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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…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Muriel’s Wedding the Musical is coming to Melbourne by Matt Edwards

Producer Global Creatures announced last night that Muriel’s Wedding the Musical will head to Melbourne for a limited season at Her Majesty’s Theatre from March 2018. The product…

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Hayes announces amazing cast for Evie May: A Tivoli Story by Matt Edwards

The Hayes Theatre Co may exist in a tiny black box theatre in the back streets of Potts Point, but their stature in the industry at the moment is much larger than their 110 seats may suggest…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Marika Aubrey cast in U.S. national tour of Come From Away by Matt Edwards

Australia actress Marika Aubrey has been cast in the upcoming U.S. National Tour of Come From Away. Marika set out to make the move to New York several years ago, with her husband, actor and…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 12:37AM
Sunday, August 12, 2018

Win a double pass to Jersey Boys in Sydney by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has a double passes to giveaway to Jersey Boys at the Capitol Theatre on Saturday 29 August. The international blockbuster musical Jersey Boys will open its Australian tou…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 12:12AM
Thursday, August 9, 2018

A Quick Chat with Joanna Weinberg, composer / writer / director of The Secret Singer by Matt Edwards

Today we catch up with composer / writer / director Joanna Weinberg, whose brand new show The Secret Singer will have it’s world premiere at the Eternity Playhouse Darlinghurst from 28…

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Win a double pass to Robyn Archer: Dancing on the Volcano at City Recital Hall Sydney by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has Two double passes to giveaway to Robyn Archer: Dancing on the Volcano at the City Recital Hall on Wednesday 22 August. There was a moment in Germany, between the two gre…

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Monday, August 6, 2018

New Aussie musical Between the Sea and Sky takes home top honours at the New York Musicals Festival by Matt Edwards

New Australian musical Between the Sea and Sky has had huge impact at the 2018 New York Musical Festival. The production was nominated in 9 categories and won 5 awards including Best Musical…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 11:47PM
Saturday, August 4, 2018

Book of Mormon is heading to Brisbane and Adelaide by Matt Edwards

The Book of Mormon is heading to Brisbane and Adelaide. The show will begin performances at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC on 16 March 2019 for a limited season, before it transfers to the Festiv…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:57PM
Thursday, August 2, 2018

London’s Associated Studios to bring full time music theatre course to Melbourne in 2019 by Matt Edwards

London Performing Arts Academy Associated Studios will bring an all-new one-year Foundation Course in Musical Theatre and their current one-year Intensive Course in Musical Theatre to Melbou…

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A Quick Chat With… Paul Watson, Matt Skinner and Josh McGuane from We Will Rock You, Geelong by Matt Edwards

As part of our A Quick Chat with series we sat down with a couple of the guys from CenterStage Geelong’s production of We Will Rock You, currently playing at GPAC until August 4. Ge…

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Full cast announced for Aspects of Love at The Hayes by Matt Edwards

Today Walk This Way Productions and Hayes Theatre Co announced the cast of the upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love. In the role of Rose Vibert is Caitlin Berry a H…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:00PM
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Inside the Industry: Kurt Sneddon – Photographer by Matt Edwards

Who are you and what do you do? My name is Kurt Sneddon and I shoot actors for a living How did you first get involved in the industry? I was an actor first. My first professional gig was pe…

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Adult cast announced for School of Rock by Matt Edwards

Producers GWB Entertainment today announced the remainder of the adult cast for School of Rock, joining previously announced Brent Hill as Dewey Finn. Amy Lehpamer will play the uptight but …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 10:59PM
Friday, June 22, 2018

Acclaimed actor Tony Llewellyn-Jones makes Hayes debut in She Loves Me by Matt Edwards

Hayes Theatre Co is Australia’s most exciting new independent music theatre venue, boasting Helpmann Award nominations and wins aplenty since the company opened in 2014. Some of Australia�…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 12:45AM
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Chicago, Saturday Night Fever and Waitress all announced for Sydney by Matt Edwards

