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Erin James is AussieTheatre.com's Editor in Chief and a cast member/Dance Captain in Opera Australia's acclaimed production of South Pacific.

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London’s Apollo Theatre collapses mid performance

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The roof of London’s Apollo Theatre in Shaftsbury Avenue partially collapsed mid performance just hours ago, leaving patrons covered in dust and blood with dozens injured. As published in the BBC news website, the four storey, 775 seat venue was packed for a performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in…

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Marian Street Theatre closed down unexpectedly

Marian Street Theatre closed down unexpectedly

Marian Street Theatre has been closed by Ku-ring-gai council for remedial work, disrupting production and workshop schedules over the holiday period. Marian Street Theatre for Young People (MSTYP) wishes to advise that its January production of Snow White will now play at the Lighthouse Theatre, Macquarie University, North Ryde in…

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The Lion King returns to Sydney: Opening night tonight!

The Lion King

Hakuna Matata! (It means no worries…) After an extensive audition process and an intense rehearsal period, the cast, crew and production team of Disney’s The Lion King are preparing for their much anticipated opening night at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney tonight. Nerves aside, the company are sure to be singing Hakuna…

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Samantha Dodemaide wins 2013 Rob Guest Endowment

Samantha Dodemaide

Samantha Leigh Dodemaide has been announced as the winner of the 2013 Rob Guest Endowment. Last night (and for the first time in Sydney), the Rob Guest Endowment Gala took place at the Lyric Theatre, The Star hosted by theatre veteran Bert Newtwon. Featuring six finalists (Samantha Leigh Dodemaide, Elisa…

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South Pacific opens in Perth

Mitchell Butel as Luther Billis. Image by Kurt Sneddon

Opera Australia and John Frost’s smash hit production of South Pacific opens tonight in Perth, playing a limited four week run at Crown Theatre (formerly Burswood). Lauded leading lady Lisa McCune and opera star Teddy Tahu Rhodes will reprise the roles of Nellie Forbush and Emile de Becque in this…

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Ad Cab Fest has found a new Artistic Director for 2015

Ad Cab Fest has found a new Artistic Director for 2015

After her three year tenure at the helm of one of the the world’s biggest cabaret events – The Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Kate Ceberano will step aside for new Artistic Director Barry Humphries in 2015. Adelaide Festival Centre’s CEO and Artistic Director, Douglas Gautier confirmed the news today, explaining that…

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