Cath News report:
The musical based on the life of Mary MacKillop opened to a sell-out audience in Sydney on Friday.
Australian soprano Joanna Cole led the mixed professional and amateur cast of the musical, MACKILLOP, which also includes veteran actor Donald McDonald (as Alexander MacKillop) and tenor Paul McLeod (Fr Tenison Woods).
Fr James McCarthy, from the parish of Mosman, plays Bishop Sheil and Fr Bill Milsted of Surry Hills is a standout Pope Pius IX.
It finishes in Sydney on Saturday, October 9 before travelling to Melbourne.