Currently starring as Billy Crocker in Opera Australia & John Frost’s highly acclaimed 2015 national touring production of Anything Goes – winning a Helpmann Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical, Alex Rathgeber has established himself as one of our country’s finest young leading performers.
A graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), Alex has become a true international leading man, starring in the West End, Australia, New Zealand and Asia, across a variety of disciplines including musical theatre, theatre, television, cabaret and in concert, with principal roles in The Phantom of the Opera (London), The Boy From Oz, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Rocky Horror Show, Camelot and more.
Recently released, Alex’s debut album Easy To Love is an exciting tribute to Broadway with a stunning mix of classic and contemporary works, showcasing his world-class baritone voice with legendary tunes from composers Berlin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Porter, Bernstein & Sondheim, and Lloyd Webber, amongst others.
Songs include It All Fades Away, There’s No Business Like Show Business, Some Enchanted Evening, Music of the Night, Sunset Boulevard and If Ever I Would Leave You, I Honestly Love You, and Easy To Love. It also features duets with three of Australia’s leading ladies – Caroline O’Connor (winner of the 2015 Helpmann Award for the Best Female Actor in a Musical – Anything Goes) – Anything You Can Do, Claire Lyon – All I Ask of You and Lucy Maunder- Somewhere.
“Alex Rathgeber is the kind of leading man they don’t mint anymore… Handsome and fleet-footed, easily the most impressive vocalist, with a strong upper register that vaults towards high notes.” – The Age
Easy To Love is available through iTunes and leading music retailers. For more information, visit: www.alexrathgeber.com for details.
Image: cover photo by Woodrow Wilson Photography