The Hayes Theatre Co announced today that the first of its Artist Led Productions Initiative, She Loves Me will play from August 24. Directing this production and inaugural recipient of the Artist Led Initiative is AussieTheatre alum Erin James. “She Loves Me is a timeless story about relationships, communication and the fantasy worlds we create… Read more.
Today Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, along with producers John Frost and David Ian, announced the full cast for the upcoming Australian production of Evita. Evita, scheduled to open at the Sydney Opera House in September this year, had previously announced Australia pop diva Tina Arena as the Eva Perón, while the remainder of… Read more.
It was announced today that the musical adaption of the 1990, John Waters, cult classic movie Cry-Baby will have its Australian premiere at the Hayes Theatre Co from July this year. Cry-Baby replaces the previously announced production of American Psycho which was scheduled to appear at the Hayes in this slot, but was cancelled in the last month…. Read more.
AussieTheatre has a double passes to giveaway to Carmen Live or Dead at the Hayes Theatre on April 28, 2018 at 2pm. Carmen Live or Dead celebrates difference, embracing the feminine and the masculine with joy and life. A story brimming with unyielding authenticity, humour and grace, this is a unique, gripping theatrical experience that is moving and… Read more.
This morning Melbourne based musical theatre outfit The Production Company announced the full cast of its upcoming production of the Roger’s & Hammerstein classic Oklahoma! Principal cast members Simon Gleeson, Anna O’Byrne and Elise McCann were previously announced, at the season launch, and will be playing the rolls of Curly Mclain, Laurey Williams and Ado Annie… Read more.
Last night the 35th Green Room Awards took place at the Comedy Theatre in Melbourne. Hosted Anni Davey and Maude Davey the evening also featured performances by YUMMY, the Victorian Opera Youth Chorus Ensemble, and the Chasing Smoke ensemble from BLAKflip (the First Nations program at Circus Oz). The Musical Theatre category was dominated by… Read more.
AussieTheatre has five double passes to giveaway to The Wizard of Oz at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne on Wednesday 16th May at 7.30pm. The Wizard of Oz has been thrilling capacity audiences since it opened and impressing critics as well. The Sunday Telegraph called it “Impressively lavish” with “Stunning sets and costumes … audiences are in for a… Read more.
AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to The Time Machine starring Mark Lee at the NIDA Theatre on Wednesday 11 April at 9pm. A brand-new production of The Time Machine will be staged in Sydney from Wednesday 11 April 2018 at the NIDA Playhouse Theatre. Written by Sydney playwright Frank Gauntlett, THE TIME MACHINE is a… Read more.
If I was to ask you “What is the most commercially successful Australian musical with an original score?”, I doubt you would guess “Lola Montez”, but the musical (originally produced in 1958) has enjoyed sold-out seasons in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, chart-topping songs on the Aussie hit parade (which outsold Elvis Presley), was adapted for television… Read more.
The full cast of the upcoming Hayes Theatre Co. production of the iconic musical Gypsy were announced this morning. Previously announced were Blazey Best (Miracle City, Only Heaven Knows) as Rose, and Laura Bunting (Rent, Calamity Jane) as her daughter Louise. Joining them will be Sophie Wright (Kinky Boots) making her Hayes Theatre debut as June, Anthony Harkin… Read more.