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Marc Platt: “Always Do What You Love For As Long As You Can”

Marc Platt in 1947

Although there were seven brothers for those seven brides of the musical of 1954, only five of the men were

Matt Mattox: the Australian years – from Oklahoma! to Song of Norway

Matt Mattox, Oklahoma!, 1949, National Library of Australia, nla.pic-vn3805194

Oh What a Wonderful Mornin’ it was for Rodgers and Hammerstein when Oklahoma! opened in New York in March 1943.

Brigitte Kelly and Strelsa Heckelman: lives dedicated to dance

Brigitte Kelly in costume for Choreartium, 1938 or 1939, photo  © Spencer Shier, National Library of Australia

Two dancers whose with close connections to Col de Basil’s Ballets Russes’ tours to Australia have died – Brigitte Kelly,