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INTRODUCING A NEW ONLINE MARKETPLACE FOR AUSTRALIANS, BY AUSTRALIANS

Posted: 22nd September, 2020

Following the success of TODDMASKS, which has generated over $70,000 in revenue for independent stage and screen costume creatives in the first month of operation, Todd McKenney is expanding the concept with a brand new online marketplace, TODD+CREATES.

toddcreates.shop has been created exclusively for independent, Australian creatives and small businesses who produce and ship their products in Australia. Initially TODD+CREATES will focus on the categories such as Lifestyle (homewares and art), Fashion (clothing and accessories), Kids (toys and clothing), Pets (clothing and accessories) and Weddings (bridal accessories, bridesmaids and groomsmen accessories, decorations, wedding favours).

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THE ALL NEW MONTY GUYS AND GALS, AIRED ON CHANNEL 7, IN SEPTEMBER

Posted: 6 September, 2020

The previous two specials, The Real Full Monty and The All New Monty: Ladies' Night, were smash hits - and now the feelgood formats are coming together for one monster special event series.

For the first time ever, male and female celebrities will be performing - and Shane Jacobson, Todd McKenney and Georgie Parker returned.

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Todd Masks

SELL YOUR MASK! TODD MASKS NOW LAUNCHED

Posted: 24th July, 2020

Todd Masks; toddmasks.com - is an online marketplace for the Australian Stage and Screen Industries Costume Designers and creators to sell their masks, and for people to buy directly from them.

The platform has been created by Todd Mckenney to say thank you to his fellow industry members for their love over the years.

Please note: While each mask is made to the current published health standards. These masks are not intended to replace any current best practices for protection. See more details on the site.

SELL YOUR MASKS HERE


An Eveving with Todd McKenney

AN EVENING WITH TODD McKENNEY STREAMING LIVE SUNDAY 26 JULY AT 5PM

Posted: 15th July, 2020

Riverside Theatres Digital is thrilled to launch its second digital concert series with award winning performer Todd McKenney. Streaming live on Youtube from the Riverside stage on Sunday 26 July at 5pm, don't miss this marvellous evening of entertainment!

An Evening with Todd McKenney will be showcasing the career that has made him a household name, singing a selection of songs that shaped and inspired him. With a professional career spanning 40 years featuring roles across both stage and screen, including his most notable role of Peter Allen in the Australian hit production of The Boy from Oz, roles in Cats, West Side Story, The Rocky Horror Show and most recently seen stepping into the role of Lord Farquaad in the smash hit musical Shrek.

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Todd McKenney - Shrek The Musical

SHREK THE MUSICAL CONTINUES TO MELBOURNE AND NOW BRISBANE!

Posted: 12th February, 2020

After the huge success of Shrek the Musical in Sydney, we are now taking the show on the road opening 16 February in Melbourne and just announced, that I will continue the role of Lord Farquaad in Brisbane until May 24.

Don't miss seeing this wonderful cast, in a very special and funny show!

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Todd McKenney - Shrek The Musical

TODD TO PLAY LORD FARQUAAD IN SHREK THE MUSICAL!

Posted: 10th October, 2019

Todd McKenney will take on the hilarious role of Lord Farquaad, the short-in-stature, ruthless ruler of Duloc in the upcoming lavish and fun multi-million dollar musical comedy SHREK THE MUSICAL. Todd will join our fairy-tale cast of Ben Mingay as Shrek, Lucy Durack as Princess Fiona and Marcia Hines as the Dragon in this wonderful Broadway hit musical. Todd will perform in the Sydney season of the musical, and the Melbourne performances currently on sale.

"I'm thrilled that Todd has joined the cast of SHREK THE MUSICAL," said John Frost. "Todd will bring to Lord Farquaad his wonderful sense of comedy and fun, alongside Ben, Lucy and Marcia – I can't wait to see him in this role. We have assembled a fantastic cast, which we will announce shortly."

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THE REAL DIRTY DANCING

Posted: 8th October, 2019

With its sensational dance scenes, killer soundtrack and tale of forbidden love, Dirty Dancing is one of the best-loved movies of all time. Now, Channel Seven is pleased to present an event series like no other, based on the most iconic film of the 80's.

THE REAL DIRTY DANCING gives eight Australian celebrities the unique opportunity to revisit the movie's most memorable moves and moments with a nostalgic journey of a lifetime.

They travel to the United States to the location where "Kellerman's Resort" was filmed in Virginia and will undergo an immersive Dirty Dancing experience.

