Treorchy Male Choir’s second tour of Australia was a staggering month-long visit where 24 engagements were fulfilled across the south and east coast of the country. The tour was unforgettable as the Choir was treated to a VIP welcome in every city and town it visited. Sponsored by Mario Maiolo Agency, the Choir performed to packed houses and secured its place in the hearts of the Australians and Welsh exiles that heard them on stage.
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Why Petula Clark's popping back to the West End at the age of 86.
Petula Clark, a singing sensation for eight decades, is heading uptown to perform eight times a week in Mary Poppins — her first time in a West End show for 22 years.
The 86-year-old star joked that she was ‘a bit surprised’ to receive the offer from Cameron Mackintosh to play the Bird Woman in the awardwinning musical, which returns to the Prince Edward Theatre in October.
Initially, she thought: ‘It’s kind of odd because I’ll be going into the theatre and singing only one song.’ She consulted with her children — ‘The yoga professor in Paris, who said: “That sounds fun,”; my daughter in New York who said: “Do it,”; and my son in Miami, who agreed with his siblings.’ She met with Mackintosh in London and, in addition to her singing Feed The Birds, he asked her to do a little extra.
The impresario told me he and George Stiles (who, with Anthony Drewe, wrote new material in addition to the famous songs created by brothers Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman for the 1964 Mary Poppins film) met Petula and decided to do ‘something to the end of the Anything Can Happen number’.
Petula Clark is touring Australia in April/May 2019 in “Once More With Love”. Capital Cities Tour dates include:
Norwood Concert Hall, Adelaide on Friday 17th May BOOK NOW www.bass.net.au/events/petula-clark/ ... See MoreSee Less
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PETULA CLARK RETURNS TO LONDON’S WEST END FOR FIRST TIME IN 22 YEARS
The Legendary Singing Sensation for eight Decades is returning to London’s West End in “Mary Poppins” - her first time in a West End production for 22 years.
Petula Clark admitted she was “a bit surprised” to receive the offer from Cameron Mackintosh himself to play the Bird Woman in the award-winning musical “Mary Poppins”, which returns to the Prince Edward Theatre in October 2019.
The great news is that Petula Clark is touring Australia in April/May 2019 in “Once More With Love”. Capital Cities Tour dates include:
Norwood Concert Hall, Adelaide on Friday 17th May
The Return of A True Legend and the First Lady of British Music Petula Clark performs by popular demand in Australian Theatres. ... See MoreSee Less