Articles on ‘John Frost’

Dirty Dancing in Adelaide

Dirty Dancing Melbourne. Image by Belinda Strodder

For anyone who has seen and loved the movie (which in a show like this is about ninety percent of the audience), Dirty Dancing will deliver exactly what you expect; hot summer nights, hot dance moves, warm-enough vocals and acting, and a burning inferno of nostalgia. The attempts at serious, political themes feel a little… Read more.

The Sound of Music children’s cast announced

Sound of Music Sydney children. Image from @SoundofMusicAu Instagram

18 talented Sydney children aged from 8 – 14 have been chosen from over 1000 hopefuls to play the youngest members of the von Trapp Family in Sydney’s highly anticipated revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical The Sound Of Music, starring Amy Lehpamer and Cameron Daddo.

Dream Lover: Another world debut musical for Sydney

Producer John Frost. Image by Justine Walpole

Frosty the Showman has done it again! Another brand new musical will debut in Australia thanks to the backing of the prominent Australian producer. His blockbuster musical WICKED has only just ended its 8 year Australasian stint, but producer John Frost has already announced his next project. Frosty, along with John and Barbara Gilbert of… Read more.

End of an emerald era – Wicked closes in Australia

Jemma Rix as Elphaba in WICKED. Image by Belinda Strodder

It’s a momentous day today for the cast and crew (and fans!) of Stephen Schwartz’s blockbuster musical Wicked!  The Australian production will close today after touring the Australia, New Zealand and Asia for the last 8 years. Critically and financially, Wicked has been one of Australian musical theatre’s greatest success stories in recent years since opening on… Read more.

Richard O’Brien drops in to Melbourne for a Time Warp

Craig McLachlan and Richard O'Brien. Image by Shane O'Connor

Creator of The Rocky Horror Show, Richard O’Brien, will be joining the Australian production in Melbourne for selected performances at the Comedy Theatre! Co-producers Howard Panter and John Frost have confirmed that the O’Brien will step into the role of the Narrator at performances on June 30, July 1, 2, 5 (5.30pm only), 7, 8 and 9. Bert Newton,… Read more.

Legends! at QPAC

Hayley and Juliet Mills in Legends! Photogrphy: Jeff Busby

“When they turn off the spotlight, you can feel the chill”. Stars of the stage and screen, Hayley and Juliet Mills come together to tour the hilarious tale of two fading stars with a career-long feud over roles and husbands, in the comedy Legends! Hustled by a theatre producer, Martin Klemmer (played brilliantly by Maxwell… Read more.

Anything Goes opens in Melbourne – Photo Feature

Caroline O'Connor and Alex Rathgeber in Anything Goes. Image by Belinda Strodder

Opera Australia and GFO’s production of Anything Goes, starring Caroline O’Connor in the coveted role of Reno Sweeney, is now previewing at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne! Photographer Belinda Strodder snapped these gorgeous shots of the cast in action today ahead of the show’s official opening on Sunday 31 May. Also starring Wayne Scott Kermond, Todd… Read more.