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Third World Blues comes to Gasworks, Melbourne

Third World Blue rehearsal photo. Image by Ange Leggas -Three Fates Media

Young university student, your program is being discontinued. You will be the last to ever be taught here. You have no options in this matter. How do you react? In their first of a three year Musical Theatre program, this question was pointedly thrust towards what would become the graduating…

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Win a double pass to The King and I, Sydney

Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes in Opera Australia's The King and I. Image by Oliver Toth

Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I won the coveted Best Musical gong at the 2014 Helpmann Awards, and AussieTheatre are thrilled to be giving away a DOUBLE PASS to see the show when it opens at the Sydney Opera House! Starring Lisa McCune, Teddy Tahu…

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Images from the Red Carpet – Helpmann Awards Storify

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AussieTheatre’s Deputy Editor Cassie Tongue was on the Helpmann Awards Red Carpet this evening to capture the glitz and glamour of Australia’s national Live Performance Awards at the Capitol Theatre Sydney. From Lucy Durack to Lisa McCune, Baz to Check out these images from AussieTheatre’s Instagram account and click here…

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2014 Helpmann Awards Winners – Full List

Lisa McCune as Anna Leonowens in Opera Australia's The King and I. Image by Oliver Toth

The 14th Annual Helpmann Award have wrapped up at the Capitol Theatre Sydney. The incredible Cassie Tongue was on site at the Helpmann Awards, live tweeting and instagramming the ENTIRE night and we have a special storify blog of Cassie’s work here. Check out the full list of Helpmann Award…

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Show Boat – Photo Feature

Glen Hill in Showboat. Image by Belinda Strodder

The Production Company’s second offering for 2014 is Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern’s seminal musical Show Boat, starring Chrissy O’Neill, Gareth Keegan and Alinta Chidzey. With themes of racial prejudice and tragic love, it follows the lives of a family of performers on the Cotton Blossom, a Mississippi river show boat. Show…

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Review: Joan, Again – SITCO

Sylvia Keays. Photo by Daniela Giorgi.

A young peasant girl receives visions from an angel instructing her to support a French victory over the English and end a 100-year war. She insists on a private meeting with the future king of France and receives it. She then accompanies the king on her envisioned siege and they…

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Australian Dance Awards nominees announced

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Photo:  Jeff Busby

The professional dance industry’s pre-eminent annual awards program, the Australian Dance Awards, recognise and honour dance artists, educators and administrators. The Awards are judged by a panel of dance professionals representing many different sectors of the industry from all over Australia, following an open public nominations process. Chair of the…

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Rocky Horror will play Sydney, 2015

Rocky Horror will play Sydney, 2015

Craig McLachlan will return to the role of Frank N Furter in Rocky Horror for a limited season in Sydney in 2015. Despite only being scheduled to play Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne, the recent Australian revival of Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show is now confirmed to play a short…

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