who have been cast in the upcoming production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA at the Sydney Opera House from September. Three sets of six children will alternate in ensemble roles.

EVITA Starring Tina Arena Will Be Melbourne's Next Summer Musical Photo EVITA Starring Tina Arena Will Be Melbourne's Next Summer Musical
by Marianka Swain - May 28, 2018

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, Australian theatre producer John Frost and leading UK theatre producer David Ian today announced that their upcoming production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA will be Melbourne's Summer Musical in 2018-9. 

Broadway's Paulo Szot and West End's Kurt Kansley Join Tina Arena in EVITA Photo Broadway's Paulo Szot and West End's Kurt Kansley Join Tina Arena in EVITA
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2018

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, Australian theatre producer John Frost and leading UK theatre producer David Ian today announced the full cast for their upcoming production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA. One of the most celebrated musicals of all time, the original West End and Broadway production of EVITA, directed by Hal Prince, will return to Australia from 13 September this year, playing at the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House.

Casting Revealed For UK's First All-Black GUYS AND DOLLS Photo Casting Revealed For UK's First All-Black GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

This Christmas director Michael Buffong transports the smash-hit musical GUYS AND DOLLS up-town to 1939 Harlem in the UK's first all-Black cast production of this iconic show.

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