Articles on ‘Marika Aubrey’

A woman roars

Marika Aubrey. Photo by Kurt Sneddon.

“Woman”. That’s how the characters I almost always audition for are described. Woman. Nothing more specific. Just…Woman. I suppose it’s accurate enough. I was biologically born a female. I present myself to the world as a long haired, make up wearing, boobs ‘n’ all kinda gal. So it is reasonable to assume that any brief… Read more.

Matilda casts new Maggots for Melbourne!

The Melbourne Matildas: Dusty Bursill, Tianna Mirra, Allanah Parfett & Ingrid Torelli. Photo by Jim Lee

Full casting for the Melbourne run of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda The Musical was announced at 11am today, with the young actresses sharing the title role meeting the public and press for the first time at a special live event at The Victorian State Library. In alphabetical order, the four young miracles set to star as Matilda… Read more.

Together Apart is your new Australian jam

Nick & Lincoln

A new Australian song cycle is always good news. Getting to hear it on an album might be even better news, so everyone across the country can access it. And now one has been released! Together Apart, the song cycle by Nick & Lincoln we’ve been telling you about, is now available on iTunes! It’s made up… Read more.

Review: Matilda the Musical – Lyric Theatre, Sydney

Review: Matilda the Musical – Lyric Theatre, Sydney

From a raft of drab, superficial, vaguely entertaining major commercial musicals emerges a sharp, intelligent winner. Matilda the Musical has opened in Sydney, and the Greases and Rocky Horrors of the Sydney circuit should be on alert: audiences have a taste for cerebral wit and generous heart on the big stages now, and they’re going… Read more.

First Matilda the Musical cast members announced

First Matilda the Musical cast members announced

We know you’ve been wondering who will bring the glorious roles of Miss Honey, Miss Trunchbull and the wacky Wormwoods to life in the highly anticipated Australian premiere production of Matilda The Musical. Don’t worry – your wait is over, and have we got news for you! The principal adult cast of Matilda The Musical were announced… Read more.

Review: Man of La Mancha, Squabbalogic

Tony Sheldon in Man of La Mancha. Image by Michael Francis.

Squabbalogic are back and this time they’re tackling a revival of a classic work, trying to find its original kernel of authenticity before it became a gaudier, lighter-hearted thing: they’re trying to find the gritty soul in Man of La Mancha. The Reginald Theatre has been transformed into a gloomy dungeon. Prisoners (the exceptionally talented… Read more.