Written by John-Michael Howson, David Mitchell and Melvyn Morrow. The story of Dusty is full of highs, lows, triumph and tragedy. It tells the life of Mary O’Brien who transforms herself into English pop singer Dusty Springfield.
You’ll hear all the hits songs which Dusty made famous including “I Only Want To Be With You“, “Wishin’ And Hopin’“, “The Look Of Love“, “You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me“, “I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself” and “Son Of A Preacher Man“.
In the lead role of Dusty is Amy Lehpamer. Todd McKenney will star as Rodney, Dusty’s loyal hairdresser and long time confidant. Making her Production debut as Reno is Elenoa Rokobaro. Virginia Gay is Peg while Anne Wood and Tyler Coppin are Kay and Gerard O’Brien. Young Dusty will be played by Baylie Carson, who’s making her professional debut.
The ensemble includes Luke Alleva, Ella Burns, Emma Hawthorne, Loren Hunter, Nicholas Kyriacou, Rubin Matters, Chidi Mbakwe, Nicole Melloy, Joshua Mulheran and Ruvarashe Ngwenya.
John O’Hara is performing the role of Rodney on 18 and 19 November, 2 and 3 December.
Directed by award winning director, Jason Langley, musical director is Michael Tyack
and will be choreographed by Michael Ralph.
After the Melbourne season, Dusty will staged at Adelaide Festival Centre from 31 December until 22 January.
For more information on The Production Company, visit the website here.