Melbourne’s CLOC Musical Theatre has a firmly established and well‑earned reputation as one of Australia’s pre‑eminent community musical theatre companies. Since its establishment in 1964, CLOC has produced 95 shows covering the entire gamut of music theatre, incorporating numerous Australasian premieres, and has won over 100 Music Theatre Guild awards for excellence, including eight times being awarded Production of the Year.
Queensland independent musical theatre company Blue Fish Theatrical are gearing up for their 2012 season of the Kander and Ebb musical Chicago, which opens on April 19.
It’s an exciting show for Blue Fish's cast, musicians and creatives, who describe Chicago as the ultimate "dream show", saying “intense passion, training and commitment has underscored the company's rehearsal process in its effort to honour this acclaimed musical gem.”
REAL-life stories of former inmates at the notorious Parramatta Girls’ Training School in NSW have been combined Alana Valentine’s Parramatta Girls, making its WA premiere at the Old Mill Theatre from May 11, 2012.
Parramatta Girls follows the story of eight girls at their 40-year reunion.
The girls were innocent victims of a harsh regime but had their own ways of coping with the system that oppressed them, trying to make good in tough times.