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First look at MAMMA MIA! rehearsals – Photo Feature

The Cast of MAMMA MIA!  | Photo by David Hooley Photography

The brand new Australian production of MAMMA MIA! is currently rehearsing in Sydney ahead of their official opening later this month. Starring Nat O’Donnell and Sarah Morrison, the production is set to tour Australia for the next 12 months, playing seasons in Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide. Photographer David Hooley snuck into the rehearsal room… Read more.


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child heading exclusively to Melbourne

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original London Company | photo by Manuel Harlan

It was confirmed today that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open at the Princess Theatre, Melbourne in early 2019 for an exclusive Australian season. An exclusive season is somewhat of a theatrical coup for Melbourne, with AussieTheatre believing the production is scheduled to run for over a year. “Exclusive to our region, this award –… Read more.


Rocky Horror Cast announced

Rocky Horror Cast announced

Last week, producers Howard Panter, John Frost and Torben Brookman announced the full cast for the upcoming tour of The Rocky Horror Show. Joining Craig McLachlan, who was previously announced to be reprising the role of Frank N Furter, is Rob Mallet (Les Miserables, Singin’ in the Rain) and Michelle Smitheram (Jersey Boys, Dream Lover)… Read more.


Jersey Boys Australia announce the Four Seasons

Jersey Boys Australia announce the Four Seasons

Today producers announced the four men set to play the lead roles in Australia’s revival tour of Jersey Boys, due to premiere at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in September 2018. After auditioning more than 450 potential performers Australia-wide, the announced cast will be made up of previous Jersey Boys alumni and new blood.



Popular Mechanicals and CGTC announce cast for A New Brain

Popular Mechanicals and CGTC announce cast for A New Brain

AussieTheatre can exclusively announce the cast for The Popular Mechanicals and CGTC’s upcoming production of A New Brain, set to hit Melbourne in 2018. Produced by the team that brought the 2016 production of The 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee to MTC’s Lawler Theatre, A New Brain is a fast paced, surreal and irreverent musical. Written… Read more.


In The Heights comes to The Hayes

In The Heights comes to The Hayes

In March 2018, The Hayes Theatre Co will transform into the play space for New York’s vibrant Puerto Rican, Cuban and Dominican community as a brand new, authentic production of In The Heights drums into town. The NSW professional debut production of Lin Manuel-Miranda’s Tony Award winning musical will play the March-April slot at Sydney’s… Read more.


Green Day’s American Idiot musical set for Australian Tour

Phoebe Panaretos | Photo: Dylan Evans

After a highly successful Brisbane season last February, it was announced today that Green Day’s American Idiot will embark on a whirlwind Australian tour in early 2018. Returning to the production will be Phil Jamieson, of Grinspoon fame, as St. Jimmy and Phoebe Panaretos, in the role that earned her a 2017 Helpmann nomination for best… Read more.


Exclusive: Tyran Parke to direct Falsettos in Melbourne

Exclusive: Tyran Parke to direct Falsettos in Melbourne

Over the last few years, director Tyran Parke has worked his magic on some of Australia’s most exciting new productions with a delicate, intricate and passionate touch. One of the busiest and in-demand directors in the country, Parke has weaved his magic on stages across the country, telling stories in the form of Sondheim musicals,… Read more.


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