Articles by: @erinejames

Erin James is AussieTheatre.com's Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Recent appearances include South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

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Show Boat – Photo Feature

Glen Hill in Showboat. Image by Belinda Strodder

The Production Company’s second offering for 2014 is Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern’s seminal musical Show Boat, starring Chrissy O’Neill, Gareth Keegan and Alinta Chidzey. With themes of racial prejudice and tragic love, it follows the lives of a family of performers on the Cotton Blossom, a Mississippi river show boat. Show…

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Rocky Horror will play Sydney, 2015

Rocky Horror will play Sydney, 2015

Craig McLachlan will return to the role of Frank N Furter in Rocky Horror for a limited season in Sydney in 2015. Despite only being scheduled to play Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne, the recent Australian revival of Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show is now confirmed to play a short…

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2014 Rob Guest Endowment finalists announced

Rob Guest Endowment 2014 Finalists. Image by Kurt Sneddon

After two rounds of vocal auditions and a high energy dance call, six finalists for the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Award were chosen by a panel of judges, which included Todd McKenney, Stuart Maunder and Guy Simpson. Competing against 30 other Semi-Finalists three male and three female finalists were chosen to compete…

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Opera Australia to present Anything Goes, 2015

Opera Australia to present Anything Goes, 2015

Opera Australia have launched their 2015 season today and in amongst the plethora of shows to be presented is a saucy little gem called Anything Goes. Set aboard a cruise liner en route from New York to London, Cole Porter’s musical will follow South Pacific and The King and I…

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Twisted Broadway Photo Feature – Melbourne 2014

All That Jazz - Twisted Broadway 2014. Image by Kurt Sneddon

Twisted Broadway celebrated its 5th birthday in Melbourne earlier this week with a sold out concert at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Playhouse. The zany fundraiser for Oz Showbiz Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, produced by Daniel Benge and Kate MacDonald, featured a host of Australia’s musical theatre talent performing songs originally penned for…

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LOVEBiTES cast announced for Hayes Theatre Production

LOVEBiTES cast 2014. Image by Blueprint Studios

Hayes Theatre Co and Wooden Horse Productions have announced their exciting cast for LOVEBiTES, set to commence previews on Wednesday September 10 at Sydney’s most exciting new venue on Greenknowe St. Kirby Burgess, Tyran Parke, Adele Parkinson and Shaun Rennie will take to the stage at the intimate 111 seat Hayes Theatre in…

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Is Pippin heading down under?

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According to an article on BroadwayWorld.com, the Broadway revival production of Pippin is slated to head down under in 2015. Read the original article here Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin, with choreography by Bob Fosse, originally premiered on Broadway in 1972, winning 5 Tony Awards and running for over 2000 performances. This all-new revival production is…

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