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End of an emerald era – Wicked closes in Australia

Jemma Rix as Elphaba in WICKED. Image by Belinda Strodder

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…

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Blonde Ambition: Lucy Durack vs Helen Dallimore

Lucy Durack and Helen Dallimore

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

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Wicked – Sydney return season

The cast of WICKED, Melbourne 2014. Image by Belinda Strodder

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…

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Wicked soars

The cast of WICKED, Melbourne 2014. Image by Belinda Strodder

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,…

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Wicked: Melbourne welcomes the Witches once more

Jemma Rix as Elphaba in WICKED. Image by Belinda Strodder

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…

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