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Isolating Like A Rock Star or Musical Theatre Producer?

Oliver Alkhair from Brent Street Agency isn’t taking Iso laying down!  Natalie De Sousa reports.

Opera Australia Now Streaming 5 FREE Operas and More

Opera Australia has continued to add new videos each week to their free online streaming service — OA | TV: Opera Australia on Demand — with 17 videos now waiting for you to view. 

Bat Out Of Hell Rescheduled for 2021

TEG Dainty have to announced the rescheduled dates for Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Rock Musical.  TheArena Rock Musical, featuring an international cast, scheduled to take place this June will now tour Australia in May 2021. 

Online Musical: Who’s Your Bagdaddy

LATEST: From Monday 29 June Who’s Your Bagdaddy (Or How I Started The Iraq War), which was performed online from 24 - 28 June for five performances, will be available to view until Sunday 12 July through www.baghdaddymusical.com.au. Tickets will be on the same sliding scale as the live performances, starting from $22, with any added donations split between the Actors Benevolent Fund of NSW and the cast and crew.

Darlo Red Carpet Cabaret Line-up

Darlinghurst Theatre Company has revealed the lineup of its new Red Carpet Cabaret season, opening on Friday 12 June. Over three weeks, some of Australia’s best cabaret and musical theatre performers will entertain an intimate gathering of diners in the theatre’s Two Trout restaurant.

New Sydney Festival Director Announced.

The board of Sydney Festival has announced the appointment of their new Festival Director for 2022, Australian curator and producer Olivia Ansell.

Hairspray is Streaming FREE This Weekend

This weekend’s FREE musical theatre screening (May 30 and 31, 2020) at 'The Shows Must Go On'  YouTube channel is Hairspray.

The made-for-television production Hairspray Live! - first aired in the US on NBC in December 2016 - was directed by Tony Award®-winner Kenny Leon and features choreography from Tony Award®-winner Jerry Mitchell. The all-star cast includes Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, Ariana Grande, Derek Hough, Jennifer Hudson and Martin Short.

National Theatre At Home - This House - FREE Online

National Theatre At Home’s latest FREE online offering is This House by James Graham.

It’s 1974, and Britain has a hung Parliament. The corridors of Westminster ring with the sound of infighting and backstabbing as the political parties battle to change the future of the nation.

This Houseis a timely, moving and funny insight into the workings of British politics by James Graham (Ink, ITV's Quiz) and directed by Jeremy Herrin (People, Places and Things).

The late, great IsoLate Late Show: Last (online) live performance.

For the last 10 weeks, The Little Red Company has been surviving and thriving in these crazy times by producing a weekly online show. Company founder/producer/performer, Naomi Price, and her talented friends have put together a power-packed mix of pop songs, cabaret, variety, music and comedy, broadcast live every Friday night at 8pm on Facebook.

The Reservoir Room - New Virtual Venue

Award-winning Australian entertainer Catherine Alcorn has not been idle during the COVID-19 isolation period having joined forces with Sydney TV/Film producer Brian Cobb.

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