Andrew Hallsworth and Patrick Studios Australia provide a unique Music Theatre Course aimed at preparing students for a successful career in the Entertainment industry. Having worked in the theatre industry for 25 years, spanning all three theatre capitals of the world, Andrew Hallsworth is thrilled to partner with Todd Patrick and Patrick Studios Australia to… Read more.
If there’s been one trend in the last decade or so of musical theatre, it’s metatheatrical references. That’s where a show is very consciously a show. It can be seen in the self-referential “Song That Goes Like This” from Spamalot, the copious in-jokes and fourth-wall-breaking of Shrek and last year’s Best Musical Tony-winner, Something Rotten,… Read more.
There’s an extraordinary depth to Will Eno’s Middletown, from the work’s ability to transcend the mundane aspects of everyday life and reach the lofty heights of our galaxy to its disarming charm and Carroll-esque humour. Red Stitch Theatre has pulled off a remarkable feat in this production, which left the audience in tears of laugher…. Read more.
Pieced together from fragments of memory, three women recount their shared tragedy. A multi-discipline performance piece redefining the story of Medea and using filmed interviews of local women, from all walks of life, to create a modern “Greek” chorus. Performed by Kristina Benton, Sally McLean and Hannah Gott Directed by Perri Cummings The Medea Project… Read more.
Full casting for the Melbourne run of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda The Musical was announced at 11am today, with the young actresses sharing the title role meeting the public and press for the first time at a special live event at The Victorian State Library. In alphabetical order, the four young miracles set to star as Matilda… Read more.