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Frontier Comedy Bringing World Class Laughs Across The Country This Festival Season! Frontier Comedy Bringing World Class Laughs Across The Country This Festival Season!
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Frontier Comedy are proud to announce twelve world class shows for the 2018 festival season; with dates just announced for Adelaide Fringe, Brisbane Comedy Festival, FRINGE WORLD, Sydney Comedy Festival, Perth Comedy Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival! (more...)
School of Hard Knocks Brisbane Choir Caps Off A Successful Year with Brisbane Concert School of Hard Knocks Brisbane Choir Caps Off A Successful Year with Brisbane Concert
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Dr Jonathon Welch AM will be in Brisbane today 8 December to present the School of Hard Knocks' fourth annual end of year concert - 'Merry & Bright' which will feature the Absolutely Everybody Brisbane choir. The choir is just back from their first interstate performance and excited to perform for Brisbane audiences. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 08, 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 ... (more...)
Jim Gaffigan Returns In March-April 2018 For His Biggest Australian Stand-Up Tour To Date Jim Gaffigan Returns In March-April 2018 For His Biggest Australian Stand-Up Tour To Date
by BWW News Desk on December 05, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Frontier Comedy are thrilled to announce that Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show, Flight of the Conchords, Portlandia, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Bored to Death) will perform his biggest ever Australian stand-up tour and debut New Zealand shows in March through April 2018, playing shows at Brisbane Comedy Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival, as well as in Sydney, Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington. Tickets on sale Monday 11 December. (more...)
Geoffrey Rush Resigns from Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Following Claims of Sexual Misconduct Geoffrey Rush Resigns from Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Following Claims of Sexual Misconduct
by BWW News Desk on December 02, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

According to Deadline, Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has voluntarily resigned from his post as President of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts following allegations of 'inappropriate behavior.' (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 01, 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 ... (more...)
School of Hard Knocks Brisbane Choir Caps Off A Successful Year with Brisbane Concert School of Hard Knocks Brisbane Choir Caps Off A Successful Year with Brisbane Concert
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Dr Jonathon Welch AM will be in Brisbane on Friday 8 December to present the School of Hard Knocks' fourth annual end of year concert - 'Merry & Bright' which will feature the Absolutely Everybody Brisbane choir. The choir is just back from their first interstate performance and excited to perform for Brisbane audiences. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors Based In Brisbane BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors Based In Brisbane
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

As a Contributing Editor, you will have the opportunity to review the shows of your choice, conduct interviews with local and touring talent, design features of your own choosing for publishing, and work/network with your local theater press reps to bring exposure to the theatrical offerings in your area. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner! BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner!
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive theatre website, has signed on as the 2018 official media partner for Charity Network, including online auction site Charitybuzz and sweepstakes platform Prizeo. This collaboration will bring to the forefront news about doing good and giving back, from Broadway to the broader entertainment industry. (more...)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE's Michael Che to Tour Australia in 2018 SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE's Michael Che to Tour Australia in 2018
by BWW News Desk on November 27, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

U.S. writer, actor and comedian Michael Che from Saturday Night Live will tour Australia in 2018. (more...)
New Block of Tickets on Sale for THE WIZARD OF OZ New Block of Tickets on Sale for THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk on November 26, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones announced today that due to demand, new tickets for the Melbourne season of The Wizard of Oz will go on sale on Monday 4 December from Ticketmaster. (more...)
Sarah McLeod and Adalita Join Cast of AMERICAN IDIOT Sarah McLeod and Adalita Join Cast of AMERICAN IDIOT
by BWW News Desk on November 26, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

