Rusty now joins with the fabulous Mike McLeish, an accomplished musical theatre performer and improviser who famously played Paul Keating in Keating the musical for three years. Together, they continue the tradition of high energy musical skill and heavenly harmonies blended with quick witted improvisation and song parodies.They make a welcome, entertaining addition to any type of event and can even offer a specially written song, tailored to suit any company or message.
Rusty is an accomplished, all round entertainer and musician. He plays a variety of instruments including guitar, ukulele, banjo, harmonica and double bass. He is a skilled vocalist, comedy writer, musical arranger and bandleader. Years of diverse performing situations has given him the ability to work under any circumstances – from noisy street shows to corporate awards nights, from nerve wracking live television to a packed MCG.
Mike is best known to Australian audiences for his portrayal of Paul Keating in Casey Bennetto’s hugely successful production of Keating! The Musical. At the end of August 2008, Mike completed three years of touring the country as the star of this seemingly unstoppable show.