Gladys Berejiklian’s red carpet companion is REVEALED – after her glitzy appearance on Hamilton’s opening night in Sydney
Gladys Berejiklian was cheerful when she arrived Saturday night at Hamilton’s opening at the Lyric Theater in Sydney.
But many wondered who was accompanying the New South Wales Premier to the show’s highly anticipated launch, as she posed for photos alongside a mysterious male companion on the star-studded red carpet.
The gentleman in question has since turned out to be Andrew Parker, a group leader at Qantas Airlines and a director at Airlines for Australia and New Zealand.
Mystery solved! Gladys Berejiklian appeared in good spirits when she was stunned at the opening of Hamilton in Sydney on Saturday night. Her companion has since been revealed as Andrew Parker, a group leader at Qantas Airlines
Through his distinguished career, he has worked as a former print and TV journalist, as a producer at The Australian and at Nine and on various media jobs in the US and UK.
Andrew was also press secretary and senior advisor to a number of political leaders and ministers in Australia, before joining Emirates Airline in Dubai before taking up his role at Qantas in 2013.
Daily Mail Australia is in no way suggesting that Andrew and the Prime Minister are more than just friends, with the pair no doubt crossing paths several times due to Qantas’s work with the government.
The duo also seems to have been friends for years, even attending a Celine Dion concert together in 2018.
Mega fans: And the duo seems to have been friends for years, even attending a Celine Dion concert together in 2018 Pictured: Gladys (second right) and Andrew (far right) with two friends
Career: In his distinguished career, Andrew has worked as a former print and TV journalist, as a producer at The Australian and at Nine, and as appearances in the US and UK.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Gladys Berejiklian’s office for further comment.
Andrew posted a photo next to the NSW Premier shortly after the performance, writing, ‘What a night, what a cast, what a city. Thanks @HamiltonMusical cast and @michaelcassel for setting up an antipodean triumph. ‘
Gladys, 50, caught the eye on the red carpet in an edgy outfit consisting of a short jacket and purple velvet skirt.
As an accessory she wore a black bag and a pair of slippers on her feet with bows on them.
The politician smiled as she stood in front of the red carpet at the glamorous event, alongside Hamilton’s producer Michael Cassel.
In a video posted to her Instagram Stories, Gladys can be seen telling a reporter, ‘I’m so excited for Sydney and Australia.
All smiles: The politician smiled as she stood in front of the red carpet at the glamorous event, alongside Hamilton’s producer Michael Cassel (right) and Andrew
Radiant: Gladys cheekily waved at photographers as she brought up a storm at the glitzy event
Michael Cassel has done a great job. I am so proud of him and what we were able to do during COVID, it will be a great production. ‘
Gladys recently talked about her personal struggles through the Covid and wildfire crises, revealing how she truly felt loved after being scrutinized about her relationship with ‘dodgy’ Daryl Maguire.
In a recent interview with former Liberal Minister Christopher Pyne on his ‘Pyne Time’ podcast, she revealed that she followed a simple credo to get through what Pyne described as a horror year.
She told Pyne that the Covid outbreak was ‘pretty scary’ early last year, but she lived by a simple credo of getting on with life by ‘putting one foot in front of the other’ and working through the dark times. to achieve better days.
Speaking: Gladys recently shared her personal struggles through the Covid and wildfire crises, revealing how she truly felt loved after being scrutinized about her relationship with ‘dodgy’ Daryl Maguire