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We Will Rock You Review

. Saturday, 24 August 2019 .



I want it all! And I want it now!




Queen. Annie Crummer. Opening night. If that’s what’s on the menu then I want it all. And boy did ‘We will rock you’ deliver.




The songs of Queen mould smoothly into the story of a dystopian society where music is controlled with fascist intent. Their leader, Killer Queen, played by Annie Crummer who brings full moxie to the role. Accompanied with her henchman, Khashoggi, who I can describe as Joe Satriani meets the matrix, carries out their vision of a commercially run world destroying all rock music. A slight dig at the popular top 40 music of today




Galileo and Scaramouche, played by William Deane and Bridie Dixon, start their journey by ‘wanting to break free’ from societal norms and unleash their inner rocker. Their on stage chemistry provides hilarious comic relief and compelling homages to Queen and hard rock classics.





The orchestral rock band nestled in the rafters controls the interchanging musical numbers between the Gaga people and the Bohemians. With a dominant rhythmic section accompanied by riffs and licks from the lead guitar makes you believe it may be Brian May playing up there.





I loved the rebel bohemians who embark on their journey to find freedom, love and rock and roll. Strong performances from Buddy, the hilarious Glaswegian hippie and a strong braveheart looking bohemian named Britney Spears. Although, the star of the show was Ozzy Osbourne. Her vocal range and control was world class in her debut song, followed by a softer solo performance. I would bet that band would want her as their frontman but she belongs on the stage.




A fantastic show that breaks the fourth wall to interact with the audience. At end you are laughing, signing and assisting with the self titled song. With a crowd of old and young it reminds us how iconic Queen is across multiple generations. Rock lives within all of us and ‘We will rock you’ will bring it out of you. Something we need more of in my personal opinion.



We Will Rock You is on at Bruce Mason Centre until the 7th of September. Get tickets here or check out our interview with the cast here.




Words: Andy Strain

Photography: SomeBizarreMonkey



I want it all! And I want it now!




Queen. Annie Crummer. Opening night. If that’s what’s on the menu then I want it all. And boy did ‘We will rock you’ deliver.




The songs of Queen mould smoothly into the story of a dystopian society where music is controlled with fascist intent. Their leader, Killer Queen, played by Annie Crummer who brings full moxie to the role. Accompanied with her henchman, Khashoggi, who I can describe as Joe Satriani meets the matrix, carries out their vision of a commercially run world destroying all rock music. A slight dig at the popular top 40 music of today




Galileo and Scaramouche, played by William Deane and Bridie Dixon, start their journey by ‘wanting to break free’ from societal norms and unleash their inner rocker. Their on stage chemistry provides hilarious comic relief and compelling homages to Queen and hard rock classics.





The orchestral rock band nestled in the rafters controls the interchanging musical numbers between the Gaga people and the Bohemians. With a dominant rhythmic section accompanied by riffs and licks from the lead guitar makes you believe it may be Brian May playing up there.





I loved the rebel bohemians who embark on their journey to find freedom, love and rock and roll. Strong performances from Buddy, the hilarious Glaswegian hippie and a strong braveheart looking bohemian named Britney Spears. Although, the star of the show was Ozzy Osbourne. Her vocal range and control was world class in her debut song, followed by a softer solo performance. I would bet that band would want her as their frontman but she belongs on the stage.




A fantastic show that breaks the fourth wall to interact with the audience. At end you are laughing, signing and assisting with the self titled song. With a crowd of old and young it reminds us how iconic Queen is across multiple generations. Rock lives within all of us and ‘We will rock you’ will bring it out of you. Something we need more of in my personal opinion.



We Will Rock You is on at Bruce Mason Centre until the 7th of September. Get tickets here or check out our interview with the cast here.




Words: Andy Strain

Photography: SomeBizarreMonkey

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