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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Win Tickets to The Choir of Man at the Sydney Opera House by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to The Choir of Man at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday November 6. Fresh from the stages of their world tour, including the Edinburgh F…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 11:50PM
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Opera Australia and John Frost to present The Secret Garden and Fiddler on the Roof in 2020 by Matt Edwards

As part of Opera Australia season launch last night it was announced that they would present two classic musicals with John Frost. It is not the first collaboration for this partnership, hav…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:22PM
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Erin Cornell talks life, The Voice and her new show: Wild Hearts by Matt Edwards

Erin Cornell is as mercurial as she is intense, and it is always only a couple of minutes into our coffee that her energy rubs off on me. I’m suddenly more positive, more passionate and fe…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 11:07PM
Sunday, July 28, 2019

Confirmed: Moulin Rouge! The Musical is coming to Australia by Matt Edwards

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced today that the smash-hit musical Moulin Rouge! will be heading to Australia for its premiere at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne in 2021. The musical,…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:14AM
Thursday, July 25, 2019

Josh Piterman to play The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera in the West End by Matt Edwards

Australian performer Josh Piterman will take over as The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera on the West End from September this year. A perennial Australian leading man of musical theatre, …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 02:43AM
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Win a double pass to Sunday In The Park With George at The Whitehorse Centre by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Sunday In The Park With George at the Whitehorse Centre on Saturday 10 August, 7.30 pm. Presented by Whitehorse and Watch This Productions. In …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 06:05PM
Monday, July 15, 2019

Act 2 2019 Helpmann Awards Winners by Matt Edwards

Tonight, the second half of the 2019 Helpmann Awards were announced in Melbourne. In case you missed it, Act 1 took place last night at an industry-only cocktail event and included the annou…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:19AM
Sunday, July 14, 2019

Act 1 2019 Helpmann Award Winners by Matt Edwards

This year, as last year, the Helpmann Awards are being presented over 2 nights from the Arts Centre Melbourne. Last night the first 20 Awards were presented at an intimate, industry only coc…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:24PM
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Clays Roberts to Make U.S. Debut as Jack Kelly in Theatre by the Sea’s Newsies by Matt Edwards

As covered in today, Clay Roberts will make his U.S. debut as Jack Kelly in Theatre by the Sea’s Newsies opening later this month. While Clay maybe New Zealand born, he has s…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:26AM
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Full cast announced for The Beautiful Game by Matt Edwards

Manilla Street Productions is excited to announce the complete cast of 24 actors who have been chosen for the Australian premiere production of The Beautiful Game at Chapel off Chapel from 1…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:27PM
Monday, July 1, 2019

Ben Mingay, Lucy Durack and Marcia Hines to star in Shrek the Musical by Matt Edwards

John Frost has found his next big green machine! Frost announced today that the lead roles in the upcoming production of Shrek the Musical will be played by Ben Mingay as Shrek, and Lucy Du…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:45PM
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Australian tour announced for Shrek the Musical by Matt Edwards

The Big Green Ogre is coming to Australia. Producers from GFO announced this morning that the Broadway smash Shrek the Musical will be coming to Australia in 2020. Based on the 2001 Dreamwor…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:41PM
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jason Donovan to star in Chicago for Melbourne Season by Matt Edwards

Producers have announced that Australian superstar Jason Donovan will be playing the role of the cunning and charismatic lawyer Billy Flynn in Chicago this December in Melbourne. He joins Na…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:52PM
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Win a double pass to ZIRK! – Russia’s Big Top Circus Spectacular in Sydney by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to ZIRK! – Russia’s Big Top Circus Spectacular at The Showring, Entertainment Quarter on Saturday 6 July at 4 pm. In association with the …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:37PM

Check out all of the nominations for the Helpmann Awards’ first Melbourne ceremony by Matt Edwards

Move over Sydney, the Helpmann Awards are heading to Melbourne! For the first time ever, Arts Centre Melbourne, Victoria’s home of the performing arts, will host the 19th annual Helpmann A…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:26AM
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Full cast announced for Hair by Matt Edwards

