Lin-Manuel Miranda is musical theatre’s hottest commodity these days, and Australian audiences will have the chance to see some of his work live this June. Pursued by Bear today announced the cast for their upcoming Victorian premiere of Miranda’s 15 minute musical 21 Chump Street. A cautionary tale of high-school love, the musical is based on… Read more.
The Gathering is a new musical co-written by Will Hannagan and Belinda Jenkin, directed by Chris Parker and musically directed by Daniel Puckey. Opening at fortyfivedownstairs this week, and supported by the city of Melbourne Arts grants program, this new Australian work takes a Gen Y look at friendships, relationships and letting people in, set… Read more.
Thirty semi-finalists for the 2016 Rob Guest Endowment have been announced on the competitions’ official Facebook Page. Announcing the Top 30 Rob Guest Endowment Award Semi Finalists for 2016! Annie Aitken, Kirrah Amosa, Jordan Barr,… Posted by Rob Guest Endowment on Monday, September 5, 2016 Annie Aitken, Kirrah Amosa, Jordan Barr, Nicola Bowman, Du Toit… Read more.
Independent company Doorstep Arts from Geelong and are known for their productions of musicals. They’ve brought Dogfight to Chapel off Chapel. Based on a 1991 film, the musical version (Ben Pasek, Justin Paul, Peter Duchan) was first seen in New York 2012. It’s 1963 and marines Eddie and his mates have a day in San Francisco, before… Read more.
Olivia Charalambous recently appeared in the STC production of Spring Awakening.
The cast for the Sydney Theatre Company’s upcoming production of the musical Spring Awakening has been confirmed. With an exceptional score ranging from power ballads to grunge anthems that capture the spinetingling highs and lows of youthful desire,Spring Awakening has all the energy of a rock concert and all the power of a great drama. A new generation… Read more.