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May 13, 2018 · 7:26 PM

A ‘Beautiful’ Melbourne Night

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We’ve officially opened Beautiful in Melbourne!  The show went off, the audience were so generous and the best time was had celebrating afterwards.

I’ve said it before…  My mom introduced us to Carole King’s Tapestry when we were kids.  So it’s such a full-circle moment getting to be part of this very special show.

And this particular opening was made that much more special because she came all the way from NZ to be here.  Also, I love that she made the official capture below from the end of the show – all smiles, glitter raining and waving to get my attention x

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Life is a Gift

Not so long ago, I had a blood clot shoot to my right lung, killing off part of it.  Essentially meaning I now live with 1.5 lungs.

It was an experience that left me confronted with my own mortality and with so many questions: why this would happen to someone so fit and healthy, what life’s really about then, whether I’d be able to ever perform again…  Just so many thoughts.

It’s been the first time I’ve publicly shared about what’s been my greatest personal challenge.  I’m extremely grateful to be here and hopeful about the future.  Big thanks to Jonathon Moran and Daily Telegraph.

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Wharf 4 Ward

Barry-Conrad-Wharf4WardHad an ace time performing with my Beautiful family and Dami Im for Sony Foundation’s Wharf 4 Ward event.

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A Sweet Symphony

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Performing The Bush Concert series with Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the iconic Sydney Opera House was a career milestone and an absolute dream come true.

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A ‘Beautiful’ Opening Night

Words can’t quite encapsulate how magical Sydney opening night of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical was.

I know it’s early days and we’ve only just begun.  But getting to work with this group of people has been such a dream.  And the love we felt from the audience Sunday night was so tangible.

Can honestly say, I never in a million years could’ve foreseen Beautiful being part of my story.  It’s a milestone moment, not only in my career but in my life.

The gratitude I feel couldn’t be more real x

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Mighty Self-Care

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By nature, I’m a pretty positive, optimistic, driven guy.  I love life and am young at heart.  But I’m not always strong.  I don’t have it all together.  Sometimes I really struggle.

I’m so thankful to be an R U OK? ambassador, because I get to play a small part in shining a light on what so many people grapple with: mental health.

The Mighty have an article on self-care and asked us to share 3 things we do when feeling low.  Here are mine.  To see what others shared, click on the grab below.

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