Articles on ‘Christie Whelan’

MTC: Born Yesterday

Born Yesterday. Photo by Jeff Busby

A tycoon moves to Washington DC to use his money to influence politics and politicians.   When the Melbourne Theatre Company announced they were staging Garson Kanin’s 1940s political comedy as the opening play of their 2017 season, my interest was focused squarely on Christie Whelan-Browne in the lead role of Billie Dawn. This character… Read more.

Win tickets to Rocky Horror, Perth

The cast of Rocky Horror - Nicholas Christo, Tim Maddren, Ashlea Pyke, Craig McLachlan, Erika Heynatz, Brendan Irving and Christie Whelan Browne. Image by Jeff Busby

The Rocky Horror Show is making its way to Perth for the first time in 15 years this month, and AussieTheatre are celebrating by giving away a DOUBLE PASS to see the show on Thursday 13 February! Starring Craig McLachlan as Frank n Furter, Tim Maddren (Brad), Erika Heynatz (Magenta) and Christie Whelan Browne (Janet), Rocky… Read more.

Singing In The Rain – Photo Feature

Rohan Browne and Alinta Chidzey. Image by Jeff Busby

Singing In The Rain, the The Production Company’s latest offering in the Melbourne Musical Theatre calendar, is currently playing at Arts Centre Melbourne starring Matt Lee, Rohan Browne, Alinta Chidzey and Christie Whelan-Browne. Set in the last days of the silent screen era, Singing In The Rain features a glorious score with classics like ‘Make ’em… Read more.

W-ar-nie, W-ar-nie, W-ar-nie

Oh Eddie Perfect! You gorgeous, sexy, magnificent beast. You’re as hot as King Kong and if you had a faction of the resources that developed the magnificent monkey, Shane Warne the Musical could tour Australia for ever – or until Warnie does something else that begged for a new song. The original 2008 version of Shane Warne the… 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.

Forum rehearsals commence in Melbourne

Forum rehearsals commence in Melbourne

Rehearsals for one of the greatest comedic pieces ever written commenced in Melbourne today at Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance studios. A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum rehearsals began with a bang this morning, and the AussieTheatre team were there for a sneak peek and a chin wag with the cast. Geoffrey… Read more.