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Saturday, January 18, 2020

ABC set to make live musical adaptation of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN by Gabi Bergman

Last week, ABC announced that they will be throwing their hat into the ring and taking on Young Frankenstein as their

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Getting to know David Suchet by Gabi Bergman

For over 25 years, David Suchet delighted viewers around the world in his depiction of the iconic Agatha Christie character

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Ridiculusmus brings The Importance of Being Earnest to the Malthouse by Gabi Bergman

In Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest (A Trivial Comedy for Serious People)—Jack and Algy fabricate delicious double lives to escape

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Another new song from THE PRINCE OF EGYPT is released! by Gabi Bergman

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT released a music video featuring the brand-new love song by Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz,

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Moulin Rouge! on Broadway supports Australian Bushfires by Gabi Bergman

It’s undeniable how strong of an Aussie connection Moulin Rouge! has. The film was helmed by Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin,

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Peter Mountford on Queen Bette by Gabi Bergman

Bette Davis. A name that is synonymous with the film industry. Queen Bette is a one woman show that tells the

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Stand Up for Bushfire Relief benefit concert announced by Gabi Bergman

In the face of the devastation caused by bushfires across Victoria, the Melbourne Comedy community is coming together to support

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CINDERELLA to make West End premiere in 2020 by Gabi Bergman

This will be Cinderella like you’ve never seen her before. Based on an original idea by Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve),

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Ashleigh Taylor on The Life Of Us by Gabi Bergman

With all this new technology, can a long distance relationship work? The Life Of Us questions just that, following protagonists Charlie

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

Jabbering with the Jellicles of YABC’s Cats by Gabi Bergman

Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and based off of T.S. Eliot’s poetry, Cats has well and truly made its mark

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Dame Edna to host a free Opera For The People event at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl by Gabi Bergman

The most famous arias and Australia’s most famous housewife, all under the stars for free! On Saturday 1 February 2020,

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Shaun Rennie on directing Irene by Gabi Bergman

Neglected Musicals have been bringing Sydney some lesser-known shows for the last few years, but their current show is extra

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Auslan interpreted performance of SHREK THE MUSICAL on Feb 8 by Gabi Bergman

SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks film, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favourite ogre to life on

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Monday, January 6, 2020

OPENING NIGHT at Sydney Festival Cancelled by Gabi Bergman

Sydney Festival has today announced the cancellation of theatre production Opening Night, starring French actress Isabelle Adjani. Due to health

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Rainbow Families Hub at the 2020 Midsumma Festival by Gabi Bergman

Summer fun is sorted for LGBTIQA+ families Circus Oz and The Melba Spiegeltent will host the Rainbow Families Hub at

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

A chat with Chicago’s Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Alinta Chidzey by Gabi Bergman

It may seem there’s nothing to it, but they simply cannot do it alone! The sassy duo of Murderer’s Row,

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Watch Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada in the music video for Hadestown’s “All I’ve Ever Known” by Gabi Bergman

Hadestown takes us way down to the roots of theatre – Greek Mythology. The show is a contemporary retelling of

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Saturday, January 4, 2020

Jake Gyllenhaal to produce and star in FUN HOME film by Gabi Bergman

Earlier this week, it was announced that a Fun Home film adaptation is in the works, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Sam Gold attached as creatives. Gyllenhaal is set to star as Bruce Bechdel, the …

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Cirque Stratosphere lands in Melbourne! by Gabi Bergman

From the creators of The Illusionists, Circus 1903, and Le Noir, CIRQUE STRATOSPHERE has tumbled its way into Melbourne’s orbit. A brilliant night out for families these school holida…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Discussing Children’s Theatre with Andrew Threlfall by Gabi Bergman

“How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind…” Produced by CDP Theatre Producers, Room on the Broom, is about to open at Me…

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Monday, December 30, 2019

2019 – A Year in Review by Gabi Bergman

And with that, another year is done! Before we say goodbye to 2019, we wanted to look over some of the amazing stuff that happened this year. This is just a snapshot at some of what we’ve …

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2019 – A Year in Review by Gabi Bergman

And with that, another year is done! Before we say goodbye to 2019, we wanted to look over some of

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Watch Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada in the music video for Hadestown’s “All I’ve Ever Known” by Gabi Bergman

Hadestown takes us way down to the roots of theatre – Greek Mythology. The show is a contemporary retelling of the ancient myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, transporting the characters into a …

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Remembering Jerry Herman by Gabi Bergman

We have lost another Broadway great. Jerry, a famed composer and lyricist, passed away on December 26th, aged 88. Born in Manhattan, Jerry grew up surrounded by music and theatre. His Broadw…

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

Six with Six – Vidya Makan is Catherine Parr by Gabi Bergman

SURVIVED. Six The Musical is taking the world by storm. Part pop concert and part musical, the show tells the stories of Henry VIII’s wives, and sides of the story that most are not famili…

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Six with Six – Courtney Monsma is Katherine Howard by Gabi Bergman

BEHEADED. Six The Musical is taking the world by storm. Part pop concert and part musical, the show tells the stories of Henry VIII’s wives, and sides of the story that most are not famili…

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Jason Donovan and Casey Donovan talk power roles in Chicago by Gabi Bergman

Opening to a sold-out house and playing packed theatres for the rest of the week, Chicago has officially burst onto the Melbourne theatre scene. The 1975 musical has lasted the test of tim…

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Sunday, December 22, 2019

Watch the first clip of Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in the teaser trailer for RESPECT by Gabi Bergman

There was no one quite like The Queen of Soul. Aretha Franklin’s influence on the music industry is completely undeniable. A renowned performer, her songs have concreted their place in the…

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Friday, December 20, 2019

Six with Six – Kiana Daniele is Anne of Cleves by Gabi Bergman

DIVORCED. Six The Musical is taking the world by storm. Part pop concert and part musical, the show tells the stories of Henry VIII’s wives, and sides of the story that most are not famili…

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

The Feather In The Web hits Red Stitch for Midsumma Festival by Gabi Bergman

From cult comic sensation Nick Coyle’s (The Queen of Wolves, ABC’s Sarah’s Channel) The Feather in The Web is a lacerating satire of mainstream culture – revelling in all the magnifi…

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Chicago shimmies into Melbourne by Gabi Bergman

Melbourne’s State Theatre was abuzz for the Opening Night of Chicago. Playing to a full house for a large chunk of their season, it was no surprise that every foyer was absolutely packed. …

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