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Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel

The 2013 Adelaide Cabaret Festival has drawn to end. After three glorious weeks of high quality entertainment, the anticipation and excitement surrounding the final chapter was palpable. No doubt the organisers deliberated over how to draw the curtain on such a successful event – the answer: Idina Menzel. Idina Menzel,…

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Helpmann Nominations 2013

Helpmann Nominations 2013

The 2013 Helpmann Award nominations were announced tonight at concurrent ceremonies in six cities – Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hobart, Adelaide and Perth. This year, 822 entries were received across 41 categories for consideration by the Helpmann Committee, making it one of the highest number of entries ever received in 13…

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Michael Lindner’s Unmade Bed

Michael Lindner

The Adelaide Cabaret Festival this year is rich and diverse with events. Jazz, rock’n’roll, musicals, song cycles, cabaret and divas as far as they eye can see. Joining them, is Aussie music theatre star Michael Lindner. Michael’s career in music theatre is a continuing success story. He has been part…

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2013 Rob Guest Endowment applications now open

2013 Rob Guest Endowment applications now open

Entries are now open for the one of the country's most prestigious musical theatre competitions, the Rob Guest Endowment. Since 2009, the Rob Guest Endowment has been awarded yearly to a rising star in the world of musical theatre, selected by a panel of industry experts. The award provides the…

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John Frost confirms Rocky Horror’s return to Oz

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Following the success of Legally Blonde in Australia, producers John Frost (of Gordon Frost Organisation) and Howard Panter (of Ambassador Theatre Group) are teaming up again to bring the cult classic the Rocky Horror Show to our shores. Since it opened on the West End in 1973, the Rocky Horror Show has taken on a life…

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is ticking all the boxes

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is ticking all the boxes

Anyone involved with the Australian production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang are no doubt beating their chests with pride this week. They say good news comes in threes, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang have made a hat trick across the country. Today, QPAC have confirmed a limited season of Chitty Chitty…

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Features

What Makes a Neglected Musical?

Belinda Wollaston - Neglected Musicals

Recently Aussie Theatre’s David Allen caught up with producer Michelle Guthrie about her Sydney based company Neglected Musicals. Talking to Michelle Guthrie I know right off the bat I’m conversing with a producer. She’s direct, no-nonsense – knows her industry, the people who populate it and how it all works.…

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