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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…

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Sizzling cast announced for Chicago by Matt Edwards

The upcoming production of Chicago is sure going to sizzle with this amazing cast. Announced today, ahead of their opening at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney in August, the cast will be lead by …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:29PM
Monday, February 18, 2019

2018 Green Room Awards nominations announced by Matt Edwards

The nominations for the 36th Green Room Awards, for work presented on Melbourne stages in 2018 have been announced. The Green Room Awards recognise outstanding achievements in productions fr…

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Full cast announced for Barnum the Musical by Matt Edwards

The full cast of Barnum the Musical has been announced! The production, which will open at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre in April, had previously confirmed Todd McKenney as P.T. Barnum, Rach…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 04:04PM
Sunday, February 10, 2019

Win a double pass to Ginger and Tonic: Australian Treasures & Guilty Pleasures at the Gasworks Cabaret Project, Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to Ginger and Tonic: Australian Treasures & Guilty Pleasures at the Gasworks on Wednesday the 27th of Feb, at 8:30pm. Acclaimed a capel…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 02:18AM
Saturday, February 2, 2019

Full cast announced for Saturday Night Fever by Matt Edwards

The full cast of disco-inspired musical, Saturday Night Fever was announced this morning ahead of its premiere season in Sydney from 27 March 2019. Featuring some of Australia’s most…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:44PM
Friday, February 1, 2019

Opera Australia announces cast for West Side Story on Sydney Harbour by Matt Edwards

Opera Australia today announced the full cast for the Handa Opera production of West Side Story. Joining opera/musical crossover stars Julie Lea Goodwin and Alexander Lewis, the role of the …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 12:17AM
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Win a Double Pass to see Jersey Boys at the Regent Theatre Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has 2 double passes to giveaway to Jersey Boys at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne on Thursday 28 February. This internationally acclaimed hit musical tells the true-life story…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 11:50PM

Remarkable cast for Victorian Opera’s A Little Night Music by Matt Edwards

The Victorian Opera have just announced their final cast members for the upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim’s chamber musical A Little Night Music. The new cast members include…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 11:17PM
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Win tickets to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Sydney by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has tickets to giveaway to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Capitol Theatre on Wednesday February 27. Step inside a world of pure imagination. Roald Dahl’s Charlie a…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:55PM
Monday, January 21, 2019

Frozen the Musical is heading to Australia in 2020 by Matt Edwards

Disney Theatrical’s announced today that the hit musical Frozen will have its premiere Australian season at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney from July 2020. Disney has previously had great suc…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 06:51PM

Winners announced for the 2018 Sydney Theatre Awards by Matt Edwards

The 2018 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced tonight at a star-studded event at the Seymour Centre’s York Theatre. 34 awards were shared between 16 productions, with LPD and the Hayes The…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:03AM
Saturday, January 19, 2019

Marcia Hines cast in Saturday NIght Fever by Matt Edwards

Legendary performer Marcia Hines will be joining the cast of Saturday Night Fever in the role of The Diva. The production, which will premiere in Sydney at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 29…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:49PM
Sunday, December 30, 2018

Our 10 most read articles of 2018 by Matt Edwards

With only hours left until the ball drops on 2018, I thought I would look back at out most read articles over the last 12 months. This year we were absolutely humbled to have been visited ov…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 11:50PM
Monday, December 17, 2018

Billy Elliot 10th anniversary tour adult cast announced by Matt Edwards

The producers of Billy Elliot the Musical today announced the adult cast for the upcoming 10th anniversary tour, which opens at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in October 2019. Starring as ballet …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:09PM
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Production Company announce David Bowie’s Lazarus as first 2019 show by Matt Edwards

This morning, Melbourne’s musical theatre outfit The Production Company confirmed their first production of 2019 will be an Australian premiere. David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s musical Laz…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 06:47PM
Monday, November 19, 2018

