Breaking: Anastasia to come to Australia!

Christy Altomare and Derek Klena in Anastasia on Broadway. Photography by Michael Murphy.

Have you heard? There’s breaking news from St. Petersburg! (Well, the news actually comes from Broadway… But why would I waste the opportunity to use such a perfect lyrical reference?) Broadway.com and Playbill.com last night reported that the producers of Anastasia on Broadway are planning to stage the show around the world, with one production… Read more.


DIRECTOR – ‘Of a Lifetime’ original Aussie Musical

We are looking for a Director & Team for an original Aussie contemporary Musical – ‘Of a Lifetime’ – 2 Acts 20 songs The show is mixture Sci-fi / Techno / Rock. It is a BIG sound and we require a BIG sound Director & Team to bring the show to life The Musical has… Read more.


Carrying the Banner: Christopher Gattelli talks cinematic Newsies

Carrying the Banner: Christopher Gattelli talks cinematic Newsies

On February 19, the live filming of Broadway hit Newsies hits Australian cinemas, finally giving Australian audiences the chance to see the beloved show. Winning the Tony Award for best choreography for his work on Newsies in 2012, Christopher Gattelli flew straight from his engagement with Australia’s My Fair Lady to be at the live taping… Read more.



Todd McKenney will transform into Captain Hook for Bonnie Lythgoe panto

Star Todd McKenney and producer Bonnie Lythgoe.

The ‘Bonnie Lythgoe Pantomime’ is becoming something of an annual tradition. This British-import, family-style form of entertainment keeps coming back, and after last year’s Cinderella (starring Real Housewife Gina Liano) she’s back to planning next winter’s extravaganza: The Adventures of Peter Pan and Tinker Bell.  And this year, beloved Aussie all-rounder Todd McKenney will take… Read more.


Baylie’s Big Break – Adelaide performer makes professional debut in Dusty the Musical

Baylie Carson

After much Wishin’ and Hopin’, performer Baylie Carson returns home to Adelaide in her professional debut, ‘Dusty the Musical’ at the Festival Theatre. Growing up in both Adelaide and the Langhorn Creek wine region, Carson is a proud South Australian, and is excited to bring her first tour back to Festival Theatre, where she ‘saw… Read more.


Pacific Opera facing shock closure

Pacific Opera.

Pacific Opera, an influential program for young, exceptional performers has announced this week that it is under threat. A provider of talent to Opera Australia and other international companies, Pacific Opera is at risk of closure after losing its primary source of funding – private donations. Established in 2003 by former Opera Australia principal Christine… Read more.


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