As the cast revisit key locations and moments from that Dirty Dancing summer in 1963, they will learn the iconic dance routines from the film under the guidance of choreographers Todd McKenney and Kym Johnson.

All eight celebrities Hugh Sheridan, Anne Edmonds, Firass Dirani, Anna Heinrich, Jamie Durie, Jessica Rowe,Jude Bolton and Stephanie Rice, will take to the stage that night showcasing dance sequences from the film. The celebrity cast dancing dirty on the dancefloor, the log, in the lake and more.


THE ALL NEW MONTY : LADIES NIGHT

Posted: 29th September, 2019

Once these eight brave stars say yes to undress, there's no going back!

The girls are getting the girls out to raise awareness for breast cancer. Hosting The All New Monty: Ladies' Night is Home and Away star, Georgie Parker. Choreographer extraordinaire Todd McKenney will return to conjure the women's show stopping-routing, following his success in the men's version of The All New Monty.

Home and away star Lynne McGranger and Fashion Icon Nadia Bartel will be appearing on the show. Joining them will be award-winning singer Ella Hooper, yoga guru Simone Callahan, swimming legend Lisa Curry, Australian Idol winner Casey Donovan and TV Presenter Rachael Finch.

It's the performance of a lifetime that means the world to each of them and it's one you'll never forget.


THE ALL NEW MONTY - ONE-NIGHT ONLY SPECIAL EVENT!

Posted: 31st July, 2019

The All New Monty hit Australian sceens last night on Channel 7.

Eight brave stars will dare to bare on THE ALL NEW MONTY! The one-night only special event featured a cheeky cast of male celebrities hellbent on having a ball in the name of men's health.

Host SHANE JACOBSON and choreographer extraordinaire TODD McKENNEY present a stellar lineup of stars who learnt a sexy routine from scratch before stripping fully nude for the nation. The following men plus one surprise addition are ready to leave nothing to the imagination.


WITNESS SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY - TODD OPENS IN BARNUM

Posted: 24th April, 2019

Barnum The Circus Musical has arrived at Melbourne's Comedy Theatre for a limited 6 week season.

A story of love and ambition will unfold as the wonder of the circus comes to life before your very eyes. Witness Jumbo, the largest elephant in the world, Joice Heth the oldest woman to ever live, and the most beautiful operatic voice to ever appear on stage, the Swedish Nightingale Jenny Lind.

With music by Cy Coleman (Sweet Charity), book by Mark Bramble (42nd Street) and lyrics by Michael Stewart (Hello Dolly!), get ready to experience traditional musical theatre blended with real-life circus in a completely re-imagined production. If you're only going to the theatre once this year – BARNUM is the must-see event of 2019!

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GOT A SPACE ON THE COUCH?

Posted: 11th April, 2019

Greyhound Adoption Day;
Sunday April 28, 2019

This isn't just a day to adopt greyhounds. If you are thinking about adopting and want to find out more information, this is a great opportunity as staff from the Greyhound Adoption Program will be on hand to answer any of your questions while you meet and interact with some of our placid, friendly greyhounds.

If you are interested in adopting on the day, fill out the Adoption Aplication Forms. The form needs to be filled out in addition to registering to attend the event.

For more information Visit GAP for more information.

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NEW FULL MONTY CAST ANNOUNCED

Posted: 26th March, 2019

Seven has revealed the next batch of male celebs who will bare all in its second Full Monty special.

They are The Bachelor's Matty J, ex-Blue Heelers & Gold Logie winner John Wood, NRL star George Burgess, children's entertainer and ex-Wiggle Sam Moran, dual-code rugby footballer Lote Tuqiri, The Footy Show's Brendan Fevola and former AFL champ Robert "Dipper" Dipierdomenico.

Shane Jacobson returns as host with Todd McKenney to choreograph, retitled as The All New Monty. Rehearsals are currently underway. After raising awareness for cancer awareness, the one-night-only event will again profile men's health issues.

A separate event Ladies Night includes talent such as Georgie Parker, Lynne McGranger, Simone Callahan, Lisa Curry & Casey Donovan.

They will air on Seven later this year.

Mates on a Mission

MATES ON A MISSION

Posted: 17th February, 2019

Four personalities from The Real Full Monty are filming a new travel series for Seven, Mates on a Mission.

The series features Todd McKenney, Shane Jacobson, Kris Smith and Brian "B.T" Taylor on the road with insane challenges to raise awareness for charity causes including mental health, heart disease and bowel cancer.

An airdate is yet to be announced.

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