Articles on ‘Broadway’
Squabalogic has announced that the cast for the third and final musical of their 2013 season, the highly anticipated Australian professional debut of Carrie the Musical, will be led by Margi de Ferranti and Hilary Cole as Margaret and Carrie White. Based on the horror story of the same name by Stephen King, with a… Read more.
Shall we dance? It seems after the enduring success of Opera Australia's revival of South Pacific that the road has been paved for some more Rodgers and Hammerstein to be presented in Australia, namely, John Frost's Tony Award winning revival of The King and I. This production of The King & I was the first… Read more.
Anyone who has considered a career in the theatre, in some way, at some time, will most likely have considered picking up and moving to New York. One of the great theatre capitals of the world with a booming billion dollar industry – it has take on a cult-like status amongst performers. New York is… 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.
According to BroadwayWorld.com Australia’s Anthony Warlow will be starring in a staged reading of a new musical in New York City next month. Robin Hood – The Final Adventure is a brand new musical with a book by Tony Award winner Thomas Meehan (The Producers, Annie), music by Peter Sipos (Contact) and lyrics/direction by Tony… Read more.
Les Solomon continues his report from a recent trip to NYC. Over the years in New York I have seen my fair share of bad shows. I sadly rememberSweet Smell of Success, Steel Pier, Sideshow (which seems fondly remembered because of the score but was a terrible show) to name a few. So, I am very… Read more.
Tickets are on pre-sale this morning for Broadway sensation Idina Menzel’s newly announced Sydney Opera House concert on June 26, 2013. Booked as the headline act for the closing weekend of Kate Ceberano’s 2nd Adelaide Cabaret Festival (June 22), Menzel’s Sydney engagement with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra is the second performance announced for her Australian… Read more.
I will be the first to admit that when it comes to music theatre and cabaret, I am easily delighted and pleased to gush when it comes to a great night in a performance space. Even so, there are some occasions that defy the common superlative and require more a hush of awe. As anyone… Read more.
This hilarious and very clever spoof video came across my desk this morning, and it was too good not to share. The brand new film adaptation of Les Miserables, directed by Tom Hooper has ‘premiered’ in NYC and this video details the reactions of some of Broadway’s biggest ‘stars’… Watch out for Liza Minnelli, Patti LuPone… Read more.
Tonight, at just twenty three years of age, Australian performer Sarah Bakker will be realising her dreams as she debuts on Broadway as the world’s most famous nanny – Mary Poppins. Raised in Brisbane, Bakker has understudied some of the biggest roles in Australian musical theatre of late including Roxy in Chicago, Christine Daaé in Phantom… Read more.