Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The Boy from Oz

October 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 20, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 20, 2018

One event on October 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm


The first Australian musical to conquer Broadway, The Boy from Oz was a huge success here in Australia with multi-award winner Todd McKenney as Peter Allen. The Broadway version was nominated for five Tony Awards in 2004, including Best Musical, and won Best Actor in a Musical (Hugh Jackman).

The Boy from Oz tells the story of the extraordinary life of legendary singer/songwriter Peter Allen, from his birth in 1944 in Tenterfield, NSW and humble beginnings growing up in rural Armidale to his meteoric rise to fame as an international star. The story covers Peter’s career in Australia and the United States, as well as his relationships with legendary singing stars Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli, until his death in 1992.

A juke-box musical, The Boy from Oz weaves many of Peter Allen’s most famous and beloved songs into his life story: unforgettable songs like ‘When I Get My Name in Lights’, ‘Quiet Please, There’s a Lady on Stage’, ‘Everything Old is New Again’, ‘I Honestly Love You’, ‘Don’t Cry Out Loud’, ‘I Still Call Australia Home’ and ‘I Go to Rio’.

Director/Choreographer: Rhylee Nowell

Musical Director: Matthew Hadgraft

The Boy from Oz explodes on the stage for 8 SHOWS ONLY from 12 October to 20 October 2018

at the Shirley Burke Theatre, Parkdale.

Tickets available online or contact our Booking Office on 03 9551 7514.


Peter Allen: Matt Jakowenko
Young Peter Allen: Ben Howell
Marion Woolnough: Wendy Alberni
Judy Garland: Saskia Penn
Liza Minnelli: Hallie Goodman
Greg Connell: Frankie Guida
Trio: Dayna Tinline, Zoe Matthews, Jessica McCallum
Dee Anthony: Graeme Bulluss
Dick Woolnough/Wally Bell: Tim Byron
Chris Bell: Rad Valance

Anna Meadows
Ariana Triskelidis
Craig McFarlane
Jacqueline Addison
Jennifer Williams
Jodi Wilkinson
Katherine Mylius
Karen Shnider
Mandy Lay
Marija Caruana-Smith
Mary Bryant
Mel Cox
Natalie Krizmanic
Rad Valance
Taryn Noitz
Tim Semmens


October 12, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm


MLOC Productions Inc.
+61 412 717 583
View Organiser Website


Shirley Burke Theatre, Parkdale
64 Parkers Road
Parkdale, Victoria 3195 Australia
+ Google Map
+61 3 9580 4998
View Location Website