Stage musical KING KONG had its world premiere on 15 June 2013 at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre, the culmination of five years of development by Australian producer Global Creatures. The show has already garnered a swathe of accolades including the Helpmann Awards for Best Lighting, Best Sound, Best Scenic Design and Best Costume Design.

The 50-strong Australian cast of actors, singers, dancers, circus performers and puppeteers was led by Esther Hannaford (Hairspray) as Ann Darrow, newcomer Adam Lyon as Carl Denham, Chris Ryan (Thyestes) as Jack Driscoll, veteran stage actor Richard Piper as Captain Engelhorn and the queen of musical theatre and cabaret, Queenie van de Zandt as Cassandra.


Melbourne – Regent Theatre
June 2013-February 2014


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