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Go on, let the girls of Grease serenade you

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Lucy Maunder, Laura Murphy and Gretel Scarlett, three of the leading ladies of GREASE sat down in the dressing rooms of the Regent Theatre in Melbourne recently to record this impressive three part a capella vocal arrangement of ‘New York, New York’. Not only are these Pink Ladies smashing in…

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One more chance: Once The Musical extends in Melbourne

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It’s not the news many musical theatre fans across Australia had hoped for, but at least it’s good news. The multi-award winning stage musical ONCE has extended its run at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre by one week to accommodate a huge demand for tickets. Originally set to close on February 1, the…

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Video: Natalie O’Donnell sings Next to Normal

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The critical smash Doorstep Arts production of Next to Normal – one of the very few musicals to win a Pulitzer Prize – is coming to Sydney’s Hayes Theatre Co. And are you ready for a sneak peek? It’s exciting to see a successful independent musical find new life, and Sydney…

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Eddie Perfect to pen new opening number for Strictly Ballroom Melbourne - The Age

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When Baz Luhrmann’s musical Strictly Ballroom opens in Melbourne later this month, it will be with a brand new opening number. An article appearing in today’s Age features an interview with performer and composer Eddie Perfect, who was charged with writing the new piece for the Aussie musical, which opened to mixed reviews…

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The Naked Magicians do Tricks for the Holidays

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After sold out shows in 2014 in Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney, Gold Coast, Cairns, and Newcastle, the Brisbane born duo, Mike Tyler and Christopher Wayne will be bringing their special brand of mischievous magic to the rest of Australia as they kick off their highly anticipated 2015 Australian tour starting off in…

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Packemin launches new youth initiative with Joseph!

Harmony Lovegrove, a young star rising fast, will play The Narrator for Packemin's Joseph!

This week, Packemin Productions will launch their new initiative, Packemin Youth, and they’re going to do so with a multicoloured splash – a production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.  The production will showcase the best young musical theatre performers around, all under the age of 20, and will…

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