Articles on ‘Sydney’

New Australian Workshops: Between Worlds

New Australian Workshops: Between Worlds

During my training at WAAPA, I was very fortunate to take part in the workshop stage of new Australian musicals. I never realised exactly what goes into building a musical, until our class were introduced to Matthew Lee Robinson’s Draft 6 of Atlantis. For 2 weeks, we submerged ourselves into the world of our characters… Read more.

Favourite moments in 2015: Sydney theatre

The Bleeding Tree. Photo by Brett Boardman

Theatre critic and AussieTheatre Deputy Editor Cassie Tongue sees hundreds of shows a year. In this piece, she writes about the moments that give theatre its magic: the ephemeral, tantalising seconds and minutes that create a uniquely theatrical sublime. These are not best or worst performances or productions. These are favourites: warm memories of moments, people,… Read more.

2016 Sydney independent musical theatre update

The Original Grease - Sqabbalogic

In an email thanking Squabbalogic subscribers for support of their successful Australian Cultural Fund project, the company announced that the casting brief for The Original Grease would be made available today. Although in the back of our minds we knew this production was on its way, Sydney’s independent musical announcements have been slightly overshadowed recently… Read more.

Win a double pass to The Sound of Music, Sydney

The Sound of Music at the London Palladium. Image by Cylla von Tiedemann.

We’ve got a few of your favourite things up for grabs (and we’re not talking raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens!). We are delighted to be giving away TWO DOUBLE PASSES to the upcoming production of The Sound of Music at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre at 8pm on Wednesday December 16. This acclaimed new production of… Read more.

Review: Les Misérables, Sydney season

Les Miserables Australia. Image by Matt Murphy.

It’s an epic musical, a towering behemoth from the 1980s – an era that spawned plenty of them, like Cats and Phantom of the Opera – but Les Misérables , a sung-through, all-feeling story of love, injustice, and striving for liberation and redemption in dark times, feels like the biggest of them all. In Sydney… Read more.

VIDEO – The Lion King – first week of rehearsals

VIDEO – The Lion King – first week of rehearsals

AussieTheatre went inside the rehearsal room of the new Australian production of The Lion King to see how things are coming along. Check out the cast singing together for the first time during the first week of rehearsals. We also heard from some of the principal cast, including Nick Afoa, who plays Simba, Rob Collins,… Read more.

Rob Guest Endowment Gala Concert – Ticket Giveaway

The 2013 Rob Guest Endowment is set to take place on November 25 at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre, The Star and AussieTheatre will be giving away one DOUBLE PASS per week in the lead up to the event! This year marks the fifth year of the Rob Guest Endowment, a scholarship for young music theatre artists… Read more.