The last 5 weeks have involved a lot of coffee to make it through rehearsals and doing my Masters by day, to playing a perky cheerleader each night at ‘The Original Grease’. We recently had our first day of senior year for the very last time and I realised that I’ve gone from one learning institution… Read more.
Two weeks ago, the Greasers and I opened our show. After a crazy week of tech/ previews, the full audience brought us ridiculous energy that kept us on a high from start to finish. The night went by in a whirlwind and before I knew it, we were munching on hot dogs and fairy floss… Read more.
AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to We Will Rock You at the Sydney’s Lyric Theatre on Wednesday 4 May. We Will Rock You reflects the scale and spectacle that marked Queen’s live performances and earned the band its pinnacle position in rock history. With Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor as music supervisors and “a band… Read more.
Grab a coffee and sit down with Matilda Moran this week to find out about her first week of rehearsals for Squabbalogic’s The Original Grease and see how you score in her quiz! So somehow we’ve managed to teleport from the first week of rehearsal to the last in a blink. On Friday we ran our show… Read more.
My biggest concern leaving WAAPA was that I would never get work. My second biggest concern was that if I did score a show, I would be working with a group of strangers, not the 18 people I’ve done everything with the last 3 years… The first concern still stands; that will always be scary. But… Read more.
Grab a coffee, I have a secret to tell you! Well actually, I’m not allowed.. The past few weeks have been so exciting. I just returned from Melbourne where I had the pleasure of seeing some amazing theatre, taking great dance classes, catching up with some of my best friends and even got to do a few auditions as a… Read more.
A brand new production of one of the greatest musicals in history, Fiddler on the Roof starring Australian superstar Anthony Warlow, will play a limited season in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre from March 24. As one of the world’s most loved musicals, Fiddler on the Roof has captured the hearts and imaginations of audiences… Read more.
During my training at WAAPA, I was very fortunate to take part in the workshop stage of new Australian musicals. I never realised exactly what goes into building a musical, until our class were introduced to Matthew Lee Robinson’s Draft 6 of Atlantis. For 2 weeks, we submerged ourselves into the world of our characters… Read more.
Theatre critic and AussieTheatre Deputy Editor Cassie Tongue sees hundreds of shows a year. In this piece, she writes about the moments that give theatre its magic: the ephemeral, tantalising seconds and minutes that create a uniquely theatrical sublime. These are not best or worst performances or productions. These are favourites: warm memories of moments, people,… Read more.
In an email thanking Squabbalogic subscribers for support of their successful Australian Cultural Fund project, the company announced that the casting brief for The Original Grease would be made available today. Although in the back of our minds we knew this production was on its way, Sydney’s independent musical announcements have been slightly overshadowed recently… Read more.