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Jim Gaffigan's Australian And New Zealand Shows Cancelled Jim Gaffigan's Australian And New Zealand Shows Cancelled
by BWW News Desk on May 29, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Frontier Comedy regret to announce the cancellation of Jim Gaffigan's Australian and New Zealand tour this August, in light of his wife Jeannie's ongoing illness. First and foremost, we send all the best to Jim, Jeannie and all their family in this difficult time and wish for a speedy recovery. (more...)
TAKE A SEAT Takes Chapel Off Chapel TAKE A SEAT Takes Chapel Off Chapel
by BWW News Desk on May 26, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

If you thought waiting for a doctor's appointment was bad enough, try waiting to find out how you will spend the rest of your eternity... Take A Seat makes the idea of purgatory a painful and challenging reality for eleven conflictingly familiar strangers. (more...)
Sensational Concert Program Launched at Melbourne International Singers Festival 2017 Sensational Concert Program Launched at Melbourne International Singers Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk on May 26, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

The School of Hard Knocks is thrilled to present the Melbourne International Singers Festival, from 8 to 12 June 2017. (more...)
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed This Week - Vote in the BWW Awards! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed This Week - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk on May 26, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Check out the top stories from Australia you might have missed this week and more! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 26, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature DIRTY DANCING, LES MISERABLES, WICKED and More! (more...)
The Jewels of Australian Classical Music Talent in Woodend for Queen's Birthday Weekend The Jewels of Australian Classical Music Talent in Woodend for Queen's Birthday Weekend
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

When one of Australia's finest young pianists, Tony Lee, arrives in Woodend to perform a repertoire of Beethoven, Prokofiev and American composer John Adams, he will one in a line up of Australia's best at this year's Woodend Winter Arts Festival. (more...)
Black Hole Theatre to Present THE BOOK OF REVELATIONS Black Hole Theatre to Present THE BOOK OF REVELATIONS
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

The Book of Revelations invites you into a startling space where everyday reality dissolves. Writer Alison Richards, Black Hole Theatre Director Nancy Black and world renowned designer Dagmara Gieysztor, deliver a new approach to immersive performance which delves into the fascinating world of dementia. (more...)
MAMMA MIA! Brisbane Season Tickets On Sale Today MAMMA MIA! Brisbane Season Tickets On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Get in quick as tickets go on sale today for the Brisbane season of the global musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA!    (more...)
A HERO'S GUIDE TO SAVING THE PLANET Comes to Bluestone Church Arts Space A HERO'S GUIDE TO SAVING THE PLANET Comes to Bluestone Church Arts Space
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Get your kids airborne this school holidays! (more...)
BWW Review: CLOC presents LES MISERABLES at The National Theatre, St Kilda BWW Review: CLOC presents LES MISERABLES at The National Theatre, St Kilda
by Victoria Beal on May 23, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Filling the National Theatre to its very brim, both on and off the stage, CLOC's production of Les Miserables is remarkable. (more...)
Melbourne Comedy's Rising Stars Returns With A Stack Of Award-Winning Comedians Melbourne Comedy's Rising Stars Returns With A Stack Of Award-Winning Comedians
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

After SOLD OUT shows, Melbourne's hottest line-up of emerging comedians is back with a very special line-up of award-winning comedians from TV and radio! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Anthony Warlow, Jemma Rix, and Lucy Durack Together in OZ Photo Flash: First Look at Anthony Warlow, Jemma Rix, and Lucy Durack Together in OZ
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix are joining the cast of the world's favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz, to play Glinda the Good Witch and The Wicked Witch of the West respectively, alongside Anthony Warlow who will be playing The Wizard and Professor Marvel. (more...)
Alan Cumming Adds Second Melbourne Show to Australian Tour Alan Cumming Adds Second Melbourne Show to Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Frontier Comedy are pleased to announce that due to overwhelming demand, a second and final show at Melbourne's Comedy Theatre (Sat 17 Jun, 7:30pm) has been added to Alan Cumming's upcoming Australian tour. Tickets to the newly added Melbourne show are on sale from 4pm AEST today. (more...)
The Butterfly Club Presents Improv Cabaret FULLY MADE UP The Butterfly Club Presents Improv Cabaret FULLY MADE UP
by BWW News Desk on May 21, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

