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Jasmine announced for Aladdin The Musical

Arielle Jacobs: Jasmine

Aladdin The Musical announced yesterday that Arielle Jacobs will play the role of Jasmine in the upcoming Australian production, headed to the Capitol Theatre. The broadway actress has previously appeared as Nessarose in WICKED, Nina Rosario in In the Heights, Nina in High School Musical, and the Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods. Arielle’s brother, Adam Jacobs, is currently appearing as Aladdin on Broadway…. Read more.


Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will make its Australian debut in 2017

Chilina Kennedy as Carole King on Broadway. Image by Joan Marcus

It was announced this morning that Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will make its Australian debut at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in September 2017. It was also confirmed that the Sydney Lyric Theatre will undergo a transformational refurbishment that will be completed for the opening of Beautiful. Australian Producer, Michael Cassel said: “This show is simply ‘some kind of… Read more.


The Butterfly Club seeks expressions of interest for spring season

The Butterfly Club seeks expressions of interest for spring season

Announced recently, The Butterfly Club are seeking Expressions of Interest from producers and artists who wish to be a part of their upcoming curated spring season. Successful applicants will produce a six performance season of their work between September and November, with The Butterfly Club considering independent works including theatre, cabaret, comedy, sketch, vaudeville, burlesque… Read more.


The Sound of Music confirmed for Perth season, 2016

The Sound of Music confirmed for Perth season, 2016

The Sound of Music will be heading to Perth later this year as the final stop in its national tour. The show opened at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in late 2015 and recently completed a run at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre, QPAC. Melbourne audiences will receive the magical production, starring Amy Lehpamer and Cameron Daddo, from May 13 for a… Read more.



KINKY BOOTS Australian premiere cast announced

Callum Francis as Lola in Kinky Boots. Photo Credit Darren Bell.

  Kinky Boots has been a real success of a new musical on Broadway and the West End, and now the cast has been announced for its premiere season in Australia, which opens in Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre from 12 October 2016. Leading the cast is Toby Francis (Dogfight), a writer, producer, and performer from… Read more.


The Gazillion Bubble Show is coming to Sydney!

The Gazillion Bubble Show is coming to Sydney!

Looking for the perfect entertainment for kids next school holidays? Look no further – The Gazillion Bubble Show is coming to Sydney. Direct from New York’s New World Stages, this multi-million dollar spectacular features dazzling special effects, spellbinding laser magic and captivating masterpieces of bubble artistry. Playing an exclusive season at Sydney’s Theatre Royal from… Read more.


Adam Garcia among hosts of 16th annual Helpmann Awards

Adam Garcia will star in Singin' in the Rain in 2016.

Live Performance Australia have confirmed the lineup of hosts for the 2016 Helpmann Award ceremony, scheduled to take place at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre on Monday 25 July on the set of Singin’ In The Rain. The show’s star – Adam Garcia – along with theatrical luminaries Helen Dallimore, Guy Noble, Simon Philips, Queenie van de… Read more.


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