Michael Cassel Group produces and presents world-class theatrical productions and live entertainment.
The entrepreneurial company has enjoyed a “meteoric rise” (Australian Financial Review), credited as “a major force in Australian theatre” (Variety), “the new hit-maker in Australian theatre” (Sydney Morning Herald) and been named a “visionary” and “a producer with global cred changing the face of the stage” by The Weekend Australian. Headquartered in Sydney, the company has offices in New York, Singapore and Melbourne.
Beloved Australian entertainment icon Patti Newton will join the cast of MARY POPPINS, taking her place on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral as Bird Woman for the Brisbane season of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s critically acclaimed new production.
Beginning her prolific career at four years old, Patti Newton’s work has spanned screen, stage, and radio, leading her to become one of Australia’s favourite entertainers. With theatre credits including The Wizard of Oz, The
New York, NY – Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, today announced that the hugely acclaimed and much beloved New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s revival of Into the Woods at the St. James Theatre will be extended for an additional eight weeks. Tickets are now on sale through to 16 October.
Into the Woods, the first Broadway show of the 2022/2023 season, is directed by Lear deBessonet,
Following its critically acclaimed Sydney season, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s MARY POPPINS is set to soar into Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre, QPAC this October.
The season will be a theatrical homecoming for Stefanie Jones as Mary Poppins and Jack Chambers as Bert, who both hail from Brisbane and first performed together as children in The Sound of Music in their home city.
“Growing up in Brisbane I dreamt of playing a role like Mary Poppins,”