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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Audition Preparation

Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Audition Preparation

With Priscilla Queen of the Desert auditions kicking off in Melbourne next week, we thought we would pull together a little information to help all those preparing to strut their stuff. General Information Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical is based on the the hit 1994 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, which starred… Read more.


The heat is on! A quick chat with Vivien Emsworth and Marcus Rivera from Miss Saigon!

Vivien Emsworth

With a cast of over 50, Packemin Productions’ Miss Saigon is currently playing at Riverside Theatres in Parramatta. We caught up with stars Vivien Emsworth (Kim) and Marcus Rivera (The Engineer) to talk about the staggering story, the emotional rollercoaster and the joy of revisiting such complex characters in Boublil and Schönberg’s epic musical. A quick chat… Read more.


Queenie van de Zandt brings Blue to the Hayes

Queenie van de Zandt brings Blue to the Hayes

Queenie van de Zandt needs no introduction. A powerhouse of the Australian industry she has recently been touring the country with her new show Blue – The Songs of Joni Mitchell. We sat down with Queenie, as she prepares to take her show to the Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney, to talk about Joni Mitchell, production of… Read more.



Video: The performances from the 2017 Helpmann Awards

Video: The performances from the 2017 Helpmann Awards

The Helpmann Awards are not just pomp and ceremony. They also include performances from a number of nominated and upcoming productions from around Australia. The years awards included performances by cast members of Aladdin, My Fair Lady, Kinky Boots, American Idiot, Construct, Book of Mormon, Velvet and the upcoming Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. We’ve pulled together all… Read more.


Video: We chat to Rob Mills about Jesus Christ Superstar, his career and tips for the industry

Video: We chat to Rob Mills about Jesus Christ Superstar, his career and tips for the industry

The Production Company’s Jesus Christ Superstar opens this Saturday at the State Theatre in Melbourne. Roving reporter Darcy Oliver caught up with Rob Mills, who plays Jesus in the production, to talk about the show itself, choosing a role, the differences between acting for TV and stage and Rob’s top tips for breaking into the industry…. Read more.


Maverick Newman takes Finding Felix to the Butterfly Club this week

Maverick Newman in Finding Felix

Direct from his sold out world premier season at the Perth FringeWorld festival, Maverick Newman is bringing Finding Felix: A Memoir to The Butterfly Club in Melbourne for one week only. Finding Felix: A Memoir follows the hilarious Felix Bright on his inspiring and slightly self-entitled pilgrimage through modern Australia. This satirical one-man cabaret touches on… Read more.


Amanda Harrison on Cyrens and life as a leading lady of Aussie theatre

Amanda Harrison, Chelsea Gibb and Melissa Langton in a promotional image for Cyrens.

Amanda Harrison is beloved by audiences for her massive contribution to the Australian theatre industry throughout her career, originating some of our most challenging female roles in leading musical theatre productions. She has earned her leading lady status, but over recent years has been seen embracing more concert and cabaret style performances, moving away from… Read more.


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