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10/12 JERSEY BOYS Opens at The Festival Theater, Adelaide
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THE TRIAL OF CY O'CONNOR to Play Fremantle Workers' Club, Begin. 5/15 Photos THE TRIAL OF CY O'CONNOR to Play Fremantle Workers' Club, Begin. 5/15
(4/24/2014) - LEGENDARY West Australian figure CY O'Connor is being put on trial this May - in a play that re-imagines his tragic end.


Heartstring Quartet to Perform at Arts Centre Melbourne, 5/31 Photos Heartstring Quartet to Perform at Arts Centre Melbourne, 5/31
(4/24/2014) - Two of the most important names in Irish music, legendary guitarist Arty McGlynn (Van Morrison band) and virtuoso fiddler Nollaig Casey (who has recorded with Elvis Costello, Rod Stewart and Enya) join forces with Maire Ni Chathasaigh, "the doyenne of Irish harpers" (Scotland on Sunday), and Britain's finest flatpicking guitarist Chris Newman in The Heartstring Quartet presented by Arts Centre Melbourne on May 31 8pm, 2014 at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio.


Stewart D'Arrietta Performs A CONCERT OF TOM WAITS SONGS at Arts Centre Melbourne Tonight Photos Stewart D'Arrietta Performs A CONCERT OF TOM WAITS SONGS at Arts Centre Melbourne Tonight
(4/24/2014) - The vaudevillian characters of Tom Waits music will come to life on stage in A Concert of Tom Waits Songs presented by Arts Centre Melbourne tonight 24 and Saturday 26 April 8pm, 2014 at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio. After a nine-month sell-out run in New York, international cabaret star Stewart D'Arrietta will take audiences on a rollicking journey through Waits' legendary songs, accompanied by renowned Australian guitarist Ross Hannaford (Daddy Cool / the Black Sorrows / Goanna), double bassist Philip Rex and drummer Danny Fischer.


THE RAP GUIDE TO EVOLUTION Set for Fairfax Studio, 6-7 June Photos THE RAP GUIDE TO EVOLUTION Set for Fairfax Studio, 6-7 June
(4/23/2014) - Following a five month sold-out season off-Broadway, New York-based Canadian - born rapper Baba Brinkman is preparing to shake up Melbourne with The Rap Guide to Evolution at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio on Friday 6 June and Saturday 7 June 2014. As part of a national tour Arts Centre Melbourne, in association with Merrigong Theatre Company, presents a unique species of hip-hop theatre combining the wit, poetry and charisma of a great rapper with the accuracy of a scientific expert to communicate the facts of evolution and origins of hip-hop culture.


Rick Springfield to Launch Australian Tour in October Photos Rick Springfield to Launch Australian Tour in October
(4/22/2014) - Australia's Rick Springfield, the Grammy award-winning musician, actor and New York Times best selling author is returning to rock Oz in October, with a national tour opening in Perth on 7 October.


DEEP SOULFUL SWEATS Set for Arts Centre Melbourne's Lawn Tomorrow Photos DEEP SOULFUL SWEATS Set for Arts Centre Melbourne's Lawn Tomorrow
(4/22/2014) - Melburnians are set to exorcise their minds while exercising their bodies with Deep Soulful Sweats - an ingenious mix of yoga, aerobics and dance music. Media are invited to capture an en masse demonstration by 15+ hot young yogis on Arts Centre Melbourne's Lawn (between the Theatres Building and Hamer Hall) at 12:15pm tomorrow Wednesday 23 April, 2014.


BWW Interview: Once Before I Go - New York-Bound David Harris Talks Solo Show TIME IS A TRAVELLER Photos BWW Interview: Once Before I Go - New York-Bound David Harris Talks Solo Show TIME IS A TRAVELLER
(4/21/2014) - David Harris is a boy from Oz. He's a good-looking, easy-going, hard-working country boy. Who just happens to possess a voice that can stop your heart a little. It's a voice that has, over the course of two decades, taken him on a journey from Lycra-wearing, high-school outsider, to charismatic leading man of the Australian musical theatre stage. And now New York is calling ...


Clint Eastwood's JERSEY BOYS Film Announces Release Dates For Nearly 50 Countries Photos Clint Eastwood's JERSEY BOYS Film Announces Release Dates For Nearly 50 Countries
(4/18/2014) - Just a day after the release of the highly anticipated first trailer, the JERSEY BOYS movie, directed by Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood has announced the release dates for the film in 49 countries. In addition to premiering in North America on June 20th, JERSEY BOYS will hit theaters worldwide from June through September.


