Bonus Content—’Michael and Phillip Are Getting Married in the Morning’ for Midsumma

Bonus Content!


CLICK HERE to read an interview with writer/director Wayne Stellini.


Ryan Stewart, Bayne Bradshaw, and Hayden Gridley in a warm-up improvisation exercise.


Bayne Bradshaw and Hayden Gridley blending scene rehearsal and improvisation into one.


Jeffrey Bryant Jones, Anna Reardon, Ben Campbell, and Bayne Bradshaw rehearsing a pivotal scene.


Jeffrey Bryant Jones and Bayne Bradshaw rehearse the play’s most dramatic moment.


Stars Bayne Bradshaw and Ryan Stewart as featured in the Maribyrnong Leader (page 3). (Published: Tuesday, 19 December 2017. Copy reproduced by FRED the ALIEN Production for clarity.)


Bayne Bradshaw and Anna Reardon as Michael and Tally, posing for set dressing.


Ben Campbell and Bayne Bradshaw having fun as brothers Blaine and Michael.


Bayne Bradshaw, filming the teaser trailer.


Ryan Stewart, filming the teaser trailer.


CLICK BELOW to hear Ryan Stewart chat about FRED the ALIEN Productions’s original comedy Michael and Phillip Are Getting Married in the Morning for Midsumma, as well as his all-time favourite Eurovision performance and… umm… Nickelback.

Original broadcast: Thursday, January 11, 2018 on Joy 94.9. (Edited for clarity and style by FRED the ALIEN Productions.)


CLICK BELOW to see the teaser trailer for Michael and Phillip Are Getting Married in the Morning!


CLICK HERE to see an extensive collection of photos showcasing Michael and Phillip Are Getting Married in the Morning‘s social media presence leading up to and during Midsumma 2018.

 


CLICK HERE to read a review of Michael and Phillip Are Getting Married in the Morning!

 

 

 


CLICK BELOW to hear Ash Hall interview writer/director Wayne Stellini and actor/producer Phillip Hunting reflect on the process and execution of bringing Michael and Phillip Are Getting Married in the Morning to the stage at a time when Australia was fiercely debating introducing marriage equality into law.


Images from the final performance of Michael and Phillip Are Getting Married in the Morning!

Tally (Anna Reardon) disapproves of Michael (Bayne Bradshaw) trying to resurrect a career in dance. Naturally, she blames Phillip for encouraging him.

Phillip (Ryan Stewart) tries to put Tally (Anna Reardon) in her place, but she simply won’t accept that him marrying her best friend.

Blaine (Ben Campbell) listens to Phillip (Ryan Stewart) practice his vows.

Phillip (Ryan Stewart) in deep thought. Maybe he shouldn’t marry Michael after all?

Simon (Hayden Gridley) steps out of the shower and accidentally causes problems for Phillip (Ryan Stewart).

Phillip (Ryan Stewart) warms to the Bride (Bethany Griffiths).

A clueless Simon (Hayden Gridley) is confronted by Phillip (Ryan Stewart)

Michael (Bayne Bradshaw) has plenty on his plate, but life is a party for Simon (Hayden Gridley) and Tally (Anna Reardon).

Graeme (Jeffrey Bryant Jones) has a story to tell. Tally (Anna Reardon), Simon (Hayden Gridley), and Phillip (Ryan Stewart) listen carefully.

Michael (Bayne Bradshaw) is comforted by Tally (Anna Reardon), as Simon (Hayden Gridley) looks on.

The Bride (Bethany Griffiths) meets Blaine (Ben Campbell).

Michael (Bayne Bradshaw) contemplates calling Phillip, while Simon (Hayden Gridley) and Tally (Anna Reardon) are passed out on the couch.

Michael (Bayne Bradshaw) calls Phillip (Ryan Stewart). Simon (Hayden Gridley) and Tally (Anna Reardon) are passed out on the couch.

Tally (Anna Reardon) and Simon (Hayden Gridley) pretend to sleep as Michael (Bayne Bradshaw) confronts them.

The Priest (Phillip Hunting) and Blaine (Ben Campbell) wait for the grooms.

Phillip (Ryan Stewart) makes it to the alter, standing in-between the Priest (Phillip Hunting) and Blaine (Ben Campbell).

Of course, nothing runs smoothly! (l-r: Bethany Griffiths, Hayden Gridley, Jeffrey Bryant Jones, Phillip Hunting, Ryan Stewart, Ben Campbell.)

Among the confusion and drama, Simon (Hayden Gridley) plays with bubbles.

Finally, Michael and Phillp exchange vows! (l-r: Bethany Griffiths, Hayden Gridley, Jeffrey Bryant Jones, Anna Reardon, Bayne Bradshaw, Ryan Stewart, Ben Campbell.)


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