DSP News

Merry Widow From Bluegum Creek

2005 is the 100th anniversary of the first performance of the Merry Widow, the most popular operetta of the 20th Century. A perfect excuse to stage the sparkling new comic Australian ...

Season's Greetings

I wish you all a very safe and merry festive season. Hope you return from your Christmas break refreshed and renewed.

NEW CATALOGUE

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

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 ...

Essgee's Gilbert and Sullivan.

This year there will be a record 18 productions of Essgee's Pirates, Mikado and HMS Pinafore in Australia, NZ, England and wait for it....Spain.   The Footlight Theatre Group is made up of ...

DISCO INFERNO and BACK TO THE 80's.

These two musicals are my  most prolific shows with 75 productions booked in 2005 in Australia and New Zealand. Now England's largest theatrical agent Josef Weinberger has agreed to ...

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 ...

'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 ...

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" ...