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Sunday, October 1, 2023

Tim Minchin and the Australian premiere of Groundhog Day The Musical by Sean McLoughlin

As the southern hemisphere warms to summer’s embrace, Australian theatres are already teasing their next year’s line-up. Among the standout

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Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Co-Directing with Passion: The Visionaries Behind ‘Ink’ by Sean McLoughlin

The theatre scene in Adelaide is witnessing a new phenomenon: a fusion of two theatre enthusiasts combining their talents, experiences,

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Thursday, September 21, 2023

Beauty And The Beast to open in Brisbane and Melbourne! by Sean McLoughlin

Brisbane and Melbourne audiences will experience the romance of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast when the much-anticipated respective seasons of

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Sunday, September 17, 2023

Broadway smash hit RENT to tour Australia in 2024 by Sean McLoughlin

Award winning producer LPD Productions has declared there is “no day like today” as it announced the multi-Tony Award winning

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Saturday, September 16, 2023

Ruthless Aspirations: The Charismatic Journey of Dolly Diamond into the World of Musical Theatre by Sean McLoughlin

In a world where sequins outshine the spotlights and charismatic personalities eclipse auditoriums, Michael Dalton, universally acclaimed as the cabaret

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Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Smash-hit musical West Side Story returns to Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour in 2024 by Sean McLoughlin

Opera Australia (OA) has announced that smash-hit musical West Side Story will return to the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

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Sunday, September 10, 2023

New cast to join LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Melbourne by Sean McLoughlin

Debra Byrne, Peter Phelps, Genevieve Morris, Loredo Malcolm and Bev Killick will join the Melbourne cast of the hit Broadway musical La Cage aux Folles, opening

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Saturday, September 9, 2023

CAMERON MACKINTOSH in association with GWB ENTERTAINMENT presents BOUBLIL & SCHÖNBERG’S MISS SAIGON is coming to Adelaide by Sean McLoughlin

GWB Entertainment today announced Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Miss Saigon will be coming to

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Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Stefanie Jones: A Deep Dive into Mary Poppins and the Art of Theatre by Sean McLoughlin

In the heart of Perth, the anticipation is palpable. The venerable Crown Theatre is set to unveil the timeless tale

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Monday, September 4, 2023

Final cast members revealed for GREASE by Sean McLoughlin

Producers of the upcoming all-new and electrifying production of GREASE are delighted to reveal the final performers joining the gang

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Sunday, September 3, 2023

WICKED returns down under: A tribute to John Frost’s theatrical legacy by Sean McLoughlin

As the emerald lights of the iconic musical WICKED prepare to shine once more on Thursday 7th September, the anticipation

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Friday, September 1, 2023

The Dazzling Flight of The Pink Flamingo: Soon to arrive in Brisbane! by Sean McLoughlin

From the golden sands of the Gold Coast, where it dazzled audiences with electrifying performances, to the buzzing precinct of

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Thursday, August 31, 2023

Auditions are now open for the Young Australian Broadway Chorus’ production of RAGTIME by Sean McLoughlin

The Young Australian Broadway Chorus is proud to announce that auditions are now open for their upcoming production of the

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TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Takes Australia by Storm and Announces Seasons in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne in 2024 by Sean McLoughlin

The electrifying musical sensation, TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, has been setting Theatre Royal Sydney ablaze with its explosive

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WICKEDly Enchanting: Behind the Scenes of Australia’s Emerald Spectacle by Sean McLoughlin

Welcome to an exclusive behind-the-scenes treat from the Sydney media call of WICKED Australia 2023! Our social media guru Josh

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Thursday, August 24, 2023

Photos of Miss Saigon: Cameron Mackintosh & Opera Australia’s new epic at The Sydney Opera House by Sean McLoughlin

As the iconic Sydney Opera House prepares to host the mesmerising production of Boublil and Schönberg’s Miss Saigon, the buzz

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Media Call: The 2023 Australian Production of Miss Saigon at the Sydney Opera House by Sean McLoughlin

From the breathtaking harbour views of Sydney to the grandeur of its iconic Opera House, Australia continues to enthral audiences

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Musical Theatre Magic: A Broadway Quiz! by Sean McLoughlin

Welcome to the enchanting world of musical theatre! From the dramatic arches of the Paris Opera House to the energetic

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Saturday, August 19, 2023

Cast announced for iconic Sondheim musical at Hayes Theatre by Sean McLoughlin

Hayes Theatre Co today announced the cast for the acclaimed Stephen Sondheim musical A Little Night Music, which opens in October. Winner

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Thursday, August 17, 2023

Preview of Grease’s no 1 song revealed by Sean McLoughlin

Producers of the multi-million dollar stage musical GREASE have revealed a sneak preview of a recording of one of the

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Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Perth Named As The Second Australian City To Hear Broadway Smash Hit & Juliet Roar by Sean McLoughlin

The award-winning anthemic pop musical, & JULIET, is coming to Perth in December 2023 after a spectacular sold-out season in Melbourne.

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Monday, August 14, 2023

Full Circle: Daniel MacPherson on Rediscovery, Roles, and Returning to Melbourne’s Stage by Sean McLoughlin

Walking into Her Majesty’s Theatre, one can palpably feel the anticipation surrounding the Australian production of 2:22 – A Ghost

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Saturday, August 12, 2023

Zoe Ventoura, Lucy Maunder, Anthony Warlow and Peter Rowsthorn to star in CHICAGO in Australian tour by Sean McLoughlin

A sizzling star-studded cast was announced today for the new Australian tour of one of Australia’s favourite musicals, CHICAGO. Tickets

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Thursday, August 10, 2023

Abigail Adriano: From Sydney to Saigon – A Young Star’s Journey by Sean McLoughlin

In the annals of musical theatre, few productions have captured the essence of love, war, and sacrifice as poignantly as

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Sarah Krndija on Embracing the Dynamic World of Mamma Mia! The Musical by Sean McLoughlin

As the curtains rise and the vibrant set of Mamma Mia! The Musical unfolds before an eager audience, Sarah Krndija

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Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Winnie the Pooh National Tour by Sean McLoughlin

Aussie Theatre has 2 x double passes to giveaway to any show of Winnie the Pooh on the second leg

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Thursday, August 3, 2023

Elvis: A Musical Revolution – Media Call Sneak Peek by Sean McLoughlin

Yesterday, we were fortunate enough to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming production, ‘Elvis: A Musical Revolution,’ a

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Sydney Opera House to Be Swept by the Magic of Miss Saigon by Sean McLoughlin

Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s award-winning musical Miss Saigon is now in its final weeks of rehearsal

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Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Four weeks until Broadway’s Biggest Blockbuster opens in Sydney by Sean McLoughlin

Due to huge demand, new tickets are on sale from tomorrow for “Broadway’s Biggest Blockbuster” (New York Times). With only

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Tuesday, July 25, 2023

A Night at the Opera: Samantha Clarke on Breathing Life into Mozart’s Fiordiligi by Sean McLoughlin

When Opera Queensland presents its final instalment of the Mozart – Da Ponte trilogy, “Così fan tutte”, at the QPAC

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Parade: A Stirring Examination of Humanity and Historical Injustices by Sean McLoughlin

In a world where anti-semitism and racial tension are once again escalating, there could not be a more opportune moment

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