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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Chicago, Saturday Night Fever and Waitress all announced for Sydney by Matt Edwards

In the biggest announcement in Australian musical theatre since Hugh Jackman graduated WAAPA the Gordon Frost Organisation today announced three huge shows that will première in Sydney over…

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The Production Company announces full cast for The Boy From Oz by Matt Edwards

The Production Company announced today the full cast for their second production of 2018, The Boy From Oz. Joining the previously announced cast of Rohan Browne and Caroline O’Connor as Pe…

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Injured Assassin: Bobby Fox out of Assassins on Opening Night by Matt Edwards

Assassins opened at the Sydney Opera House last night, but not with out some added drama. Midway through the performance Bobby Fox, playing Charles J. Guiteau, sustained an injury and was f…

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Win a double pass to Patti LuPone: Don’t Monkey With Broadway in Sydney or Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre have a premium double passes to giveaway to Patti LuPone: Don’t Monkey With Broadway in Melbourne or Sydney this June. Singer and actress Patti LuPone is a multiple Ton…

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Meet the cast of Cry-Baby at The Hayes by Matt Edwards

Today we got our first introduction to members of the cast of Cry-Baby, the rockabilly musical opening at The Hayes Theatre Co on July 20 this year. Christian Charisiou (ABC’s Rake, Griff…

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Principal cast announcement: Madiba the Musical to star Timomatic and more by Matt Edwards

Australian premiere of new Nelson Mandela musical will open in Melbourne in 2018. In October this year, the first English language production of Madiba the Musical – A celebration of N…

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

School of Rock announces Dewey and the children’s cast by Matt Edwards

It is just 5 months until Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock opens to the public at Her Majesty’s theatre in Melbourne. Today we learn who will be playing the coveted role of D…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Hayes announces She Loves Me by Matt Edwards

The Hayes Theatre Co announced today that the first of its Artist Led Productions Initiative, She Loves Me will play from August 24. Directing this production and inaugural recipient of the …

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

Evita full cast announced by Matt Edwards

Today Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini along with producers John Frost and David Ian announced the full cast for the upcoming production of Evita. The production, which is …

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Cry-Baby the musical replaces American Psycho at the Hayes Theatre by Matt Edwards

It was announced today that the musical adaption of the 1990, John Waters, cult classic movie Cry-Baby will have its Australian premiere at the Hayes Theatre Co from July this year. Cry-Bab…

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Win a double pass to Carmen Live or Dead at the Hayes Theatre by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has a double passes to giveaway to Carmen Live or Dead at the Hayes Theatre on April 28, 2018 at 2pm. Carmen Live or Dead celebrates difference, embracing the feminine and t…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

The Production Company announces Oklahoma! full cast by Matt Edwards

This morning Melbourne based musical theatre outfit The Production Company announced the full cast of its upcoming production of the Roger’s & Hammerstein classic Oklahoma!. Princ…

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2018 Green Room Award Winners Announces by Matt Edwards

Last night the 35th Green Room Awards took place at the Comedy Theatre in Melbourne. Hosted Anni Davey and Maude Davey the evening also featured performances by YUMMY, the Victorian Opera Yo…

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Win a double pass to The Wizard of Oz in Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has five double passes to giveaway to The Wizard of Oz at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne on Wednesday 16th May at 7.30pm. The Wizard of Oz has been thrilling capacity audienc…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Win a double pass to The Time Machine starring Mark Lee at NIDA Theatre by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to The Time Machine starring Mark Lee at the NIDA Theatre on Wednesday 11 April at 9pm. A brand-new production of The Time Machine will be stage…

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Lola Montez the Musical returns to the stage for 60th anniversary concert by Matt Edwards

If I was to ask you “What is the most commercially successful Australian musical with an original score?”, I doubt you would guess Lola Montez, but the musical (originally produ…

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Full cast announced for Gypsy at The Hayes by Matt Edwards

The full cast of the upcoming Hayes Theatre Co. production of the iconic musical Gyosy were announced this morning. Previously announced were Blazey Best (Miracle City, Only Heaven Knows)…

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Come From Away to hit Melbourne in 2019 by Matt Edwards

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed today that the hit musical Come From Away will be coming to Australia. Set to open at the ‘soon to be refurbished’ Comedy Theatre in Ju…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to open Sydney in 2019 by Matt Edwards

It was announced today the Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the Musical, will open at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in January 2019. Produced by John Frost, Craig Donnell, W…

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

2018 Green Room Award Nominations Announced by Matt Edwards

The Green Room Awards, now in their 35th year, were announced today in Melbourne. Known as Melbourne’s premier peer-presented performing arts awards they recognise excellence and innovati…

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Monday, February 19, 2018

The Production Company announce their 2018 shows by Matt Edwards

The Production Company have announced their 20th birthday season at a special launch event today in Melbourne. Oklahoma, The Boy From Oz and the Australian premiere of A Gentleman’s G…

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Want cheap tickets to Book of Mormon? Get in line this Monday by Matt Edwards

An extra preview performance of The Book of Mormon has been added in Sydney and all tickets are selling for $20 each. The added preview will be the first chance for fans to see the much-ant…

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Win a double pass to The Fabulous Singlettes in Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to The Fabulous Singlettes at the Memo Music Hall on Tuesday Feb 13 at 8pm. For three decades The Fabulous Singlettes have been playing to S…

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Win a double pass to the Australian Premiere season of The View Upstairs at Hayes Theatre Co, Sydney by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to The View Upstairs at Hayes Theatre Co on 8th Feb, 2018 at 7:30pm. As part of the 2018 Mardi Gras Festival, Invisible Wall Productions and Sug…

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Sydney Theatre Awards – 2017 Winners Announced by Matt Edwards

Tonight the Seymour Centre hosted over 450 members of the Sydney Theatre community to celebrate The Year That Was at the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards. The 37 Awards presented were shared betwe…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Muriel’s Wedding to return to Sydney in 2019 by Matt Edwards

In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald today, Global Creatures CEO Carmen Pavlovic confirmed that the brand new hit Australian musical Muriel’s Wedding will have a return Syd…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Muriel’s Wedding original cast recording released online today by Matt Edwards

The widely anticipated original cast recording of Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures’ production of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical has been released online today. Featuri…

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Win a double pass to Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of Alice in Wonderland in Melbourne by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of Alice in Wonderland at the Ripponlea House and Gardens on Sunday the 14th of Januar…

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Win a double pass to Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of Tinkerbell and the Dream Fairies in Athenaeum in Melbourne by Matt Edwards

Looking for somewhere to take the kids these school holidays? AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to the Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of Tinkerbell and t…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

2017 Sydney Theatre Awards nominations announced by Matt Edwards

Nominations were announced today for the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday 22 January 2018 at 6pm at the Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre. 51 pr…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Video: Stephen Mahy & Sarah Morrison from Mamma Mia! by Matt Edwards

The brand new, reimagined production of Mamma Mia! is just weeks away from it’s Canberra opening night and the beginning of a national tour. To celebrate we caught up with Sarah Morr…

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