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The Lion King premieres in Brisbane tonight

The Lion King - Nathaniel Stampley (Mufasa), Tshidi Manye (Rafiki) and Jean Michelle Greier (Sarabi), New York Production; Photo: Joan Marcus; ©Disney

Opening tonight in Brisbane, The Lion King remains one of the most popular stage musicals in the world, from its beginnings as a Disney animated feature in 1994. Since then, the stage production has been seen by 70 million people in 16 different countries. With music and Lyrics by Elton John and…

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AussieTheatre launches Ticket A42 Podcast with John O’Hara

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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…

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Karla Tonkich: Rob Guest Endowment Finalist 2014

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The Rob Guest Endowment annual concert will take place on Monday October 13, where six finalists — emerging stars of Australian musical theatre — will take the stage to show their skills and compete for a prize package that includes a cash prize of $20,000 for the winner’s personal development,…

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Images from the Red Carpet – Helpmann Awards Storify

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AussieTheatre’s Deputy Editor Cassie Tongue was on the Helpmann Awards Red Carpet this evening to capture the glitz and glamour of Australia’s national Live Performance Awards at the Capitol Theatre Sydney. From Lucy Durack to Lisa McCune, Baz to Check out these images from AussieTheatre’s Instagram account and click here…

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2014 Helpmann Awards Winners – Full List

Lisa McCune as Anna Leonowens in Opera Australia's The King and I. Image by Oliver Toth

The 14th Annual Helpmann Award have wrapped up at the Capitol Theatre Sydney. The incredible Cassie Tongue was on site at the Helpmann Awards, live tweeting and instagramming the ENTIRE night and we have a special storify blog of Cassie’s work here. Check out the full list of Helpmann Award…

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Rocky Horror will play Sydney, 2015

Rocky Horror will play Sydney, 2015

Craig McLachlan will return to the role of Frank N Furter in Rocky Horror for a limited season in Sydney in 2015. Despite only being scheduled to play Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne, the recent Australian revival of Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show is now confirmed to play a short…

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Win a double pass to Rolling Thunder Vietnam, Sydney

Win a double pass to Rolling Thunder Vietnam, Sydney

AussieTheatre have 2 DOUBLE PASSES (valued at $200 each) give away to Rolling Thunder Vietnam at Sydney’s State Theatre. The powerful new Australian concert drama Rolling Thunder Vietnam had its world premiere in Brisbane this week, and will be heading to Sydney for two nights only (29-30 August). Set in the Vietnam…

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