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Craig McLachlan out of Rocky Horror following indecent assault claims

Craig McLachlan as Frank n Furter in Rocky Horror. Image by Belinda Strodder

Performer Craig McLachlan will no no longer headline the scheduled tour of The Rocky Horror Show after accusations of sexual misconduct were published against him today as part of a joint investigation between Fairfax and the ABC. Producers of the current tour of The Rocky Horror show – The Gordon Frost Organisation – have released a… Read more.


Muriel’s Wedding original cast recording almost complete

Muriel’s Wedding original cast recording almost complete

It’s the latest in a string of big Aussie musicals to open in the last few years, and Sydney Theatre Co / Global Creatures’ Muriel’s Wedding is about to be immortalised (as it should be!) in the form of an original cast recording. Featuring songs by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus & Stig Anderson (originally written… Read more.


Win a double pass to The Wizard of Oz in Sydney

The Wizard of Oz cast

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to The Wizard of Oz at the Capitol Theatre on Tuesday January 2, 2018. The London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz had its Australian Premiere in Brisbane at the Lyric Theatre. It will travel to the Capitol Theatre, Sydney from 30 December. Australia’s leading musical theatre star Anthony Warlow plays The… Read more.



QPAC closes, My Fair Lady cancelled this evening due to storms in Brisbane

Anna O'Byrne and Charles Edwards in My Fair Lady. Photo by Brian Geach

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane has shut down today after severe weather warnings were issue for much of South East Queensland. Tonight’s performance of My Fair Lady has been cancelled due to the closure of the Centre. The statement below appears on QPAC’s website: Given the current weather warnings for south east Queensland,… Read more.


New musical life for The Devil Wears Prada. That’s all.

The Devil Wears Prada is set to become a musical

The Devil Wears Prada is headed for the Broadway stage, according to empireonline.com, with music for the new musical by Sir Elton John and Paul Rudnick. Based on the 2003 novel by Lauren Weisberger and made famous by the 2006 film starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada focuses on the fashion world… Read more.


Win a double pass to Ursula Martinez: Free Admission at Midsumma in Melbourne

Win a double pass to Ursula Martinez: Free Admission at Midsumma in Melbourne

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Ursula Martinez: Free Admission at the Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne on 31 Jan at 6.30pm. Ursula Martinez is many things: an Olivier Award winner, a cult cabaret diva, a star of stages across the world…but above-all-else she is a first-rate provocateur. Selling out the Malthouse’s season of My Stories,… Read more.


Win a double pass to Ash Flanders: Playing to Win at Midsumma Melbourne

Win a double pass to Ash Flanders: Playing to Win at Midsumma Melbourne

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Ash Flanders: Playing to Win at the Arts Centre Melbourne on Friday 27 January. How do you win in a world where eight-year-olds on YouTube are the new gurus; where Hollywood stars dance alone at their own premieres; where even your own parents disparage you as “the flavour of… Read more.


Win a double pass to Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box: Lucky 13 at the Midsumma Festival

Win a double pass to Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box: Lucky 13 at the Midsumma Festival

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box: Lucky 13 at the Arts Centre Melbourne on 24 Jan at 8pm. Dice-rolling divas, ace-in-the-hole aerialists, poker-faced Prima donnas and backroom ballerinas take to the Arts Centre Melbourne stage in this rock’n’roll Russian roulette, all led by Melbourne’s own unquenchable Queen of Hearts, Moira… Read more.


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