In Muriel’s Wedding, Muriel wishes that her life was as good as an ABBA song. Presumably, that life looks a lot like Mamma Mia – a glittering Greek Island paradise where beautiful young men and women burst into song and dance at the drop of a hat, fall in love, have a wedding and live happily ever after. But it turns out that Muriel’s life is just that little more interesting than the ABBA Mecca that is Mamma Mia, and even though it’s probably unfair to compare the two shows (given the latter is nearly 20 years old), Muriel’s Wedding comes out on top of the ‘musicals featuring music by Benny and Bjorn’ list.... Read More | Share it now!
Last night, Mamma Mia! The Musical officially kicked off its Sydney season at the Capitol Theatre, holding its gala opening night. Nathan Atkins hit the red carpet:... Read More | Share it now!
There are some familiar faces in the new touring cast of Mamma Mia!, which opens in Sydney this week. Not only does Alicia Gardiner light up our screens as Kim Akerholt on Offspring, audiences returning to Mamma Mia! may also recognise her. Nearly 20 years ago, Alicia was part of the musical’s Australian premiere cast. I started by asking her what drew her back to the music of ABBA…... Read More | Share it now!
Nathan Atkins hit the red carpet at the Sydney Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz. On now at the Capitol Theatre until 4th February.... Read More | Share it now!
In a final two-week season at the Capitol Theatre, Opera Australia is farewelling one of the most beloved productions in its history – Moffatt Oxenbould’s Madama Butterfly.... Read More | Share it now!
The 2017 17th annual Helpmann Awards were held last Monday at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney. Lachlan attended the ceremony and reflects on the experience – his first time at the iconic celebration of stage performances in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!
Staged on the set of Kinky Boots at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney, the 17th Annual Helpmann Awards Ceremony will feature a vast array of high-profile hosts, talent and performances when it airs live this July.... Read More | Share it now!
If you’ve ever dreamed of being in a smash hit musical then 2018 could be the year for you! The producers of the international hit musical Jersey Boys are on the hunt for fresh Australian talent, ready for the show’s return to Sydney in 2018.... Read More | Share it now!
Kinky Boots stalked onto the stage last night for its Sydney Opening Night and we loved every sparkling moment!... Read More | Share it now!
And just like that, the biggest show to open in Australia this year has blown the socks off audiences. Ever since it was announced to make its Australian debut, the hype surrounding Disney’s classic Aladdin has been immense, with industry professionals and theatre lovers alike counting down the days until opening night.... Read More | Share it now!