Music by ANDREW WORBOYS
Book and Lyrics by ANDREW WORBOYS and ZVONKO JOVICIC
Andrew Worboys has written four other musicals: JACK THE RIPPER, SNAKES AND LADDERS, SONG OF THE SUN, and THE SILENT FLUTE – THE STORY OF BRUCE LEE. He also wrote the score for BOYBAND THE MUSICAL.
Andrew wrote the overture for HUGH JACKMAN's arena version of THE BOY FROM OZ and created new contemporary musical arrangements for Ensemble Theatre’s THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG, starring Georgie Parker and Simon Burke. He co-wrote and produced "HEY SYDNEY!" the opening number for the 2002 Sydney Gay Games Opening Ceremony and for the last four years has been creating the musical backings for the Sydney Theatre Company's WHARF REVUE.
He co-produced the Original Australian Soundtrack of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, starring iOTA and Blazey Best, and produced JIMMY SOMERVILLE’S album SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, as well playing piano and singing backing vocals on the album.
Andrew was Musical Director for JIMMY SOMERVILLE'S EVOLVE TOUR, for CHRISTINE ANU’S INTIMATE AND DEADLY, for PAUL CAPSIS - ELECTRO CABARET, for TODD MACKENNEY - IN CABARET, for QUEENIE VAN DE ZANDT'S AMAZON WOMAN (Original songs by Andrew and Queenie), DAVID HAWKIN'S NOM DE PLUME, for TREVOR ASHLEY'S POP PRINCESSES 1 & 2 and I'M EVERY WOMAN, for JOANNA WEINBERG'S TWELVE SHOES, for LISA ADAM'S AMY HOUSEWINE - BACK TO CRACK and for TOBY FRANCIS - BLOKELAHOMA (Directed by David Campbell) and THE KING IS DEAD LONG LIVE QUEEN.
As graphic artist, Andrew has designed posters for CHITA RIVERA, FAITH PRINCE, LILIAS WHITE, RUFUS WAINWRIGHT and for CHRISTINE ANU.
ZVONKO JOVICIC has been writing songs and bush poetry his entire life. Traveling the world with his guitar and his trumpet, Zonk has spent hours putting pen to paper, musings and observations that have never seen the light of day, until now.
An accomplished jazz trumpet player Zonk plays with MATANZA, with JUNGLEHAMMER, with the MITCH ANDERSON BAND and has he played with many other jazz/funk outfits touring all over Europe.
The festival circuit is in Zonk's blood. He has stage managed many a GLOBAL CARNIVAL as well as for the PEAT'S RIDGE FESTIVALS.
Zonk is also an extremely capable graphic designer and animator.
Showtrain marks Zonk's debut as a writer for musical theatre.