After working in London for several years, leading Aussie performer Ben Lewis (best known for his star turn as the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies) will be returning to Australia to join the Witches of Wicked and Sydney Symphony Orchestra for a special concert series at the Sydney Opera House. The concert is set… Read more.
This interview is the final chat in our series exploring How We Do What We Do. It feels perfectly appropriate that we conclude my interview collection of incredible artists with the actor who is behind this series being commissioned in the first place – AussieTheatre’s Editor-In-Chief Erin James, who is currently enjoying a wave of… Read more.
Watching grand old movie musicals on repeat as a child is sure to have an impact on a young girl’s aspirations in life. Children so fortunate as to have the performances of Julie Andrews and Judy Garland introduced to them in their formative years often grow up wanting to perform themselves, and this is precisely how… Read more.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer of the recent Australian musical theatre hit Love Never Dies, has told a British paper that the Australian production which closed in Sydney earlier this year will be heading to the UK in 2013. According to Scotsman.com, Lloyd Webber has indicated that the show, which was completely re-directed by man-of-the-moment Simon… Read more.
The Phantom of the Opera, one of the world’s most enduring contemporary contemporary musicals with 25 years on stage, productions in multiple languages and a sequel, the blockbuster hit Love Never Dies, is extending its reach. Performance rights will become available to amateur theatre groups in Australia and New Zealand from 2013. “It is a momentous occasion for… Read more.
Love Never Dies has endured both ups and downs in its relatively short life, but as the Sydney season comes to a close, the Australian cast, crew and creative team of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest musical sensation certainly have reason to celebrate. The show has been performing to near capacity houses in Sydney during its… Read more.
On Monday 26th March, at the Capitol Theatre Studio, members of the cast of Love Never Dies will present a special one night only workshop production of the smash hit play Vernon God Little. Starring 20 members of the Love Never Dies cast, this workshop production has been an exciting creative outlet for the company, who have… Read more.
Music theatre star Erin Hasan has a soprano voice to melt the hardest of hearts. Currently appearing in Love Never Dies, covering the role of Christine, she has just completed her first solo album. (Available soon on iTunes!) Erin made her professional music theatre debut as Glinda standby in the Australian premiere production of Wicked –… Read more.
On Monday March 12, the DVD of Love Never Dies – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest blockbuster musical – was released in the United Kingdom, causing a flurry of excitement. The Really Useful Group’s website reported today that the DVD, which stars the current Australian cast, has hit the top spot in the midweek UK Music DVD charts just… Read more.
Tonight at Slide in Sydney, cast and crew members of the hit musicals Annie and Love Never Dies will be gussying up and de-freaking for an evening of music and song.