Articles on ‘John Frost’

O’Connor and McKenney to star in Anything Goes

Anything Goes - coming to Australia in 2015.

It’s a three-time Tony Award winner, it’s one of the most beloved musicals of all-time, and it’s making its way back to Australia as a co-production between Opera Australia and John Frost. It’ll visit Melbourne in May, Brisbane in July, and Sydney in September… and the cast is pretty amazing! Caroline O’Connor, one of our… Read more.

Rocky Horror will play Sydney, 2015

Craig McLachlan will return to the role of Frank N Furter in Rocky Horror for a limited season in Sydney in 2015. Despite only being scheduled to play Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne, the recent Australian revival of Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show is now confirmed to play a short season at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre… Read more.

John Frost AM to deliver keynote at Stagecraft conference

2014 JC Williamson award recipient and big-time theatre producer John Frost will be a keynote speaker at the Association of Community Theatre’s Stagecraft conference. Frost will talk about his lengthy and successful career, and will also chair a session on how to audition for a musical. Now in its ninth outing, The Association Community Theatre… Read more.

Once: Another First for Melbourne Musical Theatre

It was a cold winter’s day but inside the Irish Times pub in the heart of Melbourne things were cosy and warm. The local media were gathered, Guinness in hand, to hear John Frost announce the cast for the Australian premiere performance of Once a new musical. Before introducing the two leads, Tom Parsons and… Read more.

Australian cast of musical Once announced

Madeleine Jones (Girl) & Tom Parsons (Guy).Photos Supplied

The Australian cast of Once The Musical have been confirmed, just over one month before the company of ‘quadruple threats’ begin rehearsals in Melbourne. Members of the cast, production staff and media gathered at the Irish Times pub in Melbourne’s CBD for a morning Guinness (or a cup of Irish Breakfast Tea) to hear the announcement of 16 cast… Read more.

Dirty Dancing set to return to Australia, 2014

Dirty Dancing

BREAKING NEWS It’s been 10 years since the world premiere of Dirty Dancing opened in Sydney at the Theatre Royal and today producer John Frost has confirmed that the show will return to Australia to celebrate an incredible decade. Based on the 1987 film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Gray, the live production of Dirty… Read more.

John Frost’s 2015 musical lineup to be announced next month

It’s that time of year again. The rumblings on message boards and forums have already begun about Australia’s 2015 music theatre season, with many already having their say about what we are to expect in the next wave of major musicals. Australia’s most prolific theatre producer John Frost told AussieTheatre that the theatre-going public need only… Read more.

The King and I – Melbourne cast Photo Feature

Lisa McCune and Jason Scott Lee in The King and I. Image by Belinda Strodder

The King and I opened at in Melbourne this week starring Jason Scott Lee and Lisa McCune. Belinda Strodder was at the Princess Theatre for AussieTheatre on Thursday to capture these images. The King and I is currently on sale in Melbourne until August 17. Visit for tickets and details.

Jason Scott Lee on stage in The King and I

Jason Scott Lee on stage in The King and I

Opera Australia and John Frost’s lavish, multi-million dollar production of The King and I premieres in Melbourne tonight and we took some time to chat with star Jason Scott Lee about performing this incredible Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. Lee, who shot to fame following his portrayal of Bruce Lee in the film Dragon the Bruce Lee… Read more.