Articles on Theatre:

The courage of creativity


I want to delve further into the concept and action of creativity. And perhaps even to the furthest branch of brain-bending constructs: ‘purpose’. I talked in my first essay about child-like openness, play, and the ease with which children go out and create, or pursue their dreams and how we…

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2015 Rob Guest Endowment applications close this week

2014 winner Josh Robson and judges Guy Simpson, Todd McKenney, Nancye Hayes and Kellie Dickerson. Image by Kurt Sneddon

Attention members of the arts community: applications for Australia’s richest musical theatre competition – the Rob Guest Endowment – will close this week. The application process for the 6th annual Rob Guest Endowment will close on July 26, with up and coming performing artists, musicians and technical workers encouraged to apply. The Rob Guest…

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Harvest Rain announces Hairspray for 2016

Harvest Rain's Hairspray

Brisbane based musical theatre company Harvest Rain will make history in 2016 by staging the largest production of the musical Hairspray in the world. With an estimated cast of over 500 (including 30 core performers and over 500 local ensemble performers) Hairspray will take place at the Brisbane Convention Centre, performing…

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Broadway hooks Anthony Warlow once more!

Anthony Warlow

Australia’s favourite leading man, Anthony Warlow, will be returning to the Broadway stage next month for a stint as Captain Hook in the critically acclaimed Finding Neverland, according to Warlow, who made his Broadway debut as Daddy Warbucks in the 2012 revival of Annie, will be replacing American actor Kelsey Grammer (best…

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