Articles on ‘Music Theatre’
It was announced today the Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the Musical, will open at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in January 2019. Produced by John Frost, Craig Donnell, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions in Australia, the musical has already enjoyedl previous seasons on Broadway and The West End…. Read more.
Welcome readers to another exciting and ambitious year of theatre! After a holiday season that consisted of Christmas feasting and regretting my choices as I squeezed into yet another spangled showgirl outfit for a corporate gig, I am delighted to start 2018 with an exciting new company working on an intelligent and heartfelt Sondheim classic…. Read more.
It’s the latest in a string of big Aussie musicals to open in the last few years, and Sydney Theatre Co / Global Creatures’ Muriel’s Wedding is about to be immortalised (as it should be!) in the form of an original cast recording. Featuring songs by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus & Stig Anderson (originally written… Read more.
WAAPA graduate (and AussieTheatre regular columnist) Stephanie Wall has a coffee with performer fellow WAAPA grad Hayden Baum this week to talk about the ins and outs of working on a large scale international tour. One of the most exhilarating aspects of working in the theatre is being able to perform all over the world… Read more.
The brand new Australian production of MAMMA MIA! is currently rehearsing in Sydney ahead of their official opening later this month. Starring Nat O’Donnell and Sarah Morrison, the production is set to tour Australia for the next 12 months, playing seasons in Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide. Photographer David Hooley snuck into the rehearsal room… Read more.
One of London’s most successful musical directors Callum McLeod orchestrates yet another Michael Ball winner with Together. An aptly titled musical collaboration between Michael Ball and Alfie Boe emulating in true bromance style the camaraderie and unlikely combination of two men whose reputations precede them, whilst their harmonies and humour unite them. There is an… Read more.
The shoes are glittery red, but we are definitely not in Kansas. Kinky Boots is a fabulous, campy musical with the universal theme of following your heart and being true to yourself. Its timing in Australia couldn’t be more perfect with the upcoming same sex marriage vote, the show is a a great vehicle to… Read more.
Hello Sydney! The Mormons are coming. Producers announced today that The Book of Mormon will head to Sydney to open at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on February 28, 2018. The show has enjoyed unprecedented success during its Australian premiere season, playing to full houses since it opened in January (250+ performances) at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre and… Read more.
Today The Production Company announced the full cast for their upcoming production of Brgadoon, set to open at the State Theatre in October. With the key cast members of Rohan Browne (Tommy), Genevieve Kingsford (Fiona), Nancye Hayes (Mrs Forsythe) and Elise McCann (Meg) previously announced at the 2017 season launch, producers today added that joining the principal cast… Read more.
The Bodyguard continued it’s Australia tour, arriving in Melbourne this week. Our video reporter Darcy Oliver was there to capture all the glitz and glamour of the red carpet and the power of Paulini’s amazing voice. The Bodyguard is currently playing at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne with tickets currently on sale to October 29. For… Read more.