Articles on ‘Professional Music Theatre’

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.

Stage and screen star David Campbell to play lead role in Dream Lover

David Campell will star as Bobby Darin. Photo by Brian Geach.

This afternoon, director Simon Phillips, producer John Frost and NSW Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres gathered at the Lyric Theatre in Sydney to announce the two leads for Dream Lover – a new musical about the life of crooner Bobby Darin. Billed as “an extraordinary story that goes far beyond the song,” Dream Lover traces the… Read more.

Bert and Patti Newton return to the stage for Follies, Melbourne

Bert and Patti Newton

Australia’s perennial husband and wife team Bert and Patti Newton have been confirmed to join the all-star cast of Follies In Concert, set to play at Melbourne Recital Centre this May. Adrian Storey from exciting new production company Storeyboard Entertainment today announced that Bert and Patti will play the roles of Theodore and Emily Whitman, ex-vaudevillians who perform… Read more.

Ghost the Musical – Sydney season

Rob in Ghost the musical. Photo by Jeff Busby

Ghost, a romantic fantasy thriller of a film, found its way into audience’s hearts in 1990 with its passion, mystery and unique story. Ghost the Musical however, now in Sydney, loses sight of the searing passion and heart that drove the film to huge success. The story of the musical, much like the film, opens in the middle… Read more.