7 Steps to kickstart writing

Drew Lane guides us through the dreaded creative block with some helpful advice about 'getting creative'.Thought I'd try something different for this week ... ;)As many of you may know, I’m a musical theatre...

Words Of Wisdom For The Writer from Stephen Schwartz – Part 2

Two weeks ago, I posted 20 bits of advice that I gleaned from my time with Stephen Schwartz last year during the Festival of Broadway. Today, I bring you Part 2!Again, these thoughts are...

Where did YOU start?

Everyone has had their start in the world of the theatrical arts somewhere. It may not have been the most auspicious of arenas, but it the moment that we can recall as “the beginning”....

Words of Wisdom for the Writer from Stephen Schwartz – Part 1

In 2010, I had the pleasure to perform for and see other works performed for Stephen Schwartz, composer ofWicked, Godspell, Pippin and numerous Disney films. For 6 days, I gleaned as much as I could...

Words of Wisdom from Liz Callaway: Audition Insights and Vocal Guidance

Drew Lane shares his notes from a session with Broadway star Liz Callaway. Last year, during the Festival of Broadway, the amazing Liz Callaway (voice of Anya in Anastasia, Broadway star and recording artist) gave a singing masterclass...

Spring Awakening – It Really Is That Good!

Company/Presented by: Monash Uni Student Theatre and Monash University Academy of Performing Arts Venue: Alexander Theatre, Monash University, Clayton Thursday October 6, 2011I’ve just arrived home from seeing MUST’s production of Spring Awakening. I’m feeling shattered, challenged, hopeful, uplifted,...

Words of Wisdom (from Jason Robert Brown)

Hey everyone. Over the next couple of weeks, I want to post some words of wisdom that I’ve gained from people who are “in the business”; both composer and performers.I’ve had the opportunity to...

Setting Yourself Apart From The Glut

As regular readers would know, I’m active on the typical social medias that people are active on (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, Google+, et al). Because of that, I often read a lot of...

The Race

No matter what type of person you are on this theatrical journey, you will inevitably feel at some stage that you’re losing the race. What race?The race to “make it”. The race to succeed. The...

The Addams Family ALBUM review

Drew Lane writes about The Addams Family Original Cast Recording - find out what he thought about the show which is set to take Australia by storm in 2013!Coming to Sydney in March 2013 is the...
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