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Strictly Ballroom photo feature

Thomas Lacey as Scott Hastings. Image by Belinda Strodder

The wonderful Belinda Strodder stopped into Strictly Ballroom in Melbourne to take some incredible shots of this new Australian musical. Starring Phoebe Panaretos and Thomas Lacey, Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom is currently playing at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne. If you wish to share these images, please remember to at the photo…

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Here Lies Love Sydney season postponed

Here Lies Love Public Theater. Image by Lu Esther Hall.

Here Lies Love was set to be the next big thing in Sydney’s music theatre calendar this year, but according to reports in today’s Sydney Morning Herald, the immersive theatrical event has been postponed “due to unforseen acoustical engineering issues”. Producer Rodney Rigby and creator David Byrne officially launched the production in…

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Quiz: Guess the show!

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll WAAPA 2012

Have you seen every show that comes to town, and then some? Have you read all of Shakespeare’s plays (and do you keep them in a handy app on your iphone for quick reference)? Are you a walking music theatre encyclopaedia? Take our quiz below and see how you score!

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Go on, let the girls of Grease serenade you


Lucy Maunder, Laura Murphy and Gretel Scarlett, three of the leading ladies of GREASE sat down in the dressing rooms of the Regent Theatre in Melbourne recently to record this impressive three part a capella vocal arrangement of ‘New York, New York’. Not only are these Pink Ladies smashing in…

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One more chance: Once The Musical extends in Melbourne

Once. Image by Jeff Busby

It’s not the news many musical theatre fans across Australia had hoped for, but at least it’s good news. The multi-award winning stage musical ONCE has extended its run at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre by one week to accommodate a huge demand for tickets. Originally set to close on February 1, the…

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Video: Merry Christmas from the cast of Grease


It’s Christmas time at Rydell High School and the cast of Grease have put together this festive video to celebrate. Starring Rob Mills, Gretel Scarlett, John Paul Young, Todd McKenney and the company of Grease Australia, the message from Rydell is to wish everyone a “very safe, Merry Christmas and…

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Footloose – Harvest Rain

Footloose - Harvest Rain

Entering the Brisbane Powerhouse theatre to watch Harvest Rain’s Footloose was a nostalgic experience. For me, it brought back great memories of performing it at CQCM (Central QLD Conservatorium of Music)… on roller skates! #GoodTimes. For many others the nostalgia will come from childhood when they first saw this iconic movie…

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