Articles on ‘Professional Music Theatre’
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.
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.
Lauren McKenna’s theatre story begins as many of them do – at a young age she auditioned for an amateur musical, was cast in a leading role, and only had eyes for the stage from then on. Where her narrative diverges from the norm is in the massive success she has enjoyed over the last… Read more.
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.
Jennifer Peers, currently performing in Fiddler on the Roof, is in demand both as a musical theatre performer and teacher. She has performed in many Australian musicals including City of Angels, Loving Repeating, and the Australian tours of Mary Poppins and My Fair Lady, and appeared on the West End in Shoes and Master Class…. Read more.
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.
We live in an incredible time. Technology allows us a greater interaction with the world at large than we have ever experienced before, and all sectors of the workforce can benefit. Including the musical theatre sector. This week, two actresses from two different continents (who happen to be playing the same role in two productions of… Read more.
AussieTheatre.com 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.
After working in London for several years, leading Aussie performer Ben Lewis (best known for his star turn as the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies) will be returning to Australia to join the Witches of Wicked and Sydney Symphony Orchestra for a special concert series at the Sydney Opera House. The concert is set… Read more.
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.