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Muriels Wedding original cast recording released online today

Muriel's Wedding the Musical: Original Cast Recording

The widely anticipated original cast recording of Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures’ production of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical has been released online today. Featuring songs by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus & Stig Anderson (originally written for ABBA) and original musical and lyrics by Kate Miller-Heidke & Keir Nuttall the album was released online this morning on… Read more.


Craig McLachlan and Richard O’Brien talk Rocky Horror

Craig McLachlan and Richard O'Brien. Image by Shane O'Connor

What do you get when you put two newlyweds, a mad scientist, some crazy cronies and the epitome of perfection in a room together? No need to wait for “survey says” – It’s Rocky Horror. Since its 1973 West End premiere, The Rocky Horror Show has been thrilling audiences globally, being performed in over 30… Read more.


Cast confirmed for In The Heights at Hayes Theatre Co

Ryan Gonzalez, Olivia Vasquez, Tim 'Timomatic' Omaji will star in In The Heights

Blue Saint Productions has confirmed the full cast of their upcoming production the Tony Award winning musical In The Heights. Set to open at Hayes Theatre Co from 16 March 2018, the production will be the Sydney premiere of this musical, created by the genius behind the Hamilton phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Playing the role of… Read more.


Full cast confirmed for Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical

Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Original Australian Production

Producer Michael Cassel has this morning confirmed the full cast for the 10th anniversary Australian tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, which is set to open at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre on 21 January 2018. Joining previously announced principal cast David Harris, Euan Doidge and Tony Sheldon on their desert adventure are Robert Grubb as outback mechanic… Read more.



Video: Stephen Mahy & Sarah Morrison from Mamma Mia!

Video: Stephen Mahy & Sarah Morrison from Mamma Mia!

The brand new, reimagined production of Mamma Mia! is just weeks away from it’s Canberra opening night and the beginning of a national tour. To celebrate we caught up with Sarah Morrison (Sophie) and Stephen Mahy (Sky) in the rehearsal room to talk about the process has been like creating a new production of such a well… Read more.


The pros of Professional Development

Daniel Assetta. Image By Kurt Sneddon

Continued professional development is vital to maintaining the longevity of your career in this ever-changing landscape of Music Theatre, writes Rob Guest Endowment winner and current The Book of Mormon cast member, Daniel Assetta.


The Last Five Years in one night

The Last Five Years. Image supplied.

Meet Jamie and Cathy. Jamie is a budding writer, Cathy is an aspiring actress. In love and in their early 20s, their future together sparkles with potential. Jamie begins telling their story from their first date until they break-up five years later. Cathy, on the other hand, begins the story in the midst of the… Read more.


Jersey Boys Australia announce the Four Seasons

Jersey Boys Australia announce the Four Seasons

Today producers announced the four men set to play the lead roles in Australia’s revival tour of Jersey Boys, due to premiere at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in September 2018. After auditioning more than 450 potential performers Australia-wide, the announced cast will be made up of previous Jersey Boys alumni and new blood.


Assassins at The Hayes

Assassins at The Hayes

Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins stirred up controversy at the time of its inception in 1991. With a book by John Weidman, it centres around the assassins who killed presidents of the United States – no doubt a contentious subject. But through a chorus of voices, it marks a questioning of the disillusionment associated with patriotic idealism;… Read more.


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