The final cast members for the upcoming production of Assassins at the Sydney Opera House were announced this week. The production enjoyed a sold out season at the Hayes Theatre Co last year and received widespread critical praise including multiple Sydney Theatre Award nominations. As previously announced, reprising the role of John Wilkes Booth, for… Read more.
AussieTheatre.com can confirm that 2017 WAAPA graduates Benjamin Almon Colley and Daisy Valerio will join the writing team as regular columnists in 2018. The much loved “Coffee With…” column, which initially ran from 2007-2009 and featured new graduates of WAAPA writing about their first experiences in the Australian theatre industry, made a triumphant return in 2015 with Matilda… Read more.
It was confirmed this morning that Todd McKenney, one of Australia’s most celebrated triple threat performers, will step into the role of Frank N Furter for The Rocky Horror Show’s Melbourne season this July. McKenney will be the third actor to play Frank N Furter in the current Australian tour, taking over the role from… Read more.
Harold Prince is Broadway Royalty (see what we did there?) and if you don’t know his name, you’ll definitely know his work. With an incredible 21 Tony Awards to his name, he is heading to Australia in October to direct Opera Australia and GFO’s production of Evita. He’s been working in the theatre for 70… Read more.
We are very excited to have a handful of double passes to give away to the Wednesday FEB 7, 6.00pm preview screening at Newtown Dendy of Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical Follies. Follies is currently being staged for the first time at London’s National Theatre. Including classic songs Broadway Baby, I’m Still Here and Losing My Mind,… Read more.
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.
Yesterday the new Australian production of Mamma Mia! released a four minute video with highlights from the show. If you haven’t had a chance to see this brand new, re-imagined production, this is a great way to get a feel for the fun and energy of the show (and to check out some of Tom Hodgson’s fantastic… Read more.
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.
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.
The Australia cast of Kinky Boots will be performing a one night only concert entitled Beyond Kinky to raise money for beyondblue. The night will take place at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre this Sunday 18th June. Beyond Kinky is a one-off opportunity for Sydney-siders to see this incredibly talented cast pay homage to the divas of… Read more.