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American Idiot

The Australian production of Green Days American Idiot, the high-octane rock musical, has announced a national tour in 2018. Following critical and audience acclaim at its [...]

Assassins co-cast announced

Hayes Theatre Co has announced the remaining cast and creative team for their production of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical Assassins to play for a limited [...]

Endowment Awards launched

The 2017 Rob Guest Endowment Awards have been launched and applications for all awards are now open. The Rob Guest Endowment is Australia’s most exciting scholarship [...]

Velvet returns to Sydney

Following rave reviews and audience acclaim across the country, the ARIA nominated and award-winning hit show Velvet is due to return to Sydney, for a strictly limited [...]

Ball and Boe together

Following the phenomenal success of their double-platinum selling Christmas #1 UK album, Together, and major sold out tours of the UK, Live Nation have announced that musical [...]

Dry Land – the brutal truth

Highly acclaimed companies, Outhouse Theatre Co and Mad March Hare, join forces to present the Australian premiere of Dry Land, the riveting play by much-heralded newcomer [...]

The Mummy – meh

I know that many reviewers say that Tom Cruise has been in some ‘stinker’ movies, but I have honestly never seen one that I have felt is worthy of being called a [...]

Laugh, sing and dance at The National

Great classic and contemporary stories await to be told at The National Theatre in 2017. The National Theatre has been a major social, theatrical and architectural landmark [...]

The delicious “Sweet Charity”

This week I saw “Sweet Charity”, the classic American musical of the 1960’s over at The Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, England. The leading lady Kaisa Hammarlund [...]

All in the family.

Amid the fear and hostility engulfing the world today, comedy allows us to keep our feet on the ground and provides an insightful commentary on the similarities and [...]

They’re back in black!

Queensland Theatre Company has announced that the critically acclaimed, smash hit and Helpmann-Award winning musical Ladies in Black will tour nationally in early 2017, [...]

The Sound of Music

After two sold-out seasons in Sydney and Brisbane, the cast and crew of the world’s favourite musical have arrived in Melbourne ahead of the Melbourne premiere of The Sound [...]

‘Hoofers’ set to sing in the rain

Melbourne, Australia: Rehearsals are well underway for the opening of the splash-hit West End stage production Singin’ in the Rain, which premieres in May at Melbourne’s [...]

Little Shop of Horrors

The cult musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors has commenced its Australian Tour. Starring Brent Hill and Esther Hannaford, the production premiered at Hayes Theatre Co in [...]

Sounds from PlanetSOL

Sounds of PlanetSOL is an uplifting and exhilarating musical adventure about feeling, connection and the power of music that will be showing at The Butterfly Club – Carson [...]

Make a (new) date with Effie

Melbourne, Australia: Three new performances of Effie – The Virgin Bride! will take place at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 February, kicking off [...]

Saturday Night Fever

Melbourne, Australia: Mike Snell as Brooklyn heartthrob, Tony Manero, and Sheridan Anderson as his dance partner, Stephanie, lead a stellar cast in the StageArt West End [...]

We all love a wedding!

by Rik Barnett It would appear that soon enough you can attend a wedding anytime you please here in London… Albeit the wedding reception of Will and Kate – no, [...]

Luke has landed

by Rik Barnett           This month I had the chance to sit down with the effervescent, charismatic and talented Luke Fredericks. Fredericks is one [...]