Michael Cassel Group is a live entertainment company formed to produce the world’s greatest theatrical productions and live entertainment.
Led by Michael Cassel, the entrepreneurial company has enjoyed a “meteoric rise” (Australian Financial Review) credited as “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.
Current productions include the Australian Premiere of Hamilton, now playing at the Sydney Lyric Theatre and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre. Internationally, the company is producing the global touring production of Disney’s The Lion King.
As Executive Producer, the company will oversee The Phantom of the Opera for Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group, in a production produced by Opera Australia. The show will make its highly anticipated premiere at the Sydney Opera House in September 2021.
In May 2022, Michael Cassel Group will bring Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Mary Poppins to the Sydney Lyric Theatre.
Previous productions include Kinky Boots, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Les Misérables, Kinky Boots, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Singin’ In The Rain.
Concerts and events include The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Celeste Barber, Tina Arena, Darren Criss and Lea Salonga, along with the opening celebration of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 which was televised internationally.
In addition to the group’s expanding theatrical interests, the company represents former Australian Prime Minister, The Hon. Julia Gillard AC, journalist and broadcaster Liz Hayes, former Olympian and global sporting administrator Lord Sebastian Coe CH, KBE, Strictly You by Sonia Kruger and media personalities Sami Lukis, Charlie Albone and Juliet Love.
Based in Sydney, Australia, the Michael Cassel Group has expanded its horizons with offices in New York, Singapore and Melbourne as the company focuses on international touring and the creative development of original theatrical productions.