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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.

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.

Rocky Horror - Further Cast Announced

Producers Howard Panter, John Frost and GWB Entertainment have announced additional cast members for the 2018 Australian tour of Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, which will re-open the refurbished Festival Theatre at the Adelaide Festival Centre from 28 December 2017, then play at QPAC, Brisbane from 18 January 2018, and the Crown Theatre, Perth from 17 February 2018.

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. 

Sport For Jove 2018 Season

Now in its eighth successful year, Sport for Jove Theatre’s 2018 season features the world premiere of two new Australian works and an iconic American classic, new partnerships with regional theatres, and their annual Summer Season, two classic productions performed outdoors over the Sydney summer.

OUTDOOR SPORT – SUMMER 2017/18

Measure For Measure By William Shakespeare Directed By Lizzie Schebesta

Hayes Theatre Company Season 2018

The Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney has announced its 2018 season of musicals and cabaret. Going into its fifth year of programming this is the first time an entire year has been announced. 

Superstars - Super Friends

Coral Drouyn talks to British Superstars Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, discovering how fate brought about their spectacular musical partnership.

When super stars cross each other’s paths in space, the result is usually a powerful explosion, and the same rules apply in Musical Theatre. And there are no bigger Superstars in the West End world of Musicals than Michael Ball and Alfie Boe.

Two very different but extraordinary voices.

Green Day’s American Idiot - National Tour

The Tony® and Grammy®-Award winning rock musical Green Day’s American Idiot will make its Sydney debut in the Concert Hall in January 2018, at the beginning of a national tour, with Grinspoon’s Phil Jamieson in the starring role. 

Victorian Opera Season 2018

From roaring adventure to seductive siren songs, family classics to never-ending fun, Victorian Opera’s Season 2018 Encounters boasts epic Australian premieres and new unlimited Season Passes for audiences aged 30 years and under.

National Theatre of Parramatta Season 2018

National Theatre of Parramatta (NTofP) has announced its Season 2018 comprising four world premieres with six Australian plays. The program focuses on identity, belonging and place - at their heart is an exploration of families, the humanity we all share and how we evolve and navigate the world around us.

Season 2018 includes a diversity of established creatives and those poised on the cusp of exciting careers. From the pen of acclaimed playwright Steve Rodgers, to the exciting emerging talents of Western Sydney artist Aanisa Vylet (Pictured left- photographer: Robert Catto).

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