Articles on ‘Christie Whelan’
A tycoon moves to Washington DC to use his money to influence politics and politicians. When the Melbourne Theatre Company announced they were staging Garson Kanin’s 1940s political comedy as the opening play of their 2017 season, my interest was focused squarely on Christie Whelan-Browne in the lead role of Billie Dawn. This character… Read more.
The Rocky Horror Show is making its way to Perth for the first time in 15 years this month, and AussieTheatre are celebrating by giving away a DOUBLE PASS to see the show on Thursday 13 February! Starring Craig McLachlan as Frank n Furter, Tim Maddren (Brad), Erika Heynatz (Magenta) and Christie Whelan Browne (Janet), Rocky… Read more.
Singing In The Rain, the The Production Company’s latest offering in the Melbourne Musical Theatre calendar, is currently playing at Arts Centre Melbourne starring Matt Lee, Rohan Browne, Alinta Chidzey and Christie Whelan-Browne. Set in the last days of the silent screen era, Singing In The Rain features a glorious score with classics like ‘Make ’em… Read more.
Oh Eddie Perfect! You gorgeous, sexy, magnificent beast. You’re as hot as King Kong and if you had a faction of the resources that developed the magnificent monkey, Shane Warne the Musical could tour Australia for ever – or until Warnie does something else that begged for a new song. The original 2008 version of Shane Warne the… Read more.
A dream team has been assembled for the re-imagined Shane Warne The Musical, set to play at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall in June this year. Written by Eddie Perfect and originally performed in 2008, Shane Warne The Musical is an epic, hero-worshipping, PR spinning, celebrity-slaying, satirical homage starring Perfect in the… Read more.
According to Joel Christie from The Daily Telegraph Christie Whelan-Browne (from Britney Spears the Cabaret & Forum) will be joining the cast of Shane Warne the Musical as Elizabeth Hurley for their season at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Follow the link for full details on News.com.au
Gaybies is on its way to being an important piece of theatre that shakes up stale and dull opinions. Opening at Midsumma, it’s singing show tunes with the choir, but there couldn’t be better and more fabulous audience to introduce this work to. Created by music theatre director/creator Dean Bryant, Gaybies is the first work commissioned by the… Read more.
After the degustation of emotion, politics and confrontation of the Melbourne Festival, what better than a mouthful of fluffy sugar and an almighty fart? A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum has no pretensions about being serious art. First performed on Broadway 1962, it’s ancient Rome, where slaves were whipped, women were bought and… Read more.
Rehearsals for one of the greatest comedic pieces ever written commenced in Melbourne today at Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance studios. A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum rehearsals began with a bang this morning, and the AussieTheatre team were there for a sneak peek and a chin wag with the cast. Geoffrey… Read more.
BREAKING NEWS It’s set to be one of the biggest theatrical events of the year, and with a cast of this calibre, one can understand why. AussieTheatre can confirm 8 principal cast members set to appear in the Australian revival of Sondheim’s A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, opening at Her Majesty’s Theatre,… Read more.