Articles on ‘ben mingay’
In tribute to the late Jon English, his rock opera passion project, PARIS: A Rock Odyssey is set to return in a Melbourne concert series for just four performances in July 2017 at Melbourne Recital Centre. Music Theatre Melbourne (MTM) will produce the concert production. Co-written by English and music producer David Mackay, English was working… Read more.
They’re back! Packemin Productions have been delighting the Riverside stages for a few years now, and following their successes like Hairspray and Annie, they’re tackling the big one: The Phantom of the Opera. That’s right, Packemin have rounded up some pros and taken on the sweeping dark romantic classic. Ben Mingay (Wonderland, An Officer and a Gentleman)will play Phantom,… Read more.
Four fine voices and the very polished Adelaide Art Orchestra joined forces for a one-off nostalgic delight of Swing, showcasing some of the best of the last 40 years of popular song. The Adelaide Festival Theatre swung along, the capacity audience tapped their feet and relished the slick presentation of these experienced and accomplished talents,… Read more.
BREAKING NEWS The World Premiere musicaI An Officer and a Gentleman will be closing ahead of schedule. Cast of the musical were informed last night (Saturday) that the production will close on Sunday 1 July, 2012 just 6 weeks after their official opening night on May 18. Producers John Frost and Sharleen Cooper Cohen have… Read more.
While it is thrilling that Australia is rapidly becoming recognised as a great place to try out Broadway shows, and that our actors and creatives are considered to be of a high standard, and it is wonderful to see world premieres of shows happening right here in our own backyard, the fact remains that some… Read more.
Members of the touring cast of Wicked attended a preview performance of the World Premiere musical An Officer and a Gentleman this week to cheer on their ex-green girl Amanda Harrison. The Australian cast of Wicked is currently preparing for an extended season in South Korea, and welcomed the chance to attend the second preview of this brand new… Read more.
The World Premiere cast, crew and creative team of the new musical An Officer and a Gentleman today performed the brand new musical in front of an audience for the very first time today. Audiences today saw history in the making at the Lyric Theatre, Sydney, as the show began its preview season, poised for the the… Read more.
If you thought working in music theatre was all sunshine lollipops and rainbows, you’ve got another think coming. Members of the adult cast of An Officer and a Gentleman, currently rehearsing at the ABC Studios in Sydney, are not only working 6 days a week to create and stage this world premiere musical, they are undergoing rigorous… Read more.
AussieTheatre interviewed cast and crew from the world premiere production of An Officer and a Gentleman last week at their first day of rehearsals in Sydney. We will be following the creative process closely with our regular An Officer and a Gentleman blog (written by leading cast member Alex Rathgeber) – From Page To Stage:… Read more.
The search is on to find young Zack Mayo in the World Premiere production of An Officer and a Gentleman, set to open in May this year at the Lyric Theatre, The Star. Yesterday at the ABC studios in Ultimo, Sydney, a group of 30 young performers auditioned for the creative team of An Officer… Read more.