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Marty Rhone joins the cast of The King and I

Marty Rhone. Image supplied

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…

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Strictly Ballroom rehearsals commence, Sydney

Thomas Lacey and Phoebe Panaretos

The 43 strong cast of Baz Luhrmann’s new musical spectacular Strictly Ballroom came together for the first time today as rehearsals commenced in Sydney. An intensive eight week rehearsal period will take place at Carriageworks in Redfern before the production bumps into the Lyric Theatre, The Star in March. The first…

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The Lion King – Capitol Theatre, Sydney

The Lion King - Sydney 2013 Image by Deen van Meer

The Lion King are an experience of utter joy. The familiar opening call, in Zulu, breaks out into the theatre and from there we are transported into the pure magic of Julie Taymor’s stagecraft. Sophisticated puppetry, mask and costume design bring an entire pride land to life at the Capitol…

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The Lion King returns to Sydney: Opening night tonight!

The Lion King

Hakuna Matata! (It means no worries…) After an extensive audition process and an intense rehearsal period, the cast, crew and production team of Disney’s The Lion King are preparing for their much anticipated opening night at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney tonight. Nerves aside, the company are sure to be singing Hakuna…

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Grease Giveaway – Melbourne

Rob Mills as Danny in GREASE. Image by Jeff Bubsy

It’s set to be the hottest ticket in Melbourne this summer, and AussieTheatre have two to give away!  That’s right – we have a DOUBLE PASS to give away to the party musical GREASE starring Rob Mills, Gretel Scarlett, Todd McKenney, Lucy Maunder and Bert Newton! This is a fabulous…

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Les Miserables: Beyond the Barricade

Left to right:  Hayden Tee (Javert), Patrice Tipoki (Fantine), Euan Doidge (Marius), Emily Langridge (Cosette), Simon Gleeson (Jean Valjean), Kerrie Anne Greenland (Eponine), Chris Durling (Enjolras), Trevor Ashley (Monsieur Thenardier), Lara Mulcahy (Madame Thenardier)

A little over a week ago, on a cold, wet, windy Melbourne Spring day, a long awaited announcement took place:  Les Misérables - one of the most successful musicals of all time – confirmed its cast for the official 25th anniversary production, set to open in Melbourne in June 2014. Jan Chandler was…

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels extend their stay in Sydney

Amy Lehpamer in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Image by Kurt Sneddon

It was confirmed today by Producer George Youakim of James Anthony Productions that the Sydney premiere of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels will extend its season. Due to popular demand, this outrageously funny musical starring Tony Sheldon, Matt Hetherington, Amy Lehpamer and John Wood will now play at Sydney’s Theatre Royal until 8…

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