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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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Loving Repeating Photo Feature

Loving Repeating. Image by James Terry

The Australian professional premiere of Stephen Flahrety’s musical Loving Repeating is currently playing at Chapel Off Chapel in Melbourne, starring some of Australia’s brightest music theatre talent. Directed by Jason Langly, with musical direction by Ben Kiley and choreography by Michael Ralph, this production by the newly established Vic Theatre Company (VTC) is…

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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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