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A Starry Wizard of Oz

Peter Pinne talks with stars Anthony Warlow, Lucy Durack, Jemma Rix and newcomer Samantha Leigh Dodemaide about their roles in the newest production to travel down the ‘Yellow Brick Road’.

The Tap Pack – Chasing The Sun

Coral Drouyn catches up with Australia’s top dance act before their Queensland tour.

STAGE WHISPERS MAGAZINE: NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017 EDITION OUT NOW!!!

In This Edition

 

Mamma Mia! -Thank You For The Music

Three divas who never tire of singing Abba.

Making Muriel into a Musical

Adapting iconic Aussie movie Muriel’s Wedding to the Stage.

Doctor, Doctor

Craig McLachlan and his two doctors, Blak and Frank’n’Furter.

Australian National Theatre Live

TV star Grant Dodwell is putting Australian theatre on film.

Musicals 2018

Hotelling – Theatre by Another Name.

Coral Drouyn explores the immersive performance experience before its opening on the Gold Coast.

Adelaide Festival 2018

The 2018 Adelaide Festival promises a program rich with Australian and international voices, bold new visions and contemporary theatre classics, as Joint Artistic Directors Neil Armfield AO and Rachel Healy return to the helm for their second Adelaide Festival in 2018.

The Adelaide Festival Board has also announced that it has extended the contract of the Joint Artistic Directors for a further two festivals, with their tenure culminating in 2021.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for Melbourne in 2019

Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have confirmed the record-breaking production will open in early 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, exclusively and only at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre.

Beautiful Announces National Dates for 2018

Following its Australian premiere in Sydney, the producers have confirmed that Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will travel to Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide in 2018. It will begin performances at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre on 16 February, and play Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre, QPAC from July 2018 and Adelaide’s Festival Theatre from December 2018.

Australia's New Jersey Boys Announced.

The four leading men cast by Broadway director Des McAnuff to play Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons in the hit musical Jersey Boys have been announced.

After auditioning 450 artists nationwide, the cast is a combination of exciting and emerging Australian talent.  They will star in the keenly-anticipated season of Jersey Boys, which opens at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in September 2018.

Rocky Horror - Further Cast Announced

Updates

Melbourne Season Announced - Her Majesty's Theatre from July 13, 2018

Cameron Daddo joins the cast as Narrator in Adelaide and Brisbane.

2017 Rob Guest Endowment Finalists Announced

The 2017 Rob Guest Endowment Finalists have been announced. Competing against over 250 applicants, six artists were chosen by an expert panel of judges, which included Kellie Dickerson, Martin Croft, David Skelton, Dana Jolly, Andrew Pole, Michael Tyack, Geoffrey Castles and Gary Young.

The 2017 Finalists are Stefanie Caccamo, Jayme-Lee Hanekom, Georgina Hopson, Thomas McGuane, Imogen Moore and Morgan Palmer. 

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