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Hayes Theatre Co. to Present TRUTH, BEAUTY AND A PICTURE OF YOU, 5/9-6/1Hayes Theatre Co. to Present TRUTH, BEAUTY AND A PICTURE OF YOU, 5/9-6/1
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/27/2014) - Tickets on sale now www.hayestheatre.com.au Hayes Theatre Co, 19 Greenknowe Ave Potts Point Dates: May 9 - June 1 Opening Night May 14 Times:Tuesday to Saturday at 7.30pm, Saturday at 2pm & 7.30pm & Sunday at 5pm Tickets: Adult $48 Concession $42 Bookings: www.hayestheatre.com.au or phone 0498 960 586.


Sydney Theatre and the Australian Defence Force Present THE LONG WAY HOME, Now thru 3/29Sydney Theatre and the Australian Defence Force Present THE LONG WAY HOME, Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/27/2014) - Sydney Theatre Company and the Australian Defence Force present The Long Way Home in its Melbourne premiere. The show, by Daniel Keene, will run today 27 to 29 March 2014 at the Merlyn Theatre, The Coopers Malthouse.


INTERPLAY by Sydney Dance Company Coming to Sumner at Southbank Theatre, April 30-May 10INTERPLAY by Sydney Dance Company Coming to Sumner at Southbank Theatre, April 30-May 10
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/26/2014) - Interplay by Sydney Dance Company is currently stunning audiences during its world premiere season in Sydney. Following a short season in Canberra, the Melbourne premiere season of Interplay will open on April 30 at The Sumner at Southbank Theatre. Audience responses and reviews for the production have been overwhelmingly glowing. Sydney Morning Herald described the triple bill program as being 'danced with crackling energy and virtuosity by the company and showcased with flair' whilst The Australian hailed the dancers as being in 'shape shifting, magisterial form'.


MTC to Present YELLOW MOON, 2-16 MayMTC to Present YELLOW MOON, 2-16 May
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/26/2014) - The captivating teenage thriller, Yellow Moon, brings a gritty, contemporary tale of young love, looming tragedy and self-discovery to MTC's line-up of works for young adults. Starring a talented ensemble cast directed by MTC Associate Director Leticia Caceres, Yellow Moon opens on Friday 2 May at Southbank Theatre, The Lawler before a two-week season touring regional Victorian secondary schools.


POTTED POTTER Coming to Melbourne, Begin. 28 OctoberPOTTED POTTER Coming to Melbourne, Begin. 28 October
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/26/2014) - POTTED POTTER toured Australia in 2012 and played to sold-out houses across the country, and now by popular demand this hugely entertaining show makes a welcome return. POTTED POTTER takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real life game of Quidditch) into seventy hilarious minutes. This fantastically funny show features all your favourite characters, a special appearance from a fire-breathing dragon, endless costumes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props and a generous helping of Hogwarts magic!


SEUSSICAL Opens 7 April at OCPACSEUSSICAL Opens 7 April at OCPAC
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/26/2014) - The laughs aren't just for the grownups this Melbourne International Comedy Festival - back by popular demand for 10 shows only, Seussical: The Musical brings to life the fantastical worlds and whimsical characters of Dr Seuss.


Circa to premiere S at Frankstorn Arts Centre, 13-29 MayCirca to premiere S at Frankstorn Arts Centre, 13-29 May
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/26/2014) - Circa's Helpmann Award-winning ensemble creation S is a full-throttle ride to the limits of the human body and will tour metropolitan Melbourne from 13 - 29 May, including Frankston Arts Centre, Gasworks Arts Park and Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre from Tuesday 27 - Thursday 29 May, 2014.


Lisa Marie Presley Brings STORM & GRACE WORLD TOUR to Arts Centre Melbourne TonightLisa Marie Presley Brings STORM & GRACE WORLD TOUR to Arts Centre Melbourne Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/25/2014) - In her first Australian tour in eight years, Lisa Marie Presley will perform with her five piece band at Arts Centre Melbourne's Playhouse tonight 25 March as part of the Australian leg of her STORM & GRACE WORLD TOUR.


After Selling Out This Season, GREASE Will Return in DecemberAfter Selling Out This Season, GREASE Will Return in December
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/22/2014) - A week before the three month season of GREASE closes in Melbourne on March 30, the entire season has sold out. Over 400,000 Australians, including more than 160,000 people in Melbourne, have enjoyed the production since it opened on January 2 this year. Producer John Frost is thrilled, saying, "GREASE is one of the most successful shows ever staged in Melbourne; the entire three month season has sold out. It's one of the highest selling productions ever at Her Majesty's Theatre, and one of the fastest selling shows to play in Melbourne. Rarely have I seen audience reaction like the one we get every night for GREASE, with everyone in the aisles dancing and singing along. GREASE truly is Melbourne's Number One Party Musical!"


