The closest we’ve been to a new-old school “star vehicle” in modern musical theatre is unquestionably THE BOY FROM OZ which tells the story of the divinely flamboyant Peter Allen and probably wouldn’t have been on Broadway, let alone a big hit, without the star wattage of Allen’s Aussie countryman, Hugh Jackman. Here this week to discuss this musical and other important Australian exports (like actors and tim tams) is both a “boy from Oz” and podcaster, Justin Clarke! Please enjoy this conversation (and Justin’s accent) that reminds us how musicals can connect us, even on opposite ends of the world.
For more about Justin’s podcast, follow @theatrethoughtsaus on Instagram and check out his entire site dedicated to Australian theatre at https://theatrethoughtsaus.online/
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