The wait is over the full cast of Green Day's explosive award-winning Broadway phenomenon American Idiot is here and getting set to take Australia by storm. (more...)
Gareth Jacobs to Grant Wishes as The Genie in Melbourne's ALADDIN Gareth Jacobs to Grant Wishes as The Genie in Melbourne's ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Disney Theatrical Productions is delighted to confirm Melbourne's Gareth Jacobs, current standby Genie in Disney's Aladdin, will take over the role full-time from Tuesday 19 December 2017. (more...)
Urzila Carlson to Tour STUDIES HAVE SHOWN Across Australia Urzila Carlson to Tour STUDIES HAVE SHOWN Across Australia
by BWW News Desk on November 23, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Multi award-winning South African/New Zealand comedian - and one of our favourite ring-ins - URZILA CARLSON brings her brand-new show to Australian stages around the country in 2018. (more...)
Comedic Cabaret THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY(S) Ends The Year With A Bang At Wonderland 2017 Comedic Cabaret THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY(S) Ends The Year With A Bang At Wonderland 2017
by BWW News Desk on November 23, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Local Brisbane performer Cassie George in Partnership with BRISBANE POWERHOUSE presents the hilarious cabaret 'There's Something About Mary(s)' as a part of Wonderland 2017 Festival in late November. Written by Cassie George and Michael Mandalios with Musical Direction by Luke Volker. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More!
by BWW Special on November 24, 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 ... (more...)
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT 10th Anniversary Tour Finds Full Company PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT 10th Anniversary Tour Finds Full Company
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Alright girls, let's get this show on the road! Following the announcement of Australian theatre royalty Tony Sheldon as Bernadette , David Harris as Tick and Euan Doidge as Felicia , the full cast of Australia's most successful homegrown musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert has been confirmed. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors Based In Brisbane BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors Based In Brisbane
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

As a Contributing Editor, you will have the opportunity to review the shows of your choice, conduct interviews with local and touring talent, design features of your own choosing for publishing, and work/network with your local theater press reps to bring exposure to the theatrical offerings in your area. (more...)
STOMP Returns To The Gold Coast in 2018 STOMP Returns To The Gold Coast in 2018
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

The Broadway, West End and international sensation STOMP is back, and it's better than ever! Following a sell-out visit in 2013, STOMP returns to Australia with its unstoppable energy and 'pure stage magic'. The show will tour to Melbourne, the Gold Coast, Adelaide and Sydney from May to August next year. (more...)
Good Christian Girl Turned Ultimate Fag Hag Presents Her Cabaret At Studio 188 For One Night Only Good Christian Girl Turned Ultimate Fag Hag Presents Her Cabaret At Studio 188 For One Night Only
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Local Brisbane performer Cassie George presents her cabaret 'There's Something About Mary(s)' at Brisbane Powerhouse as a part of the Wonderland Festival in late November. Written by Cassie George and Michael Mandalios with Musical Direction by Luke Volker. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
Missy Higgins Makes Theatrical Debut In MIRACLE CITY At Brisbane Powerhouse Missy Higgins Makes Theatrical Debut In MIRACLE CITY At Brisbane Powerhouse
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

A brand new production of Nick Enright and Max Lambert's celebrated Australian musical Miracle City is coming to Brisbane for a limited season in January 2018. Set in the late 80s, at the height of televangelism, Miracle City tells the story of the Truswells, a family with a dream to build a religious theme park, and the extreme lengths the patriarch, Ricky Truswell, will go to in order to make their dream a reality. (more...)
Barry Humphries THE MAN BEHIND THE MASK Tour Announced Barry Humphries THE MAN BEHIND THE MASK Tour Announced
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Celebrated Australian performer Barry Humphries AO, CBE will take Australian audiences on a revelatory trip through his colourful life and theatrical career when he tours Australia in May 2018 with Barry Humphries: The Man Behind the Mask. (more...)
Em Rusciano: 2nd Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Shows Added By Demand Em Rusciano: 2nd Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Shows Added By Demand
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Frontier Comedy and the Hit Network are pleased to announce that due to overwhelming demand, second Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane shows have been added to Em Rusciano's upcoming Evil Queen tour. Tickets to the additional shows in Melbourne (Fri 16 Feb at Palais Theatre), Sydney (Fri 13 Apr at State Theatre) and Brisbane (Fri 20 Apr at Queensland Performing Arts Centre) will be on sale at 9am local time today. (more...)
Cameron Daddo Joins Craig McLachlan Led ROCKY HORROR Cameron Daddo Joins Craig McLachlan Led ROCKY HORROR
by BWW News Desk on November 12, 2017 in Australia - Brisbane

Producers Howard Panter, John Frost and GWB Entertainment today announced that stage and screen leading man Cameron Daddo will join the cast of the world's favourite rock and roll musical. (more...)