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Side by Side by Sondheim: a star-studded event

Ruthie Henshall sings Losing My Mind at Side By Side By Sondheim. Image by Blueprint Studios

Last Friday, some of the brightest stars in musical theatre (internationally, and I’m not just talking about special guest Ruthie Henshall here) took to the stage in a stunning array of voices, Side by Side by Sondheim style. Soon to be a touring spectacular with dates in New South Wales, ACT…

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Slow fade on Strange Bedfellows?

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For fans of Australian-made musicals, the last six months haven’t been particularly positive. Only a few weeks ago the sports-and-suburbia musical Every Single Saturday cancelled its large-scale Theatre Royal run in Sydney to focus on extending its smaller season at a smaller theatre. It reminded us at AussieTheatre of another…

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Choice role for Cousens in The Paris Letter

Choice role for Cousens in The Paris Letter

Every now again an opportunity comes around that makes acclaimed actors jump. For popular Australian actor Peter Cousens, one such opportunity was working with director Stephen Colyer on Darlinghurtst Theatre’s production of The Paris Letter, which opens later this month. The Paris Letter, written by acclaimed US writer Jon Robin…

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Cousens to star in The Paris Letter for Mardi Gras 2012

The Paris Letter. Image by Blueprint Studios

Darlinhurst Theatre Company will host the Australian Premiere of The Paris Letter, a gripping play penned by Jon Robin Baitz, creator and producer of hit TV show Brothers and Sisters, for the 2012 Mardi Gras Festival. Starring Peter Cousens, Susie Lindeman and Nicholas Papademetriou alongside two rising stars, Caleb Alloway and Damian Sommerlad,…

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Durack, Cousens and Wood will star in Strange Bedfellows

John Wood and Peter Cousens

They’re close mates, but not that close! AussieTheatre.com is excited to report that Instinct Entertainment in association with McLaren House has officially announced that the new, all Australian musical, Strange Bedfellows will open at The Princess Theatre, Melbourne on 19 October 2011. Tickets will go on sale from July 11…

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Floyd Collins arrives, and leaves

Little-known musical Floyd Collins tonight played a one-off performance in Sydney at the City Recital Hall. Originally scheduled to be produced by Kookaburra in its inaugural season three years ago, the Adam Guettel musical finally reached the Sydney stage – with its original cast. Whilst the City Recital Hall was far from…

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