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Liza (on an E) Trevor Ashley as Liza Minnelli - Vaudeville
Liza (on an E), with Trevor Ashley as Liza Minnelli, at Vaudeville Theatre 14 to 18 May 2013.
Written by Trevor Ashley and Dean Bryant, directed by Dean Bryant, and produced by Neil Eckersley for Speckulation Entertainment.
From her marriage to Australia's song-and-dance darling, Peter Allen, to her notorious pill-popping and ubiquitous showbiz family, ‘Liza’ will dish the dirt on her extraordinary life like you've never seen her before, accompanied by a live on stage band, as she raises the rafters and brings the entire house down with power-packed performances of all her greatest hits.
Well known in his native Australia as a musical theatre star, Trevor Ashley created the role of Miss Understanding in the original Australian cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical, following which he appeared in Gale Edwards’ production of Jerry Springer – The Opera at Sydney Opera House. He played the cross-dressing role of Edna Turnblad inmusical Hairspray in both Melbourne and Sydney, and played Franz Leibkind in the Australian production of The Producers in Melbourne.