Articles on ‘Amanda Harrison’

The Rocky Horror Show – Brisbane

The cast of The Rocky Horror Show in Sydney. Photo by Brian Geach.

A cult classic. Unique in the fact that it has endured time and format and has still held its plethora of adoring, nay, obsessive fans, The Rocky Horror Show was never going to be defined by one single actor. In fact, we could muse that recent celebrity developments in a way loosely mimic the story-line… Read more.


The Rocky Horror Show

Amanda Harrison in The Rocky Horror Show, 2018. Image by Jeff Busby

It’s only been four years since intergalactic transsexuals last graced the Festival Centre’s stage. Leaving the theatre in March of 2014, surrounded by fishnet-enthused masses, I felt confident I’d witnessed the definitive production of The Rocky Horror Show. And so, in 2018, I found myself wondering ‘why am I doing the time warp again?’ The answer,… Read more.


Rocky Horror Cast announced

Rocky Horror Cast announced

Last week, producers Howard Panter, John Frost and Torben Brookman announced the full cast for the upcoming tour of The Rocky Horror Show. Joining Craig McLachlan, who was previously announced to be reprising the role of Frank N Furter, is Rob Mallet (Les Miserables, Singin’ in the Rain) and Michelle Smitheram (Jersey Boys, Dream Lover)… Read more.


Amanda Harrison on Cyrens and life as a leading lady of Aussie theatre

Amanda Harrison, Chelsea Gibb and Melissa Langton in a promotional image for Cyrens.

Amanda Harrison is beloved by audiences for her massive contribution to the Australian theatre industry throughout her career, originating some of our most challenging female roles in leading musical theatre productions. She has earned her leading lady status, but over recent years has been seen embracing more concert and cabaret style performances, moving away from… Read more.



A Quick Chat With Amanda Harrison, Australia’s favourite witch

A Quick Chat With Amanda Harrison, Australia’s favourite witch

Amanda Harrison, best known for being the first Australian Elphaba in Wicked, will be celebrating her particularly witchy performing roots in a special event featuring the Sydney Symphony Orchestra on July 15 and 16.   Witches at the Sydney Opera House will feature Harrison, Helen Dallimore (The UK’s first Glinda in Wicked), Lucy Durack (Australia’s first Glinda), Jemma Rix… Read more.


Professional witches talk amateur Wicked premiere

Professional witches talk amateur Wicked premiere

With the first amateur Australian production of Wicked opening at the same time as our professional principal alumni are rehearsing for their Sydney Symphony Orchestra performance, Maddi Ostapiw caught up with Lucy Durack, Jemma Rix, Amanda Harrison and Helen Dallimore to talk about the future of the Green Machine on our shores. Congregating on their… Read more.


Something Wicked this way comes…

Something Wicked this way comes…

In another announcment of incredible female-centric news for 2016, four much-loved Witches from previous Australian and international casts of Wicked will take to the Sydney stage together to present a program of stage and screen favourites. Playing a limited two day season at the Sydney Opera House on 15 & 16 July, Amanda Harrison, Helen Dallimore,… Read more.


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