John Foreman’s Aussie Pops Orchestra presents Leading Ladies

Australia’s favourite leading ladies come together for the very first time in one extraordinary theatrical event at Hamer Hall – Arts Centre Melbourne on Saturday 12 August 2023.

A dazzling concert of Broadway hits and showbiz stories, musical theatre legends Casey Donovan, Caroline O’Connor and Silvie Paladino join John Foreman and the Aussie Pops Orchestra for Leading Ladies.

Singing songs from the shows that made them famous – including repertoire from shows like Les MisérablesWickedChicago and Funny Girl – in a once-in-a-lifetime special concert, not to be missed!

John Foreman is a producer, conductor, pianist, musical director and composer. Working across television, musicals and recording, he is probably best known as the Musical Director – and cymbal crasher – for Channel Nine’s Carols by Candlelight. In 2019 John took ownership of the Australian Pops Orchestra.

Casey Donovan is one of Australia’s most versatile entertainers. A proud Gumbaynggirr and Dungatti woman, first nations artist, over the last eighteen years, Donovan has made her mark not only as a musician, but also in the areas of stage, screen, presenting and writing.

Caroline O’Connor is a multi-award-winning entertainer and performer who has worked across three continents during her illustrious musical theatre career. She was awarded an AM (Order of Australia) in 2020 for her extraordinary service to Theatre.

Silvie Paladino is one of Australia’s most versatile and talented entertainers. Apart from her theatrical credits, she is well known to Australian audiences through her regular television appearances including Carols by Candlelight for the Nine Network.

Leading Ladies
Hamer Hall – Arts Centre Melbourne, St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Performance: Saturday 12 August 2023 – 2.00pm & 8.00pm
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Image: John Foreman joins Casey Donovan, Caroline O’Connor and Silvie Paladino in Leading Ladies (supplied)