Event Description



In conversation with a Music Theatre star

19/04/2024 - 19/04/2024 5pm - 5:45pm

Union Theatre, Level 2 Arts & Cultural Building (building 159), Parkville Campus

UMSU Union House Theatre


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Ever wondered what it’s like to work in professional musical theatre in Australia? 

Join Union House Theatre's Artistic Director Xanthe Beesley as she chats with music theatre star, comedian, and actress Christie Whelan Browne. Christie is starring in Britney Spears: The Cabaret playing at the Union Theatre April 18th and 19th. This is a chance to hear all about her process to create characters and to develop this show. 

Spots are strictly limited for this friendly chat on the stage of the Union Theatre.

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About the artist:

Christie Whelan Browne is one of Australia’s most versatile stage and screen performers. An award-winning actress who has delighted audiences in shows as varied as A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the ForumThe Importance Of Being Earnest, The Drowsy Chaperone (Helpmann Award Nomination) and Britney Spears: The Cabaret.  Christie is the star of three one-woman shows; Britney Spears: The Cabaret, Show People and Vigil (Green Room Award Winner) all of which have debuted at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival and then toured in Australia and Internationally, to much acclaim. Christie has been seen in MTC’s Twelfth Night, An Ideal Husband, Born Yesterday, The Odd Couple and As You Like It. In 2016 she played the role of Gen in Eddie Perfect’s play The Beast.

Her career began in 2005 in Grease – The Arena Spectacular. Other musical roles include Kira in Xanadu, Liz Hurley in Shane Warne The Musical, Lina Lamont in Singin’ In The Rain, Tanya Degano in STC / Global Creatures’ Muriel’s Wedding The Musical (Helpmann Award nomination & Sydney Theatre Award nomination) and April in Company (Sydney Theatre Award) to name just a few. She also has numerous TV roles and film credits to her name.

Register for this Q&A to receive your VIP code to access cheap tickets to Britney Spears: The Cabaret (Union Theatre Thursday and Friday 18th / 19th April).

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