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Les Mis to reschedule Sunday’s preview performance

Les Miserables

The 6.30pm preview performance on Sunday 29th June of Cameron Mackintosh’s of Les Misérables is being rescheduled due to cast illness.  But fear not! It will be replaced by a later performance date of 8:00pm, Sunday 27th July. “One drawback of live theatre is that you can’t plan for illness and three…

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Out of the Box – Children’s Festival

Out of the Box Festival - QPAC

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is once again set to become a hub for creative little imaginations as the Out of the Box Festival, now in its twenty second-year, prepares to launch the 2014 event with two more festival days than previous years. This year, the internationally recognised children’s festival will…

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Opera Australia release Tamar Iveri from Otello contract

Opera Australia release Tamar Iveri from Otello contract

It was announced today that Opera Australia have released Georgian opera singer Tamar Iveri from her contract with the company, confirming she will not be performing as Desdemona in Otello next month. The singer came under fire last week for anti-gay comments posted on her Facebook wall last year, in which she…

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Dirty Dancing set to return to Australia, 2014

Dirty Dancing

BREAKING NEWS It’s been 10 years since the world premiere of Dirty Dancing opened in Sydney at the Theatre Royal and today producer John Frost has confirmed that the show will return to Australia to celebrate an incredible decade. Based on the 1987 film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Gray,…

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Cassie Tongue joins Sydney Theatre Awards voting panel

Cassie Tongue

AussieTheatre’s Deputy Editor Cassie Tongue has been named as the latest member on the Sydney Theatre Awards voting panel. The Sydney Theatre Awards are run by a group of theatre critics to celebrate the strength, quality and diversity of theatre in Sydney, including Elissa Blake (Sun Herald), Jason Blake (Sydney…

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Strictly Ballroom to Bogo Pogo into Melbourne

Strictly Ballroom the Musical. James Morgan Photography

Strictly Ballroom will be making its way to Melbourne next year with a season now confirmed to commence at Her Majesty’s Theatre in January 2015, 9 months after its world premiere in Sydney. Global Creatures’ new Australian musical, based on the acclaimed 1992 film, is currently playing at Sydney’s Lyric…

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