Today, on the 50th anniversary of Hair opening at The Metro Theatre, Kings Cross, producers have announced the full cast for the upcoming Australian tour. Playing Sheila will be Prinnie Stev…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 02:07AM
Monday, June 3, 2019

The next step for by Matt Edwards

Erin and I have been deliberating and agonising over this decision for the last 6 months, but it is time for us to come out and say it; “We do not have the time needed to fully commit to A…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:51PM
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Win a double pass to Come From Away in Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has A double pass to giveaway to Come From Away at the Comedy Theatre, Melbourne on Tuesday 9 July at 7.00pm. Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of thousands of str…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 03:59AM
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Australian premiere of Hamilton announced by Matt Edwards

It was confirmed today that the smash hit Broadway musical Hamilton, will be heading to Australia! The production will premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, beginning March 2021. The announc…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:34PM
Monday, April 8, 2019

Chicago is heading to Melbourne by Matt Edwards

Producers confirmed last week the Chicago the Musical will be heading to Melbourne later this year. Following its premiere season at the Capitol Theatre Sydney in August, the production wil…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:38PM
Friday, April 5, 2019

A quick chat with Rob Johnson, currently appearing in Spamalot at The Hayes by Matt Edwards

This week we caught up with Rob Johnson, who is just about to go into the last week of Spamalot at The Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney. Rob is currently playing Prince Herbert (in Spamalot) an…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:12PM
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

All the 36th Annual Green Room Award Winners by Matt Edwards

The winners of the 36th annual Green Room Awards we announced last night at the Comedy Theatre in Melbourne. The awards presented last night covered work presented on Melbourne stages in 20…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 12:38AM
Monday, April 1, 2019

Full cast announced for Darlinghurst Theatre’s Once the Musical by Matt Edwards

Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s 2019 programme boasts the honour of presenting the Sydney premiere of Once, the musical based on the 2007 indie film of the same name. This week, the full …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 06:32AM
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Full cast announced for Sweeney Todd by Matt Edwards

Producers today announced the full cast joining previously announced Anthony Warlow and Gina Riley in the upcoming concert tour of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeny Todd. Australia theatrical le…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 04:19AM
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Elise McCann talks life and The Last 5 Years by Matt Edwards

Elise McCann is fast becoming one of the Australian theatre industry’s most sought after commodities. As a producer, performer and creator, the self-confessed “control freak” is in hig…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 03:24AM

Theatre royalty, Ruthie Henshall, to premiere new solo show in Australia by Matt Edwards

West End and Broadway superstar Ruthie Henshall will bring her new solo show, Ruthie Henshall: Live & Intimate to Australia this June. The multi-award winning actress is best known for h…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 12:20AM
Monday, March 25, 2019

The Book of Mormon to return to Brisbane in 2020 by Matt Edwards

The Book of Mormon opened at QPAC in Brisbane earlier this month, where it is playing until May 31, before moving on to Adelaide and Perth. The production is selling so well in the north tha…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 02:24AM
Monday, March 18, 2019

Win a double pass to the 36th Annual Green Room Awards in Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has a double passes to giveaway to 36th Annual Green Room Awards at the Comedy Theatre on Monday the 1st of April, 7 pm. Join Melbourne’s Arts Industry at the iconic Comedy…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 01:50AM
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Final three cast members announced for Come From Away by Matt Edwards

Producers announced today the final three to join the previously announced cast for the upcoming production of Come Fron Away! Sharriese Hamilton, Doug Hansell and Kolby Kindle join previou…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 06:50AM
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is headed to Melbourne by Matt Edwards

It was announced this week that Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be heading to Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne at the completion of their current Sydney Season. As productions such…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 04:40PM
Monday, March 11, 2019

Win a double pass to Saturday Night Fever in Sydney by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Saturday Night Fever at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on  Thursday 28 March Date at 7:30 pm. This Disco Inferno is based on the 1977 film starrin…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:14AM

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