DSP News

Three Plays by Frank Hatherley

Congratulations to Frank Hatherley on the publication by DSP of three of his best plays.

Open for Inspection - a farce, Manly Mates - a comedy and My Henry Lawson - a drama.

Order your compendium now.

 

Vale Jon English

David Spicer Productions was saddened, along with millions of Australians, at the untimely passing of Jon English.

The actor/singer/writer/composer died unexpectedly at the age of 66.

Read David's special tribute here

DSP is proud to represent Jon's musical Paris and the Essgee Gilbert and Sullivan trilogy which he is so closely associated with.

The Boy From Oz a hit in Florida

The Boy From Oz has been a huge hit Florida where a regional equity theatre in Naples sold more than ninety percent of its tickets in February.

David Spicer attended the season and did this short YouTube video.

Vale Don Battye

 When Don Battye met composer and lyricist Peter Pinne in 1960 who knew it was the beginning of a prolific musical writing team that would be at one time called “Australia’s answer to Rodgers and Hammerstein.”

Sadly the partnership ended with Battye's death in February.

Read a tribute here.

 

DSP School Musical and Play News.

 Read about the most popular High School Musicals and Plays in 2015 and 2016. Click here. 

Millennium Mayhem

 New release for High Schools - Millennium Mayhem. 

It’s time to party, because it’s 1999! Jess Lo is hosting the best millennium party ever.

Every cool celebrity is invited and it is set to be linked via satellite around the world.  But organising the party and sorting out her love life causes Jess Lo's grades to drop in her final year at school.

Motherhood the Musical. The Good, the Bad and the Laundry...

 DSP is excited to announce the release of the rights to Motherhood the Musical.

This production has been a hit across the USA and Australia.

Read the script and listen to the music here.

Theatre Restaurant and Outrageous Comedy Newsletter.

Read about the success theatres and schools have been having staging plays and musicals suitable for dinner theatre.

Includes new releases: Cinderella meets the mother-in-law, Spy Club, Twas the fight before Christmas and Life's a bitch.

Click here.

Australia Day Published by DSPress.

 The smash hit comedy currently touring Australia by Hit Productions has been published by DSPress and will be available for performance by amateur theatre companies in the second half the next year.

Read an extract on-line and buy a copy now here

Saturday Night Fever the Musical world community theatre premiere.

Saturday Night Fever has had a superb premiere in Redclffe Brisbane the childhood stomping ground of the Bee Gees.

The Redcliffe Musical Theatre Company got a top review from Stage Whispers. Read it here.