Since graduating from WAAPA in 2006, Lucy has cemented her reputation as one of Australia’s musical theatre leading ladies. Currently she is appearing in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre as Charlie’s mum Mrs Bucket. The show will tour to Melbourne in August and Brisbane early 2020.
Prior to this Lucy starred in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical in the role of sassy Cynthia Weil on it’s critically acclaimed Australian tour and was nominated for a Green Room Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical.
Throughout 2017, with her newborn baby in tow Lucy starred in the New Zealand, Adelaide and Perth seasons of Tim Minchin’s Matilda, where she played the endearing Miss Honey and was nominated for a 2017 Helpmann Award for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical. Prior to this she appeared in the critically acclaimed Australian Première of Heathers: The Musical, playing queen mean girl Heather Chandler. She created the role of Patty in the new Australian musical Ladies in Black, (QTC/MTC) and starred in Grease as Rizzo (Gordon Frost Organisation) earning Helpmann, Glug and Sydney Theatre Award nominations for the show’s Australian and Asian tour. Lucy also created the role of Lara in the world première of Doctor Zhivago (GFO; Helpmann and Sydney Theatre Award nominations for Best Actress in a Musical). Other career highlights include: Georgia Hendricks in Curtains (The Production Company); Cinderella in Into the Woods (Victorian Opera; Helpmann and Green Room Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical); Gertrude Lawrence in Noël and Gertie (CDP; Glugs Award for Best Actress in a Musical); Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera (STC/Malthouse/Victorian Opera); Janet in The Rocky Horror Show (TML Enterprises); Emma Carew in Jekyll & Hyde (TML Enterprises); Anne Egerman in A Little Night Music (Opera Australia); Carly in Neil LaBute’s Reasons to Be Pretty (Darlinghurst Theatre); Young Mary O’Hara in Harp on the Willow (Malcolm Cooke & Associates), and Gale Edwards’ New Rocky Horror Show (New Theatricals/Dainty).
Lucy’s one-woman show Irving Berlin: Songs in the Key of Black toured Australia and received rave reviews. Her album is available on iTunes.