Articles on ‘John Frost’

The Sound of Music to tour Australia in 2015

The Sound of Music at the London Palladium. Image by Cylla von Tiedemann.

Producers John Frost, Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Ian and the Really Useful group have announced today that the London Palladium production of The Sound of Music will come to Australia in late 2015 – for a national tour! The London Palladium production of the beloved musical premiered on The West End in 2006, where it played… Read more.

Full cast announced for Anything Goes Australian tour

Here it is! Today, Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracinni AM and producer John Frost announced the final lead cast member and the full ensemble cast for Anything Goes. Bartholomew John, who played Captain Brackett in the OA/John Frost production of South Pacific in 2013, will play Ivy league Wall Street banker Elisha J. Whitney, and… Read more.

Legendary sisters bring Legends! to Australia

Hayley Mills, Maxwell Caulfield and Juliet Mills. Photo by Greg Gorman

John Frost has announced that sister stage and screen stars Hayley Mills and Juliet Mills will tour the country with the Australian premiere of Legends!, a comedy by James Kirkwood. The show will open in Brisbane’s QPAC in May, followed by seasons in Sydney, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne. Tickets are on sale from 9 February. Hayley Mills and… Read more.

One more chance: Once The Musical extends in Melbourne

Once. Image by Jeff Busby

It’s not the news many musical theatre fans across Australia had hoped for, but at least it’s good news. The multi-award winning stage musical ONCE has extended its run at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre by one week to accommodate a huge demand for tickets. Originally set to close on February 1, the critically acclaimed musical will now… Read more.

Back in the bubble: Mathers to return to Wicked for Brisbane

Back in the bubble: Suzie Mathers will return as Glinda in WICKED from 12 February 2015. Image by Maye Wong

It was confirmed this morning that Suzie Mathers will return from her base in London to return to the stage as Glinda the Good in the Australian 10th Anniversary production of WICKED for its Brisbane and Perth seasons. Mathers will take over from Lucy Durack, who has recently announced her next big role – motherhood! Durack… Read more.

Dr Zhivago will play Broadway in 2015, cast announced

Anthony Warlow as Zhivago in the Australian production of the show. Photo by Kurt Sneddon.

After touring Australia and South Korea, Lucy Simon’s Dr Zhivago will be heading to the Broadway stage next year, in the aptly-named Broadway Theatre – and according to, we have our leading players. Set to preview from March 27 and open April 21, 2015, Dr Zhivago will be directed by Des McAnuff, who led the Australian… Read more.

Win a double pass to see Grease, Melbourne

Grease 2013. Image by Jeff Busby

The Pink Ladies and the T-Birds are on their way back to Melbourne this summer and AussieTheatre are excited to be giving away 2 DOUBLE PASSES them strut their stuff in Grease the Musical next month! The Melbourne season of Grease sold out in March this year, and due to popular demand the “No. 1 Party Musical” is… Read more.

Australian Musicals Update 2014 – 2015 and beyond

Australian Musicals Update 2014 – 2015 and beyond

Looking for the latest Musicals Update? Check out our Major Musicals: 2015 and beyond update here Music Theatre is thriving in Australia at the moment. From the major commercial productions to independent and boutique seasons, it’s an exciting time to be involved in the music theatre industry. We take a look at what is in… Read more.

Dirty Dancing announces first cast member, Mark Vincent

Producer John Frost has confirmed that Mark Vincent, winner of Australia’s Got Talent 2009 when he was just 16 years old, will make his musical theatre debut as Billy in Dirty Dancing this November. Vincent, who is the only Australian classical artist to have released six albums by the age of 20, was born and raised… Read more.