Live Performance Australia tonight announced the nominees in 42 categories for the 17th annual Helpmann Awards at simultaneous events in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane. In the Musical Theatre realm, My Fair Lady earned 9 nominations, while The Book of Mormon earned 8 and Aladdin and Kinky Boots each received 7 nominations in various categories, including Best Musical. The winners… Read more.
Oh, I believe! The expectations of the Australian production of The Book of Mormon were higher than a stoner watching South Park – the Broadway run hasn’t had an empty seat since it opened, and won Tonys, in 2011. These expectations have been reached – and surpassed. Seeing it once isn’t enough. Elders Price and… Read more.
The Book of Mormon announced a ticket lottery, in which a limited number of tickets will be sold by ballot for $40 each on the day of the performance. The production is currently in previews at the Princess Theatre with opening night on Saturday 4 February. A limited number of tickets for each performance will be… Read more.
The producers of The Book of Mormon have announced the addition of an extra preview performance with all tickets priced at $20 each! The extra show will mark the first performance available to the public and will take place on Tuesday 17 January. A maximum of two tickets per person can be purchased to this preview performance from… Read more.
It’s been a long 19 months since Daniel Andrews MP, Premier of Victoria, announced that Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s blockbuster musical The Book Of Mormon was heading to Melbourne, and today we can finally reveal the cast for the Australian premiere production. Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album… Read more.
The Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews MP has confirmed today that The Book Of Mormon will be heading to Australia in 2017. The show is set to open at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre in “early 2017” according to a tweet from the Premier’s official twitter account and a message on his Facebook page. According to Andrews’… Read more.
Looking for the latest Musicals Update? Check out our Major Musicals: 2015 and beyond update here With the 2012 – 2013 musical theatre season now largely behind us, and with the majority of shows announced for 2014, here is AussieTheatre’s guide to the shows that will close out 2013, the major productions for 2014 and… Read more.
So the bad news has struck that Next to Normal has been pulled (for reasons that are not clear in the press release from the producers). Well, I am very sorry, but I think everyone who knows anything about commercial theatre in this country will know that the Capitol Theatre was never the right place for… Read more.
Following their enormous success at the 65th Annual Tony Awards last week, I thought it more than apt to feature The Book Of Mormon as my top “Must Listen” new musical pick this week. As if 9 Tony Awards wasn’t enough, The Book of Mormon has broken records beyond belief! This week, the Original Broadway Cast recording has ranked… Read more.