Muriel's Wedding The Musical walks the aisle to Melbourne and Sydney stages next year

Friday 14 September 2018

Muriel's Wedding The Musical walks the aisle to Melbourne and Sydney stages next year

With the stellar cast yet to be revealed, dates for the Melbourne season of 'Muriel's Wedding The Musical' have been announced. The five-time Helpmann Award-winning musical will play a limited run in Melbourne from March to April next year, before returning to Sydney where it premiered in November 2017 to rave reviews.

"Incredible. It will be talked about for years." - Sydney Morning Herald

"The music was sensational." - The Daily Telegraph

"Extraordinary." - The Australian

"This is a show with heart." - The Guardian

"It isn’t just as good as an ABBA song—it’s better." - Limelight

"Every bit as funny as the film." - Daily Review

"Will leave you smiling for days." - Time Out

'Muriel's Wedding The Musica'l is a theatrical version of PJ Hogan’s iconic hit film of the same title, updated to today by the writer himself with music and lyrics by Australian award-winning songwriters Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall with additional songs by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, and Stig Anderson written for ABBA. It is produced by Global Creatures.

"I am thrilled to bring this new Australian musical to Melbourne after our sold-out premiere Sydney season last year. 'Muriel’s Wedding The Musical' brings one of Australia’s most iconic and loved films to the stage. This is a brash musical with a very big heart featuring award-winning music by Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall," said Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures.

The outstanding creative team behind the critically-acclaimed production is led by theatre director Simon Phillips, set and costume designer Gabriela Tylesova, choreographer Andrew Hallsworth, lighting designer Trent Suidgeest, sound designer Michael Waters, music supervisor Guy Simpson and musical director Isaac Hayward.

Watch out for tickets and witness how one of your most favourite classic Aussie films come to life on stage again next year!

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