Cast

David Malek

David Malek

With an international career in film, television, and theatre, David has performed throughout the UK, North America, Asia and Australia originating some of the biggest roles in musical theatre.

In LES MISERABLES, David played both lead roles Enjolras and Marius in the WEST END and at the EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE and created the role of Marius in the original production in CANADA. He auditioned on BROADWAY for ANDREW LLOYD WEBER'S ASPETS OF LOVE and was offered the title role of Alex Dillingham in the WEST END where he performed the role at the PRINCE OF WALES THEATRE in over 500 performances. David played the role of Munkustrap in Cats in the WEST END and CANADA. Other highlights include singing with Sarah Brightman in the world tour of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber singing selections from PHANTOM OF THE OPERA with Sarah in Japan where he also sang on her album for Sony records. Career highlights include starring alongside comedic legend DAWN FRENCH in the London production of Side by Side by Sondheim. Angelo/Measure for Measure for Shakespeare and Co in the US . Tony in feature film Sing for Tri Star/Columbia pictures. Lucentio/Bill Calhoon in KISS ME KATE, and Paris in Adriana Lecouvreur with the CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY with legend Joan Sutherland.

David is the co owner and artistic director of SMA PRODUCTIONS.

Martin Crewes

Martin Crewes

Martin graduated in 1990 from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Musical Theatre and is currently one of Australia’s most in demand multi-talented actors and music theatre performers.

Martin’s Australian theatre credits include: Barnum, The Wizard of Oz, Aspects of Love, Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, West Side Story, South Pacific, Chess, Guys and Dolls, Les Miserables, Oh What a Night, Hair, The Man from Snowy River “arena spectacular”, Dr Zhivago and the award winning Hayes Theatre production of Sweet Charity to name just a few.

Martins UK theatre credits include: Les Miserables, The Woman in White, The Rink, Pal Joey, Romeo and Juliet and The Sound of Music. Martin is also well known in the UK where he spent two years in the hit TV series Dream Team as well as the mini-series Daylight Robbery and was also cast in the original film of Resident Evil starring Milla Jovovich.

Simon Brook McLachlan

Simon Brook McLachlan

Simon is one of the original cast members of the internationally renowned hit show Boys in the Band and has toured all over the world with the show performing at the F1 Grand Prix in Singapore, the 2013 South African tour at The Mandela Theatre in Johannesburg, countless high profile events and the inaugural 2014 Australian Tour of Boys in the Band.

Simon is a graduate from the renowned National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) in Sydney Australia and has appeared in the hit musical productions Jersey Boys, Disney's High School Musical and most recently in the premier production of Atomic.

Simon has also appeared on television in Underbelly Razor, The Pacific, and The Matrix Reloaded. Simon’s film and television credits include Underbelly Razor, the Spielberg/Hanks World War II Series, The Pacific, The Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions, Garage Days, The Footy Show and numerous commercial campaigns.

Tyran Parke

Tyran Parke

Tyran is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, his professional credits include The Sound of Music, Oliver!, Eurobeat, Into the Woods, Rosie, Listen to My Heart, Nostradamus, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Evita, Putting it Together, Sunset Blvd, Madame De, The Hatpin, Angels in America, Funny Girl, Anything Goes, Mack and Mabel, South Pacific, Tick Tick Boom!, She Loves Me, Keep Coming Back and his award winning portrayal of George in Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George.

He released his debut CD, SUNDAY IN THE PARKE to rave reviews and his latest CD is due for release early 2013.

His latest cabaret show, A Little Knight Music has toured extensively throughout Australia, headlined the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and completed a successful season in New York. Tyran ran Sydney’s premiere cabaret venue, Statement Cabaret for three years and completed the cabaret program at Yale University.

On Television Tyran has appeared in Crash Palace and most recently with the Bell Shakespeare Company in Much Ado About Nothing. In Auckland he has appeared as Tobias in Sweeney Todd, Billy in Anything Goes, Jamie in The Last Five Years and as Cliff in Auckland Theatre Company’s much acclaimed production of Cabaret.

