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Muriels Wedding original cast recording released online today

Muriel's Wedding the Musical: Original Cast Recording

The widely anticipated original cast recording of Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures’ production of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical has been released online today. Featuring songs by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus & Stig Anderson (originally written for ABBA) and original musical and lyrics by Kate Miller-Heidke & Keir Nuttall the album was released online this morning on… Read more.


Win a double pass to Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of Alice in Wonderland in Melbourne

Win a double pass to Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of Alice in Wonderland in Melbourne

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of Alice in Wonderland at the Ripponlea House and Gardens on Sunday the 14th of January at 11am. Lewis Carroll’s classic story, Alice in Wonderland, is coming to life in the beautiful surrounds of Rippon Lea House and Gardens this Summer holidays, and all the crazy… Read more.


Win a double pass to Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of Tinkerbell and the Dream Fairies in Athenaeum in Melbourne

Win a double pass to Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of Tinkerbell and the Dream Fairies in Athenaeum in Melbourne

Looking for somewhere to take the kids these school holidays? AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to the Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of Tinkerbell and the Dream Fairies at the Athenaeum Theatre on 9th January 2018 at 11am. Returning from a sell-out season in London, Tinkerbell and the Dream Fairies is back this Summer in Melbourne’s stunning Athenaeum Theatre… Read more.


2017 Sydney Theatre Awards nominations announced

2017 Sydney Theatre Awards nominations announced

Nominations were announced today for the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday 22 January 2018 at 6pm at the Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre. 51 productions were nominated across  35 categories with some notable standouts. The Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures new musical adaptatation of Muriel’s Wedding received… Read more.


Video: Stephen Mahy & Sarah Morrison from Mamma Mia!

Video: Stephen Mahy & Sarah Morrison from Mamma Mia!

The brand new, reimagined production of Mamma Mia! is just weeks away from it’s Canberra opening night and the beginning of a national tour. To celebrate we caught up with Sarah Morrison (Sophie) and Stephen Mahy (Sky) in the rehearsal room to talk about the process has been like creating a new production of such a well… Read more.



Win a double pass to Night Slows Down at Kings Cross Theatre

Win a double pass to Night Slows Down at Kings Cross Theatre

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to Night Slows Down at the Kings Cross Theatre on 17 November, 2017. Sharon wants to find her husband. Martin wants to be free. Seth seeks redemption. Night Slows Down imagines a world where far right extremists have won the election. Where ordinary citizens riot in the streets. Where human rights are… Read more.


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child heading exclusively to Melbourne

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original London Company | photo by Manuel Harlan

It was confirmed today that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open at the Princess Theatre, Melbourne in early 2019 for an exclusive Australian season. An exclusive season is somewhat of a theatrical coup for Melbourne, with AussieTheatre believing the production is scheduled to run for over a year. “Exclusive to our region, this award –… Read more.


Rocky Horror Cast announced

Rocky Horror Cast announced

Last week, producers Howard Panter, John Frost and Torben Brookman announced the full cast for the upcoming tour of The Rocky Horror Show. Joining Craig McLachlan, who was previously announced to be reprising the role of Frank N Furter, is Rob Mallet (Les Miserables, Singin’ in the Rain) and Michelle Smitheram (Jersey Boys, Dream Lover)… Read more.


Jersey Boys Australia announce the Four Seasons

Jersey Boys Australia announce the Four Seasons

Today producers announced the four men set to play the lead roles in Australia’s revival tour of Jersey Boys, due to premiere at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in September 2018. After auditioning more than 450 potential performers Australia-wide, the announced cast will be made up of previous Jersey Boys alumni and new blood.


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