Articles on ‘Virginia Gay’

Neglected Musicals announce Calamity Jane cast

Virginia Gay

Neglected Musicals presents musical theatre that has never or rarely been seen in Australia and their next offering will be Calamity Jane at Hayes Theatre Co in August with star of stage and screen Virginia Gay in the titular role. The full cast has now been confirmed with Hilary Cole as Katie Brown, Sheridan Harbridge as Adelaide… Read more.


Squabblogic to team up with Sydney Philharmonic Choir for Wonderful Town

Wonderful Town

After a successful joint venture presenting a semi-staged production of Of Thee I Sing! in 2015, indie musical theatre company Squabbalogic and the Sydney Philharmonic choir are set to join forces again. In May 2016, Jason Langley (Loving Repeating) will direct Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall. Wonderful Town … Read more.


Favourite moments in 2015: Sydney theatre

The Bleeding Tree. Photo by Brett Boardman

Theatre critic and AussieTheatre Deputy Editor Cassie Tongue sees hundreds of shows a year. In this piece, she writes about the moments that give theatre its magic: the ephemeral, tantalising seconds and minutes that create a uniquely theatrical sublime. These are not best or worst performances or productions. These are favourites: warm memories of moments, people,… Read more.


Production Company: Jerry’s Girls

Jerry's Girls. Nancye Hayes. Photo by  Jeff Busby.

If there’s been one trend in the last decade or so of musical theatre, it’s metatheatrical references. That’s where a show is very consciously a show. It can be seen in the self-referential “Song That Goes Like This” from Spamalot, the copious in-jokes and fourth-wall-breaking of Shrek and last year’s Best Musical Tony-winner, Something Rotten,… Read more.



Full cast of Jerry’s Girls confirmed

The Production Company's cast lineup for Jerry's Girls

Eleven leading ladies of Australian musical theatre (and one leading man!) will take to the stage together in The Production Company’s third and final offering for 2015 – Jerry’s Girls.  Showcasing the music of Broadway legend Jerry Herman, directed and choreographed by Helpmann Award winning duo Dean Bryant and Andrew Hallsworth and musically directed by… Read more.


Twisted Broadway Photo Feature – Melbourne 2014

All That Jazz - Twisted Broadway 2014. Image by Kurt Sneddon

Twisted Broadway celebrated its 5th birthday in Melbourne earlier this week with a sold out concert at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Playhouse. The zany fundraiser for Oz Showbiz Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, produced by Daniel Benge and Kate MacDonald, featured a host of Australia’s musical theatre talent performing songs originally penned for the opposite gender in the… Read more.


Exclusive: Twisted Broadway cast announcement

AussieTheatre Exclusive AussieTheatre have teamed up with the gang at Twisted Broadway to exclusively announce the stellar cast of Twisted Broadway 2014, Australia’s zaniest charity concert.  Scheduled for one night only at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Playhouse, the highly anticipated Melbourne event will be hosted this year by Virginia Gay – star of TVs Winners and Losers… Read more.


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