The Australian tour of We Will Rock You will be cut short, with seasons cancelled in both Perth and Adelaide. A message on the official We Will Rock You website cites “unforeseen circumstances” as the reason for the cancellations in both cities, leaving a gap in the programming at Perth’s Crown Theatre from 15 November and… Read more.
After seasons in Sydney and Brisbane, We Will Rock You is heading to Melbourne and AussieTheatre is giving away a DOUBLE PASS to see the show at The Regent Theatre on 31 August! This new Australian tour of the epic Queen and Ben Elton musical feature stars Gareth Keegan (Jersey Boys) as Galileo, Erin Clare… Read more.
As the reviews come in and Brisbane are rockin’ out to We Will Rock You, Ben Elton’s tribute to Rock n Roll using the back catalogue of iconic Queen songs, Aussie Theatre’s Queensland reporter, Bobbi-Lea got to spend some time with two seriously cool cast members. In the video below, powerhouse diva Casey Donovan talks role research… Read more.
Part rock concert, part musical, We Will Rock You opened last week in QPAC’s Lyric Theatre and although the plot is not a literary masterpiece, a standing ovation was proof that the audience didn’t need textual depth to having a rollicking good time. If you were a teen in the era of cassette tapes, then… Read more.
We Will Rock You is a crowd favourite in Australia, back touring the country barely a decade since it was last seen in our theatres. This time around, the legendary Queen songs and quirky Ben Elton story are still there, but there’s something really exciting and new happening onstage: Erin Clare is turning out a… Read more.
Sydney audiences appreciate a jukebox musical. If the crowd on opening night of We Will Rock You is anything to go by, a Queen-inspired musical will always find its support in a raucous audience that knows (and often sings along) to all the songs. And as long as that’s the case, producers will keep bringing… Read more.
AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to We Will Rock You at the Sydney’s Lyric Theatre on Wednesday 4 May. We Will Rock You reflects the scale and spectacle that marked Queen’s live performances and earned the band its pinnacle position in rock history. With Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor as music supervisors and “a band… Read more.
We Will Rock You, the musical featuring a book by Ben Elton and the music of legendary band Queen, is well known for its musical numbers. And we have here your first taste of the new Australian cast feeling the music! At the cast announcement event in Sydney this past weekend, the principal cast – Gareth… Read more.
Today at the Oxford Art Factory in Sydney, media gathered to hear the announcement of the cast of We Will Rock You, the musical by Queen and Ben Elton. This is the second outing of the show in Australia – the first production premiered in Melbourne in 2003 – and it ran on London’s West End for 12… Read more.
Ben Elton has enjoyed a lifelong immersion in words. From successful TV shows like Rowan Atkinson’s Blackadder, to a cavalcade of acclaimed standalone novels, to full length theatrical plays – it seems that Ben Elton’s pen has traipsed joyfully through all of the successes possible within the creative world. Musical Theatre fans may recognise Ben’s name… Read more.