Dust off your hip-hugging flares, your platform shoes and warm up your disco dance moves. Redcliffe Musical Theatre (Queensland) brings the music of the Bee Gees back to their childhood stomping ground with the World Community Theatre Premiere of the musical Saturday Night Fever at the Redcliffe Cultural Centre in March 19th 2015.
Mary Poppins will fly around numerous Australian community theatres in 2015, yet again challenging the technical ingenuity of many of our companies. The newly released mega musical is clearly the hot new choice on the circuit, and we look forward to many imaginative solutions. It’s one of two new flying challenges out there this year, though far less companies seem to be leaping at the daunting challenge of levitating a car in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
After an 18 year absence from Australian stages, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical EVITA plays at the Princess Theatre, Launceston in March 2015.
Bringing to life the dynamic, larger-than-life persona of Eva Perón, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Perón, EVITA tells the story from her humble beginnings to the enormous wealth and power she gained and her ultimate rise to sainthood.
The Cheltenham Light Opera Company was founded in 1964 with a production of The Pirates of Penzance in a local church hall. In 2014, fifty years later, and now known as CLOC Musical Theatre, the company staged two musicals with a combined budget of $600,000.
Life goes on for Little Women, even in the American Civil War.
Villanova Players (Qld) present Little Women, adapted by Scott Davidson from the novel by Louisa May Alcott, from March 5 – 22, 2015 at their temporary home at Mount Gravatt TAFE.
Little Women tells the story of the lives of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March, detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood, and is loosely based on the author and her own three sisters.
Tony and NY Drama Desk award winning musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is headed for the Crete Street Theatre from February 27, 2015. Beenleigh Theatre Group are staging this toe tapping musical that pokes fun at small town vice and big state political side-stepping whilst telling the story of Miss Mona Stangley and her “Chicken Ranch”, the most famous “pleasure places” in all of Texas.
Rockdale Musical Society’s current production, Into The Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, will be presented at Rockdale Town Hall from Friday February 27 through to March 8, 2015, revisitig the Sondheim classic for the first time since ther amateur premiere production in 1994I wish... more than anything...
With a cast smaller than many before, MUSE (Sydney University Musical Theatre Ensemble) will be staging it’s next main stage show, Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, in March 2015 at the Seymour Centre. Jordan Shea reports.
The MUSE production of A Little Night Music, directed by Alexander Andrews, musically directed by Conrad Hamill and produced by Rose McClelland, differs greatly from previous shows staged by the society, with many intimate moments, themes and multi-layered characters.