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The Lion King opens in Melbourne → photo feature

The Lion King, Melbourne 2015. Image by Belinda Strodder

After playing to packed crowds at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre and Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre QPAC, Disney’s The Lion King has made its way back to Melbourne and is now playing at the stunning Regent Theatre on Collins Street for a limited season. The Australian production, directed by Julie Taymor, is the 10th production…

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Video → How to stay Performing Fit

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What does it mean to be Performing Fit? As part of her video series, Sophie Wright takes us through some essential tips to staying “Performing Fit”! Sophie writes a wellness blog for performers and creative types and also contributes to AussieTheatre. Her AussieTheatre blog is titled Sophie Wright’s Wicked Wellness and her personal website…

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A Quick Chat With Bianca Baykara – In The Heights

Bianca Baykara. Image by  Jason de Plater.

After rehearsing part time for just over a month, NIDA graduate Bianca Baykara and the Australasian company of Tony Award winning musical In The Heights are preparing for their first performance at Chapel off Chapel tonight. The cast of 20 are debuting the hit Broadway tuner in Australia (under the direction of James Cutler with choreography by…

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Gillian Cosgriff is Whelmed

Gillian Cosgriff is Whelmed. Image supplied

In a small an intimate performance space at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, comedienne, singer, songwriter and pianist, Gillian Cosgriff, set the mood by conducting her housekeeping in song. In next to no time she had her fellow Gen Y audience members laughing along encouragingly, but it wasn’t long…

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Rocky Horror’s return season cast confirmed

Stephen Mahy and Amy Lehpamer join the cast of Rocky Horror

Australian audiences are preparing to do the Time Warp (again!) and producers Howard Panter and John Frost have today confirmed the company of performers set to appear in the anticipated 2015 season of The Rocky Horror Show, starring Craig McLachlan. Direct from starring roles in the hit musicals Grease and Once are Stephen Mahy and Amy Lehpamer…

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Loving Repeating Photo Feature

Loving Repeating. Image by James Terry

The Australian professional premiere of Stephen Flahrety’s musical Loving Repeating is currently playing at Chapel Off Chapel in Melbourne, starring some of Australia’s brightest music theatre talent. Directed by Jason Langly, with musical direction by Ben Kiley and choreography by Michael Ralph, this production by the newly established Vic Theatre Company (VTC) is…

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