“ Follow Your Dreams™” Concert Series…
One of Australia’s Leading Ladies of Song MELANIE PARRY returns with a brand new show performing a stunning selection of music from her vast repertoire during her stage career around the world stemming from Opera to Broadway, to some of the greatest hits of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s including Disco Inferno, Motown, Fabulous Abba, Barry Manilow, Linda Ronstadt, Mamas & the Papas, Liza Minnelli, and Burt Bacharach !!
From Broadway musical showstoppers to Oscar winning movie hits with songs from Dream Girls, Sound of Music, Camelot, A Star Is Born, The Greatest Showman and even a dash of Puccini !!
Don’t miss this musical celebration extravaganza with the beautiful and unmistakable VOICE of Melanie Parry!!
“ Judy Garland – A Celebration” Show…
MELANIE PARRY starred as the singing VOICE of JUDY GARLAND, in the multi award winning Peter Allen TV Mini Series for Shine Endemol Productions in 2015. The show was touted as one of the biggest TV events for the year!
MELANIE PARRY is also nationally and internationally known for her original muscial theatre show creation the ‘JUDY’, ‘The Judy Garland Story in Song’.
The show was officially launched in 1999, and has since won wide acclaim receiving standing ovations and rave reviews for her performances at the Monte Carlo Casino, Las Vegas, to the concert halls and theatre’s of Australia, Europe, United Kingdom and New Zealand.
It was from her reputation with this acclaimed show creation that drew producers to her stage show to cast her for this prestigious TV series singing role of the decade in order to recreat the VOICE of the legend JUDY GARLAND for some of the films iconic scenes.
In 2016, Melanie joined the cast of HIDDEN SYDNEY, The Glittering Mile musical for a special appearance playing Judy Garland’s in a scene recreated at the Silver Spade.
In her live JUDY stage show, the extraordinary voice of MELANIE PARRY brings to life the legend of Judy Garland in a full spellbinding concert dedicated to this magnificent star of Hollywood’s heyday.
You will hear the beautiful VOICE of MELANIE PARRY as she masterfully recreates many of the hits from the Judy Garland songbook, with “Zing Went the Strings”, “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”, “Get Happy”, “The Trolley Song”, “San Francisco”, “Swannee”, “You Made Me Love You”, “The Man That Got Away”, “Chicago”, “Just In Time”, “Rockabye” and so many more.
Melanie Parry transports her audience back in time as we hear of Garland’s career spanning the years from when she started performing at the age of 2, to her auditions with MGM, the golden years with Vincente Minnelli, who directed Judy in many of her most memorable MGM musicals, to the eventual split with Metro, her triumphant Concert Years with producer and manager Sid Luft, her dramatically demanding film role in A Star is Born, to her Carnegie Hall triumphs, and her children the incredible Liza Minnelli and Lorna Luft, to the glitz and glamour, triumphs & tragedies that was Judy’s life, to the final end with her tragic death in 1969 at the age of only 47 years.
Melanie Parry’s shows are renowned for including AV film footage and this show was the first of its kind to include clips of Judy Garland as Judy’s story is told, adding to the overall visual excitement and thrill as you see so many wonderful memories of Judy as she appeared in her many concerts and films.
Hop on a trolley and take a ride with the fabulous VOICE and sparkling personality of this sensational artiste, MELANIE PARRY as she sings the songs and brings to life the story of JUDY GARLAND like no other performer!!
The show is currently available with Musical Director incorporating a three piece ensemble to a full concert experience with a six to sixteen piece orchestra.
The show is in high demand for special events and Performing Arts Theatre show presentations nationally and worldwide.
Melanie Parry “ Bacharach and Friends” Show
Join the beautiful VOICE of MELANIE PARRY as she takes you on a musical journey of some of the most iconic songs of the sixties as she sings the greatest hits of Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
BACHARACH & FRIENDS is a musical tribute to one of the the finest song writing teams in pop music history.
These two remarkable composers have written some of the world’s best known and loved songs.
Timeless iconic songs that gave Cilla Black, Petula Clark, Dusty Springfield, Dione Warwick, Aretha Franklin, Tom Jones, Gene Pitney, The Walker Brothers, Sacha Distel, Barbra Streisand and so many more great artistes and their unforgettable Number #1 Hits!
Alfie, Do You Know the Way to San Jose, Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head, Don’t Make Me Over, You’ll Never Get to Heaven, This Guy’s in Love with You, A House is Not a Home, Wishin’ & Hopin’, Close to You, Always Something There to Remind Me, I’ll Never Fall in Love Again, What’s New Pussycat, Make it Easy on Yourself, The Look of Love, I Just Don’t Know What to Do with Myself, Walk on By, I Say a Little Prayer, Anyone Who Had a Heart, What the World Needs Now, Thats What Friends are For, and many more…
Along with Cole Porter, Bob Dylan, Lennon & McCartney, and Paul Simon, Burt Bacharach is a visionary who revolutionised the popular music of the 20th and 21st centuries.
“ Judy and Barbra” Shows…
My theatre show “JUDY and BARBRA” was launched as a production dedicated to paying homage to the amazing Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand.
I have continued to find that this show is still as popular as ever, with SELL OUT shows of theatre audiences who are enthralled with the story of Judy’s life, wanting to hear all of Judy’s memorable songs and revisit the triumphs and tragedies in respect for the great artiste she was.
A big thank you to all my fans, friends and family, for all your wonderful support and encouragement over all these long years of hard work and dedication.
The journey continues…
Melanie Parry xxx