WORLD PREMIERE! Facing East opens in Vancouver

FACING EAST the new musical based on the stirring play by Carol Lynn Pearson, with music and lyrics by David Rigano and book by Mark Eugene Garcia received it's world premiere season at the Jericho Arts Centre in Vancouver from April 23-May 14, 2016. This production comes after a number of developmental concerts and workshops,... Continue Reading →


Children Of Eden Set Design

Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to receive a message from an old friend and colleague asking if I would be in Melbourne at any point in the middle of the year, and if I was still interested in doing set design work. Whilst I had no plans for being in Melbourne I was... Continue Reading →

Revisiting An Old Friend

This morning I embarked upon a project that's been flitting through my mind the past few weeks. At the end of last year I decided I wanted to utilise 2015 to focus more on theatre. I've already got off to a great start with the incredibly successful 5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche and there's a few... Continue Reading →

[The Last 5 Years]

Five years ago, on the Fifth of July, 2008, my favourite musical opened in previews on Broadway. It was a real underdog story, [title of show] was the little musical that could. It was a small, original piece. It documented it's own creation, it only used a keyboard, and it was one of the first... Continue Reading →

Here comes Kong, what will he do Downunder?

Something big hit Melbourne tonight. It's been a long time coming but it's finally here. As I write this the Global Premiere audience of the musical version of King Kong are probably staggering home in the dark after a night of excitement at The Regent Theatre on Collins Street. A beast was unleashed, revealing to the... Continue Reading →

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