2018 Green Room Award Winners Announces

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,...

Lola Montez the Musical returns to the stage for 60th anniversary concert

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...
Blazey Best will play Rose

Full cast announced for Gypsy at The Hayes

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)...

Come From Away to hit Melbourne in 2019

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed today that the hit musical Come From Away will be coming to Australia.Set to open at the 'soon to be refurbished' Comedy Theatre in July 2019, Come From Away is...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to open in 2019, Sydney

It was announced today the Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the Musical, will open at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in January 2019.Produced by John Frost, Craig Donnell, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park...

‘Coffee With’ Benjamin Colley and Daisy Valerio: New AussieTheatre writers confirmed for WAAPA graduate...

AussieTheatre.com can confirm that 2017 WAAPA graduates Benjamin Almon Colley and Daisy Valerio will join the writing team as regular columnists in 2018. The much loved "Coffee With..." column, which initially ran from 2007-2009 and featured new graduates...
David Campbell in Assassins at Hayes Theatre Co

Assassins to play Sydney Opera House season

Hayes Theatre Co’s critically acclaimed 2017 production of Assassins, will play a season at Sydney Opera House Playhouse this June, starring David Campbell and according to director Dean Bryant, a return season couldn't come...
Annette Shun Wah joins the STC board

Annette Shun Wah and Heather Mitchell appointed to STC board

This morning,  Sydney Theatre Company Chairman Ian Narev announced that the Executive Producer of Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP) Annette Shun Wah and respected actor Heather Mitchell (Strictly Ballroom, Spellbinder and more than 30 STC...

Todd McKenney joins Rocky Horror cast for Melbourne

It was confirmed this morning that Todd McKenney, one of Australia's most celebrated triple threat performers, will step into the role of Frank N Furter for The Rocky Horror Show's Melbourne season this July.McKenney...
Charles Edwards and Anna O'Byrne. My Fair Lady 2017. Image by Belinda Strodder

2018 Green Room Award Nominations Announced

The Green Room Awards, now in their 35th year, were announced today in Melbourne.Known as Melbourne’s premier peer-presented performing arts awards they recognise excellence and innovation across a range of categories and include a total...
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