Articles on ‘Tim Minchin’

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.

Matlida’s last month in Melbourne

Australian cast of Matilda The Musical. Image by James Morgan

Matilda’s last Melbourne performance is November 11. If you haven’t seen it, well that’s not right. And as Matilda says, “If that’s not right.  You have to put it right!”. And do it soon because there aren’t many seats left. It’s a gloriously wonderful piece of theatre that left me in tears on its opening night in… Read more.

Tim Minchin on niche, risk and making good art

Tim Minchin

Stage Door Shrink returns to AussieTheatre this month with a very special guest. Rachel Cole chats with Tim Minchin about Matilda, art and taking risks. A note from Rachi… If you’re like me: an above average height, white, brunette with a reasonably good vocal range, a sub standard double turn, good teeth and gammy joints,… Read more.

Confirmed: Matilda The Musical will tour to Brisbane and Perth

Australian cast of Matilda The Musical. Image by James Morgan

The biggest smash-hit musical to hit Australian shores in recent years is preparing to premiere in Melbourne this week at the Princess Theatre after more than 30 weeks playing at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre. Coinciding with the excitement of the opening week in Melbourne, Matilda’s  producers have given fans even more to celebrate. It was confirmed… Read more.

Going West: Perth’s unprecedented 2016 musical lineup

Going West: Perth’s unprecedented 2016 musical lineup

Perth Musical Theatre fans, it might be time to get that second job! With recent announcements of shows confirmed for Perth in 2016, and those still rumored, it’s looking like a busy time of bump in and outs at Perth Theatres. Check out the confirmed musical blockbusters set to hit the West Coast. The Lion… Read more.

Matilda casts new Maggots for Melbourne!

The Melbourne Matildas: Dusty Bursill, Tianna Mirra, Allanah Parfett & Ingrid Torelli. Photo by Jim Lee

Full casting for the Melbourne run of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda The Musical was announced at 11am today, with the young actresses sharing the title role meeting the public and press for the first time at a special live event at The Victorian State Library. In alphabetical order, the four young miracles set to star as Matilda… Read more.

Review: Matilda the Musical – Lyric Theatre, Sydney

Review: Matilda the Musical – Lyric Theatre, Sydney

From a raft of drab, superficial, vaguely entertaining major commercial musicals emerges a sharp, intelligent winner. Matilda the Musical has opened in Sydney, and the Greases and Rocky Horrors of the Sydney circuit should be on alert: audiences have a taste for cerebral wit and generous heart on the big stages now, and they’re going… Read more.