Articles on ‘Anna O’Byrne’

The Production Company: West Side Story

West Side Story. The Production Company. Sean Mulligan and Jets.

The Production Company was formed in Melbourne in 1999 by Jeanne Pratt AC. Still supported by individual and business sponsors, they present three short-run musicals a year with the ongoing goal to “provide professional opportunities for local artists and to entertain Melbourne audiences with the best shows from Broadway and beyond”.  They usually sell out… Read more.

The Production Company announces 2015 season

The Production Company is arguably Melbourne’s most recognised independent music theatre organisation and this morning they have announced a star studded, three-show 2015 season. The first show of the season at Arts Centre Melbourne also marks the company’s 50th production overall. West Side Story, starring Gareth Keegan as Tony and internationally renowned artists Anna O’Byrne as Maria will be directed by Gale… Read more.

London’s Apollo Theatre collapses mid performance

London’s Apollo Theatre collapses mid performance

The roof of London’s Apollo Theatre in Shaftsbury Avenue partially collapsed mid performance just hours ago, leaving patrons covered in dust and blood with dozens injured. As published in the BBC news website, the four storey, 775 seat venue was packed for a performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, and it is… 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.

Love Never Dies hits cinemas in the USA

Love Never Dies hits cinemas in the USA

Love Never Dies prepares to hit the big screen across the USA next week… Despite a rocky beginning in London two years ago, Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest block buster musical, has certainly made its mark on the world of music theatre. After a complete makeover, thanks to a creative team assembled by Tim McFarlane, Producer… Read more.

The Measure of a Musical – Love Never Dies on DVD

The Measure of a Musical – Love Never Dies on DVD

I have just found myself crying as I finished watching the DVD of Love Never Dies. Two years ago, when I rushed home, eagerly unwrapped the Original Cast Recording of that show and spent a good four hours listening to it on repeat – I would never have expected this to be a plausible moment!… Read more.