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Confirmed: The Sound of Music cast announced

Cameron Daddo and Amy Lehpamer. Photo by Brian Geach

How do you solve a problem like Maria? Cast a dynamite performer like Amy Lehpamer and all is well in the world! It was confirmed today that the upcoming Australian tour of The Sound of Music (set to open at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre on 13 December 2015) will star multi award winning…

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2015 Hayes Theatre Co cabaret season announced

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Cabaret season is just around the corner and in Sydney that means the Hayes. Now in its second year, the Hayes Theatre Co Cabaret season will bring cabaret acts, masterclasses, talks and more to the beloved Potts Point space. “Hayes Theatre Co is bringing a Cabaret Season that is bigger…

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Review: Jumpy, Sydney season

Brenna Harding and Jane Turner in Jumpy. Photo by Brett Boardman.

Jane Turner is the heart and soul of Jumpy, a Melbourne Theatre Co production presented by Sydney Theatre Co that has just landed at the Drama Theatre.  She is Hilary, fifty years old and floundering as a parent, a professional, and a partner, and Turner is hapless and sweetly bewildered…

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MTC: Jumpy

Jane Turner and Dylan Watson. Photo by Jeff Busby

At least Jumpy is a play about 50-something women who have sex. There’s not that much written about the middle-aged years when women discover a new type of social invisibility, and a time when female actors can disappear until they can play crones and clowns. Written by UK writer April De Angelis, the…

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Hetherington is the heart of this production

Chelsea Plumley and Matt Hetherington in Promises Promises.

The Production Company finish their 2012 season with 1968’s Promises, Promises and, for all its promise, it seemed to leave its audience perplexed. This is the first time I’ve been at Production Company opening night that didn’t end with a standing ovation. Promises, Promises opened on Broadway in 1968, the West End in 1969…

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