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Strictly Ballroom photo feature

Thomas Lacey as Scott Hastings. Image by Belinda Strodder

The wonderful Belinda Strodder stopped into Strictly Ballroom in Melbourne to take some incredible shots of this new Australian musical. Starring Phoebe Panaretos and Thomas Lacey, Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom is currently playing at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne. If you wish to share these images, please remember to at the photo…

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Here Lies Love Sydney season postponed

Here Lies Love Public Theater. Image by Lu Esther Hall.

Here Lies Love was set to be the next big thing in Sydney’s music theatre calendar this year, but according to reports in today’s Sydney Morning Herald, the immersive theatrical event has been postponed “due to unforseen acoustical engineering issues”. Producer Rodney Rigby and creator David Byrne officially launched the production in…

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Legendary sisters bring Legends! to Australia

Hayley Mills, Maxwell Caulfield and Juliet Mills. Photo by Greg Gorman

John Frost has announced that sister stage and screen stars Hayley Mills and Juliet Mills will tour the country with the Australian premiere of Legends!, a comedy by James Kirkwood. The show will open in Brisbane’s QPAC in May, followed by seasons in Sydney, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne. Tickets are on sale from…

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Quiz: Guess the show!

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll WAAPA 2012

Have you seen every show that comes to town, and then some? Have you read all of Shakespeare’s plays (and do you keep them in a handy app on your iphone for quick reference)? Are you a walking music theatre encyclopaedia? Take our quiz below and see how you score!

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Go on, let the girls of Grease serenade you

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Lucy Maunder, Laura Murphy and Gretel Scarlett, three of the leading ladies of GREASE sat down in the dressing rooms of the Regent Theatre in Melbourne recently to record this impressive three part a capella vocal arrangement of ‘New York, New York’. Not only are these Pink Ladies smashing in…

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One more chance: Once The Musical extends in Melbourne

Once. Image by Jeff Busby

It’s not the news many musical theatre fans across Australia had hoped for, but at least it’s good news. The multi-award winning stage musical ONCE has extended its run at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre by one week to accommodate a huge demand for tickets. Originally set to close on February 1, the…

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