Articles on ‘Linden Furnell’
Linden Furnell has won the major prize at the 2016 Rob Guest Endowment grand final concert, taking home $20,000 for professional development in musical theatre. Furnell (currently appearing in Kinky Boots) and five other grand finalists – Stefanie Jones (Sound of Music), Genevieve Kingsford (Light in the Piazza), Hilary Cole (Kinky Boots), Matthew Predny (Kinky Boots)… Read more.
The Rob Guest Endowment annual gala concert is just weeks away and it’s going to be a night to remember in the Aussie Musical Theatre calendar. The big event is all set for Monday November 14, where six finalists — emerging stars of Australian musical theatre — will take the stage at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre to compete for a… Read more.
The six finalists for the 2016 Rob Guest Endowment have been announced! Now in its eighth year, the Rob Guest Endowment is a highlight of the Australian musical theatre scene, providing a platform for young performers to hone their skills, work with industry stalwarts and be in the running for a chance to take home a grand… Read more.
Thirty semi-finalists for the 2016 Rob Guest Endowment have been announced on the competitions’ official Facebook Page. Announcing the Top 30 Rob Guest Endowment Award Semi Finalists for 2016! Annie Aitken, Kirrah Amosa, Jordan Barr,… Posted by Rob Guest Endowment on Monday, September 5, 2016 Annie Aitken, Kirrah Amosa, Jordan Barr, Nicola Bowman, Du Toit… Read more.
The non-professional rights to towering blockbuster musical Wicked were recently made available for Australian musical societies. Now, after two professional productions have played the Capitol Theatre, a first non-professional production has hit Sydney for the first time, courtesy of Neil Gooding’s Pro-Am company, Packemin Productions, based in Parramatta. And it’s good. With set and costume… Read more.
Songs for a New World is not quite a musical, but is more than a collection of songs. Composer Jason Robert Brown, best known for The Last Five Years, Parade and The Bridges of Madison County, calls it “a very theatrical song cycle”. Blue Saint Productions has put together an impressive cast in a show… Read more.
AussieTheatre have a double pass to give away to see Songs For A New World in Melbourne on Thursday 2 June at The Loft, Chapel Off Chapel! Starring Natalie O’Donnell, Teagan Wouters, John O’Hara and Linden Furnell, Songs For A New World is the second major theatrical offering from Blue Saint Productions, who presented the highly acclaimed Violet last year…. Read more.
Kinky Boots has been a real success of a new musical on Broadway and the West End, and now the cast has been announced for its premiere season in Australia, which opens in Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre from 12 October 2016. Leading the cast is Toby Francis (Dogfight), a writer, producer, and performer from… Read more.
It’s a love song to life, love, and being outside the ordinary, a cult musical that left an indelible mark on the musical theater landscape. It’s Rent, and it’s coming to Sydney to the Hayes, courtesy of Highway Run Productions and directed by Shaun Rennie. We have a photo gallery of the amazing cast of the… Read more.
Shaun Rennie is directing a new production of Rent at Sydney’s increasingly influential Hayes Theatre from 8 October – 1 November, and it’s shaping up to be a really interesting production. With musical direction by Andrew Worboys and choreography by Andy Dexterity, the cast is well into rehearsals and producing a video series to take everyone… Read more.