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Monique is one busy artist. An actor/choreographer, she’s been in hits like A Chorus Line and The Drowsy Chaperone, and she’s always a pleasure to watch on stage. We invited Monique, currently working on Squabbalogic’s Sondheim on Sondheim, to answer a few questions for us and give us an idea of what makes her tick…. Read more.
Andrew Henry is an alumni from the School at Steppenwolf in Chicago and is currently back in Australia starring in Michael Gow’s one act play Europe at the Seymour Centre, Sydney. Andrew was nominated for a Sydney Theatre award for best actor for his portrayal of Chris Keller in All My Sons by Arthur Miller… Read more.
Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I is set to open at the Sydney Opera House this week after successful seasons in Brisbane and Melbourne. The national tour of this Helpmann Award Winning musical marks the professional music theatre debut of many up-and-coming performers. AussieTheatre is thrilled to be featuring an interview series entitled Getting… Read more.
It’s coming to Melbourne! Carrie the Musical is making its debut at Chapel off Chapel from September 25. We talked to Terence O’Connell, the show’s director, in anticipation of the new show! If you had to describe your career in five words, which five words would you use? DRESSER. MODEL. ACTOR. WRITER. DIRECTOR! As a… Read more.
It’s coming to Melbourne! Carrie the Musical is making its debut at Chapel off Chapel from September 25. Chelsea Gibb as Margaret White leads a company of 20 of Melbourne’s most dynamic young music theatre performers and musicians, directed by Terence O’ Connell, choreographed by Lisa Minett, lit by Jason Bovaird designed by Jacob Battista… Read more.
Adèle Parkinson is one to watch. From Legally Blonde to Horrible Histories with a stint in the critically-acclaimed Squabbalogic production of Carrie in between, she’s a veritable force of musical theatre nature. She’s about to appear with some serious musical theatre heavyweights – Tyran Parke, Shaun Rennie, and Kirby Burgess – in LOVEBiTES at the… Read more.
One of our very own green girls, Pippa Grandison stole our hearts as Elphaba in Wicked during the first Australian run. Now exploring an entirely new avenue – a Michael Gow play produced as part of the Reginald season at Sydney’s Seymour Centre – we sent her our questions to find out more about the… Read more.
Keira Daley is a popular performer and writer from Sydney’s independent scene. She’s performed in [title of show] and A New Brain, and her cabaret show LadyNerd has toured Australia – and picked up a few awards! Now, Keira is bringing her Slapdash Song Night, a kind of variety show of your favourite performers that… Read more.
Amanda Harrison is well established as one of Australia’s leading musical theatre performers. She has starred in some of our biggest musical productions in her extensive career and today she shares shares some secrets and advice in the lead up to the Perth premiere of her cabaret show Up Close and Reasonably Personal. AussieTheatre’s Craig… Read more.
Inspired by songs from the celebrated childrens book I’m Still Awake Still by celebrated children’s authors Elizabeth Honey and Sue Johnson and fresh from a triumphant tour of the USA, Still Awake Still is set to tour Australia. Described in the New York Times as “as soporific as Robin Williams doing stand-up on amphetamines”, Still Awake Still begins its… Read more.