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Barnum The Circus Musical

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by Belinda Price (subscribe)
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Suspend your disbelief at Barnum - The Circus Musical, as it's being staged at the Comedy Theatre from 27 April to 2 June 2019.

Barnum - The Circus Musical is based on the life of showman P. T. Barnum, covering the period from 1835 through 1880 in America and major cities of the world where he took his performing companies. You'll experience traditional musical theatre blended with real-life circus in a completely re-imagined production.

Image supplied by Lucky Star Media.

Starring in the lead role of P.T. (Phineas Taylor) Barnum is Australia's own greatest showman Todd McKenney. Rachel Beck will be playing his wife, Charity. Suzie Mathers is returning home to Australia after having taken London's West End by storm in recent years, as the Swedish Nightingale Jenny Lind.

Joice Heth is musical theatre star Akina Edmonds, the Ringmaster is Kirby Burgess and Joshua Reckless will star as Tom Thumb. Joining them with extraordinary talents in circus arts are the ensemble cast including Embla Bishop, Robbie Curtis, Sarah Gray, Matthew Hamilton, William Meagher, Stephen McDowell, Vanessa McGregor and Karlee Misipeka.

Image supplied by Lucky Star Media. Photo by Jeff Busby.

Some of the musical numbers will include There is a Sucker Born Ev'ry Minute, The Colors of My Life, Museum Song, I Like Your Style, Love Makes Such Fools of Us All and Join the Circus.

A theatrical event for all generations, full of music, circus, magic and comedy. Don't miss Barnum - The Circus Musical as it's only in town for a limited six week run from 27 April to 2 June.
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Why? Experience the greatest show on earth at Barnum The Circus Musical
When: 27 April - 2 June
Phone: 1300 111 011
Where: Comedy Theatre, 240 Exhibition St, Melbourne
Cost: $92.00 to $145.00 plus booking fee
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