Christopher Hamilton has appeared in many musicals and plays in both professional and community theatre. They include roles alongside Jon English, in the timeless adventure “The Pirates of Penzance” (1984-85) and again in “Paris” (2008). He received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Pancrazio in “The Venetian Twins” (1985), one of Australia’s best-loved musicals.
Christopher has toured nationally and internationally in Melvyn Morrow’s “A Song to Sing O!” and recently completed a season of Morrow’s new play “Vice”.
For five years he was guest soloist with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for the ABC’s popular Family Concerts. He sang a wide variety of music including opera, operetta, Gilbert & Sullivan and narrated the ever popular “Peter and the Wolf”.
Some of his favourite—and highly acclaimed—roles have been Roger de Bris in “The Producers” (2009), Javert in “Les Misérables” (1994 & 2001), King Arthur in “Spamalot” (2001), Todd in “Sweeney Todd” and Charles Makin in “The Hatpin” (2010).