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26/10/2006: SHOWSTOPPERS FROM THE MUSICALS

In a short Sydney Opera House season (Nov 2 Ė 4), five of Australiaís top musical theatre stars Todd McKenney, Judi Connelli, ChloŽ Dallimore (pictured), Trisha Crowe and Michael Falzon will perform the biggest hits and signature tunes from some of the iconic musicals, including The Producers, We Will Rock You, Sweet Charity, Gypsy, The Sound Of Music, Jesus Christ Superstar, Crazy For You, My Fair Lady, and more, accompanied by the Sydney Symphony conducted by Guy Noble.

TODD McKENNEY Award winning performances in The Boy from Oz and Singiní in the Rain have not only earned Todd McKenney critical acclaim, but also established him as one of Australiaís most popular entertainers of the stage and screen.

JUDI CONNELLI From opera to theatre, television to cabaret, Judi is a renowned multi-award winning performer who commands the stage. Extensive music theatre credits include Cabaret, Sweeney Todd and The Mikado.

CHLOň DALLIMORE Winning the 2005 Helpmann Award for her critically acclaimed performance as the blonde Swedish bombshell in The Producers, ChloŽís musical theatre credits also include Chicago, Sweet Charity and Shout!

TRISHA CROWE Returning with rave reviews from the London stage, Trisha recently wowed audiences playing the lead in the award-winning Australian musical Eureka. Other productions include Oliver! Into The Woods and HMS Pinafore.

MICHAEL FALZON Michael has worked throughout Australia, Asia, USA and UK, performing in theatre, concert, cabaret, television and film. Hand-picked by Brian May and Roger Taylor of QUEEN and Ben Elton, Michael shone as the lead in We Will Rock You. Other theatrical credits include The Pirates of Penzance, Hello Dolly! and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

GUY NOBLE Guy Noble has appeared regularly as a conductor with all the major Australian orchestras. He was Musical Director for productions including Sunset Boulevard, South Pacific and Man of La Mancha. He recently toured as conductor with Harry Connick, Jr. Dianne Reeves and Ben Folds.



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