Articles on ‘Anna O’Byrne’
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 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.
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.
Last week at Sydney’s Theatre Royal, Enda Markey produced a star studded charity performance of Side By Side By Sondheim to raise funds and awareness for The White Ribbon Foundation – Australia’s campaign to stop violence against women. Led by Broadway and West End star Ruthie Henshall, the concert was peppered with performers from some… 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.
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.
Earlier this week, AussieTheatre announced West End and Broadway star Ruthie Henshall would headline a special performance of Side By Side By Sondheim at Sydney’s Theatre Royal on April 20. (read full article here) Producer Enda Markey has now revealed a host of Australian music theatre stars, who will join Henshall onstage for this charity concert in… Read more.
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.