Articles on ‘Lyric Theatre’
Singin’ in the Rain is one of the most beloved movie musicals of all time, and a glossy stage production is now making a splash in Brisbane after seasons around the country. Welcome to 1920’s Hollywood and the rise of the talking picture. Don Lockwood (Rohan Browne on opening night- he alternates with Grant Almirall)… Read more.
Maddie Peat exudes excitement and energy. The 20-year-old dancer is clearly thrilled to play one of the leading roles, Penny Johnson, in Dirty Dancing. Fresh from last year’s So You Think You Can Dance, Peat was working five days a week at a juice bar when she received a call out of the blue asking… Read more.
World Class Circus Up Close and Personal. What is it about the circus that is so universally loved? Is it the nostalgia of childhood, the visual smorgasbord of acts that keeps us engaged, or the range of emotions one gets to experience, including joy and pathos from the clowning segments, awe and amazement from acts… Read more.
We have, like, two double passes to, like, give away to see Legally Blonde at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre, The Star and we’d LOVE to share them with you! Legally Blonde The Musical is what producer John Frost calls “100% pure entertainment” and will star darling of the Australian theatre stage Lucy Durack as Elle Woods,… Read more.
The cast of An Officer And A Gentleman have packed up their rehearsal room at ABC studios, Ultimo and are now officially bumped into the Lyric Theatre, The Star ahead of a World Premiere Opening Night in just over 3 weeks, as Alex Rathgeber writes… It’s not a dream, it’s all real…we’re in the theatre! The… Read more.
It was announced to day that tickets for the final weeks of Annie the musical are now on sale. Starring Anthony Warlow, Nancye Hayes, Todd McKenney, Chloe Dallimore, Julie Goodwin and Alan Jones as President Roosevelt, Annie opened at the Lyric Theatre, The Star on January 5 (see review here), and will play its last… Read more.
The success of the musical Jesus Christ Superstar in the early 1970s was partly attributed to its initial release as a concept album on vinyl. Before the show hit the stage, audiences knew the lyrics and the music was already in the public consciousness. Clever move. 2012’s answer to the vinyl is downloadable music, so in… Read more.
A twelfth and final performance of The Bridge Project’s Richard III starring Kevin Spacey has been announced due to overwhelming demand.
We catch up with Marney McQueen – currently starring as Velma Von Tussle in the hit musical Hairspray.
On December 29 this year, the popular Broadway musical Annie will open at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre, featuring a stellar cast of Australia’s leading Musical Theatre performers. An official announcement of the principal cast of Annie took place just minutes ago, and while some roles were known to be filled, producer John Frost managed to include some surprises…. Read more.