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WAAPA’s Back Stage Courses Now Accepting Applications

WAAPA’s Back Stage Courses Now Accepting Applications

Have you ever dreamed of stage managing a famous Australian musical theatre star or working on Broadway? Or how about designing sets, costumes or lighting for the latest Australian musical? Well here is your chance to aim for your dreams. The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts applications for Production…

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Dirty Dancing announces first cast member, Mark Vincent

Dirty Dancing announces first cast member, Mark Vincent

Producer John Frost has confirmed that Mark Vincent, winner of Australia’s Got Talent 2009 when he was just 16 years old, will make his musical theatre debut as Billy in Dirty Dancing this November. Vincent, who is the only Australian classical artist to have released six albums by the age of…

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Eternity Playhouse available for hire

Eternity Theatre

One of the most exciting things to happen in Sydney theatre lately has been the unveiling of the Eternity Playhouse in Darlinghurst – the renovated Baptist Tabernacle that has been transformed into a 200 seat theatre. As a part its vision to develop Oxford Street into a cultural quarter, the…

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The King and I opens in Sydney

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

Where to begin with Opera Australia’s The King and I? After stints in Brisbane and Melbourne it has landed in Sydney, all glorious sets and crushing disappointment. The thought that comes swiftly to mind is that The King and I is a show that has been utterly failed by its creative team. Starting…

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New musical Calvin Berger opens in Melbourne

New musical Calvin Berger opens in Melbourne

“Attractive female, why can’t you look past my crippling physical flaw and LOVE ME?!” If you are part of the 90% who got through high school having danced the pubescent wooing dance a time or two, then chances are you can identify with the above. Which is a good thing,…

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Getting to know you: Matthew Ngyuen

Matthew Nguyen

Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I is set to open at the Sydney Opera House this week after successful seasons in Brisbane and Melbourne. The national tour of this Helpmann Award Winning musical marks the professional music theatre debut of many up-and-coming performers. AussieTheatre is thrilled to be featuring…

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