Eleven leading ladies of Australian musical theatre (and one leading man!) will take to the stage together in The Production Company’s third and final offering for 2015 – Jerry’s Girls. Showcasing the music of Broadway legend Jerry Herman, directed and choreographed by Helpmann Award winning duo Dean Bryant and Andrew Hallsworth and musically directed by… Read more.
It was confirmed today that Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, Les Misérables, will commence an Asian tour in March 2016 – first stop: Manila. After completing its scheduled Australian tour seasons in Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and Brisbane, the show will transfer to Manila with many of the Australian cast… Read more.
It’s actually happening! Ghost The Musical is finally on its way to Australia in 2016 and it’s opening in Adelaide thanks to Ambassador Theatre Group, GWB Entertainment and Red Live! In November 2011, Ghost The Muscial was announced to open in Melbourne in March 2013 (to be produced by Matilda The Musical’s producer Louise Withers) but was pulled… Read more.
On Sunday August 23, on the set of their blockbuster musical at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney, the Aussie cast of Les Miserables presented a one-off charity concert in support of beyondblue, with an aim to bring more attention and funds to the issues of depression, anxiety and suicide in today’s society – particularly within the entertainment industry…. Read more.
Scott began his professional performing arts career as ‘Young Cosmo’ in David Atkins’ 2001 production of Singin’ in the Rain, followed this as the co-host of K Zone TV for the Seven Network, and most notably appeared as Mark in A Chorus Line and Ernst in Spring Awakening. Scott has been so prolific in the… Read more.
Matilda the Musical is one of the most anticipated shows to hit Australia in recent years. The beloved Roald Dahl book is one of many people’s brightest childhood memories, and the stage version, which has already hit the West End and Broadway, has music and lyrics by Australia’s own Tim Minchin. And now we know the… Read more.
We know you’ve been wondering who will bring the glorious roles of Miss Honey, Miss Trunchbull and the wacky Wormwoods to life in the highly anticipated Australian premiere production of Matilda The Musical. Don’t worry – your wait is over, and have we got news for you! The principal adult cast of Matilda The Musical were announced… Read more.
Australian audiences are preparing to do the Time Warp (again!) and producers Howard Panter and John Frost have today confirmed the company of performers set to appear in the anticipated 2015 season of The Rocky Horror Show, starring Craig McLachlan. Direct from starring roles in the hit musicals Grease and Once are Stephen Mahy and Amy Lehpamer in the leading roles of… Read more.
The wonderful Belinda Strodder stopped into Strictly Ballroom in Melbourne to take some incredible shots of this new Australian musical. Starring Phoebe Panaretos and Thomas Lacey, Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom is currently playing at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne. If you wish to share these images, please remember to at the photo credit for Belinda Strodder. Visit strictlyballroomthemusical.com for… Read more.
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