David in theatre
Since it was founded in 2007, Luckiest Productions has had a meteoric rise in the world of live music and cabaret production. In addition to producing five national concert tours for David Campbell, Luckiest Productions has received acclaim for its ground-breaking production of Sweet Charity at Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney, and its three record-breaking years at the helm of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival.
Luckiest Productions is also a dedicated producer and developer of original Australian work, having produced sell-out seasons around Australia for cabaret shows like Britney Spears: The Cabaret and Gillian Cosgriff’s Waitressing… and other things I do well.
International shows mounted by Luckiest Productions in Australia include An Evening with Megan Mullally, acclaimed New York cabaret act Simply Barbra,Mad Men star Bryan Batt in Batt on a Hot Tin Roof, and West End leading man Daniel Boys in his Australian debut.
Luckiest Productions’ first television project, the documentary David Campbell On Broadway was filmed in New York and Los Angeles in 2010, and broadcast nationally in Australia as part of the STVDIO channel’s launch night. In 2011, Luckiest Productions co-produced the David Campbell DVD The Broadway Show: Live in Australia with Sony Music. The 2009 live DVD of the Luckiest Productions concert David Campbell: Good Lovin’ Live hit number one on the ARIA chart
Dream Lover (2016)
Sydney will host the World Premiere of Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical from September 2016. An extraordinary story that goes far beyond the song, Dream Lover reveals the amazing life of the legendary American singer, songwriter and actor. An intimate and epic story of an all-round entertainer adored by his fans, Bobby Darin, together with his movie star wife Sandra Dee, provided the iconic soundtrack to a generation.
David Campbell will return to the musical theatre stage for the lead role of Bobby Darin, beside rising star Hannah Fredericksen as Sandra Dee. The musical captures the glamour and passion of the big band era, the Rat Pack in Vegas and the Golden Age of Hollywood, a time of trail-blazing stars, knock-out fashions and life-changing events.
The show includes 34 great hits from the 50s and 60s including Mack The Knife, Beyond the Sea, Splish Splash and the multi-million-seller Dream Lover, performed by a sensational cast and an 18-piece band. Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical is a big show with a big score and a big heart.
In the role of Bobby
Sunset Boulevard (2005)
In the role of Joe Gilles
Helpmann Award best Actor
Saturday Night (2000)
You can listen to the Original New York Cast Recording here – http://www.allmusic.com/album/saturday-night-original-new-york-cast-recording-mw0000608932
Babes In Arms (1999)
You can listen to the Original New York Cast Recording here – http://www.allmusic.com/album/babes-in-arms-1999-new-york-cast-recording–mw0000258601
Hey Mr Producer (1998)
In the role of Cameron Mackintosh
Les Miserables (1997)
In the role of Marius