Phillip Scott

Co-creator, The Wharf Revue: Can of Worms

Phillip Scott is a writer, actor, composer and pianist, best known for the annual Wharf Revues.

His cabarets include the award-winning solo show, Reviewing the Situation, Mario (with Blake Bowden), Newley Discovered (with Hugh Sheridan), and No Cabaret for Old Men (with Jonathan Biggins).

He worked with director Ted Robinson on many ABC TV series including The Gillies Report, The Big Gig and Good News Week.    

Phil was Script Consultant on Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – The Musical. He co-wrote and composed the musicals, Safety in Numbers and The Republic of Myopia, and wrote the music and lyrics for a number of Monkey Baa Theatre's children’s shows including Pete the Sheep and Josephine Wants to Dance

With Trevor Ashley he co-wrote the adult pantos, Fat Swan, Little Orphan Trashley, The Bodybag and The Lyin' Queen

Phil recently played Dr. Pangloss and Narrator in Leonard Bernstein's Candide at the Sydney Opera House, and was Musical Director/ Arranger of Torch Song Trilogy for the Darlinghurst Theatre Company.

With Catherine Alcorn, he appeared at the Hayes Theatre in 30 Something, set on New Year's Eve 1939.

Phil has published four novels, and is also a music reviewer for Limelight and Fanfare magazines.

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