Opera Australia and John Frost’s lavish, multi-million dollar production of The King and I premieres in Melbourne tonight and we took some time to chat with star Jason Scott Lee about performing this incredible Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. Lee, who shot to fame following his portrayal of Bruce Lee in the film Dragon the Bruce Lee… Read more.
Ben Nielsen brings AussieTheatre readers an epic three act interview series – From Oxford Street to the Opera House – with Australia’s one and only Paul Capsis. Today we share with you Act III – enjoy! Act III – The Curtain Call Paul Capsis is a familiar face at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, which has… Read more.
Elise McCann is bringing her brand new cabaret – Everybody Loves Lucy – to the Hayes Theatre Co this week and we caught up with her for a chat about the show, the industry and what makes her tick! What’s your name and what do you do? Elise McCann! I am an excessively fast and… Read more.
You may not necessarily know these sisters from Chicago as ‘household names’ but you’ve most certainly heard their work, and now they are heading to Australia for a series of concerts as part of our winter cabaret frenzy! Siblings Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway are both Cabaret and Broadway legends and their show Sibling Revelry is playing… Read more.
Ben Nielsen brings AussieTheatre readers an epic three act interview series – From Oxford Street to the Opera House – with Australia’s one and only Paul Capsis. Act II – The Wallflower Blooms Outside the proscenium, Paul Capsis can be found mentoring, giving talks, reading and watching films. He just doesn’t understand the concept of… Read more.
Toby Francis finds it hard to pick a side. Canberra born and raised, he fell into two different worlds with vigor: punk music, and musical theatre. Polarising as it sounds, Toby loves them both. His first role was in The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, when he was in Year Seven. “I was meant… Read more.
Australian performer Matt Hunt has had a dream run. From working as a lifeguard at a pool in Orange, NSW to starring in Jersey Boys (first in Australia and now on the West End) he is living the theatre performer’s dream. Matt plays Norm in the London production and covers the lead roles of Tommy and Nick – two… Read more.
Ben Nielsen brings AussieTheatre readers a three act, epic interview series – From Oxford Street to the Opera House – with Australia’s one and only Paul Capsis. Act 1 – Interrupted Introductions “Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, this is your first call to the Concert Hall platform. This afternoon’s rehearsal… Read more.
In my quest to investigate all the independent theatre companies and theatre makers in Perth, I noticed that one of the directors I had previously interviewed, Sarah McKellar of North Sea Boat Terminals, was directing an opera for an independent opera company called OperaBox. I immediately wanted to know how on earth Perth could sustain… Read more.
When it comes to the music theatre and cabaret, you would indeed be hard pressed to find someone more passionate on the subject than Tyran Parke. Actor, singer, writer, director – Tyran is more than a bright talent on the Australian landscape. He’s something of an expert. In 2013, Tyran released his second studio album:… Read more.