Articles on ‘Professional Music Theatre’

First glimpse of My Fair Lady’s Eliza and Freddy

Anna O'Byrne at the My Fair Lady launch, Sydney

The full cast of Opera Australia’s My Fair Lady was announced yesterday at a special media briefing inside Sydney’s Bennelong Restaurant at the Opera House. The AussieTheatre team were there to capture the first glimpses of Australia’s Eliza Doolittle (Anna O’Byrne) and Freddy Eynsford-Hill (Mark Vincent) as they performed snippets from the iconic Lerner & Loewe… Read more.

Win a double pass to see Follies in Concert, Melbourne

Follies In Concert

AussieTheatre are thrilled to be giving away two DOUBLE PASSES to see Follies In Concert at Melbourne Recital Centre this month starring Lisa McCune, David Hobson, Bert & Patti Newton, Philip Quast, Debra Byrne and Nancye Hayes! Produced by StoreyBoard Entertainment, Follies in Concert will play for 3 performances only – on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25… Read more.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will make its Australian debut in 2017

Chilina Kennedy as Carole King on Broadway. Image by Joan Marcus

It was announced this morning that Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will make its Australian debut at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in September 2017. It was also confirmed that the Sydney Lyric Theatre will undergo a transformational refurbishment that will be completed for the opening of Beautiful. Australian Producer, Michael Cassel said: “This show is simply ‘some kind of… Read more.

The Sound of Music confirmed for Perth season, 2016

The Sound of Music confirmed for Perth season, 2016

The Sound of Music will be heading to Perth later this year as the final stop in its national tour. The show opened at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in late 2015 and recently completed a run at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre, QPAC. Melbourne audiences will receive the magical production, starring Amy Lehpamer and Cameron Daddo, from May 13 for a… Read more.

Win a DOUBLE PASS to see The Sound of Music, Melbourne

Amy Lehpamer as Maria, with the Von Trapp children in The Sound of Music. Photography by James Morgan. is excited to be giving away two of our favourite things – double passes to The Sound of Music!  Two lucky readers will be heading along to see Amy Lehpamer, Cameron Daddo and the wonderful cast of The Sound of Music at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre on Tuesday 17 May when we give away TWO DOUBLE PASSES to… Read more.

Review: Fiddler on the Roof – Capitol Theatre, Sydney

Monica Swayne (far right) as Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof. Photo by Jeff Busby.

Fiddler opened on Broadway in 1964, the same year as Funny Girl, Hello Dolly! and Man of La Mancha. It was an exciting time in musical theatre history, where stories were starting to become more cohesive, with meaningful plots and ambitious storylines. With a swelling, high-stakes and lovely score by Jerry Bock, and deceptively simple lyrics… Read more.