Opera Australia and John Frost’s The King and I opens at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre, Brisbane tomorrow night starring Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Lisa McCune. The production, directed by Christopher Renshaw with stunning costume and set designs by Roger Kirk and Brian Thomson respectively, is a lavish and opulent revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical. At… Read more.
As a special Easter treat, AussieTheatre are giving away a DOUBLE PASS to see The Rocky Horror Show in Melbourne on Friday 25 April! Australian theatre and television star Craig McLachlan stars as Frank n Furter in this 40th anniversary tour presented by Howard Panter and John Frost. Also appearing in the production is Tim… Read more.
Live Performance Australia (LPA) has announced that theatre producer John Frost has been named the recipient of the JC Williamson Award for 2014 – one of the highest honors in the Australian Live Performance business. The JC WILLIAMSON AWARD is the foremost honour that the Australian live entertainment industry can bestow. The award recognises individuals… Read more.
After sold out seasons in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, and the recently announced Melbourne return season, John Frost confirmed today that Grease will be heading to Hobart for a 5 show only season this September. “The last time I brought a show to Hobart was in 1999 with Grease – The Arena Spectacular, and the… Read more.
Last week Opera Australia invited media inside the rehearsal room of The King and I for a sneak peek. AussieTheatre was able to capture these images of Lisa McCune and the cast at work as they rehearsed with the children’s ensemble. Currently in their final week of rehearsal at The Opera Centre in Sydney, the cast and crew… Read more.
AussieTheatre has a double pass to give away to The King and I in Brisbane on Tuesday 15 April. Enter our competition to be one of the first in Australia to see Lisa McCune, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Marty Rhone and Shu-Cheen Yu in this Tony Award winning musical. The King and I was Rodgers and Hammerstein’s… Read more.
Sorry, House Full. But we’re coming back soon! Grease – The Musical has played to over 160, 000 patrons in Melbourne since its first preview performance on January 2 this year, and its three month season at Her Majesty’s Theatre is now completely sold out. Producer John Frost has told the media that this proscenium arch revival… Read more.
Once upon a time there was a little Irish film that was made in 3 weeks on a budget of just over $100k. Initially rejected for Sundance Film Festival, it was given a leg-up and went on to win the audience award. From there, this unexpected treasure won Best Oscar for its mesmerising original song… Read more.
John Frost has confirmed that WICKED will be returning to Sydney’s Captiol Theatre in 2014. The 10th anniversary tour, which returns to Melbourne in May 2014, will transfer to the Capitol Theatre in Sydney from September 20. The production will tour to Brisbane once the Sydney season concludes, but no dates have been confirmed at… Read more.