A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a delightful den of comedic genius.
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, the contestants spell their way through a series of [potentially made-up] words hoping to never hear the soul-crushing “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box. Rating: PG
Proudly presented by our friends at The Show Company: Director - Allan Jeffrey, Musical Director - Petr Divis, Choreography - Leiz Moore, Production Manager - Mark Wojcik
THANKS HOBART FAMILIES for supporting our Junior’s in Beauty & the Beast jnr and for the lovely feedback. We had a great season and
we love what we do! :)
It was 'A TALE AS OLD AS TIME...' Our three ‘Belles’ found life tedious in her small provincial town and escaped by reading her beloved books and day-dreaming of a life of adventure! But she never anticipated being trapped in a castle with an assortment of animated household objects and a ferocious Beast!
But things were not as they seemed in the castle... and Belle learnt to never judge a book by its cover. Disney's Beauty & the Beast jnr was a fantastic tale of marvellous characters, songs and dancing! And we all lived happily ever after!
‘It was magic for the whole family!’
THANK YOU HOBART for 2 WONDERFUL SEASONS!
42ND STREET and BRING IT ON were absolute crowd-pleasers during September!
42nd Street had show-stopping dance routines by award-winning Mandy Lowrie, a cracking band led by Iestyn Parry with vocal direction by Maggie James with funny, romantic and engrossing action directed by Leiz Moore and Allan Jeffrey. Bring It On was Jaime Mollineaux-Herbert’s directorial debut as well creating energetic, funky routines with cheerleading by Ayesha Chilcott. The cool band featured emerging professional musicians led by Maggie James who was also vocal director assisted by Cassie Ogle and Finn Carter. We at Musical Theatre Crew is delighted to have worked with such a fantastic team of students, their families and theatre professionals, and loves creating these opportunities to showcase young Hobart talent!
Come and join us at Crew for engaging skill development and experience in performing:
- 'Onstage' & 'Centrestage' classes - open to all without audition, ages 6-11yrs and 12-16yrs. Try the first class free in 2018!
- 'Performance Ensembles' by audition - high level training, presenting a season of public shows - please email for audition information
- Dancing for Musical Theatre - start in 2018!
- Private Singing lessons with option of AMEB syllabus and exams
- Shows that boys and girls love
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CALL us on: 0419 146 634
THANKS HOBART - FOR SUPPORTING THEORY! Crew was delighted to back young adult emerging artists, by producing the funny, soulful and engaging 'Theory of Relativity' musical at the Peacock Theatre, 10-19 May 2018. The show was co-directed by Crew Alumni Finn Carter teaming up with Jack Lark, and starred well known ex-Crew grads Martine Holliday, Cassie Ogle and David Abbott.
We had fun over the rainbow!
Thanks to the hundreds and hundreds of people who supported the Junior Crew's production of The Wizard of Oz! We had great adventures and learnt the value of friendship and family, and that we can do many things we couldn't - if we just look inside and trust ourselves!
Thanks for loving MILLIE - it was so much fun and the feedback was wonderful!
Winner of six Tony Awards, including best musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie is the delightful, smash-hit comedy set in New York's roaring 1920s based on the hilarious Oscar award-winning film.
Millie, the 'modern' fast-talking flapper, knows what she wants... a wealthy man! The show delivers an evening of madcap merriment and features spectacular dance routines and catchy songs. "So beat the drum 'cos here comes Thoroughly Modern Millie NOW!"
As well as running MTCrew, Allan Jeffrey and Leiz Moore are co-producers with the award-winning The Show Company, which brought the magical MARY POPPINS to Hobart's Theatre Royal in January 2018.
Allan directed the show (having won Best Direction for Community Musical Theatre for WICKED in 2017) and Leiz choreograph with the Crew's award-winning choreographer, Mandy Lowrie.
The Show Company's production of WICKED was nominated for 10 Tasmanian Theatre Awards winning a record 5 awards including Best Production, Best Musical Direction and Best Ensemble - with the cast featuring nine 'graduates' of the Musical Theatre Crew!
We had wonderful adventures in 2016 - thanks for joining us on the journey!
'Blindingly good... delivered the entertainment goods!'
Merlene Abbott, Stage Whispers 2014
‘Loved it! Such an energetic show! Beautiful voices and great dancers! The dog was pretty cute too!
Congrats!’ Sally Snell
‘I was simply blown away. The future of theatre in Tasmania is in great hands... This production is a credit to all involved. Five stars from me.’ Daryl Peebles
'OMG!!! What an amazing show. Congratulations to the whole cast. You were fantastic.' Therese Chilcott
‘Wonderful music and I think it’s the best performance yet from the Musical Theatre Crew – lots of fun and energy. There are some up and coming young stars who I’d love to work with one day...’ Petr Divis
2015 COMMUNITY MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS - WINNER: Best Choreography, NOMINATED: Best Production, Direction, Ensemble, Musical and Design!
'...a fast, energetic and slick production.' Stage Whispers 2015