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Amy’s Song of the Week: On The Edge Of Time 

Hearing the legendary Anthony Warlow and Lucy Maunder join voices in this song for the first time was simply magical. 

This video from the Australian version of Dr. Zhivago, The Musical - cowritten with Lucy Simon and Michael Korie demonstrates the experience.

PS: Stay tuned for news about where Zhivago is heading next!

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Amy's delighted to announce the start of her collaboration with Emmanuel Kelly, the extraordinary young singer whose inspiring life story and poignant rendition of John Lennon's Imagine, on X Factor Australia, resonated with millions of viewers around the world. 

Amy and Emmanuel will be working on songs for his upcoming project with producer Alex Geringas, vocalist and songwriter Deanna Della Cioppa, and more. Stay tuned to hear what they create!

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I’m delighted to announce that Dr. Zhivago, The Musical, with music by Lucy Simon and lyrics by Amy Powers and Michael Korie -currently playing in Brisbane, Australia through July 31st- garnered 7 nominations in the 2011 Helpmann Awards (Australia’s equivalent of the Tony Awards).
The nominations were for Best Musical, Best Direction of a Musical (Des McAnuff), Best Male Actor in a Musical (Anthony Warlow), Best Female Actor in a Musical (Lucy Maunder), Best Male Supporting Actor in a Musical (Martin Crewes), Best Female Supporting Actor in a Musical (Taneel Van Zyl), and Best Choreography in a Musical (Kelly Devine).
The Awards will take place on August 1st 2011, at the Sydney Opera House.
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I’m delighted to announce that Dr. Zhivago, The Musical, with music by Lucy Simon and lyrics by Amy Powers and Michael Korie -currently playing in Brisbane, Australia through July 31st- garnered 7 nominations in the 2011 Helpmann Awards (Australia’s equivalent of the Tony Awards).

The nominations were for Best Musical, Best Direction of a Musical (Des McAnuff), Best Male Actor in a Musical (Anthony Warlow), Best Female Actor in a Musical (Lucy Maunder), Best Male Supporting Actor in a Musical (Martin Crewes), Best Female Supporting Actor in a Musical (Taneel Van Zyl), and Best Choreography in a Musical (Kelly Devine).

The Awards will take place on August 1st 2011, at the Sydney Opera House.

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A Look Back At The Dr. Zhivago Premiere, Feb 19, 2011

Here’s a look back at our fabulous night at the Doctor Zhivago premiere on February 19th, 2011, at the Lyric Theatre, Star City in Sydney, Australia.

Lyricist for Doctor Zhivago, Amy Powers, and her family hit the red carpet before the show.

Producer Anita Waxman and Lyricist Amy Powers

Associate Producer Todd Harris, Producers Tom Dokton and Anita Waxman, Lyricist Amy Powers and Producers Ralph & Gail Bryan

Lead cast from the musical, Peter Carrol, Martin Crewes, Lucy Maunder, Bartholomew John, Anthony Warlow, Taneel Van Zyl and Trisha Noble, enter the wrap party.

Lead actor Anthony Warlow and Lyricist Amy Powers

The incredible music team: Lyricist Amy Powers, Songwriter Lucy Simons and Lyricist Michael Korie

Lyricist Amy Powers and Lead Actor Lucy Maunder

It was a wonderful celebration, and an apropos culmination of the years of hard work and dedication by all!

The show has moved to Melbourne, Australia, get tickets here!

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