Articles on ‘Sydney’

5 things I learnt at Rydell High

5 things I learnt at Rydell High

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.

Win a double pass to see We Will Rock You in Sydney

We Will Rock You international cast

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.

New Australian Workshops: Between Worlds

New Australian Workshops: Between Worlds

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.

Favourite moments in 2015: Sydney theatre

The Bleeding Tree. Photo by Brett Boardman

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.

2016 Sydney independent musical theatre update

The Original Grease - Sqabbalogic

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.