Community Theatre

One-Hit Wonders Musical for Phoenix Ensemble

If there was ever a musical likely to get audiences singing along it’s this one: Phoenix Ensemble’s (Qld) all-original production celebrating some of the world’s best-loved one-hit wonders.

The Oneders, featuring a 15-strong cast including a live five-piece band on stage, opens on 21 February 2014 and will play over five weekends at Beenleigh’s Pavilion Theatre.

Savoyards Roast Broadway

Savoyards Musical Comedy Society Inc., Brisbane’s longest continuously running community based musical theatre company is staging New York’s longest-running musical comedy revue, Forbidden Broadway, spoofing Broadway’s biggest hits including Les MisérablesWicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Hairspray, Spamalot and Legally Blonde, from February 15 - 23, 2014 at the NEW Star Theatre, Wynnum High School, Manly (Brisbane].

Almost, Maine Opens 2014 Season at Williamstown

Williamstown Little Theatre (Vic) kicks off 2014 with American romantic comedy Almost, Maine in February.

On a cold, clear moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the bruises heal, and the hearts mend—almost—in this delightful midwinter night's dream.

Dinner With Friends at Old Mill Theatre

THE trials and tribulations of marriage breakdowns come to the fore in the Old Mill Theatre’s February 2014 production.

Written by Donald Margulies and directed by Noel O’Neill, Dinner With Friends finds a husband and wife re-evaluating their marriage after their closest friends decide to split after 12 years.

Creative Team Debuts with Mulan

With a production team all debuting in their roles as director, musical director and choreographer The Regals Musical Society (NSW) presents the stage adaptation of Disney’s Mulan with their production of Mulan Jnr during February 2014.

Travel back to the legendary, story-telling days of ancient China where the Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Emperor. The score includes Reflection, Honor to Us All and I’ll Make a Man Out of You.

Inaugural Bright Alpine Actors One Act Play Festival

Bright Alpine Actors invite entries for their first One Act Play Festival, to be held in the local Bright Community Theatre, Victoria on June 27th, 28th and 29th 2014. Proudly sponsored by the Alpine Shire and local MP Bill Sykes, we're told that the festival is already generating plenty of local support and will hopefully create interest throughout Victoria.

Rockdale Town Hall Comes Alive With The Sound of Music

After a lengthy closure for renovation, the Rockdale Town Hall welcomes musical theatre back in February 2014, with a Broadway classic.

The Glass Menagerie for Heidelberg

Considered by many critics to be Tennessee Williams’ best play, The Glass Menagerie is also his most autobiographical. Though set in 1937, as a ‘memory play’, it also invokes the ways in which the past plays its tricks to haunt us all.

Heidelberg Theatre Company (Vic) will present this classic of the American theatre from February 20, 2014.

Pro-Am Annie for Parramatta

Leapin' Lizards! Little Orphan Annie is hitting the Riverside Theatre stage at Parramatta (NSW) in one of the world's best-loved musicals.

Packemin Productions is set to build on its reputation for Pro-Am musical theatre productions at Parramatta, established with productions in grand style of shows including Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat, Oliver!, The Wizard of Oz and Hairspray, with casts of over 200 performers.

Oklahoma! Follows Phantom at Miranda

After their successful Sydney Premiere of The Phantom of the Opera, Miranda Musical Society returns to a Broadway ‘classic’ in March 2014, presenting one of the best - loved musicals of all time, OKLAHOMA!

Winner of numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, OKLAHOMA! is the landmark American musical that launched the collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.

Director James Worner recently shared his vision as the director of Miranda Musical Society’s next offering.