Dahlesque

Dahlesque

Adelaide Cabaret Festival, June 2017
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, April 2018

Starring Elise McCann
Written by Richard Carroll and Elise McCann

Musical arrangements by Stephen Amos
Directed by Ben Gerrard and Sheridan Harbridge
Musical Director Michael Tyack

This irreverent and magical concert explores the fantastical imagination and wickedly unforgettable characters of one of the world’s best selling authors.

Featuring music from adaptations of Roald Dahl’s classic stories including Tim Minchin’s mega-hit Matilda; the classic Gene Wilder movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory; Pasek & Paul’s James and the Giant Peach; Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and original compositions of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes, all performed with an incredible orchestra.