Elvis: A Musical Revolution returns to Sydney

Following three season extensions and rave reviews in Melbourne, Elvis: A Musical Revolution returns to Sydney’s State Theatre with a reimagined production featuring even more #1 hit Elvis songs and high-energy dance numbers. Sydney audiences have yet to see it like this!

Penned by acclaimed international writers, Elvis: A Musical Revolution is an all-new bio-musical authorised by Elvis Presley Enterprises. It features dazzling choreography and over 40 iconic songs.

See if it is first in Sydney and save with from $69 tickets. Book now via Ticketmaster.

A national tour will follow the Sydney season, including Adelaide from 3 April, Perth from 11 May and Gold Coast from 22 June. Tickets to Adelaide can be purchased via Ticketek. Tickets to Perth can be purchased via Ticketmaster. Tickets to the Gold Coast season can be purchased via the HOTA website.

Mainstage and television star Rob Mallett will continue to shine in the iconic role of Elvis Presley after receiving rave reviews and securing the role from over 700 applicants. He is based in Maroubra Sydney and grew up in an apple orchard in Tasmania’s Huon Valley. 

The performers who share the principal role of Young Elvis might be the smallest, but their triple-threat talents do not go unnoticed. Three young Sydney-siders aged between 10 and 12, Rhys James Hankey, Finn Walsham, and Tommy Kent, will share the role.

Rob Mallett as Elvis © Nicole Cleary

 

All-Australian cast

Gold Coast talent Jo-Anne Jackson (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) is bringing the show home to where she began her music career, which saw her perform on festival stages and support major international acts. Jo-Anne plays real-life gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Ian Stenlake (Stingers, Sea Patrol, Mamma Mia) plays Elvis’ manager, Colonel Parker. He grew up in the outback Queensland town of Barcaldine before moving to Sydney to start his illustrious career on the Australian screen and stage.

Adelaide performer Annie Chiswell (Friends, The Musical Parody, The Wedding Singer) plays Priscilla Presley. She is also due to appear as a series regular in the upcoming TV series High Country, opposite Leah Purcell. 

Ben Hall (Devil’s Playground, Love Child, Neighbours), originally from Perth, will play Memphis record producer Sam Phillips.

Expect Elvis songs and high-energy dance © Nicole Cleary

 

Elvis for all ages

Presented in partnership with Authentic Brands Group (Authentic), owner of Elvis Presley Enterprises, the musical explores pivotal moments in Elvis’ life from his childhood in Tupelo, Mississippi through to his triumphant ’68 Comeback Special. 

The musical features over 40 iconic Elvis Presley hits, such as Jailhouse Rock, Hound Dog, That’s All Right, All Shook Up, Suspicious Minds, Heartbreak Hotel, Burning Love, Blue Suede Shoes, Good Rockin’ Tonight, Don’t Be Cruel, Are You Lonesome, Return to Sender, Teddy Bear, A Big Hunk O’ Love, See See Rider, Can’t Help Falling In Love, A Little Less Conversation, Guitar Man and more.

Audiences of all ages will have the chance to connect with the music of a generation that continues to have an undeniable cultural impact.

David Abbinanti and Sean Cercone have written the book for the musical, with David composing the Orchestrations, Arrangements and Additional Music & Lyrics. Together, they have worked on a slew of hit internationally touring musicals such as Saturday Night Fever: The Musical and Ghost: The Musical, collaborating with Oscar and Grammy winners.

With tickets starting at just $69*, seats are selling like gold records via Ticketmaster.

Tickets to Adelaide can be purchased via Ticketek. Tickets to Perth can be purchased via Ticketmaster. Tickets to the Gold Coast season can be purchased via the HOTA website.

★★★★ 

“PRIMED TO DELIGHT…A ROCK N’ ROLL FEVER DREAM”

THE AGE

★★★★1/2

“MOVING, MEMORABLE, MAGNIFICENT” 

SYDNEY SCOO

★★★★ 

“ROB MALLETT SHINES AS THE KING OF ROCK’ N ROLL”

THEATRE THOUGHTS

A little less conversation and a little more action – get your tickets now.

elvisamusicalrevolution.com.au

Authorised by Elvis Presley Enterprises

Tickets from $69*

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