Friends The Musical Parody

Maverick Newman

A graduate from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), Maverick most recently appeared in the Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of The Wind in the Willows. Other credits include Louis in The King & I (The Production Company), Hanchel in Spring Awakening (Malthouse Theatre), Mr./Billy in Sunday in the Park with George (WAAPA), Lenny in Carousel (WAAPA), Cobbler in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (WAAPA), and Bailey in ’Tis the Season, for which Maverick won a Green Room Award. Maverick also appeared as the lead artist in the musical revue, The Golden Age of Broadway (FAC regional season).

As a creative and comedian, Maverick wrote and starred in Finding Felix: A Memoir, which toured nationally receiving four Green Room Award nominations, and was featured on SBS Vice. Maverick is also a recipient of the coveted Julie Michael Prize for Cabaret, for which he is the only person in the Prize’s history to have won it twice. Maverick will soon be performing his new solo show as a part of The Hayes Theatre’s 2022 season in Sydney.

Maverick is delighted to be joining the cast of Friends! The Musical Parody.