Sunday, September 26, 2010

Judi Connelli talks about her early years, The Threepenny Opera and Mary Poppins

Judi Connelli is one of Australia's most respected cabaret and theatrical performers. Her long list of credits includes roles for Opera Australia such as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd, Katisha in The Mikado, Golda in Fiddler on the Roof, Zozo in The Merry Widow, The Duchess in The Gondoliers and Mrs. Pearce in My Fair Lady. Her musical theatre repertoire includes Carlotta Campion in Follies, The Witch in Into the Woods, Matron Mama Morton in Chicago, Mama Rose in Gypsy, Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret, Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard and Aunt March in Little Women.

In May 2010 Judi talked about her early years in Brisbane and Sydney, and performing in The Threepenny Opera with Eddie Perfect, and as the evil Nanny in Mary Poppins. Click here for the interview.

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