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PERTH IS ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC - 10 May 2016
Producers Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Ian, John Frost and the Really Useful Group today announced that the world’s favourite musical, The Sound of Music, will come to Perth later this year, completing a highly successful national tour.
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The lavish London Palladium production will play at the Crown Theatre Perth from 14 September for a strictly limited season. Following sell out seasons at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre and Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre, The Sound of Music will open at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre on 13 May and play at the Festival Theatre in Adelaide from 9 August, before it heads to Perth.

Tickets for the Perth season will go on sale to the general public on Monday 16 May. People can waitlist for priority bookings at soundofmusictour.com.au

This new Australian tour of The Sound of Music is led by Amy Lehpamer (Once, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) as Maria Rainer and Cameron Daddo (Legally Blonde, Big River) as Captain Georg von Trapp, starring alongside Marina Prior (Mary Poppins, The Secret Garden) as Baroness Schraeder, Lorraine Bayly (Calendar Girls, The Sullivans) as Frau Schmidt and David James (Playschool, Avenue Q) as Max Detweiler.

The Sound of Music has been playing to rapturous full houses and receiving an overwhelming critical response since it opened. The Daily Telegraph said, “The music is glorious. There’s a good reason it’s an iconic show”, while Theatre People said the show is “a beautifully crafted production for all ages”.

On behalf of his co-producers, John Frost said, “Australia has taken The Sound of Music to its heart, with thunderous applause and standing ovations at every performance in Sydney and Brisbane. Rarely do we see such an acclaimed production of a much-loved classic. I’m so thrilled to bring The Sound of Music to Perth to round off our national tour. Make sure you buy a ticket soon as it’s sure to become one of your favourite things.”

Inspired by the lives of the actual von Trapp family, The Sound of Music tells the uplifting story of Maria, a fun-loving governess who changes the lives of the widowed Captain von Trapp and his seven children by re-introducing them to music, culminating in the family’s escape from the Nazis across the mountains from Austria. It features an unforgettable score that includes some of the most famous songs ever performed on stage, including My Favorite Things, Edelweiss, Do-Re-Mi, Sixteen Going On Seventeen, The Lonely Goatherd, Climb Ev’ry Mountain and the title song, The Sound of Music.
 
This acclaimed production of the legendary Rodgers and Hammerstein musical premiered in 2006 at the home of West End musical theatre, the London Palladium, where it celebrated a record-breaking 954 performances seen by well over 2 million people, before going on to enjoy sell-out seasons internationally.

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PERTH
Venue - Crown Theatre Perth
Season - From 14 September 2016
Performance Times - Wed–Sat 7.30pm, Wed 1.00pm, Sat 2.00pm, Sun 1pm and 6pm
Price - Tickets from $79.90*
Bookings -  soundofmusictour.com.au or 136 100
Groups - 12+ 1300 889 278

TICKETS ON SALE 16 MAY
*An additional transaction fee and/or a credit/debit payment processing fee may apply. Performance times and prices are subject to change.

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Media enquiries, please contact:
National - Ian Phipps, IP Publicity, at ian@ippublicity.com.au or 0419 977 649
Perth – Lynne Burford at lburford@iinet.net.au or (08) 9355 1455 or 0417 921 038
Crown Perth - Cassie Boyce at cassie.boyce@crownperth.com.au or (08) 9362 8009

“YO HOMIES, CHINGY IS IN THE CLUB!” - 28 April 2016
Don’t miss Chingy’s exclusive performance at Eve nightclub on Saturday, 14 May!
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Performing smash hits including ‘Right Thurr’, ‘Holidae In’ and ‘One Call Away’ from his platinum debut album ‘Jackpot’, Chingy will be hanging at Perth’s hottest club.

Resident DJ Birdie will heat up the dance floor with RnB tracks from 9pm and entry is just $20 at the door. Clear your calendar and get ready for a night you won’t forget!

To keep up-to-date with Eve’s jam-packed calendar of entertainment, find Eve Club on Facebook or click here.

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For further information or images, contact: 
Marli Stork
Crown Perth Public Relations
P: +61 8 9362 8407
E: marli.stork@crownperth.com.au

Why you need to be at Bistro Guillaume today, $10 Espresso Martini in hand! - 22 April 2016
The irresistible 666 Autumn Butter Vodka used in Bistro Guillaume’s Espresso Martini is the world’s first ever natural butter vodka and with its silky creaminess and long finish, this Espresso Martini is unlike anything you’ve tasted before, but don't take our word for it!
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2. Complimented by stunning outdoor views of Crown Metropol’s resort-pool and a bite from Bistro Guillaume’s new bar menu, could a weekday afternoon get any more spectacular?

. Some things are just meant to be together – and Bistro Guillaume and Espresso Martinis are one of those. With the essence of elegance and sophistication and a lasting feeling of sensory greatness, it turns out our favourite French restaurant and number one cocktail have more in common than we thought! A taste of luxury awaits - see you at the bar!

*Terms and conditions apply - not available on public holidays, bar sales only, not available in conjunction with any other offer or discount.

