An extra preview performance of The Book of Mormon has been added in Sydney and all tickets are selling for $20 each. The added preview will be the first chance for fans to see the much-anticipated Broadway smash hit at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre, The Star with the additional performance taking place on Tuesday 27 February at… Read more.
Jersey Boys is returning to Australia this September and director Des McAnuff has confirmed the full cast for the production. The dynamic line-up of artists includes Ryan Gonzalez (Broadway World Sydney Award winner), Mia Dabkowski-Chandler (currently performing in Aladdin the Musical), Cristina D’Agostino (Green Room Award winner for Guys and Dolls), Sage Douglas (currently performing… Read more.
Harold Prince is Broadway Royalty (see what we did there?) and if you don’t know his name, you’ll definitely know his work. With an incredible 21 Tony Awards to his name, he is heading to Australia in October to direct Opera Australia and GFO’s production of Evita. He’s been working in the theatre for 70… Read more.
Lucy Maunder is set to join the cast of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical when it arrives in Melbourne later this month, taking over the role of Cynthia Weil from Amy Lehpamer. Maunder, whose performance as Miss Honey in the Australian/NZ tour of Matilda gained her a Helpmann Award nomination, is currently rehearsing ahead the… Read more.
School of Rock – The Musical is coming to Australia and producers are on the hunt for the best knee-sliding, fist-pumping kids aged between 8-12 in the country, with children’s auditions commencing soon. The hit show, which will premiere at Her Majesty’s Theatre Melbourne from October 2018, has been playing to packed houses since its Broadway… Read more.
After a full day of workshops, second-time Rob Guest Endowment finalist Georgina Hopson took out the prestigious $20,000 award after competing against five other talented finalists at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney yesterday. Announced last night at an official Grand Final Event, Hopson took out the award with her performance of ‘Glitter and Be Gay’ and… Read more.
Tonight the Seymour Centre hosted over 450 members of the Sydney Theatre community to celebrate The Year That Was at the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards. The 37 Awards presented were shared between 18 productions with Belvoir’s Hir a standout, winning Best Mainstage Production and also Mainstage awards for Best Director (Anthea Williams), Best Male Actor In A… Read more.
In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald today, Global Creatures CEO Carmen Pavlovic confirmed that the brand new hit Australian musical Muriel’s Wedding will have a return Sydney season at the Lyric Theatre in July 2019. The world premiere season (co-produced by Sydney Theatre Company) has enjoyed positive reviews and many sold out houses as well… Read more.
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.
After just one day of rehearsal, Australian performer Adam Rennie took to the Adelaide Festival Theatre stage last night to perform the iconic role of Frank N Furter in the current tour of The Rocky Horror Show. Today, producers Howard Panter, John Frost and GWB Entertainment today announced that Rennie will perform the role of Frank… Read more.