Tribe Youth Theatre’s members from seven Bendigo secondary schools are gearing up for some exciting and entertaining performances in the September school holidays.
The Broadway musical Barnumtells the story of Phineas Taylor Barnum, an American remembered largely for being a 19th century circus owner. But before he was involved with the circus, he chalked up a lifetime of showmanship.
Director, Vanessa Bate, said that the cast are relishing their experience rehearsing this colourful and vibrant musical.
Castle Hill Players presents Ladies in Lavender from Friday 22 September until Saturday 14 October, 2017. A short story by William J Locke was transformed into an utterly charming film featuring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. This production was adapted for the stage by Shaun McKenna and the endearing characters are brought to life by Sandy Velini as Ursula and Jennifer Leslie as Janet.
After two years of bringing French language plays to the stage, Growl Theatre will be joining forces with Danteatro to perform a double bill of Italian language plays during October 2017.
In an Australian first, works by world-renowned playwright Dario Fo (winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 1997) and Stefano Benni will be performed in their original language, with English surtitles.
Spring has sprung in Stirling early this year as the Hills Musical Company production team and cast have begun rehearsals for their 2nd show of the year, Spring Awakening.
Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and with music by Duncan Sheik and book and lyrics by Steven Sater, Spring Awakening is a rock musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind's 1891 expressionist play about the trials and tribulations of growing up and the consequences of ignorance and repression.
Central Sydney's oldest operating community theatre, The Genesian Theatre Co has announced that the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney has entered a contract of sale for its historic premises in Kent Street.
Matt Byrne Media will present Stephen Nye’s politically incorrect riot Men Behaving Badly, live on stage at Holden Street Theatres from October 3 to 21.
The award-winning British sitcom was a boisterous success for six years in the 1990s, and Byrne is delighted to have gotten permission from author Stephen Nye to present four of the funniest episodes in the show’s outrageous history.
“Men Behaving Badly came along when political correctness was in full swing and helped swing the pendulum back the other way,” Byrne said.
Savoyards Brisbane presents the Mel Brooks musical The Producers on stage at the Iona Performing Arts Centre, Wynnum, Queensland, 23 September to 7 October, 2017.
Set in 1959, New York, a down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in history, thereby bilking their backers (all "little old ladies") out of millions of dollars. Only one thing goes awry: the show is a smash hit!