Cats is one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s longest-running creations (35 years and going strong since its West End debut in 1981). Trevor Nunn (original director) and Gillian Lynne (original choreographer) and Lloyd Webber created the feline musical based on a collection of poems by T.S. Elliot, peeking into the true lives of cats through a series of vignettes… Read more.
Nicholas Gentile and Lincoln Hall, a writing duo, are set to release the album for their song cycle Together Apart, and it’s bursting with talent. Nick & Lincoln, as they’re collectively known, are both experienced performers. Nick’s passion lies with composition, conducting and musical directing, and Lincoln’s focus is on writing, filmmaking and directing – which… Read more.
Enda Markey’s acclaimed intimate Sydney production of Blood Brothers is heading to Melbourne’s new Alex Theatre in St Kilda for a strictly three-week limited season in July. Opening at the Hayes Theatre earlier this year, the professional production sold out at every performance and played an extended season to high praise from critics and audiences alike. Helen… Read more.
Enda Markey’s production of Blood Brothers has been enjoying standing ovations and sold out performances since early February at the Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney. Starring Helen Dallimore, Blake Bowden, Bobby Fox and Michael Cormick, the show is playing until March 15 and almost every performance is sold out. If you haven’t managed to get along to… Read more.
The third Tuesday in February is officially “Theatre Day” in the State of Victoria. We at AussieTheatre think it’s cause for national (and international) celebration! Check out some of the images and stories from #TheatreDay2015
This interview is the final chat in our series exploring How We Do What We Do. It feels perfectly appropriate that we conclude my interview collection of incredible artists with the actor who is behind this series being commissioned in the first place – AussieTheatre’s Editor-In-Chief Erin James, who is currently enjoying a wave of… Read more.
AussieTheatre and Marika Aubrey will be wrapping up the hugely popular feature interview series How We Do What We Do this month after a very successful two years in print. Founded by Aubrey and AussieTheatre in January 2013, the interview series has made AussieTheatre history as the most popular regular column to appear on the website. With… Read more.
We have read the words of Erin James in countless articles as editor-in-chief of this fabulous site, AussieTheatre. We’ve seen Erin onstage in The King and I, South Pacific, Love Never Dies, Cats, and even on our movie screens in The Little Death. So it’s about time our editor becomes the interview subject because we… Read more.
The nominations for the AACTA awards were announced today, and AussieTheatre is celebrating extra hard to see local talent recognised this year: our Editor in Chief, Erin James, has scored a nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a film! Erin appeared in this year’s The Little Death – a film by Josh Lawson about the secret… Read more.
It’s cast announcement time! Hayes Theatre Co has been on a roll in its inaugural year as a dedicated home for musicals and cabaret, and if this Blood Brothers announcement is anything to go by, 2015 is going to be just as exciting at the Potts Point theatre. Blood Brothers, one of the longest running musicals… Read more.