The iconic Australian musical, The Boy from Oz turns
20 in 2018, and to celebrate
Company is staging a new production. Rohan Browne,
(Singin’ in The Rain, Brigadoon) stars as Peter Allen, and Caroline
O’Connor (Funny Girl, Anastasia (Broadway) and The
Rink (London)) returns to The Production Company for the role of Judy
Garland. Also starring Loren Hunter (Dusty) as
Liza Minnelli, Maxwell Simon (American Idiot) as
Greg Connell, Robyn Arthur (Singin’ in The Rain)
as Peter’s mother, Marion Woolnough and Francis Greenslade (Winners
and Losers) as his father, Dick Woolnough.
This is the dazzling, funny and moving story of the legendary Australian
entertainer Peter Allen.
From a humble start, Peter was singing in country pubs at age 11. He
survived family tragedy to become a teenage TV star. Discovered by Judy
Garland, he married her daughter Liza Minnelli and went on to achieve
international stardom as a performer and songwriter.
The Boy from Oz includes many of Peter Allen’s best loved hits: Quiet
Please, There’s A Lady On Stage, Not The Boy Next
Door, Everything Old Is New Again, I Honestly Love You, I Still Call
Australia Home, Tenterfield Saddler and the show-stopping I
Go to Rio.