Melbourne Season of Spiegelworld's EMPIRE Extends Through May 11Melbourne Season of Spiegelworld's EMPIRE Extends Through May 11
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/21/2014) - EMPIRE by Spiegelworld opened its return Melbourne season on the Rooftop at Crown last week to glowing reviews. Due to popular demand, Spiegelworld is delighted to announce that three new weeks have been added to the Melbourne season, with the hit spiegeltent show from New York City now playing until May 11 2014.


Melbourne International Comedy Festival to Present HOMOS IN KIMONOS CabaretMelbourne International Comedy Festival to Present HOMOS IN KIMONOS Cabaret
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/17/2014) - Two of Australia's hottest young cabaret icons come together for a camp-as-tits double bill extravaganza, Homos in Kimonos, as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2014. Brought together by their shared love of gaudy Japanese kimonos, Homos in Kimonos stars Will Hannagan (Melbourne) and James Halloran (Brisbane) and their alter egos, The Halloran and Mother Marxist. These two homos-who love their kimonos-promise a sparkling night of cabaret bliss.


The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne Presents DANGER HOUR, 29 March-20 AprilThe Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne Presents DANGER HOUR, 29 March-20 April
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/17/2014) - The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne returns with a brand new, action-packed comedy show filled with the most daring, risky and dangerous improvisation to have ever leapt across the stage. Nothing like this has been seen on a stage in the Comedy Festival and it may never again!


Tickets to SHADOWLAND's June Run at QPAC Now On SaleTickets to SHADOWLAND's June Run at QPAC Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/17/2014) - Shadowland, the ground-breaking new performance by internationally acclaimed dance troupe Pilobolus, transforms the Playhouse, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), from 10 to 15 June 2014, for a mesmerising season.


BWW Interviews: Australian Performer Rachael Beck Releases First Solo Album, THIS GIRLBWW Interviews: Australian Performer Rachael Beck Releases First Solo Album, THIS GIRL
by Jacqueline Bublitz (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/15/2014) - Australian performer Rachael Beck has now added another achievement to her impressive CV - solo recording artist. This month marked the debut of This Girl, a ten-track album that journeys from Sondheim to Rihanna, right through to Beck's own composition, the closing track, Perfect Day.


Isabella Rossellini to Kick Off Australian Tour of GREEN PORNO, March 2014Isabella Rossellini to Kick Off Australian Tour of GREEN PORNO, March 2014
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/15/2014) - Screen icon Isabella Rossellini is coming to Australia to perform her new, playful and wonderfully odd stage show Green Porno, a one-woman comedy about mating in the natural world.


Isabella Rossellini's GREEN PORNO Wows NY Audiences; Will Travel to Australia in MarchIsabella Rossellini's GREEN PORNO Wows NY Audiences; Will Travel to Australia in March
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/15/2014) - Screen icon Isabella Rossellini is currently wowing audiences and garnering critical acclaim for her new, playful and wonderfully quirky stage show Green Porno, a one-woman comedy about mating in the natural world, which will delight Australian audiences in March.


QPAC's Free Green Jam Sessions Kicks Off 23 MayQPAC's Free Green Jam Sessions Kicks Off 23 May
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/14/2014) - The Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) popular FREE Green Jam Sessions kick off for 2014 on the Melbourne Street Green from the 21 March to 23 May 2014 (inclusive) every Friday afternoon starting at 5pm.


BWW REVIEWS: EMPIRE: Welcome To A Different WorldBWW REVIEWS: EMPIRE: Welcome To A Different World
by Tim Carney (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/14/2014) - The cabaret and circus worlds infused last night as incredibly talented performers welcomed their audience into the wonderful world of Empire at the return season of this ridiculously thrilling show. The intimate nature of the show captures your attention and imagination from the moment you step into the tent and that imagination is taken on a whirlwind ride through the vaudevillian world captured so aptly by its creative team led by director Terence O'Connell and choreographer John 'Cha Cha O'Connell.


Bill Bryson Tours Australia in 2014 with 'MANY A TRUE WORD' Beg. TodayBill Bryson Tours Australia in 2014 with 'MANY A TRUE WORD' Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/14/2014) - It was announced today by Lateral Events that Bill Bryson, one of the world's most accomplished and loved authors will travel to Australia to appear in a live show entitled Bill Bryson - Many a True Word, an Illuminating Interview.


