NORTHERN suburbs performers will bring renowned Broadway hits to life at the Regal Theatre this weekend.
Madeline Hangan, of Joondalup, Chloe Grimes, of Burns Beach, Imogen Dearlove, of Ocean Reef, Summer Krysiak, of Burns Beach, Jacinta Baxter, of Quinns Rocks, and Eve Basson, of Mindarie, are among the 70-strong cast in MSJ Productions’ The Best Of Broadway.
It includes musical numbers from classic shows such as Les Miserables, Gypsy, Carousel and West Side Story as well as newer productions Hair-spray, The Producers, Matilda and Shrek The Musical.
Madeline (22) said she was very honoured to be part of a such a professional show with so many talented young WA performers.
“In the show I will be playing a number of characters from a number of different musicals such as Anything Goes, West Side Story, Hairspray and Les Miserables just to name a few,” she said.
“With such a strong cast of young performers it is a show not to be missed.”
Eve (14), who sings and does various dance styles, has already rehearsed for Matilda, Hairspray, 13, Les Mis, Gypsy and 42nd Street.
“The Best Of Broadway is really fun and enjoyable and is a great opportunity for me to be part of,” she said. “I am so excited for the performance evenings.”
Chloe (20) features in dance numbers and singing solos and Imogen (13) said she was excited to have been cast in the show, singing songs from Broadway and dancing too.
Summer (6), who has been singing since the age of one, said she was “super excited” to have been selected to take part in the children chorus for songs from The Sound of Music, Oliver, Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.
Jacinta (14) is “very excited” to be given the opportunity to per-form.
“I have done three years of competitive gymnastics and many dance concerts, school productions and I have done performing arts with my school,” she said.
The show opens at 2pm at Regal Theatre on September 13 with tickets available through ticketek.com.
It is also at the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre at 2pm on September 19 with tickets available at manpac.com.au.