ADELAIDE PERFORMANCE: Singin’ in the Rain is coming to South Australia in December this year. Photo: Jeff BusbyThe splash-hit West End stage production Singin’ in the Rain,starring Jack Chambers, Gretel Scarlett and ErikaHeynatz, will splash-down in Adelaide at the Festival Theatre previewing from December 1for a limited season.Itwill be the first time in almost 15years that a production of the show has been seen on the main stage inAdelaide.Accomplished performers Grant Almirall and Rohan Browne will share the role of Don Lockwood in a productionthat has been hailed by critics and audiences alike.
In the role of Don Lockwood’s sidekick Cosmo Brown is the dynamic Jack Chambers. Earning a place in Australianentertainment history when he won the first So You Think You Can Dance in 2008, Jack went on to spend 14months in New York working as a choreographer and teacher at the prestigious Joffrey Ballet School, returning toAustralia to star as Link Larkin in Hairspray the Musical. The role of aspiring actress Kathy Selden will be played bythe extraordinary Gretel Scarlett, star of Grease, Wicked and Mamma Mia! One of Australia’s emerging leadingladies, Gretel was a finalist in 2011’s ‘ANZ Trustees Rob Guest Endowment Award’ and last year released herdebut album Hopelessly Devoted.
Erika Heynatz, nominated for a Helpmann Award for her role as Brooke Windham in Legally Blonde and earningrave reviews for her portrayal of Magenta in The Rocky Horror Show, plays Lockwood’s vapid leading lady, LinaLamont. With a comprehensive and full career that spans more than forty years, Robyn Arthur joins this stellarcast as Hollywood gossip reporter, Dora Bailey.Produced in Australia by Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, Michael Cassel Group, David Atkins Enterprises andDainty Group International, the popular musical will thrill audiences as they experience high-octane choreography,sumptuous sets and costumes and the exhilarating spectacle of rain live on stage!Making a splash from the moment it premiered, this sensational production of SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN extended itsoriginal run at the Chichester Festival Theatre in the UK due to unprecedented public demand, before transferringto the famous Palace Theatre in London in 2012. Now, after a sell-out West End season, unparalleled praise fromcritics and audiences alike, four Olivier Award nominations, a major UK tour, New Zealand season and currentAsian Tour, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN is set to delight Australian audiences.
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