New Theatre Announces 2017 Season New Theatre Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk on December 05, 2016

On Monday 5 December, in front of a packed house, Artistic Director Louise Fischer announced New Theatre's exciting season for 2017. ... (more...)
Australian Shakespeare Company to Present 30th Consecutive Production of WIND IN THE WILLOWS at Royal Botanic Gardens Australian Shakespeare Company to Present 30th Consecutive Production of WIND IN THE WILLOWS at Royal Botanic Gardens
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2016

This summer, one of Australia's most beloved family traditions will perform their 30th consecutive season in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.... (more...)
GO YOUR OWN WAY, Based on Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie, Set to Tour Australia GO YOUR OWN WAY, Based on Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie, Set to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2016

Award-winning artist Catherine Alcorn will kick off her national tour of the critically acclaimed stage show Go Your Own Way based on the life of one of rock's most fiercely private and intriguing fig... (more...)
Arts House is Wide Awake in 2017 Arts House is Wide Awake in 2017
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2016

With 30 works across three festivals, an international Company in Residence and a program involving over 100 artists, Arts House 2017 Season 1 cements Arts House's position as Melbourne's home of inno... (more...)
Spend A Night Out with TWELFTH NIGHT in the Gardens This Summer Spend A Night Out with TWELFTH NIGHT in the Gardens This Summer
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2016

Well-loved purveyor of enthralling outdoor theatre, the Australian Shakespeare Company (ASC) returns this summer with a new production of one of Shakespeare's greatest comic masterpieces, Twelfth Nigh... (more...)
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance Calls for New Casting Guidelines on Use of Overseas Performers The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance Calls for New Casting Guidelines on Use of Overseas Performers
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2016

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance is calling on other theatrical producers to follow the example of the Michael Cassel Group in adopting transparent guidelines for the engagement of overseas pe... (more...)
MTC Announces Tour of WHAT RHYMES WITH CARS AND GIRLS MTC Announces Tour of WHAT RHYMES WITH CARS AND GIRLS
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company is thrilled to today announce that the critically acclaimed musical What Rhymes with Cars and Girls will tour nationally in 2017, opening in Geelong next September before tou... (more...)
THE GARDEN OF UNEARTHLY DELIGHTS Announces 2017 Programming THE GARDEN OF UNEARTHLY DELIGHTS Announces 2017 Programming
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2016

The Garden of Unearthly Delights returns for 2017, with a huge program of over 100 shows across 13 venues, covering live music, circus, visual art, comedy, family, magic, variety and so much more. ... (more...)
STRICTLY BALLROOM Cha Chas Into the UK for Christmas, Beginning Tonight STRICTLY BALLROOM Cha Chas Into the UK for Christmas, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2016

The first UK staging of STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL - based on the much loved film that inspired the world to dance - is to premiere at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, tonight 30 November 2016, pla... (more...)
TAKE A SEAT at The Butterfly Club this January TAKE A SEAT at The Butterfly Club this January
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2016

Take A Seat invites audiences into the underbelly of The Butterfly Club, where they will sit amongst the dead, waiting for an off-stage arbiter to decide their fate. The one-act play features seven ch... (more...)
Cybec Electric 2017 Celebrates the Work of Finest Asian-Australian Playwrights Cybec Electric 2017 Celebrates the Work of Finest Asian-Australian Playwrights
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2016

2017 will see Melbourne Theatre Company's playwriting initiative, Cybec Electric, partner with Asia TOPA, the Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts, to celebrate our finest Asian-Australian playwr... (more...)
Melbourne Ballet Company to Premiere BEING & TIME Melbourne Ballet Company to Premiere BEING & TIME
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2016

Being &Time is an exhilarating World Premiere triple bill which Melbourne Ballet Company will perform at The Concourse Theatre on Saturday March 11 at 7.30pm & Sunday March 12 at 2pm, 2017.... (more...)
The Australian Ballet's 2017 Blockbuster ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND Goes on Sale The Australian Ballet's 2017 Blockbuster ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND Goes on Sale
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2016

