Articles on ‘Alex Rathgeber’

Full cast and additional cities announced for The Wizard of Oz

Eli Cooper to play the Scarecrow, Alex Rathgeber the Tin Man and John Xintavelonis the Lion in The Wizard of Oz

This morning, The Wizard of Oz producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones announced the full cast for their upcoming production as well as additional tour stops. The cast members revealed today will join the previously announced principal cast Samantha Leigh Dodemaide as Dorothy, Anthony Warlow as The Wizard/Professor Marvel, Lucy Durack as Glinda the Good Witch and Jemma… Read more.

Curtains – The Production Company

Simon Gleeson and Alinta Chidzey. Photo by Christopher Parker

The Australian premiere of the Broadway musical-whodunnit Curtains adds another feather to The Production Company’s cap with this polished, brisk and sophisticated laugh-a-plenty production. Peter Stone’s original book and the concept completed by Rupert Holmes is well-crafted and wittily transformed by Fred Ebb’s lyrics and John Kander’s fizzy blend of bright unmistakable Broadway-style tunes, mellow ballads and light jazz. In this Bostonian backstage-murder-mystery, Jessica Cranshaw… Read more.

Ghost the Musical – Believe in theatre magic

Rob in Ghost the musical. Photo by Jeff Busby

It was the 1990 movie that became a cult classic and brought together the holy trinity of 80’s movie royalty; Whoopi Goldberg, Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze. For anyone of the era, the movie had it all – comedy, romance, and Swayze’s oh-so-drool-worthy charm that crosses dimensions. With the rabid desire of producer-types in the… Read more.

Confirmed: Full cast announced for Ghost The Musical

Jemma Rix and Rob Mills in Ghost

After an extensive audition and casting process by Tony Award-winning director Matthew Warchus, the producers of Ghost The Musical have confirmed the full cast of their upcoming musical. As previously announced, the supernatural power of love will explode onto the Australian stage on 7 January 2016 headed by Wicked alumni Rob Mills as ‘Sam Wheat’ and Jemma Rix as ‘Molly Jensen’ and Helpmann… Read more.

Jemma Rix and Alex Rathgeber join the cast of Ghost Australia

Jemma Rix and Alex Rathgeber join the cast of GHOST

We have a Molly! Australian musical theatre fans have been waiting for over a month to put the pieces of the Ghost puzzle together and the Daily Telegraph has finally revealed that Wicked star Jemma Rix will play the coveted role of Molly, opposite previously announced Rob Mills in the smash hit musical. Molly and… Read more.

Anything Goes – Melbourne

Caroline O'Connor and members of the female ensemble in Anything Goes. Image by Belinda Strodder

Caroline O’Connor is ENORMOUS. Not in stature – she’s tiny – but in talent and presence. As Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes, she is simply magnificent. Even if the rest of the cast were just average, or if the band were subpar, or if the staging and costumes were ordinary, the show would be worth seeing… Read more.

O’Connor and McKenney to star in Anything Goes

Anything Goes - coming to Australia in 2015.

It’s a three-time Tony Award winner, it’s one of the most beloved musicals of all-time, and it’s making its way back to Australia as a co-production between Opera Australia and John Frost. It’ll visit Melbourne in May, Brisbane in July, and Sydney in September… and the cast is pretty amazing! Caroline O’Connor, one of our… Read more.

Midsumma: Gaybies

Gaybies is on its way to being an important piece of theatre that shakes up stale and dull opinions. Opening at Midsumma, it’s singing show tunes with the choir, but there couldn’t be better and more fabulous audience to introduce this work to. Created by music theatre director/creator Dean Bryant, Gaybies is the first work commissioned by the… Read more.

Twisted Broadway Sydney Ticket Giveaway

As a proud supporter of Twisted Broadway, AussieTheatre is thrilled to announce a double pass giveaway for the debut Sydney concert at NIDA this monday July 2. Enter the competition below to win two tickets to this talent-packed concert where boys belt the female numbers and girls tackle the men’s material from all your favourite musical theatre… Read more.