News and Features

Leads Announced for Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Leads Announced for Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Lyndon Terracini for ...
A Triple Threat Comes Home

A Triple Threat Comes Home

Coral Drouyn looks at the home-coming of triple threat ...
Coming Back From Away

Coming Back From Away

After hit musical Come From Away landed back at Melbourne&rs ...
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Latest Reviews

Aida

Aida

Aida returns to Sydney Opera House, three years after its first run, wit ...
Double Trouble

Double Trouble

As its title suggests, this production is about fun as well as musi ...
Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses

This past year or more has played havoc with theatre companies, both ...
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Books Scripts Recordings

In the Name of Theatre – The History, Culture and Voices of Amateur Theatre in Victoria by Cheryl Threadgold

In the Name of Theatre – The History, Culture and Voices of Amateur Theatre in Victoria by Cheryl Threadgold

In April 1932 when Geelong Repertory Theatre Company presented George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, little did they realize that 88 years later the theatre would still be going strong. In fact it’s the oldest amateur theatre company in Victoria. This is just one of the fascinating facts that emerge from Cheryl Threadgold’s assiduously researched ...
A Star On Her Door The Life and Career of June Bronhill (Wakefield Press)

A Star On Her Door The Life and Career of June Bronhill (Wakefield Press)

Book rev ...
Stage Whispers Books Rewards

Stage Whispers Books Rewards

Stage Whispers Magazine has expanded its on-line book ...
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Costumes, Props and Sets

From the Globe to South Brisbane

From the Globe to South Brisbane

Getting the Bard on the boards at the Bille Brown ...
Scenic Projections

Scenic Projections

Music Theatre International (MTI) and Broadway Media are set to ...
Scenic Studios

Scenic Studios

Scenic Studios was born from the JC Williamsons Theatres company an ...
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Finding a Show

A Post COVID-19 Musical

A Post COVID-19 Musical

The world's first musical set after ...
Come in Spinner

Come in Spinner

David Spicer enjoyed a revival of Eddie Perfect's first musica ...
Musicals and Plays for Outdoors

Musicals and Plays for Outdoors

Rights holders recommend shows from their catalogu ...
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Other Goods and Services

Comfy Bums on Seats

Comfy Bums on Seats

How recently have you wriggled your way through a theatrical p ...
StageCenta - Swipe For A Show.

StageCenta - Swipe For A Show.

Canberra Theatre enthusiast Richard Block has launc ...
Marketing Thoughts with ACMN’s Lyndell Pond

Marketing Thoughts with ACMN’s Lyndell Pond

Theatre Companies big and small wres ...
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Production Team and Crew

New Directions

New Directions

Image: Dusty, directed by Jason Langley (Photographer: Jeff Busby).
How do Women Directors Get a Greater Share of the Chair?

How do Women Directors Get a Greater Share of the Chair?

Why are women directors i ...
Directors Diary: The Wizard of Oz

Directors Diary: The Wizard of Oz

Tim O’Connor is directing the mega arena p ...
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Sound and Light

Spotlight On NIDA

Spotlight On NIDA

Wun Zee was lighting designer of pool (no water), written b ...
Microphones in the Pit

Microphones in the Pit

Arty Jones from Factory Sound dives into the orchestra pit ...
Batteries, Maths and Landfill

Batteries, Maths and Landfill

Artie Jones from Factory Sound estimates that more t ...
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Theatre Companies

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 ...
Venice Inspires Physical Theatre.

Venice Inspires Physical Theatre.

Stage Whispers chats to Rosa Campagnaro, the fou ...
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Training

NIDA OPEN DAY AND STUDENT PRODUCTIONS

NIDA OPEN DAY AND STUDENT PRODUCTIONS

Anyone curious for an inside look at where A ...
Australia’s Top Cabaret Talent Get Together to Foster Emerging Performers

Australia’s Top Cabaret Talent Get Together to Foster Emerging Performers

The le ...
WAAPA Launches its 2021 Performance Program

WAAPA Launches its 2021 Performance Program

The Western Australian Academy of Perf ...
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Venues

Waiting in the Wings: Renewed and Refreshed Venues

Waiting in the Wings: Renewed and Refreshed Venues

Image: Concept image for Brisba ...
La Mama Rebuild Begins

La Mama Rebuild Begins

Powering on behind the scenes despite all of the chaos and ...
New Look Her Majesty’s Theatre Adelaide Unveiled

New Look Her Majesty’s Theatre Adelaide Unveiled

The new-look Her Majesty’ ...
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Stage Briefs

Sydney Theatre Audiences Shrinking

Sydney Theatre Audiences Shrinking

Sydney Theatre Companies are coming to terms ...
Cinderella and Her Prince

Cinderella and Her Prince

Shubshri Kandiah as Cinderella and Ainsley Melham a ...
Audience Splattered with Stage Blood

Audience Splattered with Stage Blood

Front row members of the audience attending&n ...
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Community Theatre

Bankstown Theatre Company Present The King and I

Bankstown Theatre Company Present The King and I

After having to cancel their enti ...
Dark Irish Comedy at Castle Hill

Dark Irish Comedy at Castle Hill

Castle Hill Players will present The Cripple of I ...
The Game’s Afoot at Cronulla

The Game’s Afoot at Cronulla

Arts Theatre Cronulla is presenting Ken Ludwig&rsqu ...
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Schools on Stage

Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde

By Laurence O’Keefe, Nell Benjamin and Heather Hach. Directe ...
Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

Music and Lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus. B ...
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

By Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Linda ...
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History

A Treasure Trove of Programmes

A Treasure Trove of Programmes

Theatre programmes have provided an invaluable hist ...
Politics and Broadway.

Politics and Broadway.

Image: Hamilton Australian cast. Photographer Daniel Boud. ...
Kate Mulvany’s Joy, Magic and Darkness

Kate Mulvany’s Joy, Magic and Darkness

Image: Kate Mulvany in The Literati& ...
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