Melbourne Fringe: The Bookbinder

Melbourne Fringe: The Bookbinder

The great appeal of a fringe festival is that there’s always something to surprise, maybe even delight. With their one-person show The Bookbinder, NZ company A Trick of the Light present an endearing volume of storytelling and puppetry “for curious children and adventurous adults”. Inspired by the works of Chris Van…

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WAAPA’s Back Stage Courses Now Accepting Applications

WAAPA’s Back Stage Courses Now Accepting Applications

Have you ever dreamed of stage managing a famous Australian musical theatre star or working on Broadway? Or how about designing sets, costumes or lighting for the latest Australian musical? Well here is your chance to aim for your dreams. The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts applications for Production…

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Children of the Sun – Sydney Theatre Company

Children of the Sun – Sydney Theatre Company

Children of the Sun was written in 1862 and yet, somehow, it manages to feel completely of this moment. The heart of it beats steadily, curiously, towards something that’s so relevant now: our unease in a changing world, our awareness of danger, that we’re not quite out of the woods…

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LOVEBiTES – Hayes Theatre Co

LOVEBiTES-6 credit Pia Moore

Hayes Theatre Co continues to demonstrate its importance in the musical theatre ecosystem by staging LOVEBiTES, a song cycle by James Millar and Peter Rutherford. It’s a first for the Hayes, a revival of an Australian work that’s following on the heels of Broadway revivals, new Australian work, and Sydney…

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Win a double pass to WICKED, Sydney

Elphaba (Jemma Rix) arrives in Sydney. Image by Kurt Sneddon

Blockbuster musical WICKED has landed in Sydney and AussieTheatre are thrilled to be giving away an A-reserve Double Pass to one lucky reader for the show’s preview performance this Sunday, 21 September! This production of WICKED returns to the Capitol Theatre, Sydney as part of a special 10th anniversary tour starring Lucy…

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Dirty Dancing announces first cast member, Mark Vincent

Dirty Dancing announces first cast member, Mark Vincent

Producer John Frost has confirmed that Mark Vincent, winner of Australia’s Got Talent 2009 when he was just 16 years old, will make his musical theatre debut as Billy in Dirty Dancing this November. Vincent, who is the only Australian classical artist to have released six albums by the age of…

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