Articles on ‘The Wizard of Oz’
AussieTheatre has five double passes to giveaway to The Wizard of Oz at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne on Wednesday 16th May at 7.30pm. The Wizard of Oz has been thrilling capacity audiences since it opened and impressing critics as well. The Sunday Telegraph called it “Impressively lavish” with “Stunning sets and costumes … audiences are in for a… Read more.
AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to The Wizard of Oz at the Capitol Theatre on Tuesday January 2, 2018. The London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz had its Australian Premiere in Brisbane at the Lyric Theatre. It will travel to the Capitol Theatre, Sydney from 30 December. Australia’s leading musical theatre star Anthony Warlow plays The… Read more.
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.