This is just a little something to brighten your weekend… The stars of WICKED the musical made this fun little video on their way to the theatre last week, and we couldn’t resist sharing! Check out the awesome surprise at 1:10! Happy Saturday everyone Love, The AT Team And for those of you who… Read more.
Sunday night is, for the most part, the theatre world’s ‘Friday.’ It is the day we theatre folk come home, pour a glass of wine and reflect on the week that has been. Last Sunday, performer John O’Hara sat down after a long week inside the Green Machine and wrote this thought provoking, beautiful comment on life… Read more.
This fun little tidbit showed up yesterday in a London blog and I adored it and couldn’t help but share it with you all! My good friend Andy Conaghan (last seen on Australian stages in South Pacific and currently appearing in the West End production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) brought it to my attention. Thanks Andy –… Read more.
This week, something horrible and something wonderful happened in our industry. Horribly, a request from an American company was sent to Australian agents and dance schools seeking dancers for a new Kylie Minogue video clip stating that, due to budget constraints, these dancers would not be paid. There have been many reports in the media about this issue… Read more.
Over the weekend, I came across this gorgeous video made by King Kong cast mates Samm Hagen and Hayley Martin – and I wanted to share it with AussieTheatre readers. For anyone interested in the backstage workings of a major musical – this is a must see! Samm and Hayley talk us through their makeup and… Read more.
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 – will live on. These… Read more.
It’s been doing the rounds on Facebook today already, but in case you haven’t seen this little sizzle reel from the Hayes Theatre Co’s debut production of Sweet Charity, we suggest you take a peek! Starring Verity Hunt-Ballard, Debora Krizak and Martin Crewes this production has the Sydney theatre scene a-buzz with excitement, and looking… Read more.
I don’t know much about North Korea, and I readily admit that I don’t understand how the Communist dictatorship works. I don’t pretend to understand the reasons behind the execution of a dozen “well-known performers” in North Korea recently. With machine guns. Machine. Guns. What I can do is comment on how I feel about… Read more.
“Only in Sydney”! “Exclusive to Melbourne”! You’ve heard it before, haven’t you? You know, the catch phrases that marketing teams use for major musicals in their debut cities. The words that are intended to attract interstate travel, generate millions of dollars in tourism revenue and are an important factor in the initial success of a… Read more.
Give me a flute of bubbly in a crowded theatre foyer and I’m the happiest girl in the world. I love clinking a glass with friends and colleagues to celebrate the work of our wonderful Aussie talent and, let’s face it, it’s quite nice to have a bevvy in the evening now, isn’t it? However,… Read more.