2014 Jazz Bell Awards Announce Nominations: Allira Wilson, Leigh Carriage & More Photos 2014 Jazz Bell Awards Announce Nominations: Allira Wilson, Leigh Carriage & More
(4/17/2014) - The 2014 Australian Jazz Bell Awards have announced the nominations across all categories for this year's awards, with the overall winners to be announced at a ceremony, hosted by Tracey Curro, at the beautiful Regent Theatre Ballroom on Thursday 1 May.


First Episode of THE LEGEND OF GAVIN TANNER Released on Youtube Today Photos First Episode of THE LEGEND OF GAVIN TANNER Released on Youtube Today
(4/16/2014) - The first episode of The Legend of Gavin Tanner, a brand new, 5-part Australian comedy series has been released on YouTube today here! Created by, written by and starring Matt Lovkis, directed by Henry Inglis and produced by Lauren Elliott, the series follows the misadventures of Gavin Tanner, a West Coast Eagles-loving, weed-dealing big mouth who is utterly convinced he's the biggest legend in Balladeen. The problem is, no-one else agrees.


'50 Years of Doctor Who: Preachrs Podcast Live 2!' Comes to Melbourne International Comedy Festival Today Photos '50 Years of Doctor Who: Preachrs Podcast Live 2!' Comes to Melbourne International Comedy Festival Today
(4/16/2014) - A brand new celebration of 50 Years of TV's favourite Time Lord, The Doctor! Benjamin Maio Mackay and Rob Lloyd are Doctor Who's biggest fans and are kidnapped by the Dalek's creator Davros. Their task is to explain to the Daleks, (whose memories have been wiped) all about the Doctor, his friends and his greatest enemies. Come along to find out the fate of the kidnapped duo in this exciting, fun filled adventure!


Tim Freedman to Honor Harry Nilsson at Fairfax Studio, 18 July Photos Tim Freedman to Honor Harry Nilsson at Fairfax Studio, 18 July
(4/15/2014) - Performing at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio as part of a national tour, Tim Freedman will be honouring the legacy of one of the 20th century's great singer-songwriters - the legendary Harry Nilsson on Friday 18 July.


BWW interviews: Tim Maddre of the ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Aussie Tour Photos BWW interviews: Tim Maddre of the ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Aussie Tour
(4/15/2014) - Tim Maddren currently starring as Brad in the Australian tour of the Rocky Horror Picture Show took some time out to have a chat to Broadway World about the show, his role and it's upcoming opening in Melbourne on April 26. '


Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway to Bring SIBLING REVELRY to Sydney & Melbourne this June Photos Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway to Bring SIBLING REVELRY to Sydney & Melbourne this June
(4/14/2014) - Cabaret and Broadway legends, Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway are set to bring their acclaimed cabaret show, Sibling Revelry to Sydney and Melbourne this June. The dynamic sisters first performed Sibling Revelry at New York's Rainbow and Stars in 1995 and have been performing it ever since. 2014 sees Sibling Revelry spread to Sydney on June 23 at The Basement and to Melbourne Recital Centre on June 25 after their appearance at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival.


Darlinghurst Theatre Company to Present THE YOUNG TYCOONS, Begin. 16 May Photos Darlinghurst Theatre Company to Present THE YOUNG TYCOONS, Begin. 16 May
(4/14/2014) - Darlinghurst Theatre Company presents a wickedly subversive comedy that takes a scathing and satirical look at the ruthless world of Australia's empire builders. The Young Tycoons by CJ Johnson will preview from 16 May and open on 20 May at the Eternity Playhouse.


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🔀AUSTRALIA - MELBOURNE SHOWS
Wicked in Australia - MelbourneWicked
(Runs 5/6 - 5/11)
David Williamson’s MANAGING CARMEN in Australia - MelbourneDavid Williamson’s MANAGING CARMEN
(Runs 5/28 - 5/31)
Celtic Thunder in Australia - MelbourneCeltic Thunder
(Runs 6/7 - 6/7)
Into the Woods in Australia - MelbourneInto the Woods
(Runs 7/19 - 7/26)
The King and I in Australia - MelbourneThe King and I
(Runs 6/13 - 8/17)
The Play of Herod in Australia - MelbourneThe Play of Herod
(Runs 10/2 - 10/5)

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