Award Winning Performer to Star in Local Musical Production

Cast - Dianne McKie, Jonathan Gardner, John Parry, Charissa Wade, Chantelle Hutchins, Mali McKie, Louise Phegan Photo: BJM Media

Victorian Theatre Guild award winner, Jonathon Gardner, is set to call the Border home for the next three months as he stars in Centre Stage Event Company’s production of We Will Rock You – The Musical By Queen & Ben Elton.

The Geelong local, who won the prestigious award for his performance as Galileo in We Will Rock You is set to reprise his role as the stage show hits the Albury Entertainment Centre from the end April.

Since 2002, more than 15 million theatregoers in 17 countries have been thrilled by this musical based on the songs of Queen and a book by Ben Elton.

“I’m pumped to be a part of this amazing production,” Gardner said.

“We Will Rock You is a spectacular stage show that any Queen or musical fan will love. I’m thrilled to be able to share it with the people of the Border.”

Jonathon Gardner. Photo: BJM Media

Gardner will be joined by a stellar cast of rock stars including local performers Dianne McKie, Nikki Strauss, Simon Goss & John Parry.

Director Tim McLaren says the show is high energy with first class choreography and vocal performances.

“This is the best cast of musical talent that the region has ever seen. Along with the seasoned performers, we also have some breakouts with the likes of Charissa Wade & Mali McKie who are going to blow audiences away,” he said.

“Visually, it will be unlike anything Albury/Wodonga has seen before.”

We Will Rock You is a hilarious futurist comedy featuring more than 24 of Queen’s biggest hit songs including We Are The Champions, Radio Ga Ga, I Want To Break Free, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Don’t Stop Me Now, Under Pressure, Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites The Dust and of course, We Will Rock You!

Centre Stage Event Company & 105.7 Triple M present We Will Rock You The Musical by Queen & Ben Elton will be performed at Albury Entertainment Centre 23 April – 2 May. Tickets available through the Albury Entertainment Centre.