Articles on ‘John Frost’

Frost and Terracini recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Producer John Frost. Image by Justine Walpole

It was announced today that leading Australian theatre producer John Frost and Opera Australia’s Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini have been awarded an AM (Member in the General Division) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The pair are currently co-producing The King and I (starring darling of the stage Lisa McCune and international star Jason Scott Lee) which… Read more.


Wicked Lottery returns, Melbourne

Jemma Rix as Elphaba and Lucy Durack as Glinda in WICKED. Image by Belinda Strodder

WICKED have announced the return of the ‘Lottery’ system which will see a limited number of $35 seats available for every performance!  Thrillifying news, Ozians! Wicked is now back in full swing at its home in Melbourne – the glorious Regent Theatre – and the public can’t seem to get enough of this spellbinding and critically acclaimed musical…. Read more.


Frosty honoured with J C Williamson Award, Brisbane

John Frost – affectionately known as Frosty the Showman – is one of Australia’s leading producers of theatre and last night he was afforded the highest honour the Australian live entertainment industry can bestow. Live Performance Australia celebrated John Frost’s outstanding contribution to the performing arts industry in a special gala event held at the Queensland Performing… Read more.


CONFIRMED: Wicked Brisbane season dates announced

Elphaba (Jemma Rix) and Glinda (Lucy Durack)
Photo:  Jeff Busby

John Frost has confirmed that WICKED will return to QPAC’s Lyric Theatre next year as part of the 10th Anniversary Australian tour. Four years after their debut season in Brisbane, which saw the production shut down for several weeks during the devastating QLD floods, the cast of WICKED are set to return to the sunshine state… Read more.


Getting to know you: Anna Magrath from The King and I

Anna Magrath

Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I opened in Brisbane last weekend, marking the professional music theatre debut of many up-and-coming performers. AussieTheatre is thrilled to be featuring a new interview series entitled Getting To Know You to introduce these new artists to their music theatre audience! We continue our series with the youngest member of… Read more.



The King and I – highly polished, lavish and opulent

Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes in Opera Australia's The King and I. Image by Oliver Toth

John Frost’s Tony Award winning production of The King and I premiered in Adelaide, Australia in 1991 starring Hayley Mills. Twenty three years later, with successful transfers to Broadway and the West End thrown in, the original creative and design team were reunited to re-create the magic of this Rodgers and Hammerstein classic in a revival co-produced by Frost… Read more.


Getting To Know You: Jenny Liu from The King and I

Jenny Liu stars as Tuptim in The King and I

Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I opened in Brisbane over the weekend, marking the professional music theatre debut of many up-and-coming performers. AussieTheatre is thrilled to be featuring a new interview series entitled Getting To Know You (see what we did there?) to introduce these new artists to their music theatre… Read more.


The King and I – Photo Feature

Yongying Woo as Eliza in Opera Australia's The King and I , Brisbane. Image by Oliver Toth

Opera Australia and John Frost’s The King and I opens at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre, Brisbane tomorrow night starring Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Lisa McCune. The production, directed by Christopher Renshaw with stunning costume and set designs by Roger Kirk and Brian Thomson respectively, is a lavish and opulent revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical. At… Read more.


Win tickets to Rocky Horror, Melbourne

The Cast of The Rocky Horror Show. Image by Jeff Busby

As a special Easter treat, AussieTheatre are giving away a DOUBLE PASS to see The Rocky Horror Show in Melbourne on Friday 25 April! Australian theatre and television star Craig McLachlan stars as Frank n Furter in this 40th anniversary tour presented by Howard Panter and John Frost. Also appearing in the production is Tim… Read more.


John Frost OAM is 2014 recipient of the JC Williamson Award

Producer John Frost. Image by Justine Walpole

Live Performance Australia (LPA) has announced that theatre producer John Frost has been named the recipient of the JC Williamson Award for 2014 – one of the highest honors in the Australian Live Performance business. The JC WILLIAMSON AWARD is the foremost honour that the Australian live entertainment industry can bestow. The award recognises individuals… Read more.


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