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QPAC closes, My Fair Lady cancelled this evening due to storms in Brisbane

Anna O'Byrne and Charles Edwards in My Fair Lady. Photo by Brian Geach

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane has shut down today after severe weather warnings were issue for much of South East Queensland. Tonight’s performance of My Fair Lady has been cancelled due to the closure of the Centre. The statement below appears on QPAC’s website: Given the current weather warnings for south east Queensland,… Read more.


New musical life for The Devil Wears Prada. That’s all.

The Devil Wears Prada is set to become a musical

The Devil Wears Prada is headed for the Broadway stage, according to empireonline.com, with music for the new musical by Sir Elton John and Paul Rudnick. Based on the 2003 novel by Lauren Weisberger and made famous by the 2006 film starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada focuses on the fashion world… Read more.


Win a double pass to Ursula Martinez: Free Admission at Midsumma in Melbourne

Win a double pass to Ursula Martinez: Free Admission at Midsumma in Melbourne

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Ursula Martinez: Free Admission at the Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne on 31 Jan at 6.30pm. Ursula Martinez is many things: an Olivier Award winner, a cult cabaret diva, a star of stages across the world…but above-all-else she is a first-rate provocateur. Selling out the Malthouse’s season of My Stories,… Read more.


Win a double pass to Ash Flanders: Playing to Win at Midsumma Melbourne

Win a double pass to Ash Flanders: Playing to Win at Midsumma Melbourne

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Ash Flanders: Playing to Win at the Arts Centre Melbourne on Friday 27 January. How do you win in a world where eight-year-olds on YouTube are the new gurus; where Hollywood stars dance alone at their own premieres; where even your own parents disparage you as “the flavour of… Read more.



Win a double pass to Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box: Lucky 13 at the Midsumma Festival

Win a double pass to Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box: Lucky 13 at the Midsumma Festival

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box: Lucky 13 at the Arts Centre Melbourne on 24 Jan at 8pm. Dice-rolling divas, ace-in-the-hole aerialists, poker-faced Prima donnas and backroom ballerinas take to the Arts Centre Melbourne stage in this rock’n’roll Russian roulette, all led by Melbourne’s own unquenchable Queen of Hearts, Moira… Read more.


The Shadow Box – The Old Fitz Theatre

The Shadow Box - Photo by Robert Catto

A terminal illness is an interesting beast. It is undeniably tragic for family and friends to witness a loved one wither away. Yet, its discovery, some argue, brings new perspective to our  precious remaining time.  The Shadow Box, in a new production at the Old Fitz, explores the implications of terminal illness for three dying… Read more.


We chat to Lucas Newland about American Idiot and the upcoming Focus Talent Management Auditions

We chat to Lucas Newland about American Idiot and the upcoming Focus Talent Management Auditions

Lucas Newland is a choreographer, creative director and owner of Sydney performing arts centre, Brent Street and Focus Talent Management. He most recently choreographed the global 5-star hit disco show, Velvet, featuring Marcia Hines, which played sold out seasons in Edinburgh, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney and was most recently announced as the choreographer on the Australian… Read more.


Win a double pass to Ladies in Black at the Lyric Theatre, Sydney

Ladies in Black -  Image by Rob Maccoll

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Ladies in Black at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, Sydney on Thursday 5 January at 8pm. In conjunction with Sydney Festival and the Lyric Theatre, the smash hit and Helpmann-Award winning musical Ladies in Black produced by Queensland Theatre Company will open in Sydney on 3 January 2017 for its… Read more.


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