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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 ‘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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Chatting with CelebMix

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About what’s been happening.  Click on the pic to read.

Thanks so much for having me, CelebMix.

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‘Wonder Woman’ Sydney Premiere

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This flick surpassed everything I expected.

Action for days, crazy visuals, clever humour, hot leading lady, all injected with a giant shot of superhero fan-boy realness.

Thanks Warner Bros for having me.

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Photography by Scott Ehler

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King Role a Crowning Glory

I recently had a candid chat with Hills Shire Times and Rouse Hill Times about Beautiful, new music and future goal posts.

Have a read by clicking either one of the articles.

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