The upcoming concert version of Side By Side By Sondheim (announced on AussieTheatre here) is shaping up to be a very special night indeed. Producer Enda Markey has announced more cast from the company joining West End and Broadway star Ruthie Henshall at the Theatre Royal in Sydney next month. Some of Australia’s own brightest… Read more.
For fans of Australian-made musicals, the last six months haven’t been particularly positive. Only a few weeks ago the sports-and-suburbia musical Every Single Saturday cancelled its large-scale Theatre Royal run in Sydney to focus on extending its smaller season at a smaller theatre. It reminded us at AussieTheatre of another distinctly Australian show that seems… Read more.
AussieTheatre’s David Allen sat down for an chat with influential UK theatre producer and co-founder/co-operator of the Ambassador Theatre Group last week to talk about a subject he loves – all things Legally Blonde. “We made it a requirement for the critics in London to bring a teenage girl with them on opening night” says… Read more.
The official launch of Legally Blonde was held at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre, The Star on Monday 5 March 2012. In an exclusive interview, AussieTheatre’s Erin James chats with Lucy Durack, star of Legally Blonde about her audition process to be cast as Australia’s Elle Woods, her interactions with Director/Choreographer Jerry Mitchell and her love of… Read more.
After months of anticipation and speculation, Producers John Frost and Howard Panter have officially announced the principal cast for the Australian Premiere of Legally Blonde – The Musical.
As is the case in the lead up to any new musical, the rumour mill is overflowing with speculation about principal casting for 2012’s much anticipated blockbuster; Legally Blonde The Musical. According to an article in Brisbane’s Courier Mail, Lucy Durack, Rob Mills and David Harris have been cast in the lead roles of Elle… Read more.
Wicked will close its Perth season tonight, farewelling Australia before heading to Singapore to kick off the Asian tour.
They’re close mates, but not that close! AussieTheatre.com is excited to report that Instinct Entertainment in association with McLaren House has officially announced that the new, all Australian musical, Strange Bedfellows will open at The Princess Theatre, Melbourne on 19 October 2011. Tickets will go on sale from July 11 through Ticketmaster. John Foreman’s new… Read more.
Radio 2GB this morning broadcasted live from the stage of the Capitol Theatre, which hosts Wicked. The morning program, hosted by successful broadcaster Alan Jones, featured a Wicked flavour. The morning began at 5.30am and was a huge success. Audience members were treated to a performance of ‘The Wizard and I’ by Jemma Rix along with interviews of… Read more.
You might think witches, handsome princes and beautiful blondes in ball gowns at the Capitol Theatre means one show? Right? Wrong! For one night only, the cast of Wicked, including Lucy Durack, Rob Mills and Maggie Kirkpatrick, will be presenting Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim’s timeless classic, Into The Woods. When a Baker and his Wife learn they’ve been… Read more.