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Theatre Royal Bath Announces Jonathan Church's Inaugural Summer Season 2017Theatre Royal Bath Announces Jonathan Church's Inaugural Summer Season 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Artistic Director Jonathan Church's complete programme for Theatre Royal Bath's annual Summer Season is today announced. Church's inaugural season of five plays will open with David Hare's Racing Demons from 21 June, followed by Sand in the Sandwiches by Hugh Whitemore, the UK Premiere of Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest, Looking at Lucian by Alan Franks and Alan Bennett's The Lady in the Van. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale for MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL Next WeekTickets Go on Sale for MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Casual tickets become available to the general public on Monday 13 March 2017 at 9.00am for one of the most anticipated shows of 2017, the dazzling new musical version of one of Australia's great gifts to the world, Muriel's Wedding. Originally announced to run from 6 November to 30 December, the Australian-exclusive season at Sydney's Roslyn Packer Theatre has been extended and will now run until 20 January 2018. (more...)

Watch Trailer for Sci-Fi Thriller THE LAST SCOUT, Out This MonthWatch Trailer for Sci-Fi Thriller THE LAST SCOUT, Out This Month
by Movies News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Runaway Features is thrilled to announce the U.S. release of the suspense-filled sci-fi thriller THE LAST SCOUT, which is released on digital and Video On Demand platforms on 7th March. (more...)

BWW Review: LADIES IN BLACK is a New Australian Triumph at the Regent TheatreBWW Review: LADIES IN BLACK is a New Australian Triumph at the Regent Theatre
by Victoria Beal - Mar 1, 2017

Tim Finn's new musical Ladies in Black is critically acclaimed and award-winning…and it deserves it all and more. Returning to Melbourne for an encore season, this wonderful musical is based on Madeleine St John's 1993 novel, The Women in Black, and has been excellently brought to the stage by Australian screenwriter Carolyn Burns and director Simon Phillips (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Love Never Dies). (more...)

March Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note HawaiiMarch Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The March lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicks off with local soulful songwriter, Ron Artis II & The Truth, the Waikiki Edition of Revive the Live and Austin favorite Sharon Bourbonnais. Comedy is king when local funnyman Andy Bumatai graces the stage. Blue Note Hawaii welcomes back one of its favorite artists, jazz guitarist Earl Klugh, followed by groundbreaking Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi, joined on drums by the incomparable Simon Phillips (TOTO, The Who, Judas Priest) and the legendary Blood, Sweat & Tears. Other fantastic shows include a Tribute to Chuck Mangione with Mike Lewis and Friends, Tak Matsumoto with Daniel Ho, Willie K, the Hotclub of Hulaville in an evening of Gypsy Jazz with a Tribute to Django Reinhardt, the Steve Kimock Band, and the 25th Anniversary of the original Hawaiian Style Band. (more...)

MURIEL'S WEDDING Makes Its World Premiere in Sydney, November; Tickets on Sale March 13MURIEL'S WEDDING Makes Its World Premiere in Sydney, November; Tickets on Sale March 13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

MURIEL'S WEDDING The Musical makes its world premiere in Sydney November 7, 2017 - January 20, 2018 at the Roslyn Packer Theatre.  Tickets go on sale March 13. (more...)

LOVE NEVER DIES North American Tour Will Launch from Baltimore This FallLOVE NEVER DIES North American Tour Will Launch from Baltimore This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

It's been long rumored with teases back as early as 2015 that Andrew Lloyd Webber's PHANTOM sequel was heading our way. Now according to an Equity casting notice, a North American tour will launch from Baltimore on October 3, 2017. Auditions will begin in March. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES to Play Hollywood Pantages in 2018; Season Announced!Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES to Play Hollywood Pantages in 2018; Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

