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Review: Wicked Soars with Standing Ovation

Back in the bubble: Suzie Mathers will return as Glinda in WICKED from 12 February 2015. Image by Maye Wong

With over ninety international awards, Wicked is the jewel in the crowning glory of composer Stephen Schwartz’ musical canon, which includes other commercial musical hits for the stage such as Godspell, Pippin, and movie musicals such as Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Prince of Egypt, and Enchanted amongst…

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5 things you shouldn’t do in a theatre → Video

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As part of her new video series, Sophie Wright takes us through 5 things audiences members should avoid when attending a theatrical performance. 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 name recently chanced to Create…

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And the Wizard is …

Simon Gallaher as the Wizard in Wicked. Photography: Stephen Reinhardt.

Producer John Frost has announced that Simon Gallaher will be the new Wizard for the Brisbane and Perth seasons of the blockbuster musical Wicked. It’s a rather serendipitous occasion as the Queensland Performing Arts Centre will celebrate its 30th Anniversary next year, as will Simon Gallaher who was in QPAC’s first production when…

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WICKED the movie in development, but a number of years away - Comingsoon.net

Jemma Rix as Elphaba and Lucy Durack as Glinda in WICKED. Image by Belinda Strodder

While chatting with ComingSoon.net about the upcoming release of the Into the Woods movie, producer Marc Platt moved on to talk about other projects. Including a movie version of WICKED the Musical. “The movie of Wicked is still a number of years down the line…” Platt told ComingSoon.net “We’ve just started its…

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Can Jemma Rix be any more incredible? Seriously?

Jemma Rix as Elphaba in WICKED. Image by Belinda Strodder

She is widely known in the Music Theatre community as a hard working, unassuming, powerhouse performer who regularly smashes out Defying Gravity to packed houses in theatres across Australia and Asia. Yesterday, Jemma Rix (star of WICKED Australia), performed this song at the Melbourne Cup event and proved why she is one of the…

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Australian Musicals Update 2014 – 2015 and beyond

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Music Theatre is thriving in Australia at the moment. From the major commercial productions to independent and boutique seasons, it’s an exciting time to be involved in the music theatre industry. We take a look at what is in store for Australia in the commercial and independent music theatre scenes…

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