Wicked favourites Helen Dallimore, Lucy Durack, Amanda Harrison and Jemma Rix will join the Sydney Symphony Orchestra on 15 & 16 June in the world premiere concert, Witches. The talented ladies will reunite at the Sydney Opera House’s Concert Hall to perform Popular and For Good, Let it Go and Love is an Open Door, and other songs from stage and screen including The Witches of Eastwick, Jekyll & Hyde & Love Never Dies.
When the concept of Witches was put to them, each of the four ladies were quick to sign on. Jemma Rix says: “To share the stage with these really talented and beautiful women is going to be really special.” With Wicked musical director Kellie Dickerson at the helm, and Lucy Durack’s husband Christopher Horsey providing the choreography, the concert events are sure to feel like a family reunion.
Returning from the West End, Australian theatre performer Ben Lewis will join the ladies on stage. Lewis is best known for his critically-acclaimed portrayal of the Phantom in Love Never Dies. “I think he’s got an amazing talent and a wonderful voice, so it’s going to be great to have his involvement”, says Amanda Harrison.
The former Elphabas and Glindas promise a magical experience. “It’s a triple dream come true!,” says Lucy Durack. “Performing our brand new show with my dear friends, who just happen to be fellow Witches, as well as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House…Somebody pinch me! I’m so excited!”
Dates: Friday 15 July 8pm and Saturday 16 July 2pm
Bookings: www.sydneysymphony.com or phone (02) 8215 4600