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Hello Dolly Composer Jerry Herman Dies Age 88

by Paul Cashmere

American composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the score for the musicals ‘Hello Dolly’, ‘La Cage aux Folles’ and ‘Mame’, has died in Florida at the age of 88.

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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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Thoroughly Modern Millie Annie Aitken photo by Jeff Busby

#REVIEW: The Production Company presents Thoroughly Modern Millie

by Paul Cashmere

Writing up about ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ has me torn between the great things The Production Company have once again achieved with this production and the gaping insensitivity that the show could have avoided.

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David Bowie from the Lazarus finale

Could the David Bowie biopic be next?

by Music-News.com

The filmmakers behind Amy are in discussions to lead a documentary on rock icon David Bowie.

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iOTA in Lazarus for The Production Company

David Bowie’s Lazarus is a Major Win for The Production Company 2019 Season

by Paul Cashmere

With the staging of Australia’s first production of David Bowie’s final work ‘Lazarus’, The Production Company has taken a giant risk moving outside its comfort zone. It was the right decision to make.

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Chris Ryan Phoebe Panaretos and iOTA photo by Jeff Busby

Chris Ryan Talks About His Starring Role As Newton in Bowie’s Lazarus

by Paul Cashmere

In 2018 Jeanne Pratt’s The Production Company scored a major win for Melbourne. The company acquired the rights to David Bowie’s final work ‘Lazarus’.

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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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David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Production Company to produce David Bowie ‘Lazarus The Musical’ for Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne’s The Production Company will stage the first Australian production of David Bowie’s musical ‘Lazarus’ in 2019.

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Chris Ryan, Alinta Chidzey in A Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder

‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder’ Is Another Win For The Production Company

by Paul Cashmere

With ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder’ The Production Company has broadened its appeal with a very different and very funny new comedy making its Australian debut.

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Boy from Oz Rohan Browne and Caroline O'Connor

The Production Company Brings 2018 Relevance To The Boy From Oz

by Paul Cashmere

People go to the theatre for various reasons, some to escape, others to be inspired, all to be entertained. You can be guaranteed that The Production Company will tick all of those boxes with The Boy From Oz.

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Jeanne Pratt launching the 2014 season of The Production Company, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

The Production Company Announces It’s 2018 Season

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne’s theatre crown jewel The Production Company has revealed the three shows for the 2018 season.

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Jesus Christ Superstar opens in The State Theatre Melbourne on Saturday 29 July 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Production Company Creates A Thoroughly Modern Jesus Christ Superstar

by Paul Cashmere

For the 2017 version of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ The Production Company have excelled to create a totally modern version of the classic rock opera that is worthy of touring if they so desired.

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Trevor Ashley Cast As Herod In New Australian Jesus Christ Superstar

by Paul Cashmere

One of Australia’s biggest stars of stage Trevor Ashley has been cast as Herod in the upcoming Australian production of Jesus Christ Superstar from The Production Company.

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Hello Dolly for The Production Company at the Playhouse Theatre in the Arts Centre Melbourne on Friday 26 May 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Hello Dolly Kicks Off A Stunning 19th Year For The Production Company

by Paul Cashmere

The 2017 season for The Production Company has officially opened with Broadway classic ‘Hello Dolly’ their first production of the year.

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The Production Company announces the 2017 Program at Raheen in Kew on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

Millsy To Play Jesus In The Production Company ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ For 2017

by Paul Cashmere

The 2017 line-up for The Production Company has been revealed with Rob Mills resurrecting as Jesus in a new production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’.

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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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Dusty

The Production Company To Revive Dusty For 2016 Season

by Paul Cashmere

The Production Company line-up for 2016 has been revealed with a revival of the Dusty Springfield bio-musical ‘Dusty’ making its long overdue return.

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Jerry's Girls, music news, noise11.com

Jerry’s Girls Is A Turning Point For The Production Company

by Paul Cashmere

‘Jerry’s Girls’, the latest production for The Production Company, may just be the show that sets the treasured Melbourne theatre company off in a new direction.

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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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Production Company Launch 2015 photo by Ros OGorman

The Production Company Reveals 2015 Program

by Paul Cashmere

The Production Company will return in Melbourne for its 17th season including its 50th production on 11 July, 2015.

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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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Geoffrey Rush, John Foreman, Gary Young, Singing In The Rain, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Geoffrey Rush Makes Surprise Cameo In Singin In The Rain

by Paul Cashmere

Geoffrey Rush made a surprise cameo in the latest production of ‘Singin’ In The Rain’ from The Production Company in Melbourne last night.

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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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