Artist Profiles

Chatting with Penny McNamee, our new Mary Poppins

Penny McNamee

Penny McNamee, one of Australia’s rising stars, will be playing the practically perfect nanny Mary Poppins in Packemin’s upcoming production at the Riverside Theatre from July 24 – August 8. McNamee has had an extensive career on both stage and screen.  After originating the role of Nessarose in the Australian production of Wicked, she has… Read more.

Catching up with songbird alchemist Ali McGregor

Ali McGregor

Ali McGregor, billed as the Opera Australia soprano who ran away with the circus and fresh from a starring role in Club Swizzle at the Opera House, is bringing her worldwide cabaret success, Alchemy, to Sydney’s Hayes Theatre. Claire Condry caught the show for AussieTheatre in Perth in 2013, and said: “McGregor’s mode is to take… Read more.