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For further information or images, contact:

Marli Stork
Crown Perth Public Relations
P: +61 8 9362 8407
E: marli.stork@crownperth.com.au

Top picks at Crown Perth to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day - 22 April 2016
Thursday, 21 April 2016. World-class dining options, pampering spa treatments, relaxing hotel stays and unique gift ideas make Crown Perth a one-stop-shop this Mother’s Day - Sunday, 8 May.
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1. Fine-dining experience at one of Crown Perth’s premium restaurants
You’ll be spoilt for choice with an exquisite selection of set menus at Perth’s finest restaurants this Mother’s Day.

Whether it’s an indulgent French menu at Bistro Guillaume, the finest Italian cuisine at Modo Mio, a decadent selection of authentic Chinese dishes at Silks, a limited edition premium Bento Box at Nobu, or a feast at Perth’s best buffet, Atrium, there’s something for every mum to enjoy. The tempting menus are now available - to book call 1800 556 688.

Plus, by dining at selected restaurants between 8am and 10pm on Mother’s Day, you’ll receive an entry into the draw to win the ultimate prize pack for your mum, including one nights accommodation for two people in a Luxe King Spa room at Crown Metropol, breakfast for two at Atrium buffet, a 60 minute relaxation massage at ISIKA Day Spa, a Private Sky Dining Room table for two people at Silks and a $250 Crown Gift Card!*

2. Pamper package at ISIKA Day Spa
Surprise your mum with a blow wave at ISIKA followed by a delectable Afternoon Tea at Bistro Guillaume for just $99* per person or upgrade to a 30 minute massage for only $10 more! This special offer is available Wednesday to Friday from 4 until 25 May 2016. For more fantastic treatments on offer at ISIKA click here.

3. Tickets to CATS the Musical at Crown Theatre
A purr-fect gift this Mother’s Day is tickets to one of the greatest musicals of all time, CATS! Featuring a fantastical set, dazzling choreography and stunning costumes, tickets are selling out fast - book now!

4. Luxurious stay at one of Crown Perth’s award-winning hotels
With fantastic hotel offers available now, nothing says ‘thanks mum’ quite like the gift of a relaxing getaway. Let your mum ‘Hideaway at 9’ with overnight accommodation at Crown Metropol and access to the exclusive 9 Lounge including an indulgent breakfast and pre-dinner drinks with canapés from $378* per night, or spread the love with a ‘Family Getaway’ at Crown Promenade including overnight accommodation, buffet breakfast at Market & Co for 2 adults and 2 children, and more from just $278* per night.

5. Crown Perth Gift Card or Certificate
If you can’t decide, give the gift of luxury with a Crown Perth Gift Card or Certificate and let your mum experience all that Crown Perth has to offer.

ENDS

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Notes to Editors:

  • *Terms and conditions apply, visit crownperth.com.au for full details.
  • Prices for set menus on Mother’s Day include:
    • Bistro Guillaume | $95 per person
    • Modo Mio | $75 per person including a glass of Moët & Chandon Rosé
    • Silks | $75 per person including a glass of sparkling wine
    • Nobu | $75 per person including a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne
    • Atrium | $75 per person including a glass of sparkling wine
  • To win the ultimate prize pack, dine at any of the following outlets – Atrium, Nobu, Modo Mio, Bistro, Silks,
  • Junction Grill, Carvers, 88 Noodle Bar, Market & Co, The Merrywell or Lobby Lounge.
  • Bookings essential for ISIKA/Bistro Guillaume Afternoon Tea package.

For further information or images, contact:
Marli Stork
Crown Perth Public Relations
P: +61 8 9362 8407
E: marli.stork@crownperth.com.au

Crown Perth proudly supporting the RSL WA this ANZAC Day - 20 April 2016
Wednesday, 20 April 2016. Crown Perth has proudly supported the RSL WA on ANZAC Day since the resort opened in 1985.
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Every year, we pause to commemorate the contribution made by all past and present servicemen and women, and as a mark of respect, the Casino is closed on ANZAC Day from 3am re-opening at 12 noon on Monday, 25 April. 

Commemorative ANZAC Day badges are available at selected resort locations including Crown Metropol, Crown Promenade, Lobby Lounge and Cotta café for a gold coin donation over the long weekend from Friday, 22 April until Tuesday, 26 April, with all funds raised donated to the RSL WA.

Catch the ANZAC Day clash between AFL clubs Collingwood and Essendon at Crown Sports Bar, with Australia’s biggest high resolution cinematic sports bar screens, extra comfy seating, exciting game day atmosphere and all your dude food favourites delivered straight from The Merrywell, there’s no better venue to watch all the supercharged match day action live!

There is also free live entertainment all long weekend at Groove Bar & Lounge with some of Perth's best live bands including Peace Love, Justin & Mike and Hero DJs.

For the full entertainment schedule and more information visit crownperth.com.au.

ENDS

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For further information contact:
Crown Perth Public Relations
T: +61 8 9362 8357
E: janie.brackenridge@crownperth.com.au

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