Get your toes tapping to musical theatre in Sydney
My Fair Lady
Dame Julie Andrews’ 60th anniversary production of the 1956 musical faithfully recreates every detail of the original run. Capitol Theatre, 13 Campbell St, Haymarket 2000. 02 9320 5000. myfairladymusical.com.au. $69.90$289.90. Aug 24-Oct 6.
Charlie (Toby Francis) inherits a struggling shoe factory from his father and tries to save the business with the help of drag performer Lola (Callum Francis, irresistible). Capitol Theatre, 13 Campbell St, Haymarket 2000. 02 9320 5000. kinkybootsthemusical.com.au. $60-$170. Until Aug 13.
Celebrated Australian soprano Emma Matthews will take the stage in a new musical about the life of Dame Nellie Melba, Australia’s original opera diva. Hayes Theatre Co, 19 Greenknowe Ave, Potts Point 2011. 02 8065 7337. www.hayestheatre.com.au. $50-$65. Aug 11-Sep 9.