Articles on ‘Adelaide’

Broadway Sessions: An Invitation to Music Theatre Lovers

Peter Johns - Photo by Scott Reynolds

Broadway Sessions has entered its third year and co-producers Peter Johns and Scott Reynolds are proud of their musical brainchild. The producers are extending an invitation to interstate and international performers touring Adelaide. Anyone can register, but Johns and Reynolds conduct a selection process. Broadway Sessions is a unique open-mic experience with a musical theatre… Read more.

A Chat with Festival Director Joseph Mitchell of the OzAsia Festival Sept 17 – Oct 2

Joseph Mitchell PHOTO:  Randy Larcomb

The OzAsia Festival is one of the most highly regarded celebrations of Asian Theatre and performance anywhere in the world. Each year in Adelaide, it is held specifically to celebrate the depth of modern performance culture across the gamut of all performance arts.  From technology infused dance performances, to family shows involving puppetry, to stand… Read more.

Cats – Adelaide

The cast of CATS the musical in Adelaide. Image by Image by Oliver Toth

Cats is one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s longest-running creations (35 years and going strong since its West End debut in 1981).  Trevor Nunn (original director) and Gillian Lynne (original choreographer) and Lloyd Webber created the feline musical based on a collection of poems by T.S. Elliot, peeking into the true lives of cats through a series of vignettes… Read more.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is set to fly to Adelaide in 2013

Fantasmagorical! Adelaide audiences are set to be mesmerised by family musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as the famous car parks at the Adelaide Festival Centre from April 30 2013. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang  features action packed adventure mixed in with stunning special effects. This story of the magical flying car is a story of love and… Read more.

Songs For Nobodies set for return tour of Australia

Australia, it's our lucky day, and 2013 is going to be our lucky year. How can you tell? Joanna Murray-Smith's critically acclaimed one-woman show Songs for Nobodies, starring powerhouse vocalist and performer Bernadette Robinson, is set for a return season in January. Beginning in Melbourne on January 2, 2013, Songs for Nobodies will also travel… Read more.

Driving Miss Daisy with Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones to tour Australia

Driving Miss Daisy with Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones to tour Australia

Leading Australian theatre producer John Frost announced today that, following the Brisbane premiere season of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Driving Miss Daisy next year, the production will tour to Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. “The Brisbane premiere season is almost sold out, so we have persuaded Angela and James to bring Driving Miss Daisy to Sydney,… Read more.

Expelliarmus: Potted Potter hits Australia

A West End smash hit and 2012 Olivier Award nominee, Potted Potter is an unauthorised Harry experience that is set to leave you laughing as it condenses all seven epic books into just seventy minutes. That’s ten minutes per book. And it’s coming to a city near you. Potted Potter will play seasons in Perth… Read more.

All about the girls… Top Girls

The State Theatre Company of South Australia’s production of Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls is a gender tour de force. Of the fourteen principal contributors on the night, only two are men. However, while the play is about women and the issues they face to call it a woman’s play (in the manner of a “chick… Read more.

Bill Bailey returns to Australia with new live show

Popular British comic, actor and musician Bill Bailey will launch his 8th Australian tour this August with his brand new live show. Qualmpeddler has all the trademark Bailey elements, so get ready for more musical mash-ups, twisted logic, political ranting, visuals and animation – and a clear-eyed yet surreal view of the modern world. This… Read more.