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WAAPA launches 2017 Musical Theatre Program

WAAPA launches 2017 Musical Theatre Program

In what is looking like a desolate musical theatre scene for Perth in 2017 (Matilda which opens at the end of the month,  is the only major production announced for 2017!) WAAPA (The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts) continues to present some of Broadway’s  best as part of this years season. Thanks goodness for… Read more.


Todd McKenney will transform into Captain Hook for Bonnie Lythgoe panto

Star Todd McKenney and producer Bonnie Lythgoe.

The ‘Bonnie Lythgoe Pantomime’ is becoming something of an annual tradition. This British-import, family-style form of entertainment keeps coming back, and after last year’s Cinderella (starring Real Housewife Gina Liano) she’s back to planning next winter’s extravaganza: The Adventures of Peter Pan and Tinker Bell.  And this year, beloved Aussie all-rounder Todd McKenney will take… Read more.



Big Fish Cast Announcement

Big Fish Cast Announcement

RPG Productions today announced the cast for their upcoming April production of Big Fish. Directed by Tyran Parke, choreographed by Cameron Mitchell and musically directed by Luke Byrne, the John August & Andrew Lippa musical marks the production company’s first main stage production at Hayes Theatre Co. Leading the cast will be Phillip Lowe (Georgy Girl,… Read more.


Australia’s Bodyguard has been revealed!

Kip Gamblin and Paulini star in THE BODYGUARD. Image by Peter Brew Bevan

Acclaimed dancer and actor Kip Gamblin will join the cast of The Bodyguard musical in the title role, it was announced today. Producers Michael Harrison, David Ian and John Frost confirmed that Gamblin will take on the role of Frank Farmer in the Australian tour of The Bodyguard, which commences at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre in April. Although… Read more.


New musical life for The Devil Wears Prada. That’s all.

The Devil Wears Prada is set to become a musical

The Devil Wears Prada is headed for the Broadway stage, according to empireonline.com, with music for the new musical by Sir Elton John and Paul Rudnick. Based on the 2003 novel by Lauren Weisberger and made famous by the 2006 film starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada focuses on the fashion world… Read more.


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