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Big Fish Cast Announcement

Big Fish Cast Announcement

RPG Productions today announced the cast for their upcoming April production of Big Fish. Directed by Tyran Parke, choreographed by Cameron Mitchell and musically directed by Luke Byrne, the John August & Andrew Lippa musical marks the production company’s first main stage production at Hayes Theatre Co. Leading the cast will be Phillip Lowe (Georgy Girl,… Read more.

Australian star David Harris to star in Next to Normal at TheaterWorks Hartford, Connecticut

David Harris. Image by Blueprint Studios

Aussie born, USA-based actor David Harris has been cast as Dan in Next To Normal alongside Tony Award nominated actor Christiane Noll, reported yesterday. The Pulitzer Prize winning musical will play at TheaterWorks in Conneticut and AussieTheatre contacted Harris to chat about the project. “I am looking forward to working with the phenomenal Christiane and at… Read more.

Suzie Mathers awarded Young Australian Achiever of the Year in the UK

Suzie Mathers as Glinda. Image by Maye-E Wong

Australian performer Suzie Mathers has been awarded the 2017 Young Australian Achiever of the Year in the UK by the Australia Day Foundation. UK born and Australian raised, Mathers is currently appearing as Glinda in the smash hit musical WICKED on the West End. The WAAPA graduate moved to London after her successful stint as Glinda in the Australian… Read more.

Win a double pass to Panti: High Heels in Low Places at Midsumma

Win a double pass to Panti: High Heels in Low Places at Midsumma

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Panti: High Heels in Low Places at the Fairfax Studio – Arts Centre Melbourne on Tuesday 2 February. The Queen of Ireland, drag artist Panti Bliss, invites you into her gender-discombobulating, stiletto-shaped world, exposing the stories behind the make-up – from performance giant to accidental activist – to reveal the National F*cking Treasure she is… Read more.

$20 preview tickets for The Book of Mormon!

$20 preview tickets for The Book of Mormon!

The producers of The Book of Mormon have announced the addition of an extra preview performance with all tickets priced at $20 each! The extra show will mark the first performance available to the public and will take place on Tuesday 17 January. A maximum of two tickets per person can be purchased to this preview performance from… Read more.

Broadway Unplugged Christmas Edition on Tonight in Melbourne

Christina O'Neill will feature in tonights Xmas Soirée

Broadway Unplugged: the Music Theatre industry’s open mic night is putting on a special Christmas edition at Toff of the Town tonight in Melbourne. The evening will feature a host of musical theatre favourites, pop and jazz classics, and they hace thrown in a few Christmas favourites to get everyone in the festive spirit! Hosted by ever-giddy… Read more.

Prinnie Stevens confirmed to join The Bodyguard cast

Prinnie Stevens. Image Supplied.

Helpmann Award nominee Prinnie Stevens will be joining the cast of The Bodyguard. Producers John Frost, Michael Harrison and David Ian today announced that Stevens will join the company as Nicki Marron, sister to Rachel Marron who will be played by fellow pop sensation Paulini, as previously announced. Stevens has appeared in such musicals as Rent, Thriller Live and Oh,… Read more.

Win a double pass to Club Swizzle at the Sydney Opera House

Club Swizzle - Photo by Claudio Raschella

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Club Swizzle at the The Studio at The Sydney Opera House on Sunday 11, December at 7pm. Don those dapper suits, tailored tuxes, velvet, sequins and sparkle… glamour is back as the smash-hit cabaret Club Swizzle sets up for summer at the Sydney Opera House. This scintillating new season… Read more.