Rocky Horror – photo feature

Rocky Horror Show , Melbourne. Image by Belinda Strodder

The Rocky Horror Show began previews in Melbourne last night ahead of an official opening at the Comedy Theatre this Saturday. Belinda Strodder from Arts Photography captured the quirky and crazy atmosphere over at the Frankenstein place to share with our AussieTheatre readers at a media call earlier this week. Starring…

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Getting to know you: Anna Magrath from The King and I

Anna Magrath

Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I opened in Brisbane last weekend, marking the professional music theatre debut of many up-and-coming performers. AussieTheatre is thrilled to be featuring a new interview series entitled Getting To Know You to introduce these new artists to their music theatre audience! We continue our series…

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Love Thy Neighbour: Neighbourhood Watch at MTC

Lally Katz
Photo:  Heidrun Lohr

The critically acclaimed modern masterpiece Neighbourhood Watch will continue to delight audiences at Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) until Saturday 26 April. Aussie Theatre’s Bethany Simons chatted with playwright Lally Katz about writing, relationships and why everybody needs good neighbours. Since seeing Lally Katz’s unforgettable play Neighbourhood Watch at MTC I’ve…

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The King and I – Photo Feature

Yongying Woo as Eliza in Opera Australia's The King and I , Brisbane. Image by Oliver Toth

Opera Australia and John Frost’s The King and I opens at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre, Brisbane tomorrow night starring Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Lisa McCune. The production, directed by Christopher Renshaw with stunning costume and set designs by Roger Kirk and Brian Thomson respectively, is a lavish and opulent revival of Rodgers…

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Comedy Chat: Ted Michaels


PuppetUp! and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival finish on Sunday. PuppetUp! is part tribute to the genius of Jim Henson (Sesame Street, The Muppets), part look at how his puppetry works, and part uncensored, audience-driven, adult only improv show. Stress the adult only. It’s gloriously filthy and the night I…

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Hayes Theatre: Cabaret Season 2014

Rhonda Burchmore's Vinyl Viagra.

While it may indeed be a long way to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, the distance between Sydney audiences and the best in Aussie cabaret just got a whole lot smaller. The Hayes Theatre Company this week have announced their 2014 Cabaret season and Aussie Theatre’s David Allen is on hand…

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Comedy Chat: Scott Gooding

Scott Gooding, Eric

Scott Gooding has been involved with more festivals than most of us have gone to. He hasn’t performed, much, for a while but is bringing the very successful Eric back to the Comedy Festival. First seen and loved in 2008–09, Eric is a one person sketch show performed by Scott,…

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