Articles on ‘Professional Music Theatre’
The cast and crew of Matilda The Musical celebrated a special milestone this week as they performed their 100th show in Australia. Matilda The Musical is the brain child of Aussie singer, composer and performer Tim Minchin and is already enjoying successful seasons in London and New York. The Australian production opened on Thursday 20 August at Sydney’s Lyric… Read more.
The Rob Guest Endowment annual gala concert is fast approaching! The big event will take place on Monday November 9, where six finalists — emerging stars of Australian musical theatre — will take the stage at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre to compete for a a prize package of $20,000 and a headshot package from Blueprint Studios…. Read more.
If you had to hazard a guess as to the longest running musical in the world, which should would you choose? CATS? The Phantom of the Opera? Les Miserables? Chicago? No, no, no and no. Actually, it’s a beautiful boutique musical with a poetic book and a breezy, inventive score which has been performed all around… Read more.
After an extensive audition and casting process by Tony Award-winning director Matthew Warchus, the producers of Ghost The Musical have confirmed the full cast of their upcoming musical. As previously announced, the supernatural power of love will explode onto the Australian stage on 7 January 2016 headed by Wicked alumni Rob Mills as ‘Sam Wheat’ and Jemma Rix as ‘Molly Jensen’ and Helpmann… Read more.
We have a Molly! Australian musical theatre fans have been waiting for over a month to put the pieces of the Ghost puzzle together and the Daily Telegraph has finally revealed that Wicked star Jemma Rix will play the coveted role of Molly, opposite previously announced Rob Mills in the smash hit musical. Molly and… Read more.
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.
Disney’s Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the classic Academy Award-winning animated film, will open in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre in August 2016. Tickets will go on sale in March 2016 – mark it on your calendars! The New South Wales Government, through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW, is proud to… Read more.
RENT is now officially open at Hayes Theatre Co and – surprise, surprise! – the season is already completely SOLD OUT. We at AussieTheatre wanted to share this beautiful photo feature with you all (thanks to Highway Run Productions and photographer Kurt Sneddon), because if you haven’t already snagged a ticket, these 20 images may be… Read more.
Western Australia’s flagship theatre company, Black Swan State Theatre Company, has teamed up with the Perth Theatre Trust to bring a new Aussie musical to the stage in 2016. Clinton – The Musical, written by Brisbane brothers Paul and Michael Hodge, will play its Australian debut season at the State Theatre Centre of WA from 27… Read more.
The Rob Guest Endowment annual gala concert will take place on Monday November 9, where six finalists — emerging stars of Australian musical theatre — will take the stage at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre to compete for a a prize package of $20,000 and a headshot package from Blueprint Studios. AussieTheatre’s Cassie Tongue asked ten questions of… Read more.