Sean Rennie

Sean Rennie

He has just recently been seen in LOVEBITES at The Hayes Theatre for Wooden Horse Productions. Currently playing Munkustrap in Singapore in CATS and is about to embark on a magical journey as Burt in MARY POPPINS for Freerain.

Shaun has recently returned from a very succesful 18 months living and working in the UK. Whist in the UK his theatre credits include: Vince Fontaine/Teen Angel in Grease (Ljubljana Festival, Slovenia), Rock in But I'm A Cheerleader (workshop) directed by Jerry Mitchell and Burke in the UK premier of the Australian musical Once We Lived Here directed by Dean Bryant.

Before leaving for London his credits include; The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Australia/Asia Pacific Tour), I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Parade Theatre, Sydney), Chris in The Lunch Hour (Darlinghurst Theatre), Doris Day - So Much More Than The Girl Next Door (Sydney Opera House), George in She Loves Me (Neglected Musicals), Munkustrup in Cats (Australia/Asia Pacific Tour), Fyedka in Fiddler on the Roof (Australia Tour), Pepper in Mamma Mia! (Original Australian Cast) and Sir Lionel in Camelot (The Production Company).

Simon Hyland

Simon Hyland

Simon has a Bachelor of Arts in Music and more than 15 years industry experience.

In 2005/06 Simon spent a year in London where he performed on the West End playing ‘The Thief’ in Easter Tales as well as the internationally renowned show “The Rat Pack’s Back now re branded to “Rat Pack Reloaded”.

His theatre credits include: Miss Saigon, Hot Shoe Shuffle, Show Boat, The Boy from Oz and Hair the musical.

Simon also featured in the film South Pacific with Harry Connick Junior and Glen Close and for 3 years was the host of Nick Junior on Foxtel Digital.

Luke Joslin

Luke Joslin

Since graduating from the University of Western Sydney and the Actors’ College of Theatre and Television, Luke has forged hugely successful career in both musical and legitimate theatre, as well as being highly sought-after as a director.

After touring Australia in the 25th anniversary production of the Cameron Mackintosh behemoth Les Misérables, Luke most recently appeared in Machu Picchu, a co-production between State Theatre Company of South Australia and the Sydney Theatre Company (STC). Luke has played a number of leading roles in children’s theatre: Foxy in Pinocchio for Windmill Theatre/STC, Andy in The 13-Storey Treehouse for Christine Dunstan Productions and Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz for Riverside Theatres. His extensive musical theatre credits include: The Threepenny Opera for Malthouse/STC, Annie and Dr Zhivago for the Gordon Frost Organisation, Avenue Q for Arts Asia Pacific, Assassins for Neil Gooding Productions, Dirty Dancing for Jacobsen Entertainment, Titanic: The Musical for Seabiscuit Productions, Sunday in the Park with George for Q Theatre, Karaoke: The Musical for Guy Noble, Guys and Dolls for Ambassador Theatre Group/ Donmar Warehouse.

Luke’s outstanding performance as Nicky/Trekkie Monster in Avenue Q was recognized with two awards: the Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical and a Green Room Award Best Male Actor in a Featured Role (Music Theatre). Luke made his directing debut with Beaconsfield: The Musical. He has since gone on to direct Back to the 80's, Giggle & Hoot & Friends for ABC TV, Thank You For Being a Friend for Neil Gooding Productions, Annie for Packemin Productions, Beyond Misérables for Beyond Blue with the company from Les Misérables, and Songs For a New World for Blue Saint Productions.

Luke is also a proud member of the renowned Australian group Rat Pack Reloaded and has performed in concert and at large corporate events across the globe.

