Articles on ‘Chapel Off Chapel’

StageArt’s ‘Titanic’ sets sail

StageArt’s ‘Titanic’ sets sail

This week’s column comes with a double shot of coffee, from both Matilda and Joel. The two of us are currently in the middle of our voyage together aboard the RMS Titanic in StageArt’s 2016 Performance Season. With only two weeks left, we still haven’t made it to America. But on the way, we have… Read more.


Pursued By Bear’s First Date cast announced

Pursued By Bear’s First Date cast announced

Following the success of their recent production of tick, tick…BOOM!, Pursued by Bear will present the professional Australian premiere of recent Broadway musical, First Date, in Melbourne this September. A show for anyone who has ever experienced the awkwardness, undeniable thrill or absolute trauma of a blind set-up, the setting of Pursued By Bear’s First Date… Read more.


Natalie O’Donnell talks Songs for a New World

Natalie O’Donnell talks Songs for a New World

Update (25/8/16): Natalie O’Donnell will replace Sophie Carter (who is unable to perform due to illness) in Songs For a New World at the Hayes Theatre, reprising her role from the recent Melbourne season. Mere months after their critically acclaimed production of Violet closed following engagements in Sydney and Melbourne, Blue Saint Productions have launched… Read more.


Songs for a New World

Songs for a New World: Natalie O'Donnell, John O'Hara, Linden Furnell, Teagan Wouters. Image by Ben Fon

Songs for a New World is not quite a musical, but is more than a collection of songs. Composer Jason Robert Brown, best known for The Last Five Years, Parade and The Bridges of Madison County, calls it “a very theatrical song cycle”. Blue Saint Productions has put together an impressive cast in a show… Read more.


Sail on, Titanic

Sail on, Titanic

From fighting dogs to sinking ships. This week’s coffee is had in celebration after a really wonderful start to the rehearsal period of StageArt’s Titanic. I have been very fortunate to be cast as Harold Bride in the Australian premiere of the London Chamber Revival Production of this beautiful show. I have also been very… Read more.



“Why I would win the Dogfight”

“Why I would win the Dogfight”

Doorstep Arts’ Victorian premiere of Dogfight was in full production mode this week ahead of tonight’s official opening performance. Apart from the lessons I’ve learnt working on such a complex piece under the direction of a fantastic creative team, this rehearsal process has continued to teach me many lessons: The rehearsal room in the ‘real world’ hardly… Read more.


Win a double pass to CrossXRoads – A New Australian Musical at Chapel off Chapel

CrossXRoads. Starring Stephen Mahy and Alinta Chidzy

AussieTheatre has three double passes double passes to giveaway to CrossXRoads at Chapel off Chapel on Friday, 15th of April. Sometimes starting again can change everything… Spanning over 10 years, CrossXRoads follows the relationship of Amy and Rick; from their graduation at the start of a new millennium, to a day in Paris that might be the best or… Read more.


Blue Saint Productions announces Songs for a New World

October 1995, WPA Theatre, NY NY: The original cast of "Songs for a New World" performs "Flying Home." Billy Porter, Andrea Burns, Jessica Molaskey, Brooks Ashmanskas [Photo credit: Stephan Olson]

Busily preparing for their Victorian season of Violet, Blue Saint Productions yesterday announced that the next move for the company will be to mount a Melbourne season of Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World. Presented at Chapel off Chapel in early June 2016, the show is billed as a musical but is structured… Read more.


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