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Twisted Broadway Photo Feature – Melbourne 2014

All That Jazz - Twisted Broadway 2014. Image by Kurt Sneddon

Twisted Broadway celebrated its 5th birthday in Melbourne earlier this week with a sold out concert at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Playhouse. The zany fundraiser for Oz Showbiz Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, produced by Daniel Benge and Kate MacDonald, featured a host of Australia’s musical theatre talent performing songs originally penned for…

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LOVEBiTES cast announced for Hayes Theatre Production

LOVEBiTES cast 2014. Image by Blueprint Studios

Hayes Theatre Co and Wooden Horse Productions have announced their exciting cast for LOVEBiTES, set to commence previews on Wednesday September 10 at Sydney’s most exciting new venue on Greenknowe St. Kirby Burgess, Tyran Parke, Adele Parkinson and Shaun Rennie will take to the stage at the intimate 111 seat Hayes Theatre in…

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Rob Guest Endowment announces 2014 semi finalists

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After auditioning over 200 applicants in the initial round, 30 young performers have been selected to progress as semi-finalists for the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Award. Now in its 6th year, the prize is awarded annually to an emerging musical theatre performer selected by a panel of industry experts. It seeks out Australia’s brightest and most talented young…

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Australian cast of musical Once announced

Madeleine Jones (Girl) & Tom Parsons (Guy).Photos Supplied

The Australian cast of Once The Musical have been confirmed, just over one month before the company of ‘quadruple threats’ begin rehearsals in Melbourne. Members of the cast, production staff and media gathered at the Irish Times pub in Melbourne’s CBD for a morning Guinness (or a cup of Irish Breakfast Tea)…

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Sondheim’s Passion now on sale in Melbourne

Silvie Paladino, Kane Alexander and Theresa Borg. Image by Kashka Jamieson (Verve Portraits)

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s 10 time Tony Award winning musical Passion is coming to Arts Centre Melbourne this November, and tickets are now on sale! Presented by the new independent music theatre production house Life Like Company, this exclusively Melbourne production will play four nights only at The Playhouse…

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Music Theatre is thriving in Melbourne!

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Les Miserables opened last night with a large fanfare (and an even larger opening night party at the Forum on Flinders Street) marking a very special moment in the world of major musicals in Melbourne – four blockbuster productions are currently playing at the four major theatres in town. The recently named…

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