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The Michael Cassel Group is a live entertainment company formed to produce the world’s greatest musical and theatrical productions, live entertainment experiences, marquee events and concert attractions.

Current productions include the Australian Premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, now playing at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne. In 2019, the company will also bring the acclaimed international spectacular, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo to Sydney’s ANZ Stadium and Tony® and Olivier Award-winning Broadway star and Disney legend Lea Salonga in Concert. The Michael Cassel Group will premiere the landmark, multi-award-winning musical Hamilton at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in a new production beginning March 2021.

In 2020, the Michael Cassel Group will produce the opening celebration of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 at the Sydney Showground Stadium.

Internationally, the company is producing the worldwide touring production of Disney’s The Lion King in celebration of its 20th anniversary on stage. The Lion King is now playing in Korea, before Taiwan and more engagements to be announced soon. On Broadway, the Michael Cassel Group is a co-producer of two 2018 premiere musical productions, Pretty Woman: The Musical and The Cher Show.

Previous productions include Priscilla Queen of the DesertBeautiful: The Carole King MusicalLes MisérablesKinky BootsSingin’ In The RainLea Salonga in Concert and Darren Criss: Intimate and Live.

In addition to the group’s expanding theatrical interests, the company represents former Australian Prime Minister, the Hon. Julia Gillard AC, former Olympian and global sporting administrator Lord Sebastian Coe CH, KBE and media personality Sami Lukis.

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HAMILTON will make its Australian premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in a new production beginning March 2021. Producers Jeffrey Seller and Michael Cassel together with creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, joined NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian in announcing the much-anticipated production today.

Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda said; “Thank you to everyone in Australia who’s been asking for Hamilton. It’s on its way and we can’t wait.”

Hamilton Producer Jeffrey Seller said; “Every producer of a successful Broadway

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100 Cast Members on Three Continents Celebrate 100M Milestone with Multilingual “Circle of Life” 
THE LION KING – the most successful title in musical theatre history – passes another historic milestone this week, welcoming its 100,000,000th guest worldwide.  Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 25 productions have played in 100 cities around the world on every continent except Antarctica.
To celebrate the milestone, THE LION KING today released a new music video

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