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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Celebrating Dame Joan Sutherland with Grand by Sean McLoughlin

The Australian Performing Arts Collection (APAC) has unveiled an exciting digital showcase titled Grand, which celebrates Dame Joan Sutherland and

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Monday, August 3, 2020

HOTA’s live FIRESIDE program blazes on by Sean McLoughlin

Riding the wave of its first successful live programming since re-opening, HOTA has today announced that their popular FIRESIDE program

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Todd McKenney’s industry mask marketplace takes off by Sean McLoughlin

Within a couple of weeks, Todd McKenney’s new project to assist others in the entertainment industry has become a roaring

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Friday, July 31, 2020

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND movie musical set to be produced for Disney+ by Sean McLoughlin

Building off the success of the movie musical adaptation of Hamilton, reports have confirmed another musical is being adapted for

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

YIRRAMBOI – A breath-taking celebration of the longest living Cultures in existence by Sean McLoughlin

The Creative Team behind YIRRAMBOI, Australia’s premiere First Nations celebration, are thrilled to announce that YIRRAMBOI will return from 6 to

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Opera Australia postpones world’s first digital Ring Cycle to 2021 by Sean McLoughlin

Opera Australia, the country’s largest arts employer, is unlikely to return to the stage until 2021 with an announcement tomorrow

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The Phantom of the Opera has ended a 34 year run on the West End by Sean McLoughlin

Acclaimed British theatre producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh recently shared his views on the future of the West End and Broadway.

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Victorian teens design COVID-Safe Festival in Parliament collaboration by Sean McLoughlin

Arts Centre Melbourne in partnership with the Victorian Parliament and The Push have come together to create Steri-LIVE, an imagined

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Andrew Lloyd-Webber ushers in the reopening of live venues by Sean McLoughlin

COVID-19 Down-Stage Centre? On Thursday 23rd July, singer Beverley Knight performed to a less-than-packed London Palladium, heralding a new post-COVID

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

Disney’s Aladdin rumoured to be the next musical to be streamed on Disney+ by Sean McLoughlin

Following the enormous success of the filmed musical production of Hamilton, on Disney+’s streaming platform, reports are circulating that Aladdin

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Which is more creative, the arts or the sciences? Research confirms creativity is key for both by Sean McLoughlin

International expert in creativity and innovation, UniSA’s Professor David Cropley, is calling for Australian schools and universities to increase their

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P.S. Meet Me At Stage Door: The Australian Podcast Fostering Community In A Time Of Crisis by Sean McLoughlin

When Covid-19 hit Australia’s shores in early March this year it wasn’t long before the Arts took some of the

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Monday, July 20, 2020

K-POP the musical pushing ahead with global audition call during COVID-19 by Sean McLoughlin

As most theatres in the world are currently closed, one musical is not letting COVID-19 get in the way of

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NIDA’s Digital Theatre Festival performed online for the first time by Sean McLoughlin

Primetime Emmy Award-winning Spielberg, Halo and Nine Inch Nails collaborator Sean Stewart headlines NIDA’s Digital Theatre Festival For the first

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Sunday, July 19, 2020

5x5x5: Memory original compositions released by Sean McLoughlin

As part of Arts Centre Melbourne’s composition mentorship program 5x5x5, the five selected composers – Ceridwen McCooey, Mabel Windred-Wornes, Samuel Kreusler,

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Friday, July 17, 2020

British Prime Minister announces live indoor theatre to recommence in August by Sean McLoughlin

The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has today announced that socially distanced indoor performances may recommence starting from August this

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Citizen Theatre announce brand new podcast by Sean McLoughlin

Citizen Theatre are proud to announce a brand new podcast that goes behind the scenes and delves into the creative

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Watch an incredible rendition of ‘Defying Gravity’ by Idina Menzel, Shoshana Bean & more by Sean McLoughlin

In celebration of Shoshana Bean’s recent online concert, a myriad of Broadway and international music theatre alumni united to create

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Sydney Fringe announces highlights for Global Fringe by Sean McLoughlin

The inaugural program developed in collaboration with leading international Fringe Festivals from around the world includes award-winning acts from USA,

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Monday, July 13, 2020

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD will be suspended for a further five weeks by Sean McLoughlin

In line with current government advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19, performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Melbourne’s

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Helpmann and Green Room Award team support independent theatre space in Sydney by Sean McLoughlin

Helpmann and Green Room Award winning team donating their time and 100% of ticket sales to saving a crucial independent

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Friday, July 10, 2020

British cultural secretary confirms outdoor theatre can resume from July 11 by Sean McLoughlin

The British cultural minister revealed yesterday that outdoor theatre and music may resume in the UK from July 11. The

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY confirms new tour dates by Sean McLoughlin

The Australian tour of the hilarious New York and Las Vegas hit Friends! The Musical Parody is being re-scheduled. But don’t worry,

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A funeral service and musical celebration for beloved Australian entertainer Michael Falzon will take place in Sydney today by Sean McLoughlin

The 90-minute musical memorial, held at Sydney’s Coliseum Theatre for immediate family and close friends and live-streamed via Facebook, will

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

How will public risk perception dictate the remobilisation of Australian theatre by Sean McLoughlin

Risk perceptions are defined as an individual’s subjective beliefs about the characteristics and severity of a risk. These beliefs make

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Applications open for 2020 Rob Guest Endowment by Sean McLoughlin

Applications are now open for the 2020 Rob Guest Endowment, one of Australia’s most exciting scholarship programs providing financial assistance

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Asia TOPA Connected brings some of the boldest moments and brightest imaginations of the 2020 festival to your fingertips by Sean McLoughlin

To continue engaging with works featured in the second edition of  Asia TOPA, audiences now have the opportunity to delve

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Broadway star Nick Cordero dies at age 41 from coronavirus by Sean McLoughlin

The Tony Award nominated Broadway star Nick Cordero has died (1978-2020) after fighting complications associated with coronavirus over a three

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Arts Centre Melbourne’s Big Night In wraps up digital season with much loved songs and previously unseen bloopers by Sean McLoughlin

A special edition of Arts Centre Melbourne’s Big Night In with John Foreman will complete its much-loved digital season with an

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Sydney Opera House presents Let’s Go On With The Show by Sean McLoughlin

An evening of musical theatre in support of the Australian performing arts industry. The Sydney Opera House will host a vibrant

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Dame Helen Mirren echoes threat to beleaguered arts sector by Sean McLoughlin

Following recent reports of Cirque du Soleil filing for bankruptcy, Cameron Mackintosh suspending all his major West End musicals and

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