News and Features

STC Reschedules The Picture of Dorian Gray and White Pearl to 2022 Season

STC Reschedules The Picture of Dorian Gray and White Pearl to 2022 Season

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Roxanne McDonald Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Roxanne McDonald Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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The Phantom of the Opera Postponed to 2022

The Phantom of the Opera Postponed to 2022

Opera Australia has announced the force ...
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Latest Reviews

The Lady in the Van

The Lady in the Van

This play is the basically true story of Alan Bennett’s ...
Small and Cute Oh No

Small and Cute Oh No

Squid Vicious’ Small and Cute Oh No is a rather dark co ...
The Mermaid

The Mermaid

A joyous piece of collaborative invention by the teenage cast and adul ...
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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

All Together Now! Available for Licensing

All Together Now! Available for Licensing

MTI’s All Together Now! - A Global ...
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 ...
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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

Our Town – Director’s Diary

Our Town – Director’s Diary

Lee Lewis – the new Artistic Director of th ...
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 ...
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Sound and Light

Behind the Scenes with Debora Krizak - Sound

Behind the Scenes with Debora Krizak - Sound

Acclaimed performer Debora Krizak is ...
Hearing the People Sing Again

Hearing the People Sing Again

What does an audio event company do when it goes fro ...
Spotlight On NIDA

Spotlight On NIDA

Wun Zee was lighting designer of pool (no water), written b ...
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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

Directory of Performing Arts Courses 2022

Directory of Performing Arts Courses 2022

Stage Whispers is proud to publish Austr ...
New Sydney Music Theatre Course

New Sydney Music Theatre Course

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is launching 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 ...
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Venues

Riverside Theatres Redevelopment Plans Moving Ahead

Riverside Theatres Redevelopment Plans Moving Ahead

The City of Parramatta is proc ...
Waiting in the Wings: Renewed and Refreshed Venues

Waiting in the Wings: Renewed and Refreshed Venues

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La Mama Rebuild Begins

La Mama Rebuild Begins

Powering on behind the scenes despite all of the chaos and ...
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Stage Briefs

Six The Musical Rescheduled

Six The Musical Rescheduled

As a result of the ongoing disruptions created by the ...
Jagged Little Pill The Musical Postponed

Jagged Little Pill The Musical Postponed

Producers have today announced the postpo ...
Theatre Companies Celebrate Grants

Theatre Companies Celebrate Grants

Eighty-two private and public arts organisation ...
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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

Annie

Annie

By Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin. Mercedes’ Colleg ...
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 ...
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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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