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Aussie Song

"Excellent direction! I was hooked early on!"
Deon Allen - Former Dancer, Houston Ballet 

Aussie Song: A New Musical

Music, Book, & Lyrics by Frances Rae Key

Director: Ellie Handel

Music Director: Abigail Lumsden

Choreographers: Wendy Sugalski & Holly Deckerhoff-Manuel 

Lighting Designer: Charlotte Seelig

Costume Designer: Grace Jeon

Casting/Assistant Director: Nicole Gentile,

Production Stage Manager: Olivia Daniels


AUSSIE SONG explores the true-life story of Teddy Trager growing up in Australia in the 1920s-30s and her unique bond with her father. When she falls in love with an American sailor during WWII and sets sail for her new home, she brings with her a painful family secret and an unending song in her heart. 

Nominated for:

Best Musical/Play

Best Direction - Ellie Handel

Best Score - Frances Rae Key & Abigail Lumsden - WINNER

Best Lead Vocalist - Jordan Stam

Presented by NY Summerfest at Hudson Guild Theatre

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