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Where old meets new and local meets international - Part 2

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And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents who come over to get better acquainted with the Addams household. Comic chaos ensues including everything from an amorous giant squid to mixed-up potions to a scorching tango.

The international award-winning hit Legally Blonde the Musical will have its Australian Premiere season at the Sydney Lyric from 21 September 2012 through to early March 2013. Elle Woods can handle anything, so when her boyfriend Warner dumps her for someone 'serious' she decides to follow him to Harvard Law School and win him back. With some help from new-found friends Paulette, Emmett and her Chihuahua Bruiser, she learns that it's so much better to be smart. This all dancing, romantic comedy is about knowing who you are and showing what you’ve got! And with reviews such as “hysterically funny”, “smart, sassy, spectacular” and “wit sharp enough to file your nails on” you will be guaranteed a great night out. Among feel-good musicals, Legally Blonde is right up there with Mama Mia! and Hairspray.

The King is Back! Breathtaking, the most visually captivating theatre you will ever see… There is simply nothing else like it. More than 60 million people around the world have come to discover the thrill, the majesty, the truly one-of-a-kind musical that is The Lion King. Winner of more than 70 major arts awards including six Tonys, The Lion King reigns as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world. Giraffes strut, birds swoop and gazelles leap in a dazzling panorama that overwhelms the senses and inspires you with the wonder of life. This is The Lion King. Imagination Untamed. Coming to the Capitol Theatre Sydney December 2013 this is one to mark in your diary.

Mary PoppinsAnd in Auckland something magical is about to begin - Mary Poppins arrives at the Civic from 13 October for a four month season. Magical is the only word that can describe what happens when Broadway and Disney collide. This spectacular production includes all of the best loved songs from the film including Chim Chim Cher-ee, A Spoonful of Sugar, Jolly Holiday, Feed the Birds and Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious as well as new classics like Practically Perfect and Anything can Happen. With her carpetbag, a parrot-headed umbrella for airy transport and the rare ability to slide up banisters, the show is filled with little magical tricks, whether it be flowers popping out of a painting, Poppins' never-ending bag, a particular chimney sweep walking across the top of the stage upside down, or the practically perfect nanny making her grand exit by flying over the audience. The show is a roof-raising, toe-tapping, high flying extravaganza and a must see production. It is suitable for children so gather your family and make a date. Call McIntosh Travel for these world class events - various packages are available including accommodation options.<

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