A Whole New World – Aladdin’s Arielle Jacobs on playing Jasmine and those magic carpet rides

The incredible Broadway production of Aladdin is still enjoying it’s Australian run at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre. We’ve been catching up with the productions principle cast to find out a little bit more about the show, and how’re they’re finding Australia and it’s audiences. Last week we brought you our chat with Genie, Michael James Scott – today it’s the turn of Arielle Jacobs, who’s bringing Jasmine to life in the Australian production.... Read More | Share it now!

Caroline O’Connor on Playing Dual Roles in Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical

This September, Caroline O’Connor will take to the stage in the world premiere of Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical, playing the dual roles of Polly (Bobby Darin’s mother) and Mary (Sandra Dee’s mother). I asked this Australian musical theatre icon what drew her to the project and about the challenges of playing two roles in one show…... Read More | Share it now!

Aladdin‘s Genie out of the bottle; Michael James Scott fills us in on the Australian production

The incredible new Broadway musical Aladdin had its Australian premiere earlier this month at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre – and we absolutely loved it. We wanted to learn a bit more about the show, so we caught up with our Genie – Michael James Scott – who comes out of the original Broadway production, to learn more about his take on the iconic character, the show-stopping performance in “Friend Like Me”, any differences we can expect from the Broadway original, whether or not he likes Tim Tams and much more…... Read More | Share it now!

Choreographer Matthew Bourne stops in Melbourne to announce his latest venture. We got the inside scoop.

This man needs no introduction, but alas, we’ll give him one anyway! Matthew Bourne is a pioneer in the arts industry, taking dance to wider audiences. Next year, his latest venture Lord of the Flies will find a home exclusively in Melbourne. Based on the novel by William Golding comes an inventive show unlike any other. We were lucky enough to  sit down with the man himself and have a chat about its origins and what it means for young aspiring male dancers.... Read More | Share it now!