Articles by: @erinejames

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

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CONFIRMED: Wicked is returning to Sydney this September

The witches of Oz! Wicked's Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix

John Frost has confirmed that WICKED will be returning to Sydney’s Captiol Theatre in 2014. The 10th anniversary tour, which returns to Melbourne in May 2014, will transfer to the Capitol Theatre in Sydney from September 20. The production will tour to Brisbane once the Sydney season concludes, but no…

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King Kong song birds show us how it’s done


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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