Forming part of Brisbane Festival’s Festival Focus: Snow White, and taking over the Roundhouse Theatre at Kelvin Grove’s Theatre Republic, this rendition of the Brothers Grimm classic fairytale was never going to be your standard Disney fare. Leave the kids at home, people!... Read More | Share it now!
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!
If you ever wanted to step back in time to the golden age of Broadway, now’s your chance, because Opera Australia and John Frost’s My Fair Lady is about as close as it comes. This is a nostalgic, faithful and lovingly-recreated production that will have musical theatre fans coming back for more.... Read More | Share it now!
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!
Dame Julie Andrews has returned to Australia to direct a faithful 60th anniversary production of Lerner & Loewe’s classic My Fair Lady, and she celebrated the launch of the performances at the Sydney Opera House with a group of media earlier today. Our very own Nathan Atkins was there to capture the Dame and her amazing cast in action.... Read More | Share it now!
The definition of what a fringe festival can be blurred in this day and age – you sometimes get ‘big names’ on lineups, and the biggest arts festival in the world is a fringe festival for goodness sake. In any case, it’s a huge bunch of talent full of great shows and performances that are undeniably unique.... Read More | Share it now!
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!