Articles on ‘Broadway’

Bernadette the Great – on Songs for Nobodies, its possible sequel, Broadway and her upcoming show at Slide

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.

Warlow to star in new Robin Hood musical reading

According to 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.

Defying Gravity: Idina Menzel to perform in Sydney

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.

A little Les Mis parody for the soul

A little Les Mis parody for the soul

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.

Aussie Drew Weston teams up with Broadway stars for music theatre album

Australian performer Drew Weston (Mary Poppins) has been invited to record an album with some of Broadway's biggest stars, and (not surprisingly) is thrilled at the prospect. Weston will record a track on the upcoming album by New York based composer Drew Gasparini who was named as one of Playbill's 'Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should… Read more.

Broadway Embraces Warlow

Broadway Embraces Warlow

Anthony Warlow has made his long-awaited Broadway debut in the revival production of Annie, and his reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, even if some of the responses to the show have been lukewarm.