In an off-broadway cabaret bar in NYC, INSERT NAME has performed on stage with the likes of INSERT IMPRESSIVE LIST OF FAMOUS PEOPLE. Her heartbreaking story of INSERT STORY has led her from INSERT PLACE to OTHER PLACE, leading her to ultimately experience EMOTION. (more...)
Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix Join Anthony Warlow in a Trip Down the Yellow Brick Road in THE WIZARD OF OZ Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix Join Anthony Warlow in a Trip Down the Yellow Brick Road in THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk on May 21, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones are delighted to announce that Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix are joining the cast of the world's favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz, to play Glinda the Good Witch and The Wicked Witch of the West respectively, alongside Anthony Warlow who will be playing The Wizard and Professor Marvel. (more...)
Circus Showcase 2017  CIRCOSIS: LEFT BRAIN, RIGHT BRAIN Circus Showcase 2017 CIRCOSIS: LEFT BRAIN, RIGHT BRAIN
by BWW News Desk on May 19, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

This June, the phenomenal imagination, athleticism and humour of Australia's next generation of circus talents will be on show when the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) presents Circosis: Left Brain, Right Brain, a two-part production of elite-level circus. Set in a world where obsession is the norm, the graduate showcase performances range from the poignant and evocative, to the flamboyant and outright absurd. (more...)
Beyond Kinky! KINKY BOOTS Holds Charity Concert for Beyond Blue Beyond Kinky! KINKY BOOTS Holds Charity Concert for Beyond Blue
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

The Australian cast of Cyndi Lauper's hilarious and heart-warming new musical Kinky Boots will perform a charity concert at Sydney's Capitol Theatre on Sunday 18 June to raise money for beyondblue. (more...)
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 05/19 - MY FAIR LADY and More! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 05/19 - MY FAIR LADY and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 19, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 05/19 - MY FAIR LADY and More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 19, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL, HEDWIG, OKLAHOMA, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
KING KONG to Open on Broadway Next Year KING KONG to Open on Broadway Next Year
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Producers Global Creatures (CEO Carmen Pavlovic) and Roy Furman are pleased to announce that King Kong, will arrive on Broadway in the fall of 2018 at the Shubert Organization's Broadway Theatre. (more...)
A Groundbreaking New Play Anthology to Tour Australia A Groundbreaking New Play Anthology to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

A Boston-born Jew in Montreal and a Gaza-born Palestinian in Melbourne have just published the first English-language anthology worldwide in any genre of drama, prose or poetry by Jewish and Palestinian writers. (more...)
BWW Review: MY FAIR LADY at the Regent Theatre BWW Review: MY FAIR LADY at the Regent Theatre
by Victoria Beal on May 17, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Fans of the classic film starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison will not be disappointed with the recreation of the 1956 stage production of My Fair Lady currently playing Melbourne at the Regent Theatre. (more...)
Melbourne Ballet Company Returns to The Concourse with ARCHE Melbourne Ballet Company Returns to The Concourse with ARCHE
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Following its inaugural sell out at Concourse premiere season in March, Melbourne Ballet Company returns with Arche at 7.30pm on Thursday June 29 and Friday June 30. (more...)
MTC's MELBOURNE TALAM Kicks Off Tour at Mildura Arts Centre MTC's MELBOURNE TALAM Kicks Off Tour at Mildura Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Melbourne Theatre Company's world premiere production, Melbourne Talam, will be commencing its regional tour at the Mildura Arts Centre on Tuesday 23 May before going on to play at five other leading performing arts venues in Victoria and Launceston College in Tasmania. (more...)
Award-Winning British Musical Comedy Comes to the Butterfly Club Award-Winning British Musical Comedy Comes to the Butterfly Club
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Direct from the prestigious Adelaide Cabaret Festival, musical comedy duo, Roulston & Young bring their smart, funny and 'immensely uplifting' (The Upcoming) original songs to The Butterfly Club for a week from June 20th to 25th. (more...)