Articles on ‘John Frost’

John Frost’s 2015 musical lineup to be announced next month

It’s that time of year again. The rumblings on message boards and forums have already begun about Australia’s 2015 music theatre season, with many already having their say about what we are to expect in the next wave of major musicals. Australia’s most prolific theatre producer John Frost told AussieTheatre that the theatre-going public need only… Read more.


The King and I – Melbourne cast Photo Feature

Lisa McCune and Jason Scott Lee in The King and I. Image by Belinda Strodder

The King and I opened at in Melbourne this week starring Jason Scott Lee and Lisa McCune. Belinda Strodder was at the Princess Theatre for AussieTheatre on Thursday to capture these images. The King and I is currently on sale in Melbourne until August 17. Visit thekingandimusical.com.au for tickets and details.


Jason Scott Lee on stage in The King and I

Jason Scott Lee on stage in The King and I

Opera Australia and John Frost’s lavish, multi-million dollar production of The King and I premieres in Melbourne tonight and we took some time to chat with star Jason Scott Lee about performing this incredible Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. Lee, who shot to fame following his portrayal of Bruce Lee in the film Dragon the Bruce Lee… Read more.


Frost and Terracini recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Producer John Frost. Image by Justine Walpole

It was announced today that leading Australian theatre producer John Frost and Opera Australia’s Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini have been awarded an AM (Member in the General Division) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The pair are currently co-producing The King and I (starring darling of the stage Lisa McCune and international star Jason Scott Lee) which… Read more.


Wicked Lottery returns, Melbourne

Jemma Rix as Elphaba and Lucy Durack as Glinda in WICKED. Image by Belinda Strodder

WICKED have announced the return of the ‘Lottery’ system which will see a limited number of $35 seats available for every performance!  Thrillifying news, Ozians! Wicked is now back in full swing at its home in Melbourne – the glorious Regent Theatre – and the public can’t seem to get enough of this spellbinding and critically acclaimed musical…. Read more.



Frosty honoured with J C Williamson Award, Brisbane

John Frost – affectionately known as Frosty the Showman – is one of Australia’s leading producers of theatre and last night he was afforded the highest honour the Australian live entertainment industry can bestow. Live Performance Australia celebrated John Frost’s outstanding contribution to the performing arts industry in a special gala event held at the Queensland Performing… Read more.


CONFIRMED: Wicked Brisbane season dates announced

Elphaba (Jemma Rix) and Glinda (Lucy Durack)
Photo:  Jeff Busby

John Frost has confirmed that WICKED will return to QPAC’s Lyric Theatre next year as part of the 10th Anniversary Australian tour. Four years after their debut season in Brisbane, which saw the production shut down for several weeks during the devastating QLD floods, the cast of WICKED are set to return to the sunshine state… Read more.


Getting to know you: Anna Magrath from The King and I

Anna Magrath

Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I opened in Brisbane last weekend, marking the professional music theatre debut of many up-and-coming performers. AussieTheatre is thrilled to be featuring a new interview series entitled Getting To Know You to introduce these new artists to their music theatre audience! We continue our series with the youngest member of… Read more.


The King and I – highly polished, lavish and opulent

Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes in Opera Australia's The King and I. Image by Oliver Toth

John Frost’s Tony Award winning production of The King and I premiered in Adelaide, Australia in 1991 starring Hayley Mills. Twenty three years later, with successful transfers to Broadway and the West End thrown in, the original creative and design team were reunited to re-create the magic of this Rodgers and Hammerstein classic in a revival co-produced by Frost… Read more.


Getting To Know You: Jenny Liu from The King and I

Jenny Liu stars as Tuptim in The King and I

Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I opened in Brisbane over the weekend, marking the professional music theatre debut of many up-and-coming performers. AussieTheatre is thrilled to be featuring a new interview series entitled Getting To Know You (see what we did there?) to introduce these new artists to their music theatre… Read more.


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