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Cast announced for Miracle City musical revival

Cast announced for Miracle City musical revival

Miracle City - a musical by the greatly talented and greatly missed Nick Enright – has something of a mythological feel to it. Only staged once, developmentally, at Sydney Theatre Company, the score has been raved about ever since, and everyone, it seems, has been waiting for this beloved, barely-glimpsed show…

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Once: Another First for Melbourne Musical Theatre

John Frost
Image: Jim Lee

It was a cold winter’s day but inside the Irish Times pub in the heart of Melbourne things were cosy and warm. The local media were gathered, Guinness in hand, to hear John Frost announce the cast for the Australian premiere performance of Once a new musical. Before introducing the…

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Exclusive: Twisted Broadway cast announcement

Twisted Broadway 2013. Image by Kurt Sneddon

AussieTheatre Exclusive AussieTheatre have teamed up with the gang at Twisted Broadway to exclusively announce the stellar cast of Twisted Broadway 2014, Australia’s zaniest charity concert.  Scheduled for one night only at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Playhouse, the highly anticipated Melbourne event will be hosted this year by Virginia Gay – star…

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2014 Helpmann Award Nominations: Full List

The female ensemble of Sweet Charity at Hayes Theatre Co. Image by Kurt Sneddon

It’s time! At bright and bustling centres across Australia, theatre crowds gathered tonight to hear the announcement of the prestigious Helpmann Award nominees for 2014. Check out the full list below. Did your favourites get a look-in? Who do you think will take home prizes on the night? Best Costume…

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Australian cast of musical Once announced

Madeleine Jones (Girl) & Tom Parsons (Guy).Photos Supplied

The Australian cast of Once The Musical have been confirmed, just over one month before the company of ‘quadruple threats’ begin rehearsals in Melbourne. Members of the cast, production staff and media gathered at the Irish Times pub in Melbourne’s CBD for a morning Guinness (or a cup of Irish Breakfast Tea)…

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EP Recording of Strictly Ballroom is Planned, according to Playbill.com - Playbill.com

EP Recording of Strictly Ballroom is Planned, according to Playbill.com

According to Playbill.com, Strictly Ballroom The Musical is set to produce a limited EP recording of songs from the show. Global Creatures have reportedly told Playbill.com that a “release date has not been set for the recording” at this stage: Producers of the Australian stage premiere of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom, which…

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Sondheim’s Passion now on sale in Melbourne

Silvie Paladino, Kane Alexander and Theresa Borg. Image by Kashka Jamieson (Verve Portraits)

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s 10 time Tony Award winning musical Passion is coming to Arts Centre Melbourne this November, and tickets are now on sale! Presented by the new independent music theatre production house Life Like Company, this exclusively Melbourne production will play four nights only at The Playhouse…

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