Lane Cove Theatre Company’s young performers are set to appear in Beauty and the Beast – much loved in versions from Victor Hugo’s original, epic novel to the classic and recent Disney movies. This family-friendly re-imagining, adapted and directed by Sarah Edwards, promises a cast brimming with energy and musical talent.
Sydney’s Community Theatre family is mourning the loss well-loved stalwart and friend Paul Holmes on September 29. Two of Paul’s close friends and colleagues, Wendy Whiteman (de Beyer), then Kerrie Hartin, share some of their many fond memories of Paul.
Adelaide’s Galleon Theatre Group is currently rehearsing for their November 2017 run of Alan Ayckbourn’s popular 1980 play Season’s Greetings, a comedy about the arguments, tears, forced merriment and crises of family reunions at Christmas.
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.