The producers of Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical and Sony Music Entertainment Australia have announced that Sony Music will produce a cast album for the world premiere musical, which will be released in August. The single Dream Lover is now available on iTunes.
Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical stars stage and television favourite David Campbell as the iconic performer Bobby Darin, opposite Caroline O’Connor, Hannah Fredericksen as Sandra Dee, Bert LaBonte, Martin Crewes and Marney McQueen. The musical features 34 great hits from the 50s and 60s including Mack The Knife, Beyond the Sea, Splish Splash and the multi-million-seller, Dream Lover.
An extraordinary story that goes far beyond the song, Dream Lover reveals the amazing life of the legendary American singer, songwriter and actor, Bobby Darin. An intimate and epic story of an all round entertainer adored by his fans together with his movie star wife Sandra Dee, provided the iconic soundtrack to a generation.
Directed by Simon Phillips (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Love Never Dies, Ladies in Black), written by Frank Howson and John-Michael Howson, and musically supervised by Guy Simpson, the musical captures the glamour and passion of the big band era, the Rat Pack in Vegas and the Golden Age of Hollywood, a time of trail-blazing stars, knock-out fashions and life-changing events.
Featuring a sensational cast and an 18 piece band, Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical is a big show with a big score and a big heart – a true story stranger than fiction and far beyond the song.
Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical
Sydney Lyric Theatre – The Star, Pirrama Road, Pyrmont (Sydney)
Season From 22 September 2016
For more information, visit: www.dreamlover.com.au for details.
Image: David Campbell – photo by (C) Brian Geach