Articles on ‘Music Theatre’
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.
High Society is a musical based on the 1956 Hollywood movie starring Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly, which in turn is based on The Philadelphia Story by Phillip Barry. With songs by Cole Porter and a story focused on romance, class, and scandal, this musical is one of the most loved of its age. Directed by… Read more.
On Sunday August 23, on the set of their blockbuster musical at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney, the Aussie cast of Les Miserables presented a one-off charity concert in support of beyondblue, with an aim to bring more attention and funds to the issues of depression, anxiety and suicide in today’s society – particularly within the entertainment industry…. Read more.
The week that was: Opera Australia and GFO’s production of Anything Goes celebrated 100 shows on Saturday night after their official Sydney opening at the Opera House on Tuesday, September 8. Tickets for the Melbourne season of The Sound of Music are now on sale and auditions for the Sydney von Trapp children took place last… Read more.
Scott began his professional performing arts career as ‘Young Cosmo’ in David Atkins’ 2001 production of Singin’ in the Rain, followed this as the co-host of K Zone TV for the Seven Network, and most notably appeared as Mark in A Chorus Line and Ernst in Spring Awakening. Scott has been so prolific in the… Read more.
Did you know that for this year there were only 340 onstage performance jobs for Professional Musical Theatre in Australia? Did you know also that in 2014, Actor’s Equity reported a membership of 5179? This number referring to the fee-paying, card-carrying demographic of Stage Performers, Stunt Workers and Circus Performers across Australia. If in fact… Read more.
Performers complain about their agents as often as they complain about feeling fat. #thestruggleisreal. When you hear your friends talking about castings or auditions that you haven’t heard about or you haven’t had an email in months, it’s easy to question your representation. It’s in these moments you need to trust that your agent has… Read more.
The highly anticipated annual music theatre charity concert Twisted Broadway is coming to Arts Centre Melbourne for one night only, and AussieTheatre.com can exclusively announce the full cast list for this year’s show! On Monday 17 August, over 80 members of the Australian musical theatre community will take to the stage to perform songs originally penned for the opposite gender… Read more.
Welcome to Stage Door Shrink, a regular column aimed at helping performers chortle their way to a #win. Today’s Stage Door Shrink session looks at how to swing well – in the performing sense, not keys-in-a-bowl sense… Musical theatre casts are, generally, made up of leads, ensemble members and swings. If you’re not in the industry, a swing… Read more.
Opera Australia and GFO’s production of Anything Goes, starring Caroline O’Connor in the coveted role of Reno Sweeney, is now previewing at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne! Photographer Belinda Strodder snapped these gorgeous shots of the cast in action today ahead of the show’s official opening on Sunday 31 May. Also starring Wayne Scott Kermond, Todd… Read more.