Full cast announced for Muriel’s Wedding the Musical by Matt Edwards

This morning Global Creatures announced the cast for the upcoming Melbourne and return Sydney seasons of  Muriel’s Wedding The Musical. Joining previously announced Natalie Abbott as Muri…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:23PM
Sunday, November 11, 2018

Meet Annie Aitken: Rob Guest Endowment Finalist 2018 by Matt Edwards

The Rob Guest Endowment commemorates the life and achievements of one of Australia’s most respected musical theatre performers, Rob Guest, who passed away suddenly in 2008. Now in it’s 1…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:23PM
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Meet Todd Jacobsson: Rob Guest Endowment Finalist 2018 by Matt Edwards

The Rob Guest Endowment commemorates the life and achievements of one of Australia’s most respected musical theatre performers, Rob Guest, who passed away suddenly in 2008. Now in it’s 1…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:43PM
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Meet Courtney Monsma: Rob Guest Endowment Finalist 2018 by Matt Edwards

The Rob Guest Endowment commemorates the life and achievements of one of Australia’s most respected musical theatre performers, Rob Guest, who passed away suddenly in 2008. Now in it’s 1…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:47PM

Meet Lyndon Watts: Rob Guest Endowment Finalist 2018 by Matt Edwards

The Rob Guest Endowment commemorates the life and achievements of one of Australia’s most respected musical theatre performers, Rob Guest, who passed away suddenly in 2008. Now in it’s 1…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:26PM
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Meet Ashleigh Rubenach: Rob Guest Endowment Finalist 2018 by Matt Edwards

The Rob Guest Endowment commemorates the life and achievements of one of Australia’s most respected musical theatre performers, Rob Guest, who passed away suddenly in 2008. Now in it’s 1…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 03:48AM
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Meet Joel Granger: Rob Guest Endowment Finalist 2018 by Matt Edwards

The Rob Guest Endowment commemorates the life and achievements of one of Australia’s most respected musical theatre performers, Rob Guest, who passed away suddenly in 2008. Now in it&#…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:48PM
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Melbourne Producers StageArt will not be continue in 2019 by Matt Edwards

Melbourne independent musical theatre producers StageArt have announced that they will not be continuing into 2019, with the current production of Nine the Musical being the last for the co…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:39PM
Saturday, October 13, 2018

Principal cast announced for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Matt Edwards

Producers today announced the four boys who will play the role of Charlie in the spectacular new musical Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Oliver Alkhair (11 years of age, fr…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 06:32PM
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Global Creatures announce new besties: Muriel and Rhonda by Matt Edwards

Carmen Pavlovic, Global Creatures CEO is thrilled to announce the actors playing the roles of one of the greatest stage and screen friendships of all time: Muriel and Rhonda in the upcoming …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:56PM
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Original Australian Evita cast reunite at Sydney opening night. by Matt Edwards

When Evita the Musical opened to rapturous applause at the Sydney Opera House last week it wasn’t the first time that Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s revolutionary musical had gra…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 02:19AM
Monday, September 10, 2018

Australia’s John O’Hara takes new cabaret show #Val to Perth by Matt Edwards

John O’Hara or as he is affectionately known around the industry, “Australia’s John O’Hara”, is returning to the stage this September in a brand new cabaret. In…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:59PM
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Full cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Matt Edwards

Today we meet the premiere cast for the one of the largest theatrical events to hit Australia in recent memory. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child went on presale in August with over $25 mill…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:48PM

Four Golden Ticket winners and other Charlie cast announced by Matt Edwards

This morning, the producers of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory announced casting for four of the Golden Ticket winners, their families and the ensemble cast for the upco…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:39PM
Monday, August 27, 2018

Photo Feature: Priscilla opens in Adelaide by Matt Edwards

Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical opened in Adelaide last week to fantastic reviews and we had AussieTheatre’s S.A. photographer, Oliver Toth there to capture the magic. All p…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 04:04AM