Audiences will discover a world beyond their imagination when they fall down the rabbit hole with The Australian Ballet's 2017 season of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland©. Earmarked as the ballet bloc... (more...)
Southern Cross Soloists Announce 2017 Concert Series at QPAC Southern Cross Soloists Announce 2017 Concert Series at QPAC
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2016

Leading Australian chamber music ensemble, Southern Cross Soloists' 2017 concert season at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is set to take audiences on a global music journey of the world's mo... (more...)
Songbook Series - THE SONGS OF NICK ENRIGHT Songbook Series - THE SONGS OF NICK ENRIGHT
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2016

With special permission from the Nick Enright estate, the Home Grown Songbook Series proudly presents 'The Songs of NICK ENRIGHT.' Dedicated to the songs and theatrical works of the late Nick Enright ... (more...)
Jessica Hackett and 5 Pound Theatre Present JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND SMILES Jessica Hackett and 5 Pound Theatre Present JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND SMILES
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2016

Aggrieved by the endlessly contemptible treatment of refugees and asylum seekers in offshore detention, it was the belief in her fellow Australians and their generosity of spirit that launched Jessica... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/25; THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/25; THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on November 25, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE SECRET GARDE... (more...)
Melbourne Theatre Company Announces Jai Courtney to Play the Role of Macbeth Melbourne Theatre Company Announces Jai Courtney to Play the Role of Macbeth
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that international screen sensation Jai Courtney will return to Australia next year exclusively for MTC, to play the title role of Macbeth in Simon Ph... (more...)
HAND IN HAND - a Celebration of Courage, Joy & Love! HAND IN HAND - a Celebration of Courage, Joy & Love!
by BWW News Desk on November 22, 2016

Presented by the School of Hard Knocks, Hand In Hand celebrates the true spirit of Christmas with songs of joy, love and courage, Saturday December 10th, 3pm at the Melbourne Town Hall.... (more...)
ORIGINAL CAST: THE COMPLETELY IMPROVISED MUSICAL at the Butterfly Club ORIGINAL CAST: THE COMPLETELY IMPROVISED MUSICAL at the Butterfly Club
by BWW News Desk on November 22, 2016

It's everybody's worst nightmare. You're standing on the stage. The last note of the overture dies in the air… But you don't know your lines! What's the choreography?! Harmonies? Were you supposed to ... (more...)
The Laudanum Project Presents THE BABY FARMER The Laudanum Project Presents THE BABY FARMER
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2016

South Australia's strongest festival of the unusual has the honor of helping unveil their most ominous exhibitors so far. The Baby Farmer, a confronting yet ambitious work by Australia's most bizarre... (more...)
Mazda Opera in the Bowl Returns Mazda Opera in the Bowl Returns
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2016

Opera Australia's hugely popular Mazda Opera in the Bowl returns in 2016 with a stellar line up of Australia's finest opera singers and musical talent.... (more...)
Australian Producer of CABARET Pens Happy 50th Birthday Letter to the Iconic Musical Australian Producer of CABARET Pens Happy 50th Birthday Letter to the Iconic Musical
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2016

Written by David M. Hawkins - Australian Producer of Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and tours of Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, Lillias White, Ben Vereen, Macy Gray, Melanie, Helen Reddy, Faith Pri... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/18; SPAMALOT in Raleigh, Darren Criss in Costa Mesa and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/18; SPAMALOT in Raleigh, Darren Criss in Costa Mesa and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on November 18, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Connecticut, Raleigh, Costa Mesa and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include an interview wit... (more...)
Echo International Aid Pop Up Bar Fundraiser Echo International Aid Pop Up Bar Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2016

In June this year, Melbourne based charity Echo International Aid held a pop-up bar fundraiser at the Old Melbourne Goal. The night was a huge success, with DJs, live music, food trucks and pop-up bar... (more...)
   
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