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The Production Company Documents Its Australian Theatre History Online

by Paul Cashmere

As Covid-19 hit at the start of 2021, The Production Company was preparing for a final show in 2020. It never happened. However, what did happen prior to 2020 was an incredible run of 64 musicals and more than 500 performances for the people of Melbourne.

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Kurt Kansley in Ragtime from The Production Company

The Production Company Ends 21st Season With Potent ‘Ragtime’

by Paul Cashmere

‘Ragtime’ is possibly the most confronting production The Production Company has ever presented.

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Jeanne Pratt AC, Chairman of The Production Company

After 21 Years The Production Company To Finish In 2020

by Paul Cashmere

The Production Company, the treasured Melbourne theatre company founded by Jeanne Pratt in 1999, will present its final performance in May 2020.

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Jeanne Pratt AC, Chairman of The Production Company

The Production Company Launches 2019 Season with a Bowie exclusive

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne’s revered theatre company The Production Company has launched its 2019 season with two Australian premieres (including David Bowie’s last work) and an all time classic.

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The Production Company 2016

Funny Girl Is The Show But The Production Company Is The Star

by Paul Cashmere

The Production Company will deliver its 50th show this season and Saturday night saw a spectacular launch of the 2016 season with ‘Funny Girl’. More on that in a moment.

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Nice Work If You Can Get It at the State Theatre in Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nice Work If You Can Get It Premieres In Australia

by Paul Cashmere

Jeanne Pratt’s The Production Company has premiered the new Gershwin musical ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ for the first time in Australia and it is one of the best shows from the company to date.

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Westside Story opened on Saturday 11 July 2015 at the State Theatre in Melbourne.as part of The Production Company 2015 season.

The Production Company Turns 50 With West Side Story

by Paul Cashmere

The Production Company has turned 50 with its latest production, the classic ‘West Side Story’.

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140304Simon Burke and Todd McKenney star in La Cage Aux Folles photo by Ros OGorman

The Production Company Launches 2014 Season

by Paul Cashmere

The Production Company Chairman Jeanne Pratt, Artistic Director Ken Mackenzie-Forbes and Executive Director Rachel Taylor have launched the 2014 season in a lavish function in Melbourne’s historic Raheen mansion.

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Benaud Trio, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

The Benaud Trio Launch Album At South Melbourne Town Hall

by Paul Cashmere

Australian classical group The Benaud Trio chose the South Melbourne Town Hall for the launch of their new album ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ because that is where they recorded the album.

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Caroline O'Connor in Gypsy photo by Jeff Busby

Gypsy Kicks Of The Production Company 2013 Season

by Paul Cashmere

Gypsy, starring Caroline O’Connor, has launched the 2013 season for Jeanne Pratt’s The Production Company.

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The Production Company, Launch 2013, Noise11, Photo

The Production Company Announces 2013 Season

by Paul Cashmere

The 15th season of The Production Company will feature ‘Gypsy’, ‘Singing In The Rain’ and ‘The Pirates of Penzance’.

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