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.
It’s a momentous day today for the cast and crew (and fans!) of Stephen Schwartz’s blockbuster musical Wicked! The Australian production will close today after touring the Australia, New Zealand and Asia for the last 8 years. Critically and financially, Wicked has been one of Australian musical theatre’s greatest success stories in recent years since opening on… Read more.
This short documentary offers a rare behind the scenes view into the relationship of two of Australian musical theatre’s most celebrated leading ladies. What we see is a frank and open discussion as to how, although decades apart in age, they managed to become best of friends acquaintances. #parody
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.
It has captured the attention of theatre-goers the world over, and no matter what you think about it or its worth, it is undeniable now: Wicked is one of the most important musicals of the past twenty years. With a dominating decade-and-counting run on Broadway and productions all over the world, it seems almost inevitable… Read more.
Today, AussieTheatre.com is proud to announce the launch of a special industry podcast in collaboration with performer John O’Hara. The podcast, entitled Ticket A42, will be hosted by O’Hara and feature candid and fun interviews with members of the Australian theatre industry on a monthly basis, giving a new insight into the life of our performers,… Read more.
This is just a little something to brighten your weekend… The stars of WICKED the musical made this fun little video on their way to the theatre last week, and we couldn’t resist sharing! Check out the awesome surprise at 1:10! Happy Saturday everyone Love, The AT Team And for those of you who… Read more.
Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman’s phenomenally successful Wicked opened on Broadway in 2003 and is still running. This production has won piles of awards, has been reproduced all over the world, including Australia in 2008–11, and is back in Melbourne, before touring to Sydney and Brisbane. With 11 years of international reviews, there’s nothing that hasn’t been… Read more.
Tonight, Melbourne will once again host the opening night the musical WICKED, which is returning to the Regent Theatre nearly 6 years after its premiere season in 2008. Starring Australia’s original Glinda (Lucy Durack), Jemma Rix as Elphaba and Reg Livermore as the Wonderful Wizard of Oz, this production returns to Australia as part of the 10th anniversary tour… Read more.
BREAKING: Hayes Theatre Company has announced their next musical of 2014 this fine April morning and it looks set to be the biggest of them all. The ambitious independent theatre company has announced that they will stage the rock musical Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark at the Hayes Theatre starring Rob Mills, Lucy Durack, Michael… Read more.