Nomuinations for the Music Theatre Guild of Victoria Awards for 2012 have been announced. Winners will be announced at the 26th Annual Awards Night, to be held at Costa Hall, Geelong on December 8 at 8pm.
Manly Musical Society (NSW) presents Godspell at the Manly Black Box Theatre @ Manly Selective from November 16 to 24 2012.
Director Ella Arundel has been involved in every Manly Musical Society production since the company’s inception in 2008, across a range of activities including performing in a number of shows, Make-up design, costuming, sound tech and assisting the director. Now she is directing the company's production of Godspell.
Mortimer, recently betrothed and therefore facing the end of his bachelorhood, finds himself working as a reluctant theatre critic, and Teddy simply believes that he’s President Theodore Roosevelt. The only normal ones in the family appear to be the sweet, charitable spinster Aunts, Martha and Abby. But, appearances can be deceiving!
Have you ever watched a stage show and wanted to know all the gossip about the cast on stage? We live in a world that thrives on photos from the paparazzi and gossip written in magazines.
Step into the world of the elusively named ‘Man in Chair’ as he dishes all the dirt on the silly 1920s musical ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’. ‘To be honest,’ says Musical Director Mark DeLaine, ‘the musical within a comedy is actually awful. What makes it great to watch is the many insights and pieces of gossip that Man in Chair imparts on the audience’.
The Basin Theatre Group’s (Vic) new production Over My Dead Body (November 9 to December 1) is the latest in a long line of productions dating back more than 50 years. Coral Drouyn catches up with this exciting Community Theatre.
Michele Lansdown is about to embark on one of the most challenging roles in her theatrical career – Norma Desmond. With Willoughby Theatre Company’s production of Sunset Boulevard about to open in 2 weeks, Michele shares some of her insights into the “conquering of Norma” with Stage Whispers.
What have been your favourite roles and how does “Norma” compare to those?
Enter a world of mythical proportions with a fairy in the mirror, a handsome Prince, brave field mice, and a stepmother with only the best of intentions. Olivier and New York Drama Critic’s Award winner, British playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker has written an expansive adaptation of the Brothers Grimm version of Cinderella.
Williamstown Musical Theatre Company Inc (Vic) presents the Pulitzer Prize winning musical Next to Normal from November 9 to 24, 2012.
Highly acclaimed as a ground breaking musical which has pushed Broadway in new directions, Next to Normal, which opened on Broadway in 2009 was nominated for a total of 11 Tony Awards, winning for Best Original Score, Best Orchestration and Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical.