Community Theatre

Manly Celebrates Milestone with Jesus Christ Superstar

Manly Musical Society, in its 5th year as a community theatre group on the Northern Beaches in 2014, is celebrating the milestone with the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

Nunsense II: Back in Habit at Limelight

The funny nuns from Nunsense are back on stage at Limelight Theatre (WA) in June 2014 in the sequel to their first musical comedy.

Written by Dan Goggin, Nunsense II: The Second Coming takes place six weeks after the sisters have staged their first benefit concert.

Bitten by the theatre bug, the nuns, now slicker performers, present a thank you show for people who have supported them.

Millie Promises Brisbane Jazz, Intrigue and Toe-tapping Fun.

Savoyards Musical Comedy Society Inc.(Qld) presents Thoroughly Modern Millie from Saturday 31 May to Saturday 14 June, 2014, for eight performances only, at Iona Performing Arts Centre.

Based on the popular movie, the stage version of Thoroughly Modern Millie includes a full score of new songs and bright dance numbers.

Over the Rainbow in Brisbane

Queensland Musical Theatre presents The Wizard of Oz from June 11-15, 2014 at the Schonell Theatre, University of Queensland

The well-known tale presenting the time-honoured themes of friendship, loyalty and good versus evil was written as The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in 1900 by L. Frank Baum, it has been called the original American fairy tale.

Everyone wants a little bit of FAME!

Imagine yourself standing centre stage, a single spot light, a silent crowd of thousands. You sing a heart squeezing, wicked, poignant song and the crowd leaps to their feet. This is the dream so many young children and adults have. This is FAME.

More than just a word to describe the filthy rich, FAME is the yearning to be heard, seen and accomplished on stage and in the creative world. Whether it’s dancing, acting, singing as an amateur or professional, every creative pursues a fleeting minute of FAME.

Disco Meets Classic Soapies in Soundsations

Life is a song worth singing in Soundsations - headed for Brisbane in May / June 2014.

The show fast forwards through 795 episodes of glamour, passion, romance, comedy and mayhem involving the dysfunctional Von Maestro family who talk and sing in popular song titles.

Major and his family own a musical empire Soundsations. His evil identical brother Bass plans to copy pieces of a platinum record used to unlock Soundsations’ valuable song catalogue.

FOOTLOOSE DANCES INTO ROCKDALE

The Regals Musical Society celebrate their return to Rockdale Town Hall with Footloose, the classic tale of teenage repression, rebellion and victory made famous in the hit 1984 movie starring Kevin Bacon, now celebrating its 30th anniversary, in their production of the stage musical version of Footloose.

Painting Brighton Theatre Company RED

Brighton Theatre Company’s second play for the 2014 season RED plays from Wednesday, May 21st until Saturday, June 7th (Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays)

Written by John Logan and directed by Vicki Smith, RED is a drama set in late 1950s New York.

Superstar in Sydney’s South

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock musical extravaganza Jesus Christ Superstar is Engadine Musical Society’s May 2014 production at Sutherland Entertainment Centre, following recent successes including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Wizard of Oz and Peter Pan.

Rotorua HAIR Makes Musical Love NOT War

Tickets for the Rotorua Musical Theatre’s first production of 2014, HAIR, are selling fast!

Director Richard Marshall says “We have so far sold over 50% of all tickets.  With opening night this coming Friday anyone thinking about buying tickets needs to book their tickets now, to avoid missing this psychedelic production”.

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