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"The most successful Australian musical ever"

Broadway World

"All the energy that was Peter Allen"

Ben Brantley,

New York Times

 

NOVEMBER 2021

METRO ARTS

Tickets on sale in 2021.

Music and Lyrics by PETER ALLEN

Book by NICK ENRIGHT

Original Production by BEN GANNON and ROBERT FOX

By Arrangement with David Spicer Productions

www.davidspicer.com.au

Director: TIM HILL

Presented by Altitude Theatre at Metro Arts

THE SHOW

Not the boy next door!

Grab your maracas for this tour de force musical that scored

Hugh Jackman his landmark Tony Award for Best Performance

by a Leading Actor. The Boy From Oz skillfully weaves

Peter Allen’s sensational song catalogue into a brilliant night out!

From his relationship to Liza Minnelli and a fabulous but

high-maintenance mother-in-law Judy Garland, to revelations

around his identity, The Boy From Oz is a glittering re-telling

of the life of Australia’s original song-and-dance man,

the one who always called Australia ‘home’.

CREATIVE TEAM

 

TIM HILL

Director

B.A. Griffith University, ATCL Trinity College London, MFA Directing National Institude of Dramatic Art (NIDA) 

Timothy Hill is a freelance director of musical theatre, plays, cabaret, dance and film. In 2015, he completed a Masters of Fine Arts Directing at NIDA. Recent directing credits include Away (Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University), Rent (QPAC / Matt Ward Entertainment), Fame, Wicked and The Unreal/Real House Wives of The Gold Coast and  (HOTA / Matt Ward Entertainment), Reagan Kelly, This Is Our Youth and Spring Awakening (Metro Arts / Underground Broadway, 2018 Matilda Nomination for Best Director), Bang Bang: Featuring Rhonda Burchmore (TAM Presents / Brisbane Festival), Wheel of Fortune (Metro Arts / TAM Presents)  Mary Poppins and Into The Woods (Arts Centre Gold Coast).

Other career highlights as writer and/or director include: Metalworx, AmpedFunky Beats (Raw Metal), From The Inside (Industry Dance), Evolution of Love (Collaboration), Time: A Story Of Youth (Project Y), Electric Avenue (TAM Presents), Twist and Turns and Off/On (Oscar Theatre Company).

 

In film, Tim's directorial work includes the film clip Gold for Triple J unearthed artist Donatachi. Tim has collaborated as assistant director / dramaturg on Stranger I Am (NIDA with Craig Ilott), Left Behind, Uninvited Guest, Disconnect and Beautiful World (Merge Dance Theatre).

 

Tim is a drama tutor at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, Queensland College of Dance and Brent Street.

Casting in July 2021...