Community Theatre

Wicked Defies Box Office Gravity at Willoughby

The smash hit musical Wicked flies onto the spectacular Concourse stage in Chatswood in Sydney’s North Shore from this Saturday May 20th, 2017.

The show which has been a world-wide phenomenon continues to be a crowd puller, with Willoughby Theatre Company adding additional performances to the run, including a special preview matinee this Saturday ahead of the official opening performance to meet audience demand.

The familiar tale of the Witches of Oz is a well-loved classic featuring some of musical theatres most memorable tunes of recent time.

The Dixie Swim Club at STAG

STAG (StrahmoreTheatrical Arts Group) presentsThe Dixie Swim Club by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten at the Strathmore Community Hall (Victoria) from May 25 to June 4 2017, directed by Kris Weber.

Grease is [still] the Word

Engadine Musical Society is launching its 2017 Season in May with the much-loved classic, Grease.

Since its announcement last year, EMS’ Grease has generated much excitement among both the older and younger generations of the local musical theatre community. Many people put their names forward to be part of the production team, a plethora of talent turned up at auditions, and now audiences await the show’s arrival at the Engadine Community Centre.  

Immersive Horror Experience for Perth

It’s a creepy immersive experience coming this June.

A creepy realistic horror experience is about to hit Perth.

Presented by Dark Psychic Productions at Memorial Hall’s The Round Room, Confession is an immersive horror experience that promises to leave the audience questioning what lengths they would go to for survival. Featuring an original story that will change each night as the actors are subjected to different situations throughout the performance whilst continuing the narrative.

Other Desert Cities at Arts Theatre Cronulla

The Director’s note in the program for Arts Theatre Cronulla’s new production Other Desert Cities asks ‘What is truth? Why do we manipulate our truth? To protect, to conceal?’

SA Premiere for Hannie Rayson Drama

There could hardly be a more topical issue than the one at the heart of celebrated Australian playwright Hannie Rayson’s play, Two Brothers. Lesley Reed reports on Red Phoenix Theatre’s upcoming production of this thought-provoking drama, one in which a refugee tragedy at sea pitches two very different siblings against each other.

Watch Out Miranda: The Heathers Are In Town

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL is the stage adaptation of the cult 80s classic film with Winona Ryder and Christian Slater(ranked among the top five in EW’s list of the “Greatest High School Movies of All Time”), created by the award-winning team of Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, “Desperate Housewives”), Laurence O’Keefe (Bat Boy, Legally Blonde) and Andy Fickman (Reefer Madness, She’s the Man).

CLOC Returns to the Barricades with Les Misérables

When Melbourne’s CLOC Musical Theatre was offered the opportunity to produce a new re‑imagined version of the beloved musical theatre classic Les Misérables for today’s audiences and for a whole new generation of performers, the company jumped at the chance to present a new vision of this much adored tale.

Murderous Musical Barber for Manly

Manly Musical Society presents Stephen Sondheim’s macabre musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street from May 19 to 27, 2017.

Winner of the Tony Award in 1979, Sweeney Todd is considered one of Stephen Sondheim's masterpieces.

RENT at Rockdale

After a sell-out season of The King & I, Rockdale Musial Society changes tone with the Pulitzer-Prize winning Broadway musical RENT.

Based on Puccini’s beloved opera La Bohème, RENT follows the ups and downs of a year in the life of a group of impoverished, artistic friends living in Manhattan’s East Village. The group’s dreams, losses, and love stories weave through the musical’s narration to paint a stunningly raw and emotional portrait of the gritty bohemian world of New York City in the late 1980's.

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