Think George, Whitney, Madonna, Cyndi, Prince, Cher, Kylie, ACDC, Tina! Classic 80’s songs with some performed as you’ve never heard them before. It’s 80’s cabaret time in Mosman, with Mosman Musical Society’s latest production at Mosman Art Gallery.
For their current show Mosman Musical Society celebrates classic old songs, jazz standards and cabaret numbers, The production is set in a beautiful converted old church which provided a wonderful atmosphere along with very fine acoustics. In true cabaret style the audience enjoyed the show from candle-lit seating with cheese platters and champagne on offer.
Under the inspired direction of Kenney Ogilvie, the current production by Mosman Musical Society is the darkly satirical URINETOWN.
The Zenith Theatre has been transformed into a darkly menacing city, where a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets in a world wracked by ecological disaster. The citizens are required to use public amenities, all managed by a single malevolent company, the Urine Good Company (UGC) that avariciously profits, led by Caldwell Cladwell, by charging admission for one of humanity’s most basic needs. It is supported by a corrupt government and police force. Continue reading MOSMAN MUSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS ‘URINETOWN’ @ ZENITH THEATRE, CHATSWOOD→
In this new show by the Mosman Musical Society, twenty two wonderful songs were presented with new musical arrangements of the best James Bond themes, and these were complemented by songs from Baz Luhrmann’s impressive movie catalogue including Romeo And Juliet, Strictly Ballroom, Moulin Rouge, Great Gatsby and Australia. The intimate table seating brought the audience up close to the performers.
This long standing Society continues to impress. Established in 1903, Mosman Musical Society is one of Australia’s longest-running community musical theatre groups. The group consistently produce high quality music performances from the entire cast, despite limited budgets and resources.
This production was well directed, and the impressive cast sang and danced their hearts out. The multiple costume changes were carried out smoothly and the show featured some deft choreography.