Articles on ‘Opera Australia’

Win a double pass to see The King and I, Brisbane

Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes will star in The King and I for Opera Australia.

AussieTheatre has a double pass to give away to The King and I in Brisbane on Tuesday 15 April. Enter our competition to be one of the first in Australia to see Lisa McCune, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Marty Rhone and Shu-Cheen Yu in this Tony Award winning musical. The King and I was Rodgers and Hammerstein’s… Read more.

Marty Rhone joins the cast of The King and I

Australian music legend and theatrical icon Marty Rhone will join the cast of The King and I, opening at QPAC Brisbane in April this year. Rhone, who is well known to Australians for his roles in Class of ’75 and Number 96 as well as his pop hits ‘Denim and Lace’ and ‘Mean Pair of Jeans’, is set to… Read more.

Review: Opera Australia’s Carmen

Carmen’s passion strikes you full force. By word, by deed and through it’s famous score, it’s a crazed tale of misbegotten adventure with the good corrupted and vanquished at every turn by the deadliest of all mortal emotions: l’amour. In a world of earthen tones where the sun beats down by day and the flames… Read more.

Review: The Turk in Italy

The Turk in Italy arrived in Sydney last night in grand style in a new, groundbreaking production directed by Simon Phillips and designed by Gabriela Tylesova. A flop for most of its lifetime, The Turk in Italy (Il Turco in Italia) will see in its 200th anniversary (it was first presented at La Scala, Milan… Read more.

The Magic Flute

What is a Julie Taymor production so far as the modern theatre is concerned? An incontestable powerhouse of influence, famed director Taymor’s creativity for design has always seemed to be at its strongest when she has been called upon to re-imagine a classic. And though her most notable work of the music theatre The Lion King is packing… Read more.

South Pacific – Adelaide Festival Centre

In their first collaborative rendezvous, Opera Australia and John Frost have produced a highly successful production of South Pacific. Despite this, the show itself has mellowed from its fiercely political origins, and its relevance in a contemporary age is questionable. It’s no surprise that Lisa McCune is a perfectly charming Nellie Forbush and, in many… Read more.

Jenny Liu and John Adam join the cast of Opera Australia’s The King and I

Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes will star in The King and I for Opera Australia.

Opera Australia’s Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini and Australia’s most prolific theatrical producer John Frost have announced further casting for their upcoming co-production of The King and I. Making her professional debut in the role of Tuptim will be young soprano Jenny Liu, who completed a Bachelor of Music Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music… Read more.