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Australian Cast for Moulin Rouge!

Image: Alinta Chidzey and Des Flanagan. Photo by Steven Grace.

Global Creatures has revealed the Australian cast of its Tony-nominated production, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, playing at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre from 13 August 2021.

Alinta Chidzey (Chicago, West Side Story) will star as the sparkling diamond, Satine, opposite newcomer Des Flanagan as bohemian dreamer Christian.

Simon Burke AO will play legendary club impresario Harold Zidler and Andrew Cook will play The Duke.

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2021 - Full Program Announced.

Image: Alan Cumming - Adelaide Cabaret Festival Artistic Director - photo Francis Hills

Rob Mills - Pawn Star

Image: Rob Mills in Grease (2013). Photographer: Jeff Busby.

Music Theatre star and Neighbours TV villain Rob Mills is best known for his heart throb roles on the stage. He’s relishing a switch to a more cerebral part, as a scheming agent, in a national concert tour of the musical CHESS. David Spicer reports.

2021 Australian Musical Theatre Festival Program Announced

The Australian Musical Theatre Festival’s full 2021 performance and workshop program has been announced, including the artists and teachers, who collectively will bring the best of Broadway to Launceston! Between them, they have starred in blockbuster musicals, performed on international stages, coached our finest performers and become familiar faces in the industry. 

The Wedding Singer Cast and Crew

David Venn Enterprises has announced the creative team and full cast list for feel-good musical The Wedding Singer, which will have its Australian professional premiere on Friday 9 April.

New seats have been released in Adelaide, while the Melbourne season has been extended until 5 June. Tickets to Adelaide, Melbourne, Gold Coast and Sydney are on sale via weddingsingermusical.com.au.

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella to Premiere in Sydney

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella will have its Australian Premiere in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre in November 2021, presented by Opera Australia and the Gordon Frost Organisation.

Vale Taryn Fiebig

Image: Taryn Fiebig and Jud Arthur.

Multi award-winning Australian music theatre and opera star Taryn Fiebig, who made Prince Charles cry with her artistry, passed away in Sydney on March 20, 2021 from ovarian cancer, aged 49.  An outstanding human being, cherished colleague and sublime artist, has left the party. 

Sydney Theatre Company Announces Act Two 2021

Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director Kip Williams has unveiled ‘Act Two’, eleven shows to complete STC’s 2021 season that he says will be a “celebration of the new Wharf theatres and a collection of stories that bring us together to laugh and connect following a year of isolation".

We Will Rock You Arena Tour

Harvest Rain Theatre has announced the cast for its all new arena production of WE WILL ROCK YOU, that is set to tour Australia and promises to raise the roof of Entertainment Centres across the country from this October.

The Phantom of the Sydney Opera House

Image: Josh Piterman and Kelly Mathieson in The Phantom of the Opera West End 2019 - Photo Manuel Harlan

Opera Australia in association with The Really Useful Group, will present Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, making its premiere at the Sydney Opera House, starring Josh Piterman as the Phantom.