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Blood Brothers → exclusive photo feature

Blake Bowden and Bobby Fox. Image by Kurt Sneddon

Enda Markey’s production of Blood Brothers has been enjoying standing ovations and sold out performances since early February at the Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney. Starring Helen Dallimore, Blake Bowden, Bobby Fox and Michael Cormick, the show is playing until March 15 and almost every performance is sold out. If you haven’t…

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Theatre Day 2015 wrap up

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The third Tuesday in February is officially “Theatre Day” in the State of Victoria. We at AussieTheatre think it’s cause for national (and international) celebration! Check out some of the images and stories from #TheatreDay2015

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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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