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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Annie Aitken on portraying Nellie Melba and the rigours of an eight show week by Matthew Manahan

Australian superstar Dame Nellie Melba was, and still remains, one of our countries most celebrated song birds. But behind the glitz and glamour of every success story, hides many trials and…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:05PM
Monday, August 7, 2017

After 14 years as STC’s casting Guru, Serena Hill, discusses heading back to London, auditions and the need for training by Matthew Manahan

Serena Hill has been Head of Casting at Sydney Theatre Company since 2003, and after an incredible career Down Under, she is heading home to England with her family. For now. I was fortunate…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 06:22AM
Friday, June 23, 2017

Surviving the 8 show week with Alex Rathgeber and Michael Falzon by Matthew Manahan

When it comes to practising your craft eight shows a week, it’s a very personal thing. Everybody works differently and what will work for some, may not work for others. This week, I wanted…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 12:28AM
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The First Gig [And Everything In-Between] by Matthew Manahan

I’m a Queenslander. Please, don’t hold it against me but it’s true. And I’m proud of it. When I moved from Stanthorpe to Perth, WA, it was the first time I’d left the nest. No more…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:00PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards