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Video: Merry Christmas from the cast of Grease

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It’s Christmas time at Rydell High School and the cast of Grease have put together this festive video to celebrate. Starring Rob Mills, Gretel Scarlett, John Paul Young, Todd McKenney and the company of Grease Australia, the message from Rydell is to wish everyone a “very safe, Merry Christmas and…

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A look at Perth Theatre Company’s 2015 Season

A look at Perth Theatre Company’s 2015 Season

The Perth Theatre Company has announced a 2015 season that will bring Perth audiences five shows, on five stages and include three world premiers. Fifty artists will perform the program which begins on the 16th March with the world premier From the Rubble and ends the season with the John…

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The Pirates are Aboard for QPAC’s 30th Birthday

Andrew O’Keefe, Nancye Hayes, Georgina Hopson and Billy Bourchier in The Pirates of Penzance. Photo Supplied.

Ahoy, avast ye land lubbers and arrrrrrrr! The Pirates are back! In 1985, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre was opened with an incredibly successful season of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, starring Simon Gallaher, Marina Prior and Jon English. In March 2015, Harvest Rain Theatre Company are joining…

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The Last 5 Years movie trailer released

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Movie musicals are back in fashion! In recent years we have seen many musicals take the leap from stage to screen in a movie musical renaissance. Les Miserables, Jersey Boys, Mama Mia and the highly anticipated release of Into the Woods (coming in Jan 2015) just to name a few.…

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Beyond Desire Photo Feature

The cast of Beyond Desire. Image by Oliver Toth.

The world premiere of Beyond Desire – a new musical written by Neil Rutherford and Kieran Drury – is playing at the Hayes Theatre Company in Potts Point until 14 December. We wanted to share some of the wonderful production images, taken by Oliver Toth, with you before the show…

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Tonight: theatre to change the world

Laura Jackson. Photo by Kirk Gilmour.

At the Imperial Hotel in Erskineville, Laura Jackson is going to perform for change. Handle It, Jackson’s one woman play, will be performed tonight as a fundraiser for the United Nations Women. This one night performance will feature two guest speakers, Tracey Spicer (who gave a Ted Talk on female beauty standards called…

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