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.
Music theatre star Queenie Van De Zandt’s hilarious creation Jan van de Stool, international music therapist, is like a cross between Joyce Grenfell’s exasperated kindergarten teacher and Little Britain’s judgemental diet group leader Marjorie Dawes. At this introductory session at the Woy Woy Scout Hall, Jan is supported by Helen, her able and occasionally cheeky… Read more.
Whether you are an up and coming Cabaret artist, a seasoned professional or simply somebody who might maybe have the outlines of a concept, the Cabaret Winter Workshop (June 9-20) is aimed at giving you the best chance possible of developing your own one-person show. “What the hell is Cabaret?” “I do not own a… Read more.
As part of the Hayes Theatre Co Cabaret Season 2015, the company and venue will play host to a few special events aimed at bolstering and supporting the local musical theatre cabaret industry. The cabaret season is packed to the brim with exciting performances – you can read about them here – but these extra… Read more.
This year Hats Off! has found a new ambassador and it’s international music therapist Jan van de Stool. (If you’re not familiar with her work, you might know beloved actress Queenie van de Zandt?) We asked Jan all about being a professional host, hot theatre gossip, and what we can expect from Hats Off! this year…. Read more.
Light the Night will celebrate 10 years with one final benefit concert at the City Rectial Hall Angel Place on Monday October 27. Light the Night is inspired by Matthew Rennie, a brave man who fought a three year battle against leukaemia. Sadly, Matthew passed away shortly before the 2007 concert but has been well remembered…. Read more.
After the success of their Sunday in the Park with George (1984), Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine created Into the Woods (1986), which beat Phantom of the Opera at the Tonys and firmly sits on the top of many favourite-musical lists. Following the success of their 2013 production of Sunday in the Park with George, Victorian Opera have followed with an Into the Woods that’s… Read more.
Come February 16, one of the biggest theatrical ventures ever staged in Oz will ring down the curtain for the final time. After nine spectacular months in the Regent Theatre, King Kong will depart Melbourne, and its set to go out with a roar! With nearly three quarters of a million tickets sold, nine Helpmann… Read more.
On Monday October 28 the Sydney City Recital Centre in Angel Place will play host to a one night only concert that has grown to become one of the most notoriously spectacular music theatre events in Australia. A charity concert in support of research for gene control in acute leukemia with all funds raised going… Read more.
The legendary Sydney charity concert to raise money for the Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation will return to Sydney in 2014 with tickets now on sale. The music theatre extravaganza will be held once again at the Sydney City Recital Centre in Angel Place and will be hosted by Jan van de Stool – alter… Read more.