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Blood Brothers → exclusive photo feature

Blake Bowden and Bobby Fox. Image by Kurt Sneddon

Enda Markey’s production of Blood Brothers has been enjoying standing ovations and sold out performances since early February at the Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney. Starring Helen Dallimore, Blake Bowden, Bobby Fox and Michael Cormick, the show is playing until March 15 and almost every performance is sold out. If you haven’t…

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Theatre Day 2015 wrap up

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The third Tuesday in February is officially “Theatre Day” in the State of Victoria. We at AussieTheatre think it’s cause for national (and international) celebration! Check out some of the images and stories from #TheatreDay2015

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The Lion King opens in Melbourne → photo feature

The Lion King, Melbourne 2015. Image by Belinda Strodder

After playing to packed crowds at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre and Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre QPAC, Disney’s The Lion King has made its way back to Melbourne and is now playing at the stunning Regent Theatre on Collins Street for a limited season. The Australian production, directed by Julie Taymor, is the 10th production…

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A Quick Chat With Bianca Baykara – In The Heights

Bianca Baykara. Image by  Jason de Plater.

After rehearsing part time for just over a month, NIDA graduate Bianca Baykara and the Australasian company of Tony Award winning musical In The Heights are preparing for their first performance at Chapel off Chapel tonight. The cast of 20 are debuting the hit Broadway tuner in Australia (under the direction of James Cutler with choreography by…

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Rocky Horror’s return season cast confirmed

Stephen Mahy and Amy Lehpamer join the cast of Rocky Horror

Australian audiences are preparing to do the Time Warp (again!) and producers Howard Panter and John Frost have today confirmed the company of performers set to appear in the anticipated 2015 season of The Rocky Horror Show, starring Craig McLachlan. Direct from starring roles in the hit musicals Grease and Once are Stephen Mahy and Amy Lehpamer…

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Loving Repeating Photo Feature

Loving Repeating. Image by James Terry

The Australian professional premiere of Stephen Flahrety’s musical Loving Repeating is currently playing at Chapel Off Chapel in Melbourne, starring some of Australia’s brightest music theatre talent. Directed by Jason Langly, with musical direction by Ben Kiley and choreography by Michael Ralph, this production by the newly established Vic Theatre Company (VTC) is…

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The Lion King Breaks QPAC Record

The Lion King Breaks QPAC Record

It’s official – Queensland loves The Lion King. Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) today announced that the Brisbane season of The Lion King has broken QPAC’s box office records, making it the highest grossing show since QPAC’s opening in 1985. Not only does The Lion King hold the highest box office earnings, it also…

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