Articles on ‘Amanda Harrison’

Amanda Harrison on Cyrens and life as a leading lady of Aussie theatre

Amanda Harrison, Chelsea Gibb and Melissa Langton in a promotional image for Cyrens.

Amanda Harrison is beloved by audiences for her massive contribution to the Australian theatre industry throughout her career, originating some of our most challenging female roles in leading musical theatre productions. She has earned her leading lady status, but over recent years has been seen embracing more concert and cabaret style performances, moving away from… Read more.


A Quick Chat With Amanda Harrison, Australia’s favourite witch

A Quick Chat With Amanda Harrison, Australia’s favourite witch

Amanda Harrison, best known for being the first Australian Elphaba in Wicked, will be celebrating her particularly witchy performing roots in a special event featuring the Sydney Symphony Orchestra on July 15 and 16.   Witches at the Sydney Opera House will feature Harrison, Helen Dallimore (The UK’s first Glinda in Wicked), Lucy Durack (Australia’s first Glinda), Jemma Rix… Read more.


Professional witches talk amateur Wicked premiere

Professional witches talk amateur Wicked premiere

With the first amateur Australian production of Wicked opening at the same time as our professional principal alumni are rehearsing for their Sydney Symphony Orchestra performance, Maddi Ostapiw caught up with Lucy Durack, Jemma Rix, Amanda Harrison and Helen Dallimore to talk about the future of the Green Machine on our shores. Congregating on their… Read more.



Something Wicked this way comes…

Something Wicked this way comes…

In another announcment of incredible female-centric news for 2016, four much-loved Witches from previous Australian and international casts of Wicked will take to the Sydney stage together to present a program of stage and screen favourites. Playing a limited two day season at the Sydney Opera House on 15 & 16 July, Amanda Harrison, Helen Dallimore,… Read more.


City of Angels

City of Angels

From the company that launched their talents last year at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Playhouse Theatre with an inventive production of Stephen Sondheim’s Passion, Life Like Company has returned with a brilliantly sexy and boldly sung production of City of Angels. Local musical theatre diehards can celebrate because they’ve waited since 1989 for this multi Tony Award winning Broadway musical, composed… Read more.


We Will Rock You returns to Oz?

We Will Rock You

According to queenonline.com, Ben Elton’s smash hit musical We Will Rock You – featuring 24 songs from Queen’s catalogue – will be returning to Australia for a national tour next year. Announced on the band’s Facebook page and website, a revival of the production is set to be produced by Australia’s leading musical theatre producer John Frost, in association with… Read more.


Harrison and Plumley to star in City of Angels, Melbourne

Chelsea Plumley and Amanda Harrison will star in City of Angels. Image by Colin Page Photography

Cy Coleman’s Tony Award winning musical City of Angels is coming to Melbourne for four shows only! Playing at the Playhouse Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne from November 5 to November 8, the show will star Amanda Harrison, Chelsea Plumley, Kane Alexander and Anton Berezin. Presented by Life Like Company, this new Australian production of City of Angels will… Read more.


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