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Todd McKenney will transform into Captain Hook for Bonnie Lythgoe panto

February 6th, 2017 | By: Cassie Tongue | News The ‘Bonnie Lythgoe Pantomime’ is becoming something of an annual tradition. This British-import, family-style form of entertainment keeps coming back, and after last year’s Cinderella (starring Real Housewife Gina Liano) she’s back to planning next winter’s extravaganza: The Adventures of Peter Pan and Tinker Bell.  Star Todd McKenney and producer Bonnie Lythgoe.And this year, beloved Aussie all-rounder Todd McKenney will take

Coming Soon…

World Premiere of Bonnie Lythgoe's Magical Production of: The Adventures of Peter Pan & TinkerBell In Return to Pantoland Coming in 2017 https://youtu.be/ettRInQG1bw

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Cinderella Fan Reviews – Ticketmaster

Cinders was sensational! State Theatre, Sydney  - Sydney  - Sat 2 Jul 2016 Posted 04/07/2016 by Anonymous  I am British and going to the panto is a family tradition every year so I am well versed in pantos and I have to say this was the best panto I have EVER been to! Our daughters (5 and 2 years) loved it and I cried laughing! Absolutely brilliant- we all want to go again! VIEW MORE HERE

CINDERELLA | Altmedia Review

After the runaway success of Snow White Winter Family Musical and Aladdin and His Wondrous Lamp, Bonnie Lythgoe Productions (the producers of Australia’s biggest family musical pantomimes) bring Cinderella to the stage. A fine cast headed by Gina Liano (The Real Housewives Of Melbourne) as the wicked stepmother, Jimmy Rees (Giggle and Hoot) as Dandini and Jaime Hadwen (Xanadu) as Cinderella should ensure this is another great treat for the whole family. After auditioning, Liano was o

Gina Liano begins a new acting career as she celebrates turning 50

AT 36, Gina Liano was given a 34 per cent chance of surviving a bowel cancer diagnosis. Today the Desperate Housewife will celebrate her 50th birthday while planning the next adventure — her foray onto the stage in Cinderella as the Wicked Stepmother. Liano was in Sydney yesterday to play dress-ups with the cast of Bonnie Lythgoe’s new panto which takes to the stage at the State Theatre from July 1 to 17. Liano as the evil stepmother along with cast members Jimmy Rees and Jaime Hadw

Lara Mulcahy Joins Cast of CINDERELLA at Sydney’s State Theatre

Producer and recent inmate on Channel 10's 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here' BONNIE LYTHGOE today announced she has cast award winning actress LARA MULCAHY to play 'Fairy Godmother' in her upcoming Pantomime CINDERELLA at Sydney's State Theatre from Friday 1 to Sunday 17 July. Lara comes direct to CINDERELLA after starring as 'Madame Thenardier' in Cameron Mackintosh's 25th Anniversary production of Les Miserables and The Detective's Handbook - a new Australian musical now playing at The Haye

Bonnie Lythgoe’s fairytale career

The theatre legend chats to Todd and Kylie about brining 'Cinderella' to the stage to enchant audiences down under.   The Morning Show.https://au.tv.yahoo.com/the-morning-show/video/watch/31213804/bonnie-lythgoes-fairytale-career/

Bonnie Lythgoe brings ‘Cinderella’ to Australia

The Broadway legend talks about casting Aussie newcomer Jaime Hadwen as the title role in the fairytale musical. The Daily Edition.https://au.tv.yahoo.com/the-daily-edition/video/watch/31215475/bonnie-lythgoe-brings-cinderella-to-australia/

PRINCE CHARMING HAS BEEN FOUND!

Bonnie Lythgoe, Producer of CINDERELLA and recent inmate on Channel 10’s ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’ is proud to announce she has found her ‘Prince Charming’. Hi5 favourite – the very handsome TIM MADDREN has been cast in Bonnie’s upcoming Panto CINDERELLA that will be presented at Sydney’s State Theatre from Friday 1 to Sunday 17 July. TIM MADDREN well known as a popular member of children’s group Hi5 joins ‘The Real Housewives of Melbourne’ favourite 
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