With the current debate about of the lack of Australian works being produced in the Music Theatre industry, there has never been a more exciting time for a great new Australian work to be blossoming onto the stage. Presently in its second week of workshop, Between Worlds is taking shape to be staged at… Read more.
Aloha AussieTheatre world! Although it seems as though I have fallen off the face of the earth, the last few months have been a time of incredible adventure; I won the TDP/ ASCAP Bound for Broadway Scholarship for 2017- New York here I come! (Watch this space), saw many amazing productions (Go and see Big… Read more.
A strong relationship between actor and director is one of great importance in order for their best work to be brought out and for the success of the production. While it does vary greatly between each director and show, there do seem to be common factors that promote the sought after ‘director’s actor’: an actor… Read more.
During my training at WAAPA, I was very fortunate to take part in the workshop stage of new Australian musicals. I never realised exactly what goes into building a musical, until our class were introduced to Matthew Lee Robinson’s Draft 6 of Atlantis. For 2 weeks, we submerged ourselves into the world of our characters… Read more.
Loving Repeating is a musical about writer, poet, novelist and librettist Gertrude Stein (1874–1946). With music by Stephen Flaherty (Seussical, Ragtime) and lyrics by Stein adapted by Frank Galati, it ranges through Gertrude’s life and love affair with Alice B Toklas, and her philosophies on language and writing. Nathan Weyers’s set is simple: a stepped… Read more.
The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) continues the success of its mid year musical, as the third year music theatre students present the Tony Award winning, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. From the moment you enter the theatre you are transported back in time as old television show themes are… Read more.