News

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. 

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.