Articles on ‘Music Theatre’
Another Video Blog by Sophie Wright and her Wicked Wellness! Follow up from her earlier video 5 things you shouldn’t do in a theatre, Sophie gives some more classic tips on what you REALLY shouldn’t do in a theatre. Check out her website Create A Wellness for more advice and video blogs and see her other blogs… Read more.
John Frost and Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini announced today that they will present a new version of Jekyll and Hyde in late 2015 – and it’ll be directed by Christopher Renshaw (The King and I) and designed by Gabriela Tylesova (Love Never Dies). Jekyll and Hyde was originally conceived for the stage by… Read more.
Two years ago, Melbourne based production company Watch This barely even existed. Now, after two highly acclaimed productions, 11 Green Room Award nominations, a successful regional tour and a passion for creating first-class, engaging work, they are ready to take the theatre world by storm. Each individual triumph that Watch This has achieved over the… Read more.
Welcome to Stage Door Shrink, a regular column aimed at helping performers chortle their way to a #win. Before I interviewed Guy Simpson, I sat down and thought about what I’ve learned about audition material over the years. To choose good audition material, you have to be brutally self-aware. Know your strengths (for me whistling… Read more.
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 managed to get along to… Read more.
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
Wicked, the multi award winning blockbuster musical has just opened in Brisbane at QPAC for the second time in 4 years. In celebration of this musical spectacular blowing into town, the Lord Mayor Graham Quirk, along with Simon Gallaher who is the show’s new Wizard Of Oz, transformed Brisbane into the Emerald City by lighting up the… Read more.
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 of The Lion King running concurrently… Read more.
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 Yvette Lee) in a production… Read more.
Welcome to Stage Door Shrink, a regular column aimed at helping performers chortle their way to a #win. For each column, I’ll enlist the help of an industry professional to think through some lifestyle issues for performers and provide some practical insights so you can be that person everyone hates (because you’re so high functioning and… Read more.