Articles on ‘Professional Music Theatre’

Ready To Play: Laura Bunting and Kerrie Anne Greenland will star in Side Show Australian Premiere

Side Show Poster 2016

We’ve been waiting for this show to grace our shores for nearly 20 years, and now the Australian premiere cast of Side Show has been announced! Opening at Hayes Theatre Co this September, Helpmann Award winner Kerrie Anne Greenland (Les Miserables) and Laura Bunting (The Voice, Wicked and RENT) will lead the production as twins Violet and Daisy Hilton. Although… Read more.


Dream cast complete: more cast announced for Dream Lover the musical

Members of the Dream Lover cast

The world premiere cast of Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical is now complete, following an official announcement from Producer John Frost this morning. The full ensemble and the actors set to play young Bobby Darin have been confirmed, less than two months away from the show’s official opening on September 22 this year. The ensemble roles and… Read more.


Australian tour of Million Dollar Quartet musical announced

The US Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

It was announced this week that the Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet is set to tour Australia from December this year. Produced by Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, AKA and TEG DAINTY in association with Mark Goucher and Simon Friend the production will open at the Comedy Theatre in Melbourne on December 8, 2016 before heading to… Read more.



Win a double pass to Clinton The Musical, Perth

Matt Dyktynski as Bill Clinton in Clinton The Musical. Image by Robert Frith

Clinton: The Musical is heading to Perth for the first time after a sell-out season Off Broadway, and we are offering a double pass to one lucky AussieTheatre reader in Perth! Penned by Australian writing duo – brothers Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge – this hilarious musical will be just the antidote we need in… Read more.


Helpmann Award winners 2016 – Full List

Helpmann Award winners 2016 – Full List

The 16th annual Helpmann Award ceremony took place tonight at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre, The Star with the who’s who of the Aussie arts and live performance industry in attendance. Check out our full list of winners below. BEST MALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A PLAY MARK LEONARD WINTER King Lear Sydney Theatre Company BEST… Read more.


Aussie musical Ladies in Black to tour in 2017

Ladies in Black -  Image by Rob Maccoll

The women in black are coming back! Queensland Theatre Company have today announced that acclaimed new Australian musical Ladies In Black will be touring Australia in early 2017 with seasons slated for Sydney and Canberra as well as return seasons in Brisbane and Melbourne. The musical premiered in November 2015 in Brisbane, heralding a triumphant return… Read more.


Songs for a New World

Songs for a New World: Natalie O'Donnell, John O'Hara, Linden Furnell, Teagan Wouters. Image by Ben Fon

Songs for a New World is not quite a musical, but is more than a collection of songs. Composer Jason Robert Brown, best known for The Last Five Years, Parade and The Bridges of Madison County, calls it “a very theatrical song cycle”. Blue Saint Productions has put together an impressive cast in a show… Read more.


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