Jungle Book - The Musical takes to the stage in Newtown for the April 2014 school holidays.

WARNING – this is not the Disney version.

Based on the beloved stories by Rudyard Kipling, Artistic Director/Intendant of King Street TheatreMarkus Weber has adapted and will direct, the classic tale of Mowgli, Baloo, Bagheera and their arch nemesis Shere Khan, to a rocking soundtrack by Michael Summ from Acoustic Media from Germany.


Adelaide Cabaret Festival Artistic Director Kate Ceberano has unveiled a line up of ‘not your usual suspects’ for her third and final year as Adelaide Cabaret Festival Director.


Musical Theatre favourite Lucy Durack has recently slipped into two new white dresses. One for her wedding last weekend in Perth ( * pictured here ) and the second, a streamlined bubble dress for her role as Glinda in the return season of Wicked. David Spicer discovered just how ‘popular’ the 31-year-old singer and actress has become when he caught up with her and fiancé, accomplished dancer/choreographer Christopher Horsey.

Barbie The Musical: Get Your Sparkle On

Barbie The Musical opens its limited Australian tour with a Pink Carpet Premiere in Melbourne on April 5, 2014. Coral Drouyn is going to be there.

Shakespeare, Aussie Style

Celebrating Shakespeare's 450th Birthday.

Celebrations are planned around the world to mark 450 years since the birth of William Shakespeare in 1564, and Australian theatres are joining the party. But how distinctive has our style of Shakespeare become? FRANK HATHERLEY recounts his own experiences dodging flying cabbages on stage and compares notes with Australia’s most lauded Shakespearean JOHN BELL

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Seussical The Musical is about to bring some of the ‘best medicine’ for families to Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre, and Coral Drouyn is treating her inner child to some feel-good fun.

Something on Saturday to Delight Adelaide Kids

Many of us had our first taste of live performance when we were children. For most, the experience was thrilling and delightful. It fired our imaginations and in some cases, inspired us to become performers ourselves. Almost without exception that uniquely personal first-time live event found a special place in our childhood memories.

Exhibition Celebrates the Sequinned Splendour of Strictly Ballroom

It's thirty years since Strictly Ballroom began its incredible journey, and the Powerhouse Museum is celebrating the milestone with The Strictly Ballroom Story, a new exhibition opening on Saturday 5 April 2014.

Reddy or Not, Helen’s Coming Home.

On the eve of her return to Australia, Helen Reddy talks to our Coral Drouyn.

It isn’t easy being born into a “Showbiz” family. There’s always the assumption that you will follow suit, even while your parents say things like “be a doctor”… “study hard”… “don’t go in the business”. They say it….but they can’t remove it from your genes.

GREASE Announces Return Melbourne Season

A week before the three-month season of GREASE closes in Melbourne on March 30, the entire season has sold out. Over 400,000 Australians, including more than 160,000 people in Melbourne, have enjoyed the production since it opened on January 2 this year.

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