Next Wave Festival to Host 2014 Launch Party at Testing Grounds, March 28Next Wave Festival to Host 2014 Launch Party at Testing Grounds, March 28
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/13/2014) - Next Wave unveils the 2014 Festival program with an explosion of art, music and mayhem at the Next Wave Festival 2014 Launch Party at Testing Grounds from 6pm on Friday 28 March. Boasting a hawker food market, pop-up bars, art installations and 'micro' dance parties, revellers will be the first to hear about the much-anticipated Next Wave Festival 2014 Program, buy tickets and pick up a copy of the Next Wave Festival 2014 Magazine.


MTC's NEON Festival Returns with Five New Works, 5/29-8/3MTC's NEON Festival Returns with Five New Works, 5/29-8/3
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/13/2014) - Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director Brett Sheehy today announced the full program of MTC's highly anticipated 2014NEON Festival of Independent Theatre.


RUPERT to Play Eisenhower Theater, 12-15 MarchRUPERT to Play Eisenhower Theater, 12-15 March
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/12/2014) - Excitement is growing as the cast of Melbourne Theatre Company's Rupert have one sleep ahead of them before the play's US premiere at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts World Stages: International Theater Festival on Wednesday night (US time).


LORDE Announces Australia Tour DatesLORDE Announces Australia Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/10/2014) - Australia's favorite artist/adopted daughter Lorde is pleased to announce a run of huge dates around the country next month.


MTC Honors Wendy HughesMTC Honors Wendy Hughes
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/9/2014) - Melbourne Theatre Company today paid tribute to one of Australia's great actors, Wendy Hughes, who passed away yesterday.


The Fab Four Celebrated in THE BEATLES IN AUSTRALIA Exhibition, Now thru July 1The Fab Four Celebrated in THE BEATLES IN AUSTRALIA Exhibition, Now thru July 1
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/8/2014) - In June 1964 Australia was captivated by the talent, the songs and the charm of The Beatles during their first and only concert tour to our shores. Visitors can relive the excitement of these heady times when a new exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the tour, The Beatles in Australia, opens at Arts Centre Melbourne in March 2014.


ONCE THE MUSICAL to Make Australian Debut in Melbourne, Oct 4ONCE THE MUSICAL to Make Australian Debut in Melbourne, Oct 4
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/6/2014) - ONCE, the multi award-winning stage musical that has captivated audiences in London, New York and Dublin, will soon make its Australian premiere, opening at Melbourne's Princess Theatre on 4 October 2014.


MTC Announces Labor Day Performances of COCK and PRIVATE LIVESMTC Announces Labor Day Performances of COCK and PRIVATE LIVES
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/5/2014) - It is a case of 'no rest for the wicked' for both casts of Melbourne Theatre Company's two comedies of manners this Labour Day Long Weekend. Much-loved musical theatre star Lucy Durack will tread the boards all weekend in the final performances of Noel Coward's effervescent comedy Private Lives before she dons her Queen of Moomba Crown for Monday's Moomba Parade. Meanwhile, at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio, the love-struck trio of the much-talked about Cock continue their torment among the pillows without respite over the weekend.


Australian Stage Actress Rachael Beck to Release Debut Solo Album this WeekAustralian Stage Actress Rachael Beck to Release Debut Solo Album this Week
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/5/2014) - This Girl is the debut solo album from Rachael Beck, one of Australia's best-loved and most prolific stage performers. It will be released via ABC Music/Universal on March 7, 2014.


HOLD ME CLOSER, LOGIES DANCER with Blake Erickson Set for Hayes Theatre Co., 3/16-30HOLD ME CLOSER, LOGIES DANCER with Blake Erickson Set for Hayes Theatre Co., 3/16-30
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/5/2014) - Neil Gooding Productions and Hayes Theatre Co presents, Hold Me Closer, Logies Dancer starring Blake Erickson, as part of its Cabaret in Residence at the Hayes Theatre Co on every Sunday from March 16 - March 30.


LET'S GET IT ON - THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF MARVIN GAYE to Open May 13 at The Athenaeum TheatreLET'S GET IT ON - THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF MARVIN GAYE to Open May 13 at The Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/4/2014) - 'Let's Get It On' opens on 13 May at The Athenaeum Theatre and celebrates the life and music of the multi-talented musician, singer and songwriter Marvin Gaye, whose records sold in the millions and who continues to influence a legion of artists the world over.


