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'Make 'em Laugh. Make 'em Cry' ... at the Civic

Posted 11 August 2017 by (Hurstville News)

Get set to laugh and cry with Scott Irwin and Monique Salle, who are performing as part of Georges River Counciland#39;s andquot;... at the Civic!andquot; series of concerts in the intimate setting of Hurstville Entertainment Centreand#39;s Civic Theatre. Plucked from obscurity 25 years ago by David Atkins, Scott was understudy to Guy Pearce as Danny Zuko in Grease. It was his first ever audition and he has since become one of Australiaandrsquo;s most accomplished and sought after leading men. Scott recently finished performing the lead role of Mack Sennett in Mack andamp; Mabel at The Hayes Theatre. Prior to that he played Robert Baker in Wonderful Town at the Sydney Opera House with the Philharmonic Orchestra. Other highlights from the last 25 years on the professional stage include starring as Corny Collins in the Australian production of Hairspray! which gained him a Helpmann Award nomination, Enjolras in Les Miserables the 10th Anniversary Tour, Gaston in Disneyandrsquo;s Beauty andamp; the Beast (Mo Award nomination), starring opposite the wonderful Marina Prior in both Kiss Me Kate! andamp; Annie Get Your Gun and leading the cast of Camelot in the role of King Arthur. Monique graduated with a Bachelor of Musical Theatre from The Australian Institute of Music, and a Performing Arts Graduate Certificate from Brent Street Studios. She made her professional stage debut in the Australian Helpmann award-winning production of A Chorus Line, playing Bebe and understudying the lead role of Diana Morales. Moniqueandrsquo;s professional performance credits also include playing Molly in the musical Ghost, an ensemble role in Rent the musical, The Drowsy Chaperone and Sondheim on Sondheim, where Monique performed as soloist and was also the showandrsquo;s choreographer. Monique is currently featuring in Splashdance on ABCTV, and later this year will tour Australia playing the role of Ali, in a brand new production of Mama Mia. Donand#39;t miss Scott Irwin andamp; Monique Salle... at the Civic! live in the Hurstville Entertainment Centreand#39;s Civic Theatre.EVENT DETAILS:Where: Civic Theatre andndash; Hurstville Entertainment Centre MacMahon Street, HurstvilleWhen: Thursday 21 September 2017, 7.00pmTickets: $25 / concession $20 andndash; on sale at www.hec.org.auContact: Call 9330 6400 or email entertainment@georgesriver.nsw.gov.auTransport: The venue is a short walk from Hurstville train station and bus interchange. Parking in Hurstville There is a range of free and paid public car parks in the Hurstville CBD at the following locations: Patrick Street 15 Dora Street Gloucester Road Treacy Street Palm Court Westfield Shopping Centre 7-9 The Avenue Hurstville Central Shopping Centre, located above Hurstville Railway Station (fees apply), access via Forest Road on the northern side of the railway line, or from the southern side of the line via Ormond Parade Paid public carpark under Waratah Private Hospital (fees apply, first 3 hours free), entry on Dora Street. andnbsp;