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Bethany Simons on Reception: The Musical

Bethany Simons

This April, one of AussieTheatre’s own lights takes centre-stage with a new, original work based on her experiences in a different kind of foyer, with Reception: The Musical. Brendan McCallum caught up with Bethany Simons to talk swivel chairs, stationery orders, and the enduring love of audiences for good, toe-tapping…

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Features

Rocky Horror – photo feature

Rocky Horror Melbourne. Image by Belinda Strodder

The Rocky Horror Show began previews in Melbourne last night ahead of an official opening at the Comedy Theatre this Saturday. Belinda Strodder from Arts Photography captured the quirky and crazy atmosphere over at the Frankenstein place to share with our AussieTheatre readers at a media call earlier this week. Starring…

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Giveaways

Win tickets to Rocky Horror, Melbourne

The Cast of The Rocky Horror Show. Image by Jeff Busby

As a special Easter treat, AussieTheatre are giving away a DOUBLE PASS to see The Rocky Horror Show in Melbourne on Friday 25 April! Australian theatre and television star Craig McLachlan stars as Frank n Furter in this 40th anniversary tour presented by Howard Panter and John Frost. Also appearing…

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News

Showbiz enters voluntary administration

Showbiz enters voluntary administration

Ticketing company Showbiz entered administration last week with the Business Recovery and Insolvency team at PKF Lawler appointed Voluntary Administrators of the company. The specialty ticketing agency for concerts, events and music theatre (providing packages to consumers including hospitality, premium seats and merchandise) passed a resolution on April 3 to enter…

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Reviews

Review: All’s Well That End’s Well

All's Well That Ends Well. Image by Seiya Taguchi.

There’s a reason Shakespearean repertory theatre company Sport for Jove got all those awards earlier this year at the Sydney Theatre Awards. Look yonder oh thy good souls of Sydney and look well, for before ye stands the new rock star theatre company of our times. Sport for Jove is…

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Giveaways

Win a double pass to DreamSong in Melbourne

The Dreamsong cast

AussieTheatre is excited to have a double pass to give away to DreamSong at Theatre Works in St Kilda on Sunday, April 13 at 5pm. Written by Hugo Chiarella and Robert Tripolino, directed by Dean Bryant (Pirates of Penzance, Next to Normal, The Producers), with choreography by Andrew Hallsworth (Priscilla Queen of…

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News

2014 Adelaide Cabaret Festival lineup announced

Kate Ceberano, artistic director of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival

“I’m a cabaret artist, not a f***ing role model,” yelps Mark Nadler from behind his grand piano. Nadler has become a staple of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, and is known for his musical talent as much as his cheeky irreverence. As Kate Ceberano watches his performance from the sidelines, a…

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Giveaways

Win a double pass to see Truth, Beauty and a Picture of You

Truth Beauty and a Picture of You. Image by Kurt Sneddon

AussieTheatre are thrilled to be giving away four DOUBLE PASSES to see the new Australian musical Truth, Beauty and a Picture of You at Sydney’s exciting new theatre venue, the Hayes Theatre Co on Saturday 10 May. Starring an extraordinary cast of Sydney’s finest musical theatre talent including Ian Stenlake (Sea Patrol, Guys and…

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News

Inside the rehearsal room – The King and I

Lisa McCune and the children's ensemble

Last week Opera Australia invited media inside the rehearsal room of The King and I for a sneak peek. AussieTheatre was able to capture these images of Lisa McCune and the cast at work as they rehearsed with the children’s ensemble.  Currently in their final week of rehearsal at The Opera Centre…

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