Stephen Mahy

Stephen Mahy

In Theatre; Mahy was cast in the ensemble of Miss Saigon, which opened at the Lyric Theatre, NSW, in September 2007 understudying the role of Chris for David Harris. In The Production Company's 2008 production of Follies, at State Theatre, Melbourne, Mahy played the role of Young Ben. In September 2008 he appeared in Karaoke The Musical written by Guy Noble. Mahy played the role of Laurie Laurence in the Kookaburra production of Little Women. In November 2011 he appeared at Sydney's Sidetrack Theatre in Transport. Mahy originated the role of Bob Gaudio in the Australian production of Jersey Boys, remaining with the show for its Melbourne and Sydney run. In 2012 he played Hugh Hansen in Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody in Brisbane. Mahy was cast opposite Lucy Maunder (Rizzo) as Kenickie in the 2013 Australian revival of Grease in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. He was given the role of Danny Zucco (opposite Gretel Scarlet as Sandy) for the Singapore leg of the tour from 25 April 2014. Grease returned to Australia in June, with Mahy returning to the role of Kenickie, for Perth and Adelaide performances and then an encore season is planned for Melbourne in December.

In Concert; he performed a one-man show called Stephen Mahy Sings at Slide in Sydney on 16 March 2012. Mahy sang Pretty Lady with Michael Falzon and Shaun Rennie as well as Marry Me a Little and Barcelona with Helen Dallimore at the gala performance of Side By Side By Sondheim for Enda Markey Presents. The trio of Falzon, Rennie, and Mahy reprised Pretty Lady for Light The Night 2012, an annual charity concert raising funds for bone marrow research in honour of Rennie's brother Matthew. Mahy performed at the Seniors Week On Broadway concert in 2012 with Ian Stenlake (Oklahoma, Guys and Dolls), Lucy Durack (Wicked, 42nd Street), Kate Maree Hoolihan (Little Women, We Will Rock You) and Debra Byrne. In March 2013 Mahy performed at Pants Off! a benefit concert supporting the charity Beyond Blue. He sang Let It Be by the Beatles.

June 2016 – Stephen joined the cast line up of the renowned Australian Concert and Corporate act – Rat Pack Reloaded.

In Television Mahy was part of the reality television contest - I Will Survive. He was eliminated in round eight. His final song was Rehab by Amy Winehouse. Mahy has also appeared in St Georges Bank commercial, Appeared in Out Of The Blue as Constable Wyatt in 2008, Played Andrew Ryde in City Homicide ("In Harm's Way") Series 4 Episode 8.

Mahy takes part in the Grease Cast Album , and the Grease Lightnin’ recordings.

Phillip Lowe

Phillip Lowe

Philip studied music from an early age, specialising in trumpet as a child and moving to the guitar as a young adult. At 19 he accepted a place to study music theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts where he soon joined a cappella group ‘Five’ that regularly appeared at Perth Casino and major sporting events and went on to support Kool and the Gang for the Perth leg of their Australian tour.

In 1996 Philip moved to Sydney to join the original Australian cast of the musical Crazy for You for the Gordon Frost Organisation – his first big professional musical. Over the next 19 years he has since gone on to appear in numerous musicals and plays including Showboat, directed by Hal Prince; Cabaret, directed by Richard Wherrett; The Producers, directed by Susan Stroman; and Legends, directed by Chris Renshaw – all for GFO; The Sunshine Club, directed by Wesley Enoch for Sydney Theatre Company; Eurobeat for Glynn Nicholas Productions; No Way to Treat a Lady, directed by Stephen Colyer for Darlinghurst Theatre Company; Mary Poppins, directed by James Powell for Disney and Cameron Mackintosh; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, directed by Roger Hodgman for James Anthony Productions; Sondheim on Sondheim, directed by Jay James-Moody for Squabbalogic; and Beyond Desire, directed by Neil Rutherford, Blood Brothers, directed by Andrew Pole and High Society, directed by Helen Dallimore for the Hayes Theatre Company. Philip is thrilled to be working again with the team that presented Dusty – The Original Pop Diva, having joined the Australian tour of that production in 2006.

In addition to appearing in numerous TV commercials, Phillip’s television credits include guest roles on McLeod’s Daughter’s, All Saints, Home and Away, the CBS mini-series Blonde, Crownies, Anzac Girls and the documentary Australia: The Story of Us.

On the big screen Phillip’s film credits include Thank God He Met Lizzie, Black and White and The Honourable Wally Norman.

Philip is a proud member of the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance.