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Out of the Desert

Out of the Desert

A landmark Australian production of Priscilla Queen of the Deser ...
STAGE WHISPERS MAGAZINE: JULY AUGUST 2022 EDITION OUT NOW!!!

STAGE WHISPERS MAGAZINE: JULY AUGUST 2022 EDITION OUT NOW!!!

IN THIS EDITION Diva ...
The Ajoona Guest House

The Ajoona Guest House

In December 2021, Stephen House’s The Ajoona Guest Ho ...
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Latest Reviews

Hachikō

Hachikō

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s holiday offering is the emotive and be ...
Charitable Intent

Charitable Intent

David Williamson is our most prolific playwright and (arguably) ...
L’Amour

L’Amour

The fifth annual Brisbane Music Festival started on the weekend with fou ...
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The Show Business Directory

Books Scripts Recordings

Courtney Monsma Releases Debut Album

Courtney Monsma Releases Debut Album

Australian musical theatre performer Courtney ...
This Much Is True

This Much Is True

Miriam Margolyes (John Murray) Book review by Peter Pinne. Cli ...
NELLIE – The Life and Loves of Dame Nellie Melba

NELLIE – The Life and Loves of Dame Nellie Melba

By Robert Wainwright (Allen &a ...
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Costumes, Props and Sets

The Brief History of a Fake Cigarette

The Brief History of a Fake Cigarette

Can one prop alter the mood of a play? Direc ...
Chester the suitcase with his own baggage

Chester the suitcase with his own baggage

Suitcases conjure up so much symbolism ...
Celebrating Amazing Sets

Celebrating Amazing Sets

The set building department of the Sydney Theatre Company ...
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Finding a Show

Choosing a School Show

Choosing a School Show

Music Theatre International Australasia’s picks G ...
Melba Musical, Classic Adaptations and New Short Plays

Melba Musical, Classic Adaptations and New Short Plays

Melba the Musical Book and ...
MTI Now Licensing Rights to Three Versions of Godspell

MTI Now Licensing Rights to Three Versions of Godspell

Three versions of Stephen S ...
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Other Goods and Services

Let's Put On A Show - 2022 Edition

Let's Put On A Show - 2022 Edition

Its name is inspired by the old Mickey Rooney a ...
Community Theatre Insurance

Community Theatre Insurance

The Association of Community Theatre, in partnership w ...
Paris Fit-Out

Paris Fit-Out

Riedel Communications has announced that the landmark Thé&aci ...
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Production Team and Crew

In The Doghouse

In The Doghouse

Please know, today was a good day, even though I don’t know ...
I Want to be a (Young) Producer

I Want to be a (Young) Producer

In the second part of Debora Krizak’s serie ...
Into the Woods (& Floods) Director’s Diary

Into the Woods (& Floods) Director’s Diary

Director Kimberley Shaw thought she w ...
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Sound and Light

The Kaleidoscope of Dorian Gray

The Kaleidoscope of Dorian Gray

Actor Eryn Jean Norvill plays all 26 roles in the ...
Gobo Light Magic

Gobo Light Magic

For 25 years Gobotech has remained the only Australian manufactu ...
Keeps on Dashin

Keeps on Dashin

Ross Hopkins from Creative Film and TV highly recommends a new han ...
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Theatre Companies

Patch Theatre Celebrates 50 Years

Patch Theatre Celebrates 50 Years

Image: Patch Artistic Director Geoff Cobham. Pho ...
Cocooning, Nurturing, Exploring: Canberra’s The Street in the COVID-19 Era

Cocooning, Nurturing, Exploring: Canberra’s The Street in the COVID-19 Era

Cathy ...
The Spectacle That is Harvest Rain

The Spectacle That is Harvest Rain

What’s it like to be part of a cast of 60 ...
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Training

Actors Centre Australia

Actors Centre Australia

Actors and Directors are being offered six-month intensive ...
NIDA June 2022 Production Season

NIDA June 2022 Production Season

Falsettos, How I Learned To Drive, Picnic at Han ...
Study Musical Theatre in England

Study Musical Theatre in England

Australian students are being invited to study Mu ...
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Venues

Announcing KXT on Broadway

Announcing KXT on Broadway

bAKEHOUSE has outgrown their little corner in Kings Cro ...
Sydney’s Theatre Royal Glitters Again

Sydney’s Theatre Royal Glitters Again

As the curtain rises at Sydney’s rej ...
Princess Theatre Heralds New Cultural Hub in Brisbane

Princess Theatre Heralds New Cultural Hub in Brisbane

Beth Keehn reports on the of ...
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Stage Briefs

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2022 Reviews

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2022 Reviews

Hover on and click on the show titles / lin ...
Christie Whelan-Browne in SHOW PEOPLE

Christie Whelan-Browne in SHOW PEOPLE

A darkly hilarious look behind the curtain a ...
Come From Away Returns to Melbourne and Sydney

Come From Away Returns to Melbourne and Sydney

Producers Rodney Rigby and Junkyard ...
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Community Theatre

Dogfight SA Premiere

Dogfight SA Premiere

Image: Ruby Pinkerton and Gus Robson. 2022 is Adelaide& ...
Constellations at Lane Cove Theatre

Constellations at Lane Cove Theatre

Constellations, the award-winning play by Brit ...
American Classic at The Pavilion Theatre

American Classic at The Pavilion Theatre

Castle Hill Players present Arthur Mille ...
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Schools on Stage

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

By Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. Mandurah Baptist College. Dir ...
Chicago

Chicago

Book by Bob Fosse and Fred Ebb. Music by John Kander. Lyrics by Fred Ebb. ...
It’s A Hard Knock Life

It’s A Hard Knock Life

Image: Rehearsal for Pulse Alive. Photofrapher: Anna Warr ...
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History

Reunion Day – a Play Revived

Reunion Day – a Play Revived

The cast at the reading of Reunion Day A play by P ...
Counting Pennies on Stages Past.

Counting Pennies on Stages Past.

Archivist Susan Mills provides an insight into th ...
The Make-up Box

The Make-up Box

Coral Drouyn remembers an icon of show business, and a part of her ...
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