Sydney’s Hayes Theatre, arguably the most important thing to happen to Australian musical theatre in decades, is set to announce the cast of the Australian premiere of Side Show on Sunday 7 August! But before that, don’t you want to see who’s been submitting audition tapes? We’ve had Krizak and Vilar, Hayes and Cole, and now…. Mulcahy and Harbridge??… Read more.
In Claire McIntyre’s award-winning play Low Level Panic, currently showing at the Old Fitz, Amy Ingram performs one of three leading female roles in a cast that emphasises women’s voices. With the goal of unflinchingly exploring the way society views women’s lives, bodies, sexuality and safety, Low Level Panic has allowed Ingram to explore her own… Read more.
As the reviews come in and Brisbane are rockin’ out to We Will Rock You, Ben Elton’s tribute to Rock n Roll using the back catalogue of iconic Queen songs, Aussie Theatre’s Queensland reporter, Bobbi-Lea got to spend some time with two seriously cool cast members. In the video below, powerhouse diva Casey Donovan talks role research… Read more.
Paul Capsis, national treasure and performer extraordinaire, is currently treading the boards of Sydney’s Seymour Centre as Quentin Crisp, a writer and queer personality of the 20th century, in Resident Alien, which began performances in Melbourne. Capsis has shared many similar life experiences with the historical character, and much like Crisp, has forged an artistic… Read more.
When I conjure an image of Wicked in my mind, I see the hands of two very different women joined in solidarity and friendship during the song ‘For Good’. A fun night of entertainment for some, Wicked is almost a feminist manifesto to me and many other girls, a representation of what women can achieve… Read more.
How do you go from study to premiering your first full-length play at a beloved Sydney indie joint? Lucy Clements knows. She graduated from WAAPA with a Bachelor of Performing Arts in 2015. In 2014 she established her own theatre company, Ghosts, and developed her first full-length show – which is making its Sydney debut… Read more.
In a political climate where the two most creative industries of our country are being slashed and defunded, a new musical in Melbourne has united the worlds of the arts and sciences to bring us a “prodigiously gifted” new musical. Einstein: Master of the Universe has been playing at TheatreWorks in Melbourne since 30 June,… Read more.
The West End stage production of Singin’ in the Rain opened in Melbourne in May ahead of an Australian tour later this year. We caught up with star Jack Chambers to chat about when he first started performing, tackling this iconic show and any onstage mishaps that have happened with 12, 000 litres of rain onstage! Jack… Read more.
The West End stage production of Singin’ in the Rain opened in Melbourne in May ahead of an Australian tour later this year. We caught up with star Gretel Scarlett to chat about when they first started performing, tackling this iconic show and any onstage mishaps that have happened with 12, 000 litres of rain… Read more.
The 2016 annual Melbourne Cabaret Festival has enjoyed a successful run this year under the artistic direction of Mike McLeish. We spoke to McLeish a week before the festival opened, chatting about the role of cabaret as an artistic outlet, and how he went about putting the festival together. As the new AD of the… Read more.