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  1. Strictly Ballroom Cha Chas Into the Uk for Christmas, Beginning TonightRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The first UK staging of STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL - based on the much loved film that inspired the world to dance - is to premiere at West Yorkshire Playhouse , Leeds, tonight 30 November 2016, playing a season through until Saturday 21 January 2017 . Drew McOnie will direct and choreograph the production, which is based on the original Australian musical created by Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin .

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  2. Sonia Kruger enjoys an early Christmas meal with her mother and big sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | Daily Mail

    ... 'Still no Logie': The video even showed a clip of Sonia's acting debut as Tina Sparkle in the 1992 film Strictly Ballroom David even brought up Sonia's past fashion faux pas in the clip, showing her gold outfit from this year's awards red carpet ...

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  3. David Campbell campaign for Sonia Kruger to win a Gold LogieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | Daily Mail

    ... 'Still no Logie': The video even showed a clip of Sonia's acting debut as Tina Sparkle in the 1992 film Strictly Ballroom David even brought up Sonia's past fashion faux pas in the clip, showing her gold outfit from this year's awards red carpet ...

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  4. Strictly Ballroom the Musical, which is coming to Leeds at the end of November. Photo by Jeff Busby.Read the original story

    Friday Nov 11 | Wharfedale Observer

    THE full cast has been announced for Strictly Ballroom the Musical, which is to have its UK premiere on November 30 at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds. The iconic role of Fran will be played by Gemma Sutton, who starred in the hugely-acclaimed production of Gypsy and is currently in The Go-Between in the West End.

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  5. Baz Bamigboye: Rehearsals underway for stage musical of Baz Luhrmann's hit filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Daily Mail

    The dancing was strictly electrifying. Leading man Sam Lips had three partners in the space of 20 minutes as he rehearsed steps created by Drew McOnie, who's choreographing and directing the stage musical of Baz Luhrmann's hit film Strictly Ballroom.

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  6. Baz Luhrmann and wife Catherine Martin auction off props from Moulin RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Daily Mail

    ... Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor A grand piano used in rehearsals for the 2001 cabaret film as well as Strictly Ballroom The Musical is estimated to pick up between $5,000 to $7,000. Meanwhile, a pink vase, a timber bird cage and a pair of wooden ...

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  7. Sonia Kruger stuns in a white jumpsuit as she attends the Channel Nine UpfrontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Daily Mail

    ... David Campbell cheekily took a selfie with his co-host, Sonia, in front of the media wall The former Strictly Ballroom star said she had 'a lot of very good friends' who were Muslims and peace-loving, beautiful people. 'Personally, I would like to ...

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  8. Baz Luhrmann marks Romeo + Juliet 20th anniversary with behind-the-scenes secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... was his biggest at the time; following on from the ridiculous worldwide success of the lil' indie Strictly Ballroom. But it was beset by on-set catastrophes, including cast members nearly being run over in the street and tropical hurricanes blowing ...

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  9. CANberra BEER now available in CANS thanks to BentspokeRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | The RiotACT

    ... Cannery to the public for the first time. The carnival will feature food by Cooking with Beer and Strictly Ballroom star Paul Mercurio and BentSpoke Head Chef Matt Morrissey. This is a free event. Elias Hallaj (aka CBRfoodie) is a part-time food ...

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  10. Are we there yet? Yep, Canberra Beer Week 2016 starts tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The RiotACT

    ... the doors to BentSpoke Mitchell's Cannery to the public for the first time. Food by Cooking with Beer and Strictly Ballroom star Paul Mercurio and BentSpoke Head Chef Matt Morrissey. This is a free event. Try a sizzling combination of home-made ...

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  11. Strictly Ballroom the Musical, which is coming to Leeds at the end of November. Photo by Jeff Busby.Read the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    THE full cast has been announced for Strictly Ballroom the Musical, which is to have its UK premiere on November 30 at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds. The iconic role of Fran will be played by Gemma Sutton, who starred in the hugely-acclaimed production of Gypsy and is currently in The Go-Between in the West End.

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  12. BWW Interview: Drew McOnie Talks Strictly Ballroom the MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Choreographer Drew McOnie 's recent work includes Jekyll & Hyde at the Old Vic, Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Bugsy Malone at Lyric Hammersmith, and In the Heights at King's Cross Theatre, for which he won an Olivier Award. He's currently directing and choreographing the UK premiere of Strictly Ballroom The Musical , which begins previews at West Yorkshire Playhouse on 30 November.

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  13. Craig Pearce honoured with AWG's 2016 Lifetime Achievement AwardRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Inside Film

    ... director Baz Luhrmann. Together they pair have co-written some of Australia's most iconic films, such as Strictly Ballroom and Moulin Rouge . "I'm humbled and it is a huge honour particularly to be getting this award from fellow writers," he said. ...

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  14. Ballarat to ballroom to life on the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Courier

    Bred in Ballarat: Federation University graduate Lachlan Martin has been working in stage performances since completing his studies in 2012. It was at an audition for Strictly Ballroom The Musical , when the Federation University music theatre graduate met his hero.

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  15. From Ballarat to ballroom to life on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | The Courier

    Bred in Ballarat: Federation University graduate Lachlan Martin has been working in stage performances since completing his studies in 2012. It was at an audition for Strictly Ballroom The Musical , when the Federation University music theatre graduate met his hero.

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  16. Baz Luhrmann looks to have had Botox as he poses for snaps in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... into its rightful theatrical realm'. The stage performance will be produced by Global Creatures, known for Strictly Ballroom The Musical, King Kong, and War Horse. Set in the 1900s, the 2001 hit musical follows the love story of a poet, who falls in ...

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  17. Today Show's Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson and Sylvia Jeffreys' audition' for The VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... a correlation between the number of Muslims in a country and the number of terrorist attacks. The former Strictly Ballroom star said she had 'a lot of very good friends' who were Muslims and peace-loving, beautiful people. 'Personally, I would like ...

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  18. Muriel's Wedding revived as a musical in Sydney Theatre Company's 2017 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Blacktown Sun

    ... Muriel's Wedding The Musical with Global Creatures, the company behind the musicals King Kong and Strictly Ballroom. The company is also working on a musical version of Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge!. "The film is a classic not just because it's this ...

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  19. Sonia Kruger looks radiant and carefree as she steps out for lunch in SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... greet each other with a kiss when they meet for lunch at a fine-dining restaurant for lunch The former Strictly Ballroom star said she had 'a lot of very good friends' who were Muslims and peace-loving, beautiful people. 'Personally, I would like to ...

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  20. Huge news for Muriel's Wedding fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    HUGE news for fans of iconic '90s film Muriel's Wedding today, with the Sydney Theatre Company announcing overnight that a musical stage adaptation of the movie will form part of its 2017 season. The 1994 film has become one of the best-loved Australian movies of all time, and talk of a stage adaptation - which would follow in the footsteps of Priscilla and Strictly Ballroom making successful transitions to the stage - has swirled in recent years.

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