Articles on ‘Heathers’

WAAPA’s Heathers The Musical

Image- Jon Green

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) third year musical theatre students give a comical, heartfelt and highly energetic performance in this musical based on the 80’s cult classic film Heathers. Like the 80s film, Heathers the Musical is a black comedy full of laughs and a serious message about trying to make it through high… Read more.


Win a double pass to WAAPA’s Heathers in Perth

Win a double pass to WAAPA’s Heathers in Perth

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to the 3rd Year Music Theatre students production of Heathers at the Geoff Gibbs Theatre, WAAPA on 22 March 2017. Hilarious, heartfelt and homicidal! Brainy, beautiful teenage misfit Veronica Sawyer hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get… Read more.


WAAPA launches 2017 Musical Theatre Program

WAAPA launches 2017 Musical Theatre Program

In what is looking like a desolate musical theatre scene for Perth in 2017 (Matilda which opens at the end of the month,  is the only major production announced for 2017!) WAAPA (The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts) continues to present some of Broadway’s  best as part of this years season. Thanks goodness for… Read more.


Heathers the Musical – Sydney return season

Heathers the Musical – Sydney return season

Heathers, under the direction of performer/drag artist/director Trevor Ashley, premiered at the Hayes Theatre in 2015 and has since toured the country to the rightful adoration of Australian musical theatre fans. This dark show is wonderfully loud and energetic with a stellar cast and a great sense of style. Based on the cult-classic 80s movie… Read more.



Your Sunday Afternoon Zen: Kirby Burgess sings “Summertime”

Kirby Burgess and Kurt Phelan are Baby and Johnny Castle in Dirty Dancing. Photo by Kurt Sneddon.

It’s getting warmer, the days are longer, it’s not quite summer yet but “Summertime” still seems appropriate for this Sunday afternoon. Settle in and listen to Kirby Burgess, who has been touring the country playing Baby in Dirty Dancing, where she (sadly!) doesn’t get to sing at all. If you’ve only seen Kirby in that role,… Read more.


11 movies that are now, surprisingly, musicals

Andy Karl as Rocky

The inspiration for a musical may come from variety of sources. Many musicals are original pieces with the music and story crafted carefully together. Some are musical adaptations of plays and books, where a classic tale is retold. However, more recently the genesis of a musical may come from a much more modern medium; that of film. The announcement of… Read more.


Hayes Theatre Co expands and conquers

Hayes Theatre Co expands and conquers

Hayes Theatre Co has only been operating for 18 months. Since their first production – the runaway smash hit re-imagining of Sweet Charity, directed by Dean Bryant and starring Verity Hunt-Ballard, who won a Helpmann Award for it, the company has leapt from strength to strength. When the doors re-opened at the old Darlinghurst Theatre, re-named… Read more.


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