The Production Company Announces 2014 Season, Opening with GUYS AND DOLLSThe Production Company Announces 2014 Season, Opening with GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/4/2014) - Jeanne Pratt AC, Chairman of The Production Company, announces her Company's 2014 season. She states, 'Three very different musicals are coming to Melbourne for our 2014 Season. Spanning sixty years of Broadway creativity, they are three of my favourite Broadway classics. Guys and Dolls opens our season on July 19, Show Boat opens on August 16 and our third musical is La Cage Aux Folles, which opens on November 22. To star in these musicals, we have engaged artists who will shine and enchant our audiences. Unique stagings for each musical will be created by our brightest directors, choreographers and conductors. Melbourne is in for another great year of musical theatre entertainment.'


New Stars to Take the Stage in Melbourne Theatre Company's 2014 SeasonNew Stars to Take the Stage in Melbourne Theatre Company's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/3/2014) - Already off to a brilliant start with the standing-room only Private Lives and the much-discussed Cock also attracting good houses, Melbourne Theatre Company's 2014 Season just got brighter with the announcement of more stars who will come out to play this year.


The Fab Four Are Celebrated in THE BEATLES IN AUSTRALIA Exhibition, March 8-July 1The Fab Four Are Celebrated in THE BEATLES IN AUSTRALIA Exhibition, March 8-July 1
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/3/2014) - In June 1964 Australia was captivated by the talent, the songs and the charm of The Beatles during their first and only concert tour to our shores. Visitors can relive the excitement of these heady times when a new exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the tour, The Beatles in Australia, opens at Arts Centre Melbourne in March 2014.


Puppetry of the Penis Set for Melbourne International Comedy Festival, 28 March - 20 AprilPuppetry of the Penis Set for Melbourne International Comedy Festival, 28 March - 20 April
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/3/2014) - Approaching its sweet sixteenth birthday, Melbourne's own Puppetry of the Penis returns for a season of 'testicular twisters' this Melbourne International Comedy Festival from Saturday 28 March - Sunday 20 April, 2014, at venues across the city.


Glen Street Theatre Announces VOICES OF WARRINGAHGlen Street Theatre Announces VOICES OF WARRINGAH
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/2/2014) - Glen Street Theatre has announced an exciting opportunity for young people to share their voice and celebrate cultural diversity in association with the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).


Bernadette Peters in Concert Adds Australian DatesBernadette Peters in Concert Adds Australian Dates
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

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Patch Theatre Company to Embark on Largest Ever Australian & New Zealand Tour with MR MCGEE AND THE BITING FLEA, March 24Patch Theatre Company to Embark on Largest Ever Australian & New Zealand Tour with MR MCGEE AND THE BITING FLEA, March 24
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(3/1/2014) - Six whimsical Pamela Allen stories are weaved together in the much loved Mr McGee and the Biting Flea by Patch Theatre Company. The enduring work will hit the road in March embarking on the company's largest ever national tour as well as touring the popular work to New Zealand for the first time.


Improv Melbourne Announces LATE NIGHT IMPRO & CELEBRITY THEATRESPORTSImprov Melbourne Announces LATE NIGHT IMPRO & CELEBRITY THEATRESPORTS
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(2/28/2014) - Impro Melbourne presents two shows for this year's Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Late Night Impro and Celebrity Theatresports. The Melbourne International Comedy Festival will celebrate its 28th year in 2014 and is one of the three largest comedy festivals in the world, alongside Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival.


PERFECT TRIPOD & More Among Comedy Offerings at Arts Centre Melbourne in Coming WeeksPERFECT TRIPOD & More Among Comedy Offerings at Arts Centre Melbourne in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(2/28/2014) - From a musical comedy super group putting their own spin on Aussie tunes in Perfect Tripod: Australian Songs at Arts Centre Melbourne's Playhouse, to author Andy Griffith's children's wonderland in the stage play The 13-Storey Treehouse, the Arts Centre Melbourne is set to become a comedy hub sure to have everyone in stitches from Wednesday 26 March to Sunday 20 April.


Friday Nights at MELBOURNE NOW Features World's End Press, Big Scary, Brighter Later and Hiatus Kaiyote, Beg. TonightFriday Nights at MELBOURNE NOW Features World's End Press, Big Scary, Brighter Later and Hiatus Kaiyote, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(2/28/2014) - Four of Melbourne's hottest musical acts will take to the stage in the NGV's Great Hall for the Friday Nights at Melbourne Now series beginning tonight, 28 February.



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