Producers have released a new commercial for the Australian stage premiere of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom, which began performances March 25 at the Lyric Theatre in Sydney.
Global Creatures and Bazmark produce the stage production that reunites members of the 1992 film's original creative team, including Lurmann, who co-writes with Craig Pearce, as well as set and costume designer Catherine Martin and choreographer John "Cha Cha" O'Connell.
Strictly Ballroom will officially open April 12. The cast is led by 18-year-old Thomas Lacey ("Dance Academy") as Scott Hastings, opposite Phoebe Panaretos (Oliver!) as Fran.
American songwriters Diane Warren and David Foster are part of a team that includes Australian composers Elliott Wheeler, Sia Furler and Eddie Perfect. The stage production also features songs from the film, including "Love is in the Air," "Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps" and "Time After Time."
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You