DSP News

Frank Hatherley...new musical.

DSP writer Frank Hatherly is having a sparkling year... In November The New Theatre in Sydney is staging his comedy 'Manly Mates' - centred on a riotous day with a corrupt NSW Premier and his ...

NEW CATALOGUE

My 2005 catalogue is out now. If you don't have it already please contact me with your snail mail address.

Die Fledermaus in Canada

The appropriately named President of the Cowichan Musical Society in Canada - Les Broadway - recently contacted me looking for an excellent translation of Die Fledermaus. The Pavilion Music ...

PARIS NEAR BROADWAY:

Less than 18 months after I helped give the Jon English and David Mackay musical  'Paris' a new lease on life the epic rock musical about the Fall of Troy and the Power of Love is knocking ...

Smashed theatre reborn with The Boy From Oz

Twenty years ago a property developer spent a night smashing Tamworth's historic Capitol Theatre into a pulp. By morning the 1600 seat atmospheric theatre  a jewel of  regional NSW ...

BOY'S OWN MCBETH..my next monster hit

" A combination of Welcome Back Kotter, Monty Python's Flying Circus and Shakespeare in Rock n roll" Sunday Telegraph. " The Marx Brothers and the Goons" The Bulletin. " Explosively funny" ...

Theatre of the Year

Laycock Street Theatre under the vision of Manager Patrick Corrigan has become the DSP Theatre of the Year. It’s a beautiful 400 seat theatre on the NSW Central Coast which produces magnificent ...

Ned Kelly rides again.

I had great pleasure attending two excellent productions of Reg Livermore's Ned Kelly by the Wollongong Arcadians and Stringybark Productions Newcastle NSW. Reg Livermore saw the show again for ...

'Paris'

The Jon English and David Mackay musical 'Paris'  will be staged by seven theatres and schools in England, Australia and New Zealand this year. The production which centres on the love ...

CRUISIN the Musical by Pete Waterman and Rod Christian.

I am very excited to announce my new release  Cruisin...a fifties rock musical that will excite community and school theatre. Cruisin - is set around the 1959 Battle of the Bands... 17 ...