This morning, The Wizard of Oz producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones announced the full cast for their upcoming production as well as additional tour stops. The cast members revealed today will join the previously announced principal cast Samantha Leigh Dodemaide as Dorothy, Anthony Warlow as The Wizard/Professor Marvel, Lucy Durack as Glinda the Good Witch and Jemma… Read more.
Since its initial release in 1939, The Wizard of Oz has left its mark on society. There’s just something about the story of Dorothy Gale and her journey that audiences just adore, and it is constantly revisited in television, artwork, and even several stage adaptations. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 2011 London Palladium production is no exception… Read more.
Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones announced Yesterday that Samantha Leigh Dodemaide would take coveted lead role of Dorothy in the upcoming Australian tour of The Wizard of Oz. Beating out of 400 actresses for the role, Dodemaide took to Facebook to share her excitement. “I am so honoured and incredibly excited to be playing this… Read more.
Australian musical theatre superstars Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix will join the cast of The Wizard of Oz as Glinda the Good Witch and the infamous (green) Wicked Witch of the West in John Frost and Suzanne Jones’ production this November. The pair, who have starred as Glinda and Elphaba (the “wicked” witch) in the… Read more.
It started with a dog, in a perspex case, alone on stage. It ended with an elderly ‘Dorothy’ (Eileen Kramer) dancing in a wheelchair. What happened in between made no more sense. Adena Jacobs’ novel appropriation of Frank L. Baum’s classic folklore The Wizard of Oz is a wordless, for the most part, loosely plotted,… Read more.
Dorothy’s Fabulous Friends. Naturally, we entered the theatre by following the yellow brick road and the niggling magic of childhood welled up inside as we first clamped eyes on the marvellous hyper-colour set complete with the fabulous Margi Brown Ash busy inside her caravan. As an early arrival, it was thoroughly entertaining to watch other… Read more.
Packemin Productions continues to bring musical theatre to western Sydney, with their next venture, The Wizard of Oz, opening at Riverside Theatres this week. Following the success of 2012’s Oliver!, Packemin has put together an award-winning and magnetic leading cast including Jimmy Rees (Giggle & Hoot), Laura Murphy (Magical Tales), Luke Joslin (Avenue Q, Annie) and… Read more.
We have a double pass to giveaway to Packemin Productions‘ latest show The Wizard Of Oz at The Riverside Theatre, Parramatta on Saturday 9 February. The Wizard of Oz stars Jimmy Rees (Jimmy Giggle on ABC’s Giggle & Hoot) as The Scarecrow, Laura Murphy (Sparkles The Fairy on Channel 9’s Magical Tales) as Dorothy, Helpmann Award… Read more.
Somewhere over the rainbow lies a musical theatre heaven called Harvest Rain. It’s a magical place where the talented youth of Brisbane go to be nurtured for a life on the stage. Oh to be a Harvest Raindrop in their latest production of The Wizard of Oz – a timeless classic we all know and… Read more.
We are thrilled to have a double pass to giveaway to The Wizard Of Oz, presented by Queensland’s largest Independent Theatre Company, Harvest Rain. Enter our competition (then click your heels together three times and say “There’s No Place Like QPAC”) for your chance to win! The double pass is valued at $140 and tickets… Read more.