Articles on ‘John Frost’

Teddy Tahu Rhodes to star as Jekyll and Hyde

Teddy Tahu Rhodes. Photo by Cal Crary

The Herald Sun recently ran an article announcing Teddy Tahu Rhodes will star as Jekyll and Hyde in Opera Australia and GFO’s next co-production later this year. While no cast announcement has been made through the official media and publicity channels from either production house, it is a likely match for the production. Rhodes appeared as… Read more.

John Frost brings Dirty Dancing to Adelaide

Prominent Australian theatre producer John Frost has announced that his new production of the iconic musical Dirty Dancing will be heading to his own hometown of Adelaide in September for a strictly limited season. Following its world premiere in Sydney ten years ago, the worldwide hit show returned to Australia in 2014 with a season… Read more.

This is the moment! Jekyll and Hyde is coming to Australia!

Jekyll and Hyde is coming!

John Frost and Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini announced today that they will present a new version of Jekyll and Hyde in late 2015 – and it’ll be directed by Christopher Renshaw (The King and I) and designed by Gabriela Tylesova (Love Never Dies). Jekyll and Hyde was originally conceived for the stage by… Read more.

The Sound of Music to tour Australia in 2015

The Sound of Music at the London Palladium. Image by Cylla von Tiedemann.

Producers John Frost, Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Ian and the Really Useful group have announced today that the London Palladium production of The Sound of Music will come to Australia in late 2015 – for a national tour! The London Palladium production of the beloved musical premiered on The West End in 2006, where it played… Read more.

Full cast announced for Anything Goes Australian tour

Here it is! Today, Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracinni AM and producer John Frost announced the final lead cast member and the full ensemble cast for Anything Goes. Bartholomew John, who played Captain Brackett in the OA/John Frost production of South Pacific in 2013, will play Ivy league Wall Street banker Elisha J. Whitney, and… Read more.

Legendary sisters bring Legends! to Australia

Hayley Mills, Maxwell Caulfield and Juliet Mills. Photo by Greg Gorman

John Frost has announced that sister stage and screen stars Hayley Mills and Juliet Mills will tour the country with the Australian premiere of Legends!, a comedy by James Kirkwood. The show will open in Brisbane’s QPAC in May, followed by seasons in Sydney, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne. Tickets are on sale from 9 February. Hayley Mills and… Read more.

One more chance: Once The Musical extends in Melbourne

Once. Image by Jeff Busby

It’s not the news many musical theatre fans across Australia had hoped for, but at least it’s good news. The multi-award winning stage musical ONCE has extended its run at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre by one week to accommodate a huge demand for tickets. Originally set to close on February 1, the critically acclaimed musical will now… Read more.

Back in the bubble: Mathers to return to Wicked for Brisbane

Back in the bubble: Suzie Mathers will return as Glinda in WICKED from 12 February 2015. Image by Maye Wong

It was confirmed this morning that Suzie Mathers will return from her base in London to return to the stage as Glinda the Good in the Australian 10th Anniversary production of WICKED for its Brisbane and Perth seasons. Mathers will take over from Lucy Durack, who has recently announced her next big role – motherhood! Durack… Read more.

Dr Zhivago will play Broadway in 2015, cast announced

Anthony Warlow as Zhivago in the Australian production of the show. Photo by Kurt Sneddon.

After touring Australia and South Korea, Lucy Simon’s Dr Zhivago will be heading to the Broadway stage next year, in the aptly-named Broadway Theatre – and according to, we have our leading players. Set to preview from March 27 and open April 21, 2015, Dr Zhivago will be directed by Des McAnuff, who led the Australian… Read more.