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.
Like the proverbial cockroach in an apocalypse, CATS The Musical endures, dominating stages worldwide with barely a break. Unlike the cockroach, however, the show is eagerly embraced and adored by many. It’s a spectacle, and while it’s not quite as stunning as it was when it opened in 1981 London – ushering in the era of… Read more.
One of the world’s top theatrical companies The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) has been granted the lease and management of Sydney’s oldest theatrical institution, the Theatre Royal. As part of the renewal of Sydney’s MLC Centre, which houses the Theatre Royal, the co-owners QIC and GPT Group have agreed to lease the 1100+ seat venue… Read more.
AussieTheatre is thrilled to be giving away some double passes to see Enda Markey’s production of Blood Brothers at the new Alex Theatre, St Kilda on 19 July! Starring Helen Dallimore, Michael Cormick, Bobby Fox and Josh Piterman, Blood Brothers is playing for three weeks only in Melbourne following a sold out season at Hayes Theatre… Read more.
It has been confirmed that Australian pop sensation and current coach on Channel 9’s The Voice, Delta Goodrem will make her musical theatre debut in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical CATS later this year. An all-Australian cast brings the acclaimed West End revival production of CATS to Australia from October and Delta has been confirmed to play the coveted role of Grizabella the Glamour… Read more.
Josh Piterman’s love of sport and arts combine tomorrow night when the PitFit Fitness studio director and musical theatre performer sings the National Anthem at the first State of Origin match for 2015. Piterman will make his ANZ Stadium debut singing the Aussie anthem on Wednesday 27 May before the Blues and Maroons battle it out… 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.
Welcome to Stage Door Shrink, a regular column aimed at helping performers chortle their way to a #win. Being ‘show fit’ means that whatever is required of the performer to successfully perform 8 shows a week, needs to be kept at peak level, all the time. This includes your voice, your body shape, your cardiovascular… Read more.
PITFIT – How fit do Musical Theatre performers need to be, really? We’ve all been there before: There you are doing your 6th pirouette atop your partner’s head, when inexplicably, your calf seizes and you fall onto the floor, fracturing your neck. Lying there motionless while the curtain descends, you think “if only I had… Read more.
As a proud supporter of Twisted Broadway, AussieTheatre is thrilled to announce a double pass giveaway for the debut Sydney concert at NIDA this monday July 2. Enter the competition below to win two tickets to this talent-packed concert where boys belt the female numbers and girls tackle the men’s material from all your favourite musical theatre… Read more.