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Tina Arena to Play Eva Peron in EVITA Tina Arena to Play Eva Peron in EVITA
by BWW News Desk on August 21, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, Australian theatre producer John Frost and leading UK theatre producer David Ian today announced that Australian icon, singer, songwriter and musical theatre star Tina Arena will play the role of Eva Peron in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA. (more...)
Eli Cooper, Alex Rathgeber, and John Xintavelonis Join the Cast of THE WIZARD OF OZ Eli Cooper, Alex Rathgeber, and John Xintavelonis Join the Cast of THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk on August 20, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced additional cast members for the upcoming Australian tour of the world's favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 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 Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
BIGSOUND Festival Announces Program and Timetable BIGSOUND Festival Announces Program and Timetable
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

In case you weren't excited enough for your yearly live music pilgrimage to Brisbane's Fortitude Valley Live Music Precinct for a sensory overload of music, BIGSOUND Festival has shown all its cards, dropping all the tools you need today to choose your own sonic adventure.  (more...)
Ensemble Diaspora Presents MUSIC BY THE SEA Ensemble Diaspora Presents MUSIC BY THE SEA
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Ensemble Diaspora is a culturally diverse World music ensemble that originally came together at in 2013. (more...)
Troy Cassar-Daley, A.B. Original, Big Winners At National Indigenous Music Awards Troy Cassar-Daley, A.B. Original, Big Winners At National Indigenous Music Awards
by BWW News Desk on August 12, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

The 2017 National Indigenous Music Awards blew an appreciative Darwin audience away at the iconic Amphitheatre under the stars tonight as Troy Cassar-Daley, A.B. Original and Electric Fields all took home major awards, showing the breadth across genres of Australian Indigenous talent. Opening with an amazing set from triple j Unearthed winner Baker Boy and closing with a touching tribute to Dr G. Yunupingu and surprise performance from Saltwater Band. It was a night of elation and emotion as generations of Indigenous musicians and their place in Australian culture were celebrated and acknowledged.  (more...)
Frenchy Announces 17-Date National Tour and Encore Adelaide Show; Tickets on Sale Now! Frenchy Announces 17-Date National Tour and Encore Adelaide Show; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Comedy and social media sensation Frenchy spent the first half of the year performing his new stand-up show Frenchy Unleashed to sold out crowds at Adelaide Fringe Festival, Brisbane Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival and New Zealand Comedy Festival. Now it's greater Australia's turn to catch this comedy superstar live on stage! (more...)
VIDEO: Tim Minchin Blasts Australian Marriage Equality Plebiscite in New Song VIDEO: Tim Minchin Blasts Australian Marriage Equality Plebiscite in New Song
by Stage Tube on August 10, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

This afternoon, Groundhog Day composer, Tim Minchin entered the debate surrounding marriage equality in Australia with his own twist on the Peter Allen classic, 'I Still Call Australia Home'. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Tim Sharp's LASER BEAK MAN Takes Maiden Flight at La Boite Tim Sharp's LASER BEAK MAN Takes Maiden Flight at La Boite
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Australian theatrical powerhouse Dead Puppet Society returns from New York City to premiere their most ambitious production to date: Laser Beak Man; an eye-popping extravaganza based on the drawings of award-winning Queensland artist Tim Sharp. (more...)
CHRIS D'ELIA Adds Adelaide, Perth & Brisbane to Australian Tour CHRIS D'ELIA Adds Adelaide, Perth & Brisbane to Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Frontier Comedy are pleased to announce that due to overwhelming demand, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane dates have been added to US comedian and actor Chris D'Elia's upcoming debut Australian stand-up tour this October. (more...)
Richard Clapton Announces National Tour Richard Clapton Announces National Tour
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

To celebrate his critically acclaimed new album, The House of Orange, legendary singer songwriter Richard Clapton is hitting the road again for his 2017 National Tour. (more...)
Award-Winning Children's Show Reveals World of Impossibly Small Man at QPAC Award-Winning Children's Show Reveals World of Impossibly Small Man at QPAC
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) will present Barking Gecko Theatre Company's enchanting Helpmann Award-winning show Bambert's Book of Lost Stories from 11 to 15 October 2017. (more...)
UOC's WEST END TO BROADWAY (Volume Four) Opens this Month Debuting Brisbane Favourite John Peek UOC's WEST END TO BROADWAY (Volume Four) Opens this Month Debuting Brisbane Favourite John Peek
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

