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The Boy from Oz

The Boy from Oz

Musical


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Overview


Synopsis

"The Boy From Oz" tells about the life of the great Australian entertainer, Peter Allen. The show starts with in the 1950s with his humble beginnings growing up in an Australian bush town. He then experiences a meteoric rise to fame as an international star opening for Judy Garland and selling out week-long engagements at Radio City Music Hall. Later, Allen marries her Garland's daughter, Liza Minnelli. Within a few years, Allen and Minnelli split due to Allen's homosexuality. Eventually, Allen dies from AIDS - but before he dies, he is able to give one final concert back in his homeland.


Characters

Male

Lead

Tenor

Female

Lead

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano



Show Information

Music:
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Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Genres
Historical/Biographical
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes:

Includes young adult, adult, child, early teen, mature adult, late teen characters

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