Event Information


Friday May 31, 2013
8:00 PM


Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne
26-28 Southgate Ave
Southbank, VIC 3006

Auslan Interpreter/s

Karen Clare & Julie Judd

Language/ Cultural Consultant

Stef Linder


Between $190 - $200

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Running Time:

Two hours & 20 min



This special event takes audiences on an incredible journey through the life and career of one of the world’s most popular icons.

From her London stage debut at the age of 12 to her defining roles in Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, Victor/Victoria and the Princess Diaries, Julie Andrews’ extraordinary life story will unfold in a frank and funny evening of personal memories and insights spanning six decades.

This very special event will be hosted by Nicholas Hammond, the American-born Australian actor who played Friedrich von Trapp in the film The Sound of Music opposite Julie Andrews.

For the first time in Australia, don’t miss this personal audience* with the multi-award winning treasure of musical stage and screen.



Julie Andrews has been a beloved and much-honored star of stage, screen, television and recordings for more than half a century. Ms. Andrews spent her youth in England as a stage and radio performer before making her Broadway debut in The Boy Friend.

Her subsequent theatre credits include My Fair Lady (NY Drama Critics Award, Tony nomination), Camelot (Tony nomination) and Victor/Victoria. Once established as a Broadway star, Ms. Andrews made her iconic film debut in Mary Poppins which earned her an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award. Her other film credits include The Sound of Music (Academy Award nomination, Golden Globe Award), Thoroughly Modern Millie, Darling Lili,10, Victor/Victoria (Academy Award nomination, Golden Globe Award), The Princess Diaries films, and most recently the Shrek films, Enchanted, The Tooth Fairy and Despicable Me, to name a few, and the list is still growing.

Ms. Andrews has also been honored for her work on television beginning in 1957 with her Emmy-nominated performance in Cinderella. Her television credits include The Julie Andrews Hour (Emmy Award), Julie and Carol Specials (Emmy nomination), Sounds of Christmas (Emmy nomination), Eloise at the Plaza, Eloise at Christmastime and On Golden Pond.

In addition to her stage and screen work, Ms. Andrews is an accomplished best selling author and lauded philanthropist. She joined forces with her daughter to create the children’s book imprint, The Julie Andrews Collection which has released 27 books to date.

Ms. Andrews received her honors as a Dame of the British Empire by Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II on New Year’s Eve 1999, and she was a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Fund for Women from 1992 to 2006. She received a Kennedy Center Honor in 2001.

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