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LOVEBiTES cast announced for Hayes Theatre Production

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Hayes Theatre Co and Wooden Horse Productions have announced their exciting cast for LOVEBiTES, set to commence previews on Wednesday September 10 at Sydney’s most exciting new venue on Greenknowe St. Kirby Burgess, Tyran Parke, Adele Parkinson and Shaun Rennie will take to the stage at the intimate 111 seat Hayes Theatre in…

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Bartleby

Bartleby at Canberra's Street Theatre

Bartleby, written and directed by Julian Hobba, and currently playing at the Street Theatre, Canberra is a solid and delightful show in many ways. The original story by Herman Melville was set in 1853, and Hobba’s adaptation of this story to our modern times strikes a nerve. An old lawyer…

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MJ Musical – Thriller Live – will tour Australia

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It has been confirmed that Thriller Live – a spectacular theatrical production celebrating the career of the world’s greatest entertainer, Michael Jackson – will be touring Australia from December this year. After 6 years on London’s West End, Thriller Live will head down under for performances in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne…

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Rob Guest Endowment announces 2014 semi finalists

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After auditioning over 200 applicants in the initial round, 30 young performers have been selected to progress as semi-finalists for the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Award. Now in its 6th year, the prize is awarded annually to an emerging musical theatre performer selected by a panel of industry experts. It seeks out Australia’s brightest and most talented young…

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Mother and Son photo feature

Mother and Son. Image by Image by Belinda Strodder

Mother and Son is currently playing at the Comedy Theatre in Melbourne for a limited season and Belinda Strodder took these great images of the cast last week for a special AussieTheatre photo feature. Starring Noeline Brown, Darren Gilshenan Shane Jacobson and Nicki Wendt, Mother and Son is based on the…

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Is Pippin heading down under?

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According to an article on BroadwayWorld.com, the Broadway revival production of Pippin is slated to head down under in 2015. Read the original article here Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin, with choreography by Bob Fosse, originally premiered on Broadway in 1972, winning 5 Tony Awards and running for over 2000 performances. This all-new revival production is…

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A Quick Chat with Scott Irwin

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Packemin Productions is one of Sydney’s biggest Pro-Am musical theatre companies, bringing high quality productions to Parramatta’s Riverside Theatres since 2011. Giving invaluable experience and opportunities to young performers by working with both professional artists and up and coming music theatre enthusiasts, the company have sold out seasons of shows…

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