Ben Neutze interviews members of the creative and design teams of An Officer and a Gentleman to piece together the anatomy of a major musical… With Smash lighting up our TV screens, there’s never been more interest in the way musical theatre is constructed. Audiences are beginning to understand that to get a musical onstage,… Read more.
Members of the touring cast of Wicked attended a preview performance of the World Premiere musical An Officer and a Gentleman this week to cheer on their ex-green girl Amanda Harrison. The Australian cast of Wicked is currently preparing for an extended season in South Korea, and welcomed the chance to attend the second preview of this brand new… Read more.
The World Premiere cast, crew and creative team of the new musical An Officer and a Gentleman today performed the brand new musical in front of an audience for the very first time today. Audiences today saw history in the making at the Lyric Theatre, Sydney, as the show began its preview season, poised for the the… Read more.
AussieTheatre has three double passes to give away to a preview of An Officer and a Gentleman on Wednesday May 16 at 8pm. An Officer and a Gentleman is directed by Simon Phillips, co-written by Douglas Day Stewart and Sharleen Cooper Cohen, choreographed by Andrew Hallsworth and musically directed by Dave Skelton. Starring Ben Mingay, Amanda Harrison,… Read more.
The cast of An Officer And A Gentleman have packed up their rehearsal room at ABC studios, Ultimo and are now officially bumped into the Lyric Theatre, The Star ahead of a World Premiere Opening Night in just over 3 weeks, as Alex Rathgeber writes… It’s not a dream, it’s all real…we’re in the theatre! The… Read more.
The cast of An Officer and a Gentleman is now complete. The four boys who will be sharing or understudying the roles of the young Zack Mayo in the world premiere production set to open at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre next month have been confirmed by Producers John Frost and Sharleen Cooper Cohen. George Cartwright (12 years… Read more.
Check out week 3 of Alex Rathgeber’s exclusive An Officer and a Gentleman blog! In this instalment: the cast rehearse a big salsa number from the show, physical training continues, and the structure of the musical continues to evolve every day!
Alex Rathgeber takes us through the second week of rehearsals for the World Premiere production of An Officer and a Gentleman, with some amazing insights into the incredible process of creating a brand new musical… After a day of rest and recoup – in which I saw a terrific Sunday evening reading of James Millar’s Acclaim at Belvoir – it was awesome to hit the floor again to continuing the blocking of what’s shaping up to be a very busy Act One.
If you thought working in music theatre was all sunshine lollipops and rainbows, you’ve got another think coming. Members of the adult cast of An Officer and a Gentleman, currently rehearsing at the ABC Studios in Sydney, are not only working 6 days a week to create and stage this world premiere musical, they are undergoing rigorous… Read more.
AussieTheatre interviewed cast and crew from the world premiere production of An Officer and a Gentleman last week at their first day of rehearsals in Sydney. We will be following the creative process closely with our regular An Officer and a Gentleman blog (written by leading cast member Alex Rathgeber) – From Page To Stage:… Read more.