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A musical theatre January

This film image released by Universal Pictures shows Anne Hathaway as Fantine in a scene from "Les Miserables." (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)

So Christmas is over, you have a bit of free time before the world amps up again, time to look at some music theatre entertainments on film, DVD and CD that you might get a chance to enjoy during the annual silly season… Film Les Miserables First and  foremost, the…

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Erin James

A little Les Mis parody for the soul

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This hilarious and very clever spoof video came across my desk this morning, and it was too good not to share. The brand new film adaptation of Les Miserables, directed by Tom Hooper has ‘premiered’ in NYC and this video details the reactions of some of Broadway’s biggest ‘stars’… Watch out…

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Bethany Simons

All The World’s A Stage

Bethany Simons. Image by Sarah Eley

For the past two and half months, I’ve been globe trotting – some of the major stops being LA, San Fran, New York, London, Paris, Rome and Barcelona (to name a few!) It was the trip of a lifetime, and something I’ve wanted to do ever since my first overseas…

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Spotlight on London

London Buses get theatrical. Image by Metro Centric

Jovana Miletic continues her column on life in London as an Australian performer… I was minding my friend’s flat for two months while he was away in Ireland rehearsing a play for the Edinburgh Festival last year. His flat is in the perfect location for a new arrival to London…

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The Opportunity of a Lifetime

Winner of the 2011 Cabaret Showcase, Angela Harding

The Australian Cabaret Showcase is celebrating its 10th year in 2012, and Les Solomon discusses why this competition is the most exciting of its kind. Ten years ago the Sydney Cabaret Convention had fallen over in a spectacularly unimpressive way. After only a few years of very high profile activity,…

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Erin James

Equity allows Australian artists to Dream the Dream

Equity allows Australian artists to Dream the Dream

Following an ambiguous statement from producer Paul Dainty about the number of Australian performers to be employed in the recently announced UK import I Dreamed A Dream: The Susan Boyle Musical, the Media Arts and Entertainment Alliance have confirmed a substantial victory for Australian performers. In a bulletin yesterday, Actor's Equity – a…

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