A PLAY written by two women responsible for several Hollywood plays at Melville Theatre (WA) during September 2015.
Love, Loss and What I Wore is written by Nora and Delia Ephron – together they wrote the screenplay for You’ve Got Mail while Nora has received original screenplay Academy Award nominations for When Harry Met Sally, Silkwood and Sleepless in Seattle.
THE inner workings of a family just after the end of World War II are explored in Playlovers’ latest offering, Following The Black Sheep, making its debut in September 2015.
Written by Perth playwright Yvette Wall and directed by Campbell Greenock, the play is set in 1946 and focuses on Jack who, haunted by his past, returns home from the war to stay with his sister Shirley and her family.
Tensions rise when Shirley’s headstrong daughter Frances has to make an important decision about her future and Jack forms an affinity with her.
Prolific and critically successful at adapting iconic novels to the stage, Adelaide’s Independent Theatre now finds new dimensions in F Scott Fitzgerald’s jazz age classic, The Great Gatsby. Lesley Reed reports.
Some consider F Scott Fitzgerald’s famous novel The Great Gatsby to be ‘great’ in its own right, possibly even the best American novel of the 20th century.
OCPAC will bring the hit 80s movie Footloose to life in Kew for 8 shows only in September 2015
Inspired by the 80s movie starring Kevin Bacon, this high energy musical includes Kenny Loggins’ Oscar nominated dance anthem Footloose.
The story follows Ren McCormack after he arrives in small country town named Bomont. When Ren discovers that the town has outlawed rock music and dancing, he fights to overturn the town’s outdated and narrow-minded laws.
Congratulations to Grant Alley who has been recognised with an Order of Australia medal (OAM) in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours List. Grant was awarded this honour for his service to the performing arts, particularly theatre.
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.
A brand new musical based on the hit songs from the 1990s have been adapted for the stage. Written by Aussies, Neil Gooding and Nicholas Christo, Popstars! The 90’s Musical will open onThursday 24 September at the Redgum Centre in Wentworthville.
Set in a high school in the 1990s, a mega talent agent offers stardom to the winners of a battle of the bands competition. Ex couple, Shannon and Mark put their high school dramas aside for a boy band versus girl band showdown to become, Popstars.