04
Jun
13

Noosa Long Weekend: 4 Seasons in 1 Night Starring Bobby Fox & Up Close and Personal with Michael Cormick & Rachael Beck!

The Noosa Long Weekend Festival begins next Friday June 14th!

How excitement!

 

Bobby Fox. Image by Kurt Sneddon.

We’re looking forward to attending the official opening night function, and the Queensland premiere of 4 Seasons in 1 Night starring Irish-born Bobby Fox, at The J Theatre.

 

You have just two chances to catch this fantastic performance from one of our top musical theatre stars…well, if you’re lucky, there might just be an additional 5pm performance on the Saturday. But don’t wait for it to be announced or you might miss out altogether!

 

4 Seasons In 1 Night stars stage powerhouse, Bobby Fox, renowned for his critically acclaimed performance of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys. Charting his experience with the show, from his first (not-so-successful) audition, to the final, exhilarating bow, 4 Seasons In 1 Night celebrates the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in an evening packed with anecdotes and cheeky secrets that will take you behind the scenes of one of Australia’s most successful stage shows of all time.

 

Bobby was handpicked by the man himself to play the role of Frankie Valli in the smash hit musical Jersey Boys, playing to sold out seasons in Melbourne & Sydney. Following his appearance at the Noosa Long Weekend, Bobby continues his role as Spring, the eldest Tap brother, in the hit musical Hot Shoe Shuffle. The show goes to Sydney in July.

 

Hailing from Longford Ireland, Bobby’s career highlights in include; 4 times Irish Dance Champion and touring with Irish productions such as Riverdance, Dancing on Dangerous Ground (principal understudy) and To Dance on the Moon (principal dancer).

 

Upon moving to Australia in 2002, Bobby began his professional musical theatre career and hasn’t looked back with feature roles in Mamma Mia, Leader of the Pack, Dusty – The Original Pop Diva., We Will Rock You, Spamalot and The Production Company’s Sweet Charity and Damn Yankies.

 

4 Seasons in 1 Night

The J Theatre

Friday June 14 & Saturday June 15 7:30pm

Possible additional show Saturday June 15 5pm

2 hours with intermission (we love intermission)

All seats $65

Bookings online noosalongweekend.com

 

 

Rachael Beck.

Of course, if you’re not at The J doing pre-show drinks and pics and things with us, you might as well be at berardo’s restaurant & bar to catch Michael Cormick and Rachael Beck in Up Close and Personal! Intimate, real, honest and FUN! Michael and Rachael will take you on a musical journey through song, from classic musical theatre to modern romantic duets and stand-alone love songs and stories that will make you laugh and cry.

 

Rachael is one of Australia’s most in demand performers. Widely known for her performance as Belle opposite Hugh Jackman in Beauty and the Beast, Rachael has also appeared in numerous television productions and concerts. Television credits include Sam in Hey Dad for 4 years and most recently, City Homicide.

 

Other theatre credits include Sally Bowles in Sam Mendes’ Cabaret, Fantine in Cameron Macintosh’s Les Misérables, Maria in The Sound Of Music, Peg Hartigan in Summer Rain (directed by Robin Nevin) and Kathy Seldon in David Atkins’ Singin’ In The Rain.

 

Rachael appears with “Girls On film” in the corporate world: clients include the Commonweath Bank, Netball Australia and Westpac.

 

Xanthe Coward & Rachael Beck Live and Intimate with JRB 2011

Rachael also appears extensively in the concert and corporate arena, performing with Jeff Wayne on the Australian tour of War Of The Worlds and most recently with Jason Robert Brown on his Australian tour, which is when we met Rachael, post-show on the red lounge at Greystone, along with JRB, Georgia Stitt and Jeremy Youett!

 

Rachael is currently starring as Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, which flies into Brisbane in November.

 

Michael’s theatre credits include The Rocky Horror Show, Cats, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Grease, Falsettos, Eureka, Sunset Boulevard, mama Mia, and the lead role in Beauty and the Beast, for which he received a MO Award.International roles include the lead in Phantom of the Opera, Calamity Jane, Romeo & Juliet, Chess, Evita and most recently, End of the Rainbow for the Edinburgh Festival and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production of The Woman in White. Michael has performed in numerous live and television concerts throughout Europe, including Royal Command performances of The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserable, the Christmas Festival opening at Royal Albert Hall and frequent guest appearances on the Terry Wogan Show (BBC London).

 

Michael Cormick

One of the most sought after corporate and live performers in the local music arena, Smooth Sessions is Michael’s long awaited debut album — a cool mix of classic songs that harness Michaels unique vocal and intoxicating lyricism with his laid back delivery. It’s the perfect chill out album.

 

Up Close and Personal

Michael Cormick and Rachael Beck

Friday June 14th & Sunday June 16th 6:15pm for 6:30pm start

berardo’s restaurant & bar

3.5 hours dinner & show (we love dinner and a show)

$165 Bookings online noosalongweekend.com

 

Rebecca Huntley Women and Power Forum
The first weekend of the festival also features The New Palm Court Orchestra; It’s Raining Me & Julie, Madly, Deeply; Flinders Quartet; One-Act Plays 2013; Wonderland Circa Zoo; Show Me the Magic; Teasing the Domestic; By the Book (Ramona Kovel); Harland’s Half Acre (David Malouf); Teas, Treats and Tales (Celebrity Chef Janelle Bloom).
AND the following forums:
  • Refugees Dilemma Here and Abroad
  • China: Just What Does It Make of Australia?
  • Women and Power (I’ll be live-tweeting it! Follow us on Twitter to join the conversation)

 

 

AND the following workshops:

 

 

  • Rythm Culture
  • Creative Writing with Sandy Curtis
  • iFilmaker

BOOKINGS ONLINE noosalongweekend.com

 

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