BREAKING NEWS: Australia’s Tony Sheldon, currently starring in the Broadway production of Priscilla Queen Of The Desert has been honoured at the iconic New York Restaurant Sardi’s. Sardi’s is practically synonymous with Broadway, existing in the heart of the theatre district in New York City and many a framed caricature drawing hangs in the restaurant… Read more.
The Tony Award Nominations are out and Freya Grant, Live From New York, takes us through this year’s nominations – from the snubs to the success stories! If the blooms are out in Central Park, then it’s sure to mean that Broadway is in a frenzy, scrambling to open as many productions as possible to… Read more.
Les Solomon questions the validity of reality tv talent shows and laments artists’ search for ‘fame’ in his latest column…
As previously announced on AussieTheatre, auditions for Channel TEN’s brand new talent show – I Will Survive – begin in Brisbane today, Thursday 19 April. Male triple threats (singer/actor/dancers) over 21 years of age are eligible to audition for the TV series, which will be holding live casting calls across the country throughout April. Each… Read more.
Caroline O’Connor is one of Australia’s most successful music theatre stars, having performed leading roles in Australia, on Broadway, London’s West End and in Paris. Currently appearing as Mama Rose in Gypsy at Leicester’s Curve Theatre in the UK, O’Connor was recently announced as part of the all star cast set to appear in the… Read more.
An exciting announcement for Australian music theatre performers is imminent, and AussieTheatre is standing by for clearance to announce it fully! All we can tell you at the moment is that Fremantle Media will be conducting a nation-wide search for triple threat Music Theatre performers. It will be the opportunity of a lifetime! Until we have… Read more.
It was announced yesterday that Australia’s darling of the stage, that powerful dynamite Caroline O’Connor, will be bidding farewell to the UK’s theatre scene to star on Broadway later this year. O’Connor, who is recognised as one of Australia’s brightest musical theatre stars, will join a formidable cast of Broadway regulars in Prince Of Broadway, the new… Read more.
AussieTheatre’s New York correspondent, Freya Grant writes her regular column this week about the power of the critics. Does the voice of critical approval guarantee commercial success on Broadway? Find out all the latest research Live From New York…
Freya Grant gives us a taste of what’s to come on Broadway this year – and it sure is looking bright! It’s a leap year, the Year of the Dragon, an American election year, another Summer Olympics and inevitably a year of Broadway newbies and revivals destined to influence theatre communities around the world. Some… Read more.
New York Correspondent Freya Grant writes this week about the hype of new television sensation SMASH. Using the classic show within a show format, Smash will showcase the Great White Way through a group of characters preparing a musical about the life of Marilyn Monroe.