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Erin James is AussieTheatre.com's Editor in Chief and a cast member/Dance Captain in Opera Australia's acclaimed production of South Pacific.

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King Kong song birds show us how it’s done

KingKong_Quartet

The cast of King Kong will say goodbye to Skull Island and their multi-million dollar leading man this weekend as the production draws its final curtain on Sunday 16 February at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre.  But the music of King Kong’s quartet boys – Ross Hannaford, Dean Vince, Andy Cook and Scott McConnell…

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Strictly Ballroom rehearsals commence, Sydney

Thomas Lacey and Phoebe Panaretos

The 43 strong cast of Baz Luhrmann’s new musical spectacular Strictly Ballroom came together for the first time today as rehearsals commenced in Sydney. An intensive eight week rehearsal period will take place at Carriageworks in Redfern before the production bumps into the Lyric Theatre, The Star in March. The first…

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Star lineup confirmed for Hats Off Sydney 2014

Hats Off Ambassador 2014 Paul Capsis. Image by Image by Blueprint Studios

Oz Showbiz Cares / Equity Fights AIDS has been presenting Hats Off Sydney for nearly two decades and today a new ambassador has been announced for the 17th annual charity concert. Icon, rock god and star of the stage Paul Capsis has been confirmed as the 2014 ambassador along with a…

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Happy New Year! The new Hayes Theatre is open

Collecting the keys to the Hayes Theatre Co this morning

It is a Happy New Year for lovers of musicals and cabaret! The newly formed Hayes Theatre Co have moved in to their premises on Greenknowe Avenue in Potts Point this morning and Sydney’s music theatre ecosystem just got a whole lot more exciting.  The company –  a collaborative partnership…

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London’s Apollo Theatre collapses mid performance

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The roof of London’s Apollo Theatre in Shaftsbury Avenue partially collapsed mid performance just hours ago, leaving patrons covered in dust and blood with dozens injured. As published in the BBC news website, the four storey, 775 seat venue was packed for a performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in…

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Marian Street Theatre closed down unexpectedly

Marian Street Theatre closed down unexpectedly

Marian Street Theatre has been closed by Ku-ring-gai council for remedial work, disrupting production and workshop schedules over the holiday period. Marian Street Theatre for Young People (MSTYP) wishes to advise that its January production of Snow White will now play at the Lighthouse Theatre, Macquarie University, North Ryde in…

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