Articles on ‘Andrew Lloyd Webber’

The Sound of Music children’s cast announced

Sound of Music Sydney children. Image from @SoundofMusicAu Instagram

18 talented Sydney children aged from 8 – 14 have been chosen from over 1000 hopefuls to play the youngest members of the von Trapp Family in Sydney’s highly anticipated revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical The Sound Of Music, starring Amy Lehpamer and Cameron Daddo.

CATS returns to Australia with new Jellicle life


Jellicle Cats, come one come all! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical CATS is heading down under from 30 October this year in a new, reworked production. It’s been 5 years since the felines of CATS the Musical have danced the Jellicle Ball in Australia but a revamped revival of CATS the Musical will be touring… Read more.

Bernadette the Great – on Songs for Nobodies, its possible sequel, Broadway and her upcoming show at Slide

Three years age when Bernadette Robinson debuted in Songs for Nobodies as part of a season at Melbourne Theatre Company, she was a veritable unknown. Her play by Joanna Murray Smith seemed the unlikeliest of ventures – an anecdotal piece about the interactions of five nobodies with five legendary performers (Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Edith… Read more.

Jesus Christ Superstar confirmed to tour Australia

Jesus Christ Superstar confirmed to tour Australia

After months of online buzz and rumours, it was finally announced this morning by live music producer and recording magnate Michael Gudinski that he has acquired the Australian rights to the arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. The smash hit production has already toured throughout the UK to rave reviews and sold out houses – and… Read more.

Exquisite Sunset Boulevard

My first choice for musical theatre has always been cabaret. I love that it embodies the soul of the rebellious sister to musicals offering subversive and bawdy anecdotes to life with a great dollop of humour. In comparison, musicals have always seemed such a conservative sibling for me, and it was with some trepidation that… Read more.

The Phantom of the Opera releases amateur rights

The Phantom of the Opera, one of the world’s most enduring contemporary contemporary musicals with 25 years on stage, productions in multiple languages and a sequel, the blockbuster hit Love Never Dies, is extending its reach. Performance rights will become available to amateur theatre groups in Australia and New Zealand from 2013. “It is a momentous occasion for… Read more.

Love Never Dies DVD a smash hit in UK charts

On Monday March 12, the DVD of Love Never Dies – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest blockbuster musical – was released in the United Kingdom, causing a flurry of excitement. The Really Useful Group’s website reported today that the DVD, which stars the current Australian cast, has hit the top spot in the midweek UK Music DVD charts just… Read more.

Love Never Dies celebrates 300 shows in Australia

The cast and crew of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest musical triumph Love Never Dies have celebrated 300 shows in Australia. Love Never Dies premiered at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre on May 18, 2011 after significant reworking from the original London production, and last night marked the 300th performance. An Australian creative team, led by director Simon… Read more.