Articles on ‘Australian Tour’

Craig Robinson and the Nasty Delicious

Craig Robinson. Image supplied.

Craig Robinson is an American actor/comedian best known for his role as Darryl Philbin on The Office, and for movies such as Hot Tub Time Machine, The Pine-Apple Express and Knocked up.  Robinson actually began his career in stand-up comedy at The Second City in Chicago, and now he’s heading to Australia in December with a… Read more.

Can you score purrfect marks in our Cats Quiz?

The cast of CATS 2015. Image by Belinda Strodder

Are you a Cat God of the Heavy Side Layer, educating felines ready to be born into a new Jellicle Life or a new kitten playfully discovering the joy of Cats? As Cats continues its tour around Australia, try our Cats Quiz. Cats Australian Tour Currently playing at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne until the 24th… Read more.

Video Interview: The Naked Magicians

Fifty Shades of Grey at the movies or The Naked Magicians live on-stage… The Naked Magicians win pants down! If you missed these sexy boys last time they were here, it’s ok. You can stop crying into your pillow now, because they’re back, and nakeder then ever! (Yes, that is now a word). The Naked… Read more.

The Naked Magicians do Tricks for the Holidays

After sold out shows in 2014 in Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney, Gold Coast, Cairns, and Newcastle, the Brisbane born duo, Mike Tyler and Christopher Wayne will be bringing their special brand of mischievous magic to the rest of Australia as they kick off their highly anticipated 2015 Australian tour starting off in Hobart, Jan 22. The R-Rated… Read more.

And the Wizard is …

Producer John Frost has announced that Simon Gallaher will be the new Wizard for the Brisbane and Perth seasons of the blockbuster musical Wicked. It’s a rather serendipitous occasion as the Queensland Performing Arts Centre will celebrate its 30th Anniversary next year, as will Simon Gallaher who was in QPAC’s first production when it opened in 1984 with… Read more.

Still Awake Still: A Quick chat with director Jessica Wilson

Inspired by songs from the celebrated childrens book I’m Still Awake Still by celebrated children’s authors Elizabeth Honey and Sue Johnson and fresh from a triumphant tour of the USA, Still Awake Still is set to tour Australia. Described in the New York Times as “as soporific as Robin Williams doing stand-up on amphetamines”, Still Awake Still begins its… Read more.

The One and Only Dolly Parton Returns to Australia

There are only a handful of performers who can be referred to by a single name: Cher, Beyoncé, Madonna and Prince and of course the illustrious Dolly. Dolly Rebecca Parton is the original single-named singer, as easily recognized by her blonde locks as her alarmingly large breasts, tiny stature and irrepressible spirit. Returning to Australia… Read more.

Grease is the Word

It’s been thirty-five years since the film was released and the last main stage production in Australia was twenty-two years ago (arena spectaculars aside) but GREASE is still the word. The new Australian production has premièred in Brisbane at the Lyric Theatre in the Queensland Performing Arts Centre to an overwhelming standing ovation. From the… Read more.

Bare Witness – Brisbane season

There are only two types of people in this world – those who have been to war, and those who haven’t… excerpt from ‘Bare Witness’ Queensland Theatre Company just finished their Indie Greenhouse Season with the extraordinary Mari Lourey play Bare Witness last week, which I was privileged to ‘witness’ the closing night. Although a review… Read more.