Articles on ‘Andrew Lloyd Webber’
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.
The well loved musical, The Sound of Music, will commence in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre on 13 December this year, followed by a season at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre from 11 March, 2016. We sat down with the cast for a quick chat about the show and will feature our interviews on AussieTheatre. John Frost… Read more.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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 has endured both ups and downs in its relatively short life, but as the Sydney season comes to a close, the Australian cast, crew and creative team of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest musical sensation certainly have reason to celebrate. The show has been performing to near capacity houses in Sydney during its… Read more.
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.
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.