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Erin James is AussieTheatre.com's Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

Erin has written 1,544 articles on AussieTheatre

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We Will Rock You cancels final two seasons

Erin Clare and Gareth Keegan in We Will Rock You. Photo by Jeff Busby.

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.


Ensemble Theatre announce 2017 season

Ensemble Theatre 2017 season Play 8, BUYER AND CELLAR by Jonathan Tolins with Ben Gerrard

The Ensemble Theatre have announced ten plays and a special cabaret event for their 2017 season. Three world premieres will debut at the intimate venue in Kirribilli next year, with playwrights David Williamson, Kate Mulvany and John Misto bringing new works to the stage. Artistic director Mark Kilmurry has curated an exciting mix of new… Read more.


Ready To Play: Laura Bunting and Kerrie Anne Greenland will star in Side Show Australian Premiere

Side Show Poster 2016

We’ve been waiting for this show to grace our shores for nearly 20 years, and now the Australian premiere cast of Side Show has been announced! Opening at Hayes Theatre Co this September, Helpmann Award winner Kerrie Anne Greenland (Les Miserables) and Laura Bunting (The Voice, Wicked and RENT) will lead the production as twins Violet and Daisy Hilton. Although… Read more.



Helpmann Award winners 2016 – Full List

Helpmann Award winners 2016 – Full List

The 16th annual Helpmann Award ceremony took place tonight at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre, The Star with the who’s who of the Aussie arts and live performance industry in attendance. Check out our full list of winners below. BEST MALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A PLAY MARK LEONARD WINTER King Lear Sydney Theatre Company BEST… Read more.


Aussie musical Ladies in Black to tour in 2017

Ladies in Black -  Image by Rob Maccoll

The women in black are coming back! Queensland Theatre Company have today announced that acclaimed new Australian musical Ladies In Black will be touring Australia in early 2017 with seasons slated for Sydney and Canberra as well as return seasons in Brisbane and Melbourne. The musical premiered in November 2015 in Brisbane, heralding a triumphant return… Read more.


Charity sing-a-long screening of Priscilla in Sydney? How fabulous!

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

If you thought sing-a-long Sound of Music was camper than a row of tents, wait will you see Priscilla Queen of The Desert strut her stuff in the sing-along arena! The Actors Benevolent Fund of NSW are holding the most outrageously caaaaamp fundraiser on Thursday 18 August at the Chauvel Cinema in Paddington, screening iconic… Read more.


Photo Feature: You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown at Hayes Theatre Co

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Image by Noni Carroll

It’s the perfect school holiday fun for kids AND adults and it’s currently playing at Hayes Theatre Co in Potts Point. Director Shaun Rennie’s production of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown has been receiving rave reviews and we wanted to share a little of the vibrancy and colour with you in our special photo feature… Read more.


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