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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Musical Mondays #20 by Gabi Bergman

Welcome back to Musical Mondays! In case you’re new here, this column is a peek into the depths of the

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Director Tyran Parke talks CHESS: THE MUSICAL by Gabi Bergman

Chess is the brainchild of ABBA stars Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, telling the story of two Grandmasters battling it

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Digital Storytelling Platform ALEXANDER Launches with All-Star Cast by Gabi Bergman

Alexander is the digital home of original non-fiction stories from around the world. Bringing together some of the world’s most

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

MUSIC THEATRE FUTURES: A new biennial event aiming to reshape the future of Music Theatre by Gabi Bergman

2020 forced our beloved theatre industry to shut down – but where there is darkness, there is light. With this

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Sunday, November 15, 2020

A KNIGHT TO REMEMBER: CHESS THE MUSICAL set to debut at the Regent Theatre in April 2021 by Gabi Bergman

Featuring the iconic music of ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson, lyrics by Tim Rice & Bjorn Ulvaeus and book

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Musical Mondays #19 by Gabi Bergman

Welcome back to Musical Mondays! In case you’re new here, this column is a peek into the depths of the

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

NEW GHOSTS THEATRE COMPANY presents the Australian premiere of IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT by Gabi Bergman

Fresh from their critically acclaimed production of Blue Christmas at KXT, New Ghosts Theatre Company brings Artistic Director Lucy Clements

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Friday, November 6, 2020

Rachel Marley chats about her upcoming cabaret LIFE AFTER TOMORROW by Gabi Bergman

20 years ago, a young Rachel Marley starred opposite some of Australia’s greats as a very famous red-headed orphan. At

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Sunday, November 1, 2020

Musical Mondays #18 by Gabi Bergman

Welcome back to Musical Mondays! In case you’re new here, this column is a peek into the depths of the

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Sydney Theatre Company announces Act 1: the first five plays of 2021 by Gabi Bergman

Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director Kip Williams today unveiled Act 1, the first five plays of the 2021 season with

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

SIBLINGSHIP – Back by popular demand! by Gabi Bergman

After sold-out seasons in Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra last year, the Australian cabaret show Siblingship will be returning to Sydney

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Monash University theatre students slam the Dean’s refusals to consult students before closing the Centre for Theatre and Performance by Gabi Bergman

Students at Monash University today slammed the decision by Professor Sharon Pickering, Dean of Arts, to close Monash’s Centre for

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Verity Hunt-Ballard and Amelia Christo chat StoryKids by Gabi Bergman

StoryKids is a podcast by kids, for kids! Inspired to fill a gap in the primary school audio market, StoryKids is

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Victorian State Schools Spectacular pivots and pirouettes into virtual TV format for 2020 by Gabi Bergman

The 2020 Victorian State Schools Spectacular was due to be performed twice on Saturday 12 September at John Cain Arena.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Flipside CEO Robert Kronk talks all things circus! by Gabi Bergman

Flipside Circus and arTour have collaborated on one of the first large-scale tours since the COVID crisis hit Australia –

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Let the show rage on! Jemma Rix talks Frozen The Musical by Gabi Bergman

For what feels like the first time in forever, live theatre is back! After a long break, we are finally

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Chatting CabFest with curators Sarah Matthews and Gemma Livingstone by Gabi Bergman

CabFest is back and better than ever! Monash University Student Theatre have made the leap to digital, shifting the beloved

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Creativity in schools essential to preparing young people for future uncertainty and change by Gabi Bergman

New research released today by the Australia Council for the Arts provides powerful evidence for the wide-reaching benefits of creativity

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Musical Mondays #17 by Gabi Bergman

Welcome back to Musical Mondays! In case you’re new here, this column is a peek into the depths of the

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Talking Flat Stanley with twins George and Edgar Stirling by Gabi Bergman

The beloved children’s book Flat Stanley is now a musical! Once a regular kid, Stanley is squashed flat by a

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Friday, October 16, 2020

The 2020 Tony Award nominations announced by Gabi Bergman

On Friday morning, the 2020 Tony award nominations were announced. Jagged Little Pill, the Alanis Morisette musical, lead with 15 nominations

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RED STITCH: Single Ladies Now – a mini-album of audio plays by Michele Lee by Gabi Bergman

Michele Lee’s new play Single Ladies – developed through Red Stitch’s unique INK playwriting program – was in its first

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Jane Montgomery Griffiths on the dissolution of Monash University’s Theatre department by Gabi Bergman

Two weeks ago, we covered the proposed dissolution of Monash University’s Centre for Theatre and Performance. This week, it was

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Pivot, plan, prepare, pre-empt: Queensland’s leading event manager on how events are vital to recovery of economy and culture by Gabi Bergman

As restrictions relax and Queensland gets back to business, one of the state’s leading event manager Wendy Lacey from TLC

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Queensland Theatre to reopen in November with the world premiere of THE HOLIDAYS: tickets on sale NOW! by Gabi Bergman

In news that will bring joy to the hearts of so many, Queensland Theatre will reopen the Bille Brown Theatre

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Christos Tsiolkas and Dan Giovannoni’s stage adaptation of LOADED to be reimagined as an audio play, with a complementary panel event, RELOADING LOA by Gabi Bergman

Malthouse Theatre’s world premiere production of Loaded will be reimagined as an immersive four-part digital audio experience, given it can

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Chloe Dallimore stands down as MEAA Equity president by Gabi Bergman

Australian performer and activist Chloe Dallimore has stood down as president of MEAA Equity after six years in the role.

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Broadway extends shutdown to June 2021 by Gabi Bergman

The Broadway League confirmed this week that New York’s theatres will remain closed until at least June 2021. Initial shutdowns

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Going LIVE on Facebook with the MUST Cabaret Festival 2020 by Gabi Bergman

Sit back, relax and be entertained! You are invited to a diverse, two-week festival filled with dynamic performances of music,

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Darren Yap to open NIDA theatres with NEXT TO NORMAL by Gabi Bergman

NIDA’s Parade Theatre is reopening, with Darren Yap directing Next to Normal for the October Season of Student Productions. NIDA-trained

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

Tony Award Nominations to be released next week by Gabi Bergman

The American Theatre Wing will announce the nomination for the 74th Annual Tony Awards on Friday October 16th at 3am

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