Sydney musical theatre fans are in for a rare collectable musical theatre experience, with the opportunity to enjoy what is believed to be the NSW Premiere of early Stephen Sondheim musical Anyone Can Whistle.
Bankstown Theatre Company stages Anyone Can Whistle at Bankstown Arts Centre from October 25 to November 3, 2013
Inclusive Music Theatre is currently rehearsing a unique production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Tim Rice rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar at The Whitehorse Centre in Nunawading (Vic) on December 22nd 2013.
Inclusive Music Theatre Incorporated [I.M.T. Inc.] is a community-based, not for profit organisation which provides performance opportunities for theatrically motivated people with various abilities.
The September 2013 AFL Grand Final might be behind us, but with its production of David Williamson’s classic and extremely funny satire The Club, Adelaide’s Galleon Theatre Group are giving audiences a chance to experience Aussie Rules footy fever for a few weeks longer.
Rising talent Ben Bennett, recently announced as the winner of the Rob Guest Endowment Showbiz International Future Prospect Award for 2013, also seen on ‘The Voice’ in 2012, is to headline a brand new musical, The Star Child, opening at Sydney’s Genesian Theatre in November 2013.
The Star Child is based on a short story by Oscar Wilde and was written by Sydney lyricist Roger Gimblett and Melbourne composer Nicholas Edwards when they were both working in London for West End theatre company Stoll Moss Theatres.
Rehearsals are well under way for MLOC's production of Mel Brooks Musical The Producers, being presented from November 8 -16, 2013 at the Phoenix Theatre, Elwood (Vic).
With a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, The Producers musical, based on a 1967 movie written by Mel Brooks, became a Broadway hit, running for 2,502 performances, and winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards, followed by a new musical movie in 2005 featuring Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick and Urma Thurman.
Following hard on the heels of their acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s Richard III, Adelaide’s University of Adelaide Theatre Guild is challenging audiences once again, this time with its October production of Andrew Bovell’s chilling mystery of fear and survival, Holy Day.
In October 2013 Coolum Theatre Players (Qld) present Adrift in Macao, a 2007 musical parody of film noir movies, originally produced Off-Broadway at the Primary Stages Theatre Company. With a book and lyrics by Christopher Durang, the show’s Drama Desk nominated score was composed by Peter Melnick, a grandson of Richard Rodgers.
Just in time for the September school holidays, St George Theatre Company presents a pantomime version of the fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk, is filled with songs, melodrama, a dancing cow, and in true Panto style lots of audience interaction is promised.