Leading lady of musical theatre Marina Prior is celebrating the festive season by performing her all-time favourite Christmas carols at HOTA (Home of the Arts), with a stellar quartet on Tuesday 18 December.

Mastering more than 30 lead roles in a number of spectacular shows and more than 20 features in Channel 9’s iconic annual Carols by Candlelight concert, Marina has proven to be one of Australia’s most loved stars to shine over the festive season. HOTA CEO Criena Gehrke expressed that she has no doubt audiences will be captivated by Marina’s matinee concert. “Marina is such a talented performer and we are so fortunate to have her celebrate the festive season with us at HOTA this December,” she said. “Her performances are nothing short of amazing and we are looking forward to watching her light up the stage as we get into the Christmas spirit.”

Marina has won numerous awards for her performances and was honoured with induction into Australia’s 100 Entertainers of the Century in 2006. Best known for her lead role in The Phantom of the Opera which she played for over three years. She has also performed with international stars including Richard Harris and José Carreras. Marina has played the lead role in productions including The Pirates of Penzance, Cats, Les Miserables, Die Fledermaus, West Side Story, Showboat, The Merry Widow, The Witches of Eastwick, Annie Get Your Gun, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Guys & Dolls and Mary Poppins amongst many others.

Covering all of the favourite Christmas carol classics, as well as music she is known and loved for, Marina Prior’s vocals and quartet accompaniment will light up HOTA’s stage in this one-off performance.

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