2015 Theatre Footy Day wrap up: Matt McFarlane

Matt McFarlane

Matt McFarlane brings you a special wrap up of the 5th Annual Theatre Footy Day in Melbourne! A note from Matt Three things I have learnt this week: Jellicles can and do, white men can actually jump, and theatre people can play footy! So the next person who tells you…

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Oi Taylor Swift, Let These Aussie Theatre Legends use ‘Shake it Off’ in their play - MusicFeeds.com.au

Belvoir's Seventeen. Image by Brett Boardman

Have you seen the news? Sydney’s Belvoir Street Theatre company are petitioning Taylor Swift (or anyone who can get in touch with ‘her Royal Swiftiness‘, according to musicfeeds.com.au) to convince them to grant the rights to her pop anthem ‘Shake it Off’ in their production of Seventeen, which opens tomorrow night. Seventeen…

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Pinter’s Betrayal at the State Theatre Company of South Australia

Alison Bell in Betrayal. Photo by Shane Reid

There is nothing new about infidelity, but there is always something fresh about Pinter. No wonder he got a Nobel Prize. His writing is incisive, perceptive and accessible, and Betrayal is one of the finest examples of his art. This State Theatre Production, directed by Geordie Brookman, demonstrates the intense…

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Exclusive: 2015 Twisted Broadway cast confirmed

2015 Twisted Broadway Hosts Kate Ceberano and Eddie Perfect. Photo by Kayzar Bhathawall

The highly anticipated annual music theatre charity concert Twisted Broadway is coming to Arts Centre Melbourne for one night only, and AussieTheatre.com can exclusively announce the full cast list for this year’s show! On Monday 17 August, over 80 members of the Australian musical theatre community will take to the stage to perform songs originally…

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King Lear – Heartbeast

King Lear - Heartbeast. Photo supplied.

On Saturday night at their Holy Trinity Headquarters in Fortitude Valley, Heartbeast Theatre unveiled their latest offering, King Lear; the well-known tale of the titular King that generally runs amok and drives himself into madness when he falls foul of his own master scheme. Taking an Australian Gothic slant on the…

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Harrison and Plumley to star in City of Angels, Melbourne

Chelsea Plumley and Amanda Harrison will star in City of Angels. Image by Colin Page Photography

Cy Coleman’s Tony Award winning musical City of Angels is coming to Melbourne for four shows only! Playing at the Playhouse Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne from November 5 to November 8, the show will star Amanda Harrison, Chelsea Plumley, Kane Alexander and Anton Berezin. Presented by Life Like Company, this new Australian production…

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