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Puttin' on the Ritz with Special Guest Rob Mills

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Live Show Musical Extravaganza - Golden Age of Hollywood


This is a live show which will play at the Regal Theatre in Subiaco.



It is set in the Golden Age of Hollywood and is a spectacular show featuring special guest Australian, Rob Mills, who will bring back those well-loved tunes and music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and George Gershwin.

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These were in an era when melody, rhythm and dance were all the rage and there were some wonderful performers in this period of time.

"Puttin' On the Ritz" is actually a song written by Irving Berlin, and he wrote it way back in 1927! It was first performed in 1929 and it was so typical of songs and music of that era.

Nowadays, the show is presented by Mellen Events and this is the first time it will tour Australia where it has come direct from London with a cast of West End stars.

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The American production of Puttin' on the Ritz first toured the UK in 2014, and it broke box office records. Since then, the show has toured around the world and has been selling out.

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There will be songs such as:

Cheek to Cheek
Alexander's Rag Time Band
Birth of the Blues
Swanee
Night and Day
I Got Rhythm
Easter Parade
Puttin On The Ritz and many more

These famous and well-known songs of the Golden Age of Hollywood are performed live on stage with award winning singers and dancers, all dressed in glittering costumes.

About Rob Mills
For the last ten years, Rob has had a very successful career in musical theatre, having most recently playing Danny in a national tour of Grease (2013-15). Rob was also cast in the musical WICKED when it came to Australia in 2008, and he played the part of Fiyero in this Broadway extravaganza.

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This show went on to play over 500 shows in Melbourne and Sydney and received brilliant reviews and this helped to establish Rob as one of Australia's favourite singers and performers.

Other shows he was in include:

Legally Blonde (2013)
The Last Five Years (2011)
Into the Woods (2010)
Hair (2007)

Rob studied music and drama at Brentwood Secondary and Box Hill Senior Secondary College and this helped improve his love of the stage. Rob also became known when he was a finalist on the first series of Australian Idol, back in 2003. Following this success, he toured with a national Idol Tour.

He released his first single album, Ms Vanity and this went to number 6 on the Australian charts, and then attained Gold status. His debut album Up All Night was released in June 2004, featuring seven co-written tracks. Rob then returned back to musicals in 2015 and did a one man cabaret show which also received good reviews.

CAST
Cast in this show include:

Simon Schofield
Natalie Spriggs
Monique Young
Emma Kate Nelson
David Wyatt
Damion Scarcella
plus dancers

DATE
Thursday 14th September, 2017
2 pm and 7.30 pm

Friday 15th September, 2017
2 pm and 7.30 pm

Saturday 16th September, 2017
2 pm and 7:30 pm

VENUE
Regal Theatre
Rokeby Road, Subiaco

BOOKINGS
Bookings can be made here

RUNNING TIMES
Times are approximate only, and subject to change at any time.
2:00 pm show
Box Office Open: 12:00 PM

Act 1: 2:00 pm
Interval: 2:50 pm

Act 2: 3:10 pm
Approx Finishing Time: 4:00 pm

7:30 pm show
Box Office Open: 5:30 pm
Act 1: 7:30 pm

Interval: 8:20 pm

Act 2: 8:40 pm
Approx Finishing Time: 9:30 pm

COST
From about $86 to $102 per ticket

MANDURAH SHOW
VENUE
Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

WHEN
Sunday 17th September, 2017 - 2 pm MATINEE JUST ADDED
Sunday 17th September, 2017 - 7:30 pm SOLD OUT

CONTACT
08 9550 3900 or www.manpac.com.au

BUNBURY
VENUE
BREC,
Bunbury

WHEN
Wednesday 13th September, 2017 - 2 pm MATINEE JUST ADDED
Wednesday 13th September, 2017 - 7:30 pm SOLD OUT

CONTACT
1300 661 272 or get your tickets here.
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Why? For a night's entertainment
When: From 14th September to 16th September, 2017
Where: Regal Theatre, Subiaco, and Regional
Cost: From $81.90 per ticket
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