Articles on ‘rodney rigby’

71st Annual Tony Awards Preview

Andy Karl and the cast of Groundhog Day

In the words of Irving Berlin, “There’s no Business like Show Business,” and during June of every year, those words could not be more accurate – it’s Tony time. For those who may not keep up with the award side of theatre, the Tony awards are an annual event which recognise the achievement of Broadway… Read more.

Jersey Boys set to return to Sydney

The original Australian cast of Jersey Boys | Photo by Jeff Busby

The smash hit musical Jersey Boys will return to Australia next year, it has been confirmed this morning, and auditions for the production will be held in July and early August this year to find Australia’s next Four Seasons. Producer Rodney Rigby and NSW Minister for Tourism Adam Marshall have announced that the blockbuster tuner, which… Read more.

Here Lies Love Sydney season postponed

Here Lies Love Public Theater. Image by Lu Esther Hall.

Here Lies Love was set to be the next big thing in Sydney’s music theatre calendar this year, but according to reports in today’s Sydney Morning Herald, the immersive theatrical event has been postponed “due to unforseen acoustical engineering issues”. Producer Rodney Rigby and creator David Byrne officially launched the production in November 2014 as part of… Read more.

Jersey Boys 1000th performance in Australasia

Jersey Boys 1000th performance in Australasia

Last night (Thursday) in New Zealand, the Australian production of the hit musical Jersey Boys celebrated its 1,000th Australiasian performance, having smashed the all-time box office record for a second week of trading in Auckland by taking in excess of $NZ 1.9 million gross. Beating previous records by over $NZ 500,000 is a great birthday present… Read more.

Adelaide can’t wait to welcome the Jersey Boys

Nobody can say Adelaide audiences aren’t eager! A record number of patrons registering on the Adelaide wait-list for the hit production of Jersey Boys – The Story of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasonshas led the show’s producers to bring forward the general public onsale date to 9am Monday 30 April, two months earlier than… Read more.