As We Will Rock You continues performances at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, the show’s producers have confirmed exactly when the show will be headed to Perth (Crown Theatre) and Adelaide (Festival Theatre) later this year. Both of these tour legs will be held shortly after the previously dated Brisbane and Melbourne seasons, which are set to begin in July and August 2016 respectively.
We Will Rock You will head to Perth first, where the season will begin on November 15th. Ticket sales for the Perth season will begin on June 13th. Those in Adelaide will be able to welcome in 2017 We Will Rock You style, with shows set to begin on December 31st. Tickets for the Adelaide season will go on sale starting June 6th.
John Frost (on behalf of his co-producers) has said:
I’m thrilled to bring this entertaining and epic celebration of Queen to Perth and Adelaide. We have assembled an extraordinary and high energy cast, who are receiving huge acclaim from both audiences and media.
Ben Elton | Writer and Director of We Will Rock You, has added:
I’m especially excited to bring WE WILL ROCK YOU to my adopted home town of Perth, where I know audiences will love it. I’m so proud of this new production of the show which really is dynamite with a Laser Beam! It has been an absolute pleasure and privilege to work on.
This newest Australian production of We Will Rock You has some big names in its cast line-up. The show stars Gareth Keegan (Jersey Boys) as Galileo, Erin Clare (Heathers) as Scaramouche, Casey Donovan (The Sapphires) as Killer Queen, Brian Mannix (Uncanny X-Men) as Buddy, Jaz Flowers (Hairspray) as Oz, Thern Reynolds (Rock of Ages) as Brit, and Simon Russell (ABC TV’s Jack Irish) as Khashoggi.
Joining the lead cast on-stage are Justin Anderson, Sheridan Anderson, Erinn Arnel, Michelle Barr, Hugh Barrington, Kyla Bartholomeusz, Sarah Clarke, Keane Fletcher, Scott McConnell, Suzie Melloy, Ruvarashe Ngwenya, Morgan Palmer, Joshua Russell, Ryan Sheppard, Leigh Sleightholme, Ashlee Smith, Thalia Smith, Mike Snell, Kate Thomas, Karla Tonkich and Paul Watson.