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QPAC Celebrates 25 Years Since Mabo Decision QPAC Celebrates 25 Years Since Mabo Decision
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

The Mabo Oration returns to Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) on 28 August 2017 to celebrate and pay tribute to Koiki "Eddie' Mabo with an expanded format and line-up of prominent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders and native title experts. (more...)
Queensland Art Gallery Presents Largest Ever Marvel Cinematic Universe Exhibition at an Art Museum Queensland Art Gallery Presents Largest Ever Marvel Cinematic Universe Exhibition at an Art Museum
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) presents 'Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe', the first major Marvel exhibition in Australia and the largest ever presented in an art museum worldwide, on view through 3 September 2017. (more...)
The Royal Ballet Arrival Gets Queensland on its Toes The Royal Ballet Arrival Gets Queensland on its Toes
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Today Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) Chief Executive John Kotzas officially welcomed The Royal Ballet to Brisbane at a company rehearsal for Woolf Works with the company's Director Kevin O'Hare and Choreographer of Woolf Works Wayne McGregor.   (more...)
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Rocks Into Australia For 10th Anniversary Tour PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Rocks Into Australia For 10th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Everyone's favourite Aussie musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert is off on a national tour, starting in Melbourne this January with stops in Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane. (more...)
Titus O'Reily Announces INSUFFICIENT INTENT National Tour Titus O'Reily Announces INSUFFICIENT INTENT National Tour
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Frontier Comedy are thrilled to announce a national tour of popular sport satirist Titus O'Reily's new show Insufficient Intent this August/September. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25
by Audition Roundup on June 25, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 25, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
The Royal Ballet Has Landed in Brisbane The Royal Ballet Has Landed in Brisbane
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

The wait is over as members of The Royal Ballet arrive today in Brisbane, in the Company's first Australian visit for 15 years. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 23, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

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 MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, CHICAGO, and more! (more...)
Seize the Day! MTI to Workshop NEWSIES JR. in Australia this Summer Seize the Day! MTI to Workshop NEWSIES JR. in Australia this Summer
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Music Theatre International has announced the pilot launch of Newsies Jr, a 60-minute condensed adaptation of the 2012 Tony-award winning musical. The workshop, featuring a group of 40 students, will take place as part of Australia's Junior Theatre Celebration in October. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Questions Abound As To The Validity Of Australia's HELPMANN AWARDS As the Nominations for 2017 Are Announced BWW REVIEW: Questions Abound As To The Validity Of Australia's HELPMANN AWARDS As the Nominations for 2017 Are Announced
by Jade Kops on June 20, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

The nominations for Australia's Live Performance industry awards, the HELPMANN AWARDS were announced last night at simultaneous events across the country (2017 Nominations List). Named in honour of Sir Robert Helpmann's long and diverse career, the awards principle objective, according to Live Performance Australia (LPA) is to "promote the Australian live performance industry" by recognising "distinguished artistic achievement and excellence". LPA consider the HELPMANN AWARDS as Australia's version of Broadway's Tony Awards and London's Olivier Awards. (more...)
BWW INTERVIEW: Ahead Of The Launch of WALKS AROUND CENTRAL PARIS, BWW Sydney Gains An Insight Into The Inspiration For The Unique Book. BWW INTERVIEW: Ahead Of The Launch of WALKS AROUND CENTRAL PARIS, BWW Sydney Gains An Insight Into The Inspiration For The Unique Book.
by Jade Kops on June 20, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

With the promise of seeing a hidden side of Central Paris, WALKS AROUND CENTRAL PARIS is more than a travel book, representing a passionate love of history and travel as well as a beautiful love story. (more...)
17th Annual Helpmann Awards Nominations Announced 17th Annual Helpmann Awards Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

The Helpmann Awards are the premier celebration of Australia's vibrant live performance industry and recognise distinguished achievement and excellence in Australia's live performance sectors including musical theatre, contemporary music, comedy, opera, classical music, theatre, ballet, dance and physical theatre, presentation for children, regional touring and cabaret. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 16, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

'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 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS, and More! (more...)
Dmitry Sinkovsky Makes His Return To Australia For Concerts and Swimming Pools Dmitry Sinkovsky Makes His Return To Australia For Concerts and Swimming Pools
by BWW News Desk on June 14, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

"Our adrenaline was pumping so intensely that Dmitry and I just had to burn off some more energy," says Artistic Director Paul Dyer of a performance during Dmitry Sinkovsky's debut season with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra in 2014. (more...)
Queen and Adam Lambert to Rock Australia in 2018 Queen and Adam Lambert to Rock Australia in 2018
by BWW News Desk on June 14, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

TEG-DAINTY announced today that Queen + Adam Lambert will embark on a 5-city arena tour of Australia in February and March 2018.  The tour will showcase a spectacular new stage production and a set list which the band hints will provide some surprises.   (more...)
MY FAVORITE MURDER to Embark on Australian Tour MY FAVORITE MURDER to Embark on Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

???????My Favorite Murder is the hit true-crime comedy podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark.  Since its inception in early 2016, the show has broken download records and sparked an enthusiastic, interactive "Murderino" fan base who came out in droves for the sold-out US tour. (more...)
Bert Kreischer to Embark on Australian Tour this September Bert Kreischer to Embark on Australian Tour this September
by BWW News Desk on June 09, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

BERT "The Machine" KREISCHER is an American stand-up comedian, actor and reality television star who is touring Australia for the very first time and appearing at Sydney's Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/8 - THE MAN IN THE CEILING, JOSEPH, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/8 - THE MAN IN THE CEILING, JOSEPH, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 09, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

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 FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, BEAUTIFUL and More! (more...)
Lionel Richie and CHIC Featuring Nile Rodgers Confirmed to Tour Australia Lionel Richie and CHIC Featuring Nile Rodgers Confirmed to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk on June 08, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Multi-platinum-selling artist, multiple Grammy Award winner and music icon, Lionel Richie announced today he will tour Australia in September and October on the ALL THE HITS TOUR.  (more...)
Lionel Richie and CHIC ft. Nile Rodgers Confirmed to Tour Australia Lionel Richie and CHIC ft. Nile Rodgers Confirmed to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk on June 07, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Multi-platinum-selling artist, multiple Grammy Award® winner and music icon, Lionel Richie announced today he will tour Australia in September and October on the ALL THE HITS TOUR. Special guests on the tour are CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Supporting The Creation And Development Of Australian Plays The 2017 Annual GRIFFIN AWARD Was Awarded To David Finnigan for KILL CLIMATE DENIERS. BWW REVIEW: Supporting The Creation And Development Of Australian Plays The 2017 Annual GRIFFIN AWARD Was Awarded To David Finnigan for KILL CLIMATE DENIERS.
by Jade Kops on June 05, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

In it's 20th year, the GRIFFIN AWARD continues Griffin Theatre Company's commitment to producing Australian plays and supporting the creation of new Australian work as it seeks to recognise "an outstanding play or performance text that displays an authentic, inventive and contemporary Australian voice". (more...)
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed This Week Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed This Week
by on June 02, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

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 BroadwayWorld 6/1 - FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/1 - FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 02, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

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 FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, BEAUTIFUL and More! (more...)
Crazy Horse Paris to Kick off Australian Tour this August Crazy Horse Paris to Kick off Australian Tour this August
by BWW News Desk on June 01, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Celebrating 65 years of Parisian Glamour and inspired by the endless theme of femininity and sophistication, Australian audiences will experience the tantalizing Parisian cultural phenomenon of Crazy Horse Paris for the first time ever when Forever Crazy high kicks through Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and Canberra from 8 August. (more...)