The Underground Opera Company (UOC) will this August present West End to Broadway - in the Reservoir (Volume 4), debuting its newest cast member, Brisbane-favourite, John Peek. (more...)
Music by the Sea Presents Andrea Lam Music by the Sea Presents Andrea Lam
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

This program tracks the evolution of the sonata and begins with Beethoven, whose 32 sonatas are revered as a touchstone of the form. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 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 NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
QPAC Issues Caution on Purchasing Tickets via Unauthorised Online Sales Channels QPAC Issues Caution on Purchasing Tickets via Unauthorised Online Sales Channels
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), and qtix, QPAC's ticketing entity, are warning the public to be cautious when purchasing tickets for events via alternative online channels. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: QUEEN: IT'S A KINDA MAGIC Tour Recreates The Magic Of One Of The 20th Century's Most Iconic Rock Bands BWW REVIEW: QUEEN: IT'S A KINDA MAGIC Tour Recreates The Magic Of One Of The 20th Century's Most Iconic Rock Bands
by Jade Kops on July 31, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

The music that helped define British Rock is recreated with passionate attention to detail in QUEEN: IT'S A KINDA MAGIC to the delight of fans, old and new (more...)
Samantha Leigh Dodemaide Will Click Her Heels As Dorothy in THE WIZARD OF OZ Samantha Leigh Dodemaide Will Click Her Heels As Dorothy in THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced their new star who will play the coveted role of Dorothy Gale in the upcoming Australian tour of the world's favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz. Stepping out of the chorus and into the limelight, Samantha Leigh Dodemaide will wear the ruby slippers of Dorothy. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Dmitry Sinkovsky Returns To Australia To Present THE SINGING VIOLIN With The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra BWW REVIEW: Dmitry Sinkovsky Returns To Australia To Present THE SINGING VIOLIN With The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
by Jade Kops on July 28, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's Artistic Director and Conductor Paul Dyer AO has welcomed the opportunity to bring acclaimed Russian Baroque violinist and countertenor Dmitry Sinkovsky back to Australia as a Guest Director for a three city tour of THE SINGING VIOLIN (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 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 West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)
BWW Sydney Interview: Michael Ball And Alfie Boe Ahead of Their Australian TOGETHER Concert Tour BWW Sydney Interview: Michael Ball And Alfie Boe Ahead of Their Australian TOGETHER Concert Tour
by Jade Kops on July 25, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

BWW Sydney was thrilled to have the opportunity of interviewing two Musical Theatre legends, Michael Ball OBE and Alfie Boe, currently in Sydney promoting their upcoming TOGETHER tour. (more...)
Telmondis' New Opera, Dance and Circus Performances to Be Streamed on Cennarium Telmondis' New Opera, Dance and Circus Performances to Be Streamed on Cennarium
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Cennarium, one of the largest streaming services for the performing arts, has signed a distribution deal with Telmondis, one of France's major audiovisual producers of upscale live performances, to make a variety of performing arts content available to audiences through the streaming service. (more...)
RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Champion Bianca Del Rio to Premiere New Show in Australia RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Champion Bianca Del Rio to Premiere New Show in Australia
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

After two consecutive sell-out Australian tours, comedy queen and RuPaul's Drag Race champion Bianca Del Rio returns to Australia in November with the touring premiere of her new comedy show. Blame It On Bianca Del Rio promises to be more tongue-lashingly hilarious than ever, and the self-proclaimed "clown in a gown" is gifting it to Australia first. (more...)
17th Annual HELPMANN AWARDS: All the Winners! 17th Annual HELPMANN AWARDS: All the Winners!
by Jade Kops on July 24, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

The 17th Annual Helpmann Awards will be announced at a ceremony on starting at 7pm EST Monday 24th July at the Capitol Theatre Sydney. (more...)