Leading theatre producer John Frost and Chief Executive Officer of Arts Centre Melbourne, Claire Spencer, today announced that they would unite to reinstate the tradition of the annual summer musical in the State Theatre of Arts Centre Melbourne from 2017. “In days gone by, Melbourne audiences looked forward to enjoying lavish musicals during their summer holidays. Shows like Hello Dolly, The Secret Garden and The King and I opened in late December at the State Theatre and played though January and February,” they said. The first musical... Read More
About the Show
It’s a story that goes far beyond the song and it’s opening in December at Arts Centre Melbourne, State Theatre.
DREAM LOVER reveals the extraordinary story of legendary singer, songwriter and actor Bobby Darin.
Starring David Campbell and directed by Simon Phillips (Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical), the show presents great hits from the 50s and 60s including Mack The Knife, Beyond the Sea and the multi-million-seller Dream Lover.
This musical captures the glamour and passion of the big band era, the Rat Pack in Vegas and the Golden Age of Hollywood – a time of trail-blazing stars, knock-out fashions and life-changing events.
Featuring a sensational cast with over 40 on stage including an 18-piece big band, DREAM LOVER – THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL is a big show with a big score and a big heart.
Don’t miss DREAM LOVER - THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL: a true story stranger than fiction and far beyond the song.
MELBOURNE’S SUMMER MUSICAL
Exclusive to Arts Centre Melbourne from December
· 40 on stage including an 18 piece big band ·