Burlesque dancer Angie Sylvia plays with fire. Literally. Her Fire Burlesque act involves naked flames, and if you sit in the front row of the Spiegeltent during her performance in Absinthe, you will feel the heat. You might even feel puffs of air as she pops balloons in the Balloon Strip act she learned from… Read more.
Leon Radojkovic never learnt music as a kid growing up in Auckland. In fact, he was in his teens when he picked up his first instrument: the guitar. Because of its rock-and-roll allure, of course. But that instrument led him in directions not taken by the average member of a garage band. Radojkovic is now… Read more.
I, Malvolio, hate you. Look at you. Sitting there with your bellies full of pop and pickled herring. Laughing at me. Go on. Laugh at the funny man. Laugh. Make the funny man cry… Part Monty Python and part Black Adder, I, Malvolio is the fourth in a series of plays by Tim Crouch which takes… Read more.
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.