LOVE NEVER DIES, Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, will be part of next season's line-up at the Hollywood Pantages. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET, WAITRESS, RENT Part of 2017/2018 Fairwinds Broadway in Orlando Season; HAMILTON in 2018-2019ON YOUR FEET, WAITRESS, RENT Part of 2017/2018 Fairwinds Broadway in Orlando Season; HAMILTON in 2018-2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Florida Theatrical Association and Broadway Across America announce the roster of shows that will arrive in the Walt Disney Theater during the FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando 2017 - 2018 season.  The new season launches with the acclaimed production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I. Following the engagement of that celebrated revival is On Your Feet!, the irresistible true story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan. Next, the ultimate love story continues in Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber's spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Award Winning Australian Musical LADIES IN BLACK Puts 1950's Women and Australian Culture In the Spotlight With Class, Comedy and Captivating MusicBWW REVIEW: Award Winning Australian Musical LADIES IN BLACK Puts 1950's Women and Australian Culture In the Spotlight With Class, Comedy and Captivating Music
by Jade Kops - Jan 8, 2017

Capturing the not too distant past of 1950's Sydney, the heart-warming coming of age story of a young, intelligent woman comes to life with fabulous songs and fantastic fashion in LADIES IN BLACK. (more...)

LOVE NEVER DIES Confirmed for North American TourLOVE NEVER DIES Confirmed for North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

It's been long rumored with teases back as early as 2015 that Andrew Lloyd Webber's PHANTOM sequel was heading our way. Last Spring, the legendary composer revealed in a feature for BuzzFeed that THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA follow-up will 'make its way to Washington, D.C. next year.' (more...)

Inaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival to Launch in JanuaryInaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival to Launch in January
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

We are culture. We are exploration. We are The New York Science Fiction Film Festival. (more...)

DREAM LOVER: THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL Completes Triumphant Season in SydneyDREAM LOVER: THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL Completes Triumphant Season in Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

The curtain has fallen on the World Premiere season of Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical at the Sydney Lyric Theatre and producer John Frost is fielding offers for future productions, not only in Australia but internationally. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company Announces Jai Courtney to Play the Role of MacbethMelbourne Theatre Company Announces Jai Courtney to Play the Role of Macbeth
by BWW News Desk - Nov 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 Phillips' fearsome new production of Shakespeare's epic tragedy. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Andrew Upton's Adaptation of A FLEA IN HER EAR Is A Fabulously Fun FarceBWW REVIEW: Andrew Upton's Adaptation of A FLEA IN HER EAR Is A Fabulously Fun Farce
by Jade Kops - Nov 12, 2016

Georges Feydeau's early 20th Century French farce is given further complexity in Andrew Upton's adaptation of A FLEA IN HER EAR. Under the Simon Phillips direction, Sydney Theatre Company presents a hilariously delicious layered confection of cotton candy stickiness and fluff. (more...)

Last Three Weeks for World Premiere Season of DREAM LOVER - THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICALLast Three Weeks for World Premiere Season of DREAM LOVER - THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The World Premiere season of Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical at the Sydney Lyric Theatre has only three weeks remaining. After standing ovations at every performance, the acclaimed production must close on Sunday 27 November. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company Presents A FLEA IN HER EARSydney Theatre Company Presents A FLEA IN HER EAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Andrew Upton's new adaptation for Sydney Theatre Company of the 1907 French farce, A Flea in Her Ear by Georges Feydeau, is realised in all its clockwork-precision by the creative team behind STC's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: director Simon Phillips, designer Gabriela Tylesova and lighting designer Nick Schlieper. Performances are at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House from 31 October to 17 December (opening 4 November 2016). (more...)

Sydney Festival 2017 Program AnnouncedSydney Festival 2017 Program Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Sydney Festival is an annual cultural celebration that transforms Sydney every January, delivering the highest quality art and big ideas. In 2017, Sydney Festival introduces Wesley Enoch's inaugural program, which features a renewed focus on theatre and dance, with a strong commitment to support new Australian work. This spectacular program is bursting with free and ticketed events across theatre, dance, circus, opera and contemporary and classical music. (more...)

BWW Review: David Campbell Is Sensational As Bobby Darin In The World Premiere Of DREAM LOVER: THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICALBWW Review: David Campbell Is Sensational As Bobby Darin In The World Premiere Of DREAM LOVER: THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL
by Jade Kops - Oct 8, 2016

New musical DREAM LOVER: THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL is an amazing, honest tribute to the life of the American singer, songwriter, actor and political activist. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

The World Premiere of Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical takes place tonight, Thursday 6 October, at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in front of a star-studded capacity audience. (more...)

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