In the biggest announcement in Australian musical theatre since Hugh Jackman graduated WAAPA the Gordon Frost Organisation today announced three huge shows that will première in Sydney over…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:10PM

The Production Company announces full cast for The Boy From Oz by Matt Edwards

The Production Company announced today the full cast for their second production of 2018, The Boy From Oz. Joining the previously announced cast of Rohan Browne and Caroline O’Connor as Pe…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 12:43AM
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Injured Assassin: Bobby Fox out of Assassins on Opening Night by Matt Edwards

Assassins opened at the Sydney Opera House last night, but not with out some added drama. Midway through the performance Bobby Fox, playing Charles J. Guiteau, sustained an injury and was f…

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Win a double pass to Patti LuPone: Don’t Monkey With Broadway in Sydney or Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre have a premium double passes to giveaway to Patti LuPone: Don’t Monkey With Broadway in Melbourne or Sydney this June. Singer and actress Patti LuPone is a multiple Ton…

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Meet the cast of Cry-Baby at The Hayes by Matt Edwards

Today we got our first introduction to members of the cast of Cry-Baby, the rockabilly musical opening at The Hayes Theatre Co on July 20 this year. Christian Charisiou (ABC’s Rake, Griff…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 04:41AM
Sunday, June 3, 2018

Principal cast announcement: Madiba the Musical to star Timomatic and more by Matt Edwards

Australian premiere of new Nelson Mandela musical will open in Melbourne in 2018. In October this year, the first English language production of Madiba the Musical – A celebration of N…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 10:19AM
Thursday, May 24, 2018

School of Rock announces Dewey and the children’s cast by Matt Edwards

It is just 5 months until Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock opens to the public at Her Majesty’s theatre in Melbourne. Today we learn who will be playing the coveted role of D…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:11PM
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Hayes announces She Loves Me by Matt Edwards

The Hayes Theatre Co announced today that the first of its Artist Led Productions Initiative, She Loves Me will play from August 24. Directing this production and inaugural recipient of the …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 11:48PM
Sunday, May 6, 2018

Evita full cast announced by Matt Edwards

Today Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini along with producers John Frost and David Ian announced the full cast for the upcoming production of Evita. The production, which is …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:40PM
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Cry-Baby the musical replaces American Psycho at the Hayes Theatre by Matt Edwards

It was announced today that the musical adaption of the 1990, John Waters, cult classic movie Cry-Baby will have its Australian premiere at the Hayes Theatre Co from July this year. Cry-Bab…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 10:39PM
Friday, April 13, 2018

Win a double pass to Carmen Live or Dead at the Hayes Theatre by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has a double passes to giveaway to Carmen Live or Dead at the Hayes Theatre on April 28, 2018 at 2pm. Carmen Live or Dead celebrates difference, embracing the feminine and t…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

The Production Company announces Oklahoma! full cast by Matt Edwards

This morning Melbourne based musical theatre outfit The Production Company announced the full cast of its upcoming production of the Roger’s & Hammerstein classic Oklahoma!. Princ…

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2018 Green Room Award Winners Announces by Matt Edwards

Last night the 35th Green Room Awards took place at the Comedy Theatre in Melbourne. Hosted Anni Davey and Maude Davey the evening also featured performances by YUMMY, the Victorian Opera Yo…

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Win a double pass to The Wizard of Oz in Melbourne by Matt Edwards

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 audienc…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Win a double pass to The Time Machine starring Mark Lee at NIDA Theatre by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to The Time Machine starring Mark Lee at the NIDA Theatre on Wednesday 11 April at 9pm. A brand-new production of The Time Machine will be stage…

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Lola Montez the Musical returns to the stage for 60th anniversary concert by Matt Edwards

If I was to ask you “What is the most commercially successful Australian musical with an original score?”, I doubt you would guess Lola Montez, but the musical (originally produ…

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