During my training at WAAPA, I was very fortunate to take part in the workshop stage of new Australian musicals. I never realised exactly what goes into building a musical, until our class were introduced to Matthew Lee Robinson’s Draft 6 of Atlantis. For 2 weeks, we submerged ourselves into the world of our characters… Read more.
Western Australia’s flagship theatre company, Black Swan State Theatre Company, has teamed up with the Perth Theatre Trust to bring a new Aussie musical to the stage in 2016. Clinton – The Musical, written by Brisbane brothers Paul and Michael Hodge, will play its Australian debut season at the State Theatre Centre of WA from 27… Read more.
AussieTheatre are proud to be supporting the new Australian musical Margaret Fulton: Queen of the Dessert, which opens this week at Theatre Works, St Kilda. We have one double pass to give away to a lucky AussieTheatre reader for Tuesday 27 November. Producer Sean Bryan says the musical, which starrs Amy Lehpamer (Rock of Ages) is not… Read more.
Over the last few years, she has enjoyed enormous success as Glinda – The Good Witch, in the original Australian production of Wicked, but West Australian born music theatre star Lucy Durack, always has time for her home town. Perth audiences will have the chance to see Durack, and her good friend Matthew Robinson (both… Read more.
For fans of Australian-made musicals, the last six months haven’t been particularly positive. Only a few weeks ago the sports-and-suburbia musical Every Single Saturday cancelled its large-scale Theatre Royal run in Sydney to focus on extending its smaller season at a smaller theatre. It reminded us at AussieTheatre of another distinctly Australian show that seems… Read more.