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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Australian tour announced for Shrek the Musical by Matt Edwards

The Big Green Ogre is coming to Australia. Producers from GFO announced this morning that the Broadway smash Shrek the Musical will be coming to Australia in 2020. Based on the 2001 Dreamwor…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jason Donovan to star in Chicago for Melbourne Season by Matt Edwards

Producers have announced that Australian superstar Jason Donovan will be playing the role of the cunning and charismatic lawyer Billy Flynn in Chicago this December in Melbourne. He joins Na…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Win a double pass to ZIRK! – Russia’s Big Top Circus Spectacular in Sydney by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to ZIRK! – Russia’s Big Top Circus Spectacular at The Showring, Entertainment Quarter on Saturday 6 July at 4 pm. In association with the …

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Check out all of the nominations for the Helpmann Awards’ first Melbourne ceremony by Matt Edwards

Move over Sydney, the Helpmann Awards are heading to Melbourne! For the first time ever, Arts Centre Melbourne, Victoria’s home of the performing arts, will host the 19th annual Helpmann A…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Full cast announced for Hair by Matt Edwards

Today, on the 50th anniversary of Hair opening at The Metro Theatre, Kings Cross, producers have announced the full cast for the upcoming Australian tour. Playing Sheila will be Prinnie Stev…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

The next step for AussieTheatre.com by Matt Edwards

Erin and I have been deliberating and agonising over this decision for the last 6 months, but it is time for us to come out and say it; “We do not have the time needed to fully commit to A…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Win a double pass to Come From Away in Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has A double pass to giveaway to Come From Away at the Comedy Theatre, Melbourne on Tuesday 9 July at 7.00pm. Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of thousands of str…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Australian premiere of Hamilton announced by Matt Edwards

It was confirmed today that the smash hit Broadway musical Hamilton, will be heading to Australia! The production will premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, beginning March 2021. The announc…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Chicago is heading to Melbourne by Matt Edwards

Producers confirmed last week the Chicago the Musical will be heading to Melbourne later this year. Following its premiere season at the Capitol Theatre Sydney in August, the production wil…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

A quick chat with Rob Johnson, currently appearing in Spamalot at The Hayes by Matt Edwards

This week we caught up with Rob Johnson, who is just about to go into the last week of Spamalot at The Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney. Rob is currently playing Prince Herbert (in Spamalot) an…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

All the 36th Annual Green Room Award Winners by Matt Edwards

The winners of the 36th annual Green Room Awards we announced last night at the Comedy Theatre in Melbourne. The awards presented last night covered work presented on Melbourne stages in 20…

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Full cast announced for Darlinghurst Theatre’s Once the Musical by Matt Edwards

Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s 2019 programme boasts the honour of presenting the Sydney premiere of Once, the musical based on the 2007 indie film of the same name. This week, the full …

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Full cast announced for Sweeney Todd by Matt Edwards

Producers today announced the full cast joining previously announced Anthony Warlow and Gina Riley in the upcoming concert tour of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeny Todd. Australia theatrical le…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Elise McCann talks life and The Last 5 Years by Matt Edwards

Elise McCann is fast becoming one of the Australian theatre industry’s most sought after commodities. As a producer, performer and creator, the self-confessed “control freak” is in hig…

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Theatre royalty, Ruthie Henshall, to premiere new solo show in Australia by Matt Edwards

West End and Broadway superstar Ruthie Henshall will bring her new solo show, Ruthie Henshall: Live & Intimate to Australia this June. The multi-award winning actress is best known for h…

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Monday, March 25, 2019

The Book of Mormon to return to Brisbane in 2020 by Matt Edwards

The Book of Mormon opened at QPAC in Brisbane earlier this month, where it is playing until May 31, before moving on to Adelaide and Perth. The production is selling so well in the north tha…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Win a double pass to the 36th Annual Green Room Awards in Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has a double passes to giveaway to 36th Annual Green Room Awards at the Comedy Theatre on Monday the 1st of April, 7 pm. Join Melbourne’s Arts Industry at the iconic Comedy…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Final three cast members announced for Come From Away by Matt Edwards

Producers announced today the final three to join the previously announced cast for the upcoming production of Come Fron Away! Sharriese Hamilton, Doug Hansell and Kolby Kindle join previou…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is headed to Melbourne by Matt Edwards

It was announced this week that Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be heading to Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne at the completion of their current Sydney Season. As productions such…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Win a double pass to Saturday Night Fever in Sydney by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Saturday Night Fever at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on  Thursday 28 March Date at 7:30 pm. This Disco Inferno is based on the 1977 film starrin…

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Sizzling cast announced for Chicago by Matt Edwards

The upcoming production of Chicago is sure going to sizzle with this amazing cast. Announced today, ahead of their opening at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney in August, the cast will be lead by …

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Monday, February 18, 2019

2018 Green Room Awards nominations announced by Matt Edwards

The nominations for the 36th Green Room Awards, for work presented on Melbourne stages in 2018 have been announced. The Green Room Awards recognise outstanding achievements in productions fr…

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Full cast announced for Barnum the Musical by Matt Edwards

The full cast of Barnum the Musical has been announced! The production, which will open at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre in April, had previously confirmed Todd McKenney as P.T. Barnum, Rach…

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Win a double pass to Ginger and Tonic: Australian Treasures & Guilty Pleasures at the Gasworks Cabaret Project, Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to Ginger and Tonic: Australian Treasures & Guilty Pleasures at the Gasworks on Wednesday the 27th of Feb, at 8:30pm. Acclaimed a capel…

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

Full cast announced for Saturday Night Fever by Matt Edwards

The full cast of disco-inspired musical, Saturday Night Fever was announced this morning ahead of its premiere season in Sydney from 27 March 2019. Featuring some of Australia’s most…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Opera Australia announces cast for West Side Story on Sydney Harbour by Matt Edwards

Opera Australia today announced the full cast for the Handa Opera production of West Side Story. Joining opera/musical crossover stars Julie Lea Goodwin and Alexander Lewis, the role of the …

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Win a Double Pass to see Jersey Boys at the Regent Theatre Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has 2 double passes to giveaway to Jersey Boys at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne on Thursday 28 February. This internationally acclaimed hit musical tells the true-life story…

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Remarkable cast for Victorian Opera’s A Little Night Music by Matt Edwards

The Victorian Opera have just announced their final cast members for the upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim’s chamber musical A Little Night Music. The new cast members include…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Win tickets to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Sydney by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has tickets to giveaway to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Capitol Theatre on Wednesday February 27. Step inside a world of pure imagination. Roald Dahl’s Charlie a…

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Frozen the Musical is heading to Australia in 2020 by Matt Edwards

Disney Theatrical’s announced today that the hit musical Frozen will have its premiere Australian season at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney from July 2020. Disney has previously had great suc…

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Winners announced for the 2018 Sydney Theatre Awards by Matt Edwards

The 2018 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced tonight at a star-studded event at the Seymour Centre’s York Theatre. 34 awards were shared between 16 productions, with LPD and the Hayes The…

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