Articles on ‘Music Theatre’

New Australian Workshops: Between Worlds

New Australian Workshops: Between Worlds

During my training at WAAPA, I was very fortunate to take part in the workshop stage of new Australian musicals. I never realised exactly what goes into building a musical, until our class were introduced to Matthew Lee Robinson’s Draft 6 of Atlantis. For 2 weeks, we submerged ourselves into the world of our characters… Read more.



Awkward Audition scenarios… take 2

Awkward Audition scenarios… take 2

This week Sophie Wright delves into some common scenarios in auditions that are quite cringe worthy. Enjoy! Are you auditioning for drama school soon or know someone who is? Sophie is a wellness and confidence coach for young performers needing help to banish nerves, build resilience and become ready for their upcoming auditions. She is… Read more.


Music to our ears: New Musical Theatre Syllabus for AMEB

Lisa McCune as Anna Leonowens in The King and I. Image by Belinda Strodder

The Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) has been Australia’s leading provider of examinations for music, speech and drama for over 100 years. With 40 syllabus options already available for graded examinations ranging from musicianship and piano to tuba, band, and singing for leisure, AMEB will launch an entirely new syllabus, with the help of Australian stage and… Read more.


Win a double pass to CATS at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney

Win a double pass to CATS at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to CATS at the Capitol Theatre on 30 October, 8pm. Staring Delta Goodrem as Grizabella, the 2015 Olivier Award-nominated CATS introduces a rapping ‘street cat’ in the famous Rum Tum Tugger role, who performs some serious breakdancing moves. “I’ve come to the conclusion that having read Eliot again, maybe Eliot was… Read more.


Brent Hill & Esther Hannaford to star in Little Shop of Horrors national tour

Brent Hill (Seymour) and Esther Hannaford (Audrey) | Photo by Jefff Busby

Luckiest Productions and Tinderbox Productions, the producers of  the 2014 multi award winning Sweet Charity, announced today a national tour of the cult musical hit Little Shop of Horrors. The production will premiere at Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney in February 2016 followed by seasons in Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane. Directed and Choreographed by award winning duo Dean Bryant… Read more.


AussieTheatre releases a dedicated Major Musicals Update page

AussieTheatre releases a dedicated Major Musicals Update page

Have you all but given up trying to remember the (ever growing) list of wonderful Musicals heading to Australia in the next few years? We’ve been trying to list them in order here at the AussieTheatre office and it’s proving much harder than we thought! So, we’ve built a special Major Musicals Update page, dedicated to… Read more.


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