News and Features

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap - Cast and Extra Cities Announced

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap - Cast and Extra Cities Announced

The cast for t ...
Divas Spray it with Music

Divas Spray it with Music

Ahead of the opening of the musical Hairspray, Coral Dro ...
Australian Premiere of Tom at the Farm

Australian Premiere of Tom at the Farm

Fixed Foot Productions, in association with ...
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Latest Reviews

Laurinda

Laurinda

Twenty years ago, working class, from a Vietnamese immigrant family Lucy ...
How to Defend Yourself

How to Defend Yourself

It’s an opportune time for Sydney to see Liliana Padi ...
Winter Light Festival

Winter Light Festival

2022 is the second year of the Winter Light Festival. Unlike ...
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The Show Business Directory

Books Scripts Recordings

Book Nook June 2022 Newsletter

Book Nook June 2022 Newsletter

Image: Teachers at the Drama Queensland confer ...
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 ...
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Costumes, Props and Sets

Encore Costumes

Encore Costumes

Who needs a new costume when you can refashion an old one? The Bri ...
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 ...
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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

Lighting Two Shows in One Venue

Lighting Two Shows in One Venue

Creating one lighting design and rig is a tricky e ...
Welcome to The Moulin Rouge

Welcome to The Moulin Rouge

A spectacular, sparkling diamond. Behind the Scenes w ...
The Power of Sound

The Power of Sound

Image: Steve Francis. Photographer: Daniel Boud. Beth Keehn sp ...
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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

Directory of Performing Arts Courses 2023

Directory of Performing Arts Courses 2023

Stage Whispers is proud to publish Austr ...
Award Winning Composer

Award Winning Composer

In Sean Tinnion’s heart, just about everything has a ...
Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance

Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance

Jazz Miller, a past JCMOD scholarship student, ...
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Venues

Government Funds Upgrade of SBW Stables Theatre

Government Funds Upgrade of SBW Stables Theatre

Photographer: Brett Boardman Foll ...
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 ...
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Stage Briefs

Slava’s Snowshow Returns for Australian Summer

Slava’s Snowshow Returns for Australian Summer

Seen by over 7,000,000 people wor ...
Madama Butterfly Returns to Sydney Harbour in 2023

Madama Butterfly Returns to Sydney Harbour in 2023

Opera Australia has announced t ...
The Heartbreak Choir Premieres on MTC Digital Theatre

The Heartbreak Choir Premieres on MTC Digital Theatre

Following its season on Melb ...
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Community Theatre

The Book of Everything at Cronulla

The Book of Everything at Cronulla

The Arts Theatre Cronulla is staging The Book o ...
Priscilla is Headed for Rockdale

Priscilla is Headed for Rockdale

Image: Cast members Luke Lynch, Brad Clarke and S ...
The Pitman Painters

The Pitman Painters

During August, Adelaide’s Therry Theatre is presenting L ...
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Schools on Stage

Anastasia

Anastasia

Book by Terrence McNally. Music by Stephen Flaherty. Lyrics by Lynn Ahre ...
Bye Bye Birdie

Bye Bye Birdie

Music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams Book by Michael St ...
Junior Theatre Festival Scholarship

Junior Theatre Festival Scholarship

Stage Whispers is teaming up with the Junior T ...
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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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