He is large, he is black, he is muscular, and he is the new kid on the music theatre block.
Early on Monday morning, as bleary-eyed office workers were beginning the working week, the long-awaited King Kong was revealed at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne.
Five years in the making, Melbourne-made King Kong is a creation of Global Creatures (Walking with Dinosaurs and How to Train Your Dragon). Standing six metres tall the part marionette, animatronic and puppet, weighs in at 1.1 tonnes of steel, aluminium, lycra and latex.
Read the full article and view photo gallery on Stage Whispers here.
Watch footage of Lucy's interviews with cast and production team at the Media Call here.
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