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Date of Birth: February 17, 1934 (86)

Birth Place: AUSTRALIA
Her Majesty's Theatre Raises Curtain On $66 Million Redevelopment Photo Her Majesty's Theatre Raises Curtain On $66 Million Redevelopment
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

BWW Interview: THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME! - Scott Mason is The Honorary Dame Edna  Photo BWW Interview: THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME! - Scott Mason is The Honorary Dame Edna Understudy.
by Rosanne DellAversano - Apr 20, 2020

Did you know that right in college town of Newark DE, lives the one and only Honorary Dame Edna Understudy?

International Post-Post-Modern Phenomenon Meow Meow Creates PANDEMONIUM At The McCall Photo International Post-Post-Modern Phenomenon Meow Meow Creates PANDEMONIUM At The McCallum
by David Green - Mar 4, 2020

The phenomenon that is Meow Meowa?"she's an international siren, a comedienne extraordinaire and a creator of beautiful mayhema?"will return to the McCallum Theatre at 8:00pm, Wednesday, April 1. The spectacular crowd-surfing queen of song creates an unforgettable evening of exquisite music and mayhem. Prepare for Piazzolla tangos, Weill, Brecht, Brel and even Radiohead, alongside original chansons.

Michael Griffiths to Honor Cole Porter at The Green Room 42 Photo Michael Griffiths to Honor Cole Porter at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - the new intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's 'off-night hotspot' by The New York Times - will present Helpmann Award winner Michael Griffiths, star of Australia's productions of Jersey Boys and Queen of the Desert, with the show 'Cole' on Tuesday, February 25 at 7:00 PM.

Australia's 'King Of One-Man Cabarets' Michael Griffiths Returns To The McCallum With Photo Australia's 'King Of One-Man Cabarets' Michael Griffiths Returns To The McCallum With COLE
by David Green - Feb 7, 2020

Michael Griffiths, Australia's king of one-man cabaret shows, is returning to the McCallum Theatre at 7:00pm., Sunday, Feb. 16, bringing back Cole, his one-man tribute to the great Cole Porter. How insanely talented is Michael Griffiths? Cole will be taking place just hours before he takes the McCallum stage for an evening performance of In Vogue: Songs by Madonna.

Tony Award-Nominated Composer Wayne Barker To Appear At UC Davis Photo Tony Award-Nominated Composer Wayne Barker To Appear At UC Davis
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

''Peter and the Starcatcher'' Composer to Appear at UC Davis

Upcoming this November at Mizner Park Cultural Center Photo Upcoming this November at Mizner Park Cultural Center
by Carol Kassie - Oct 31, 2019

The Mizner Park Cultural Center will play host to an eclectic selection of theatrical, musical, and event entertainment in November.  From the Off-Broadway hit Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus to the Icons: The Art of Celebrity Illusion, and the sparkling comedy of Michael Walters as Dame Edna in Something Like A Dame to the sexy and seductive Thunder From Down Under, the popular Boca Raton venue can definitely boast they are providing 'something for everyone' this month.

Pink Martini Will Embark on the Silver Jubilee UK Tour Photo Pink Martini Will Embark on the Silver Jubilee UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

Pink Martini, the internationally acclaimed band who traverse genres in the name of elegance and taste, will celebrate an incredible 25 years since they first began with a very special Silver Jubilee Tour which will come to the UK in May 2020.

Dame Edna MY GORGEOUS LIFE TOUR Commences Next Week Photo Dame Edna MY GORGEOUS LIFE TOUR Commences Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

The grand dame of world theatre, Dame Edna Everage, has been forced out of retirement by the demands of her adoring a?oePrecious Possumsa??, announcing a surprise tour of Australia in September and October. 

Dame Edna's MY GORGEOUS LIFE Tour Commences Next Week Photo Dame Edna's MY GORGEOUS LIFE Tour Commences Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2019

The grand dame of world theatre, Dame Edna Everage, has been forced out of retirement by the demands of her adoring a?oePrecious Possumsa??, announcing a surprise tour of Australia in September and October.

Pink Martini's Thomas Lauderdale and Meow Meow Release New Music Video for 'I Lost My Photo Pink Martini's Thomas Lauderdale and Meow Meow Release New Music Video for 'I Lost Myself'
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

Thomas Lauderdale, the founder and bandleader of beloved Portland, Oregon-based little orchestra Pink Martini and a?oepost-modern chanteusea?? (The Boston Globe) Meow Meow have joined forces for Hotel Amour, out now. LA Weekly describes the record as a?oeevocativea?? and a?oeromantica?? while The Sunday Times (London) calls it a?oemagnifique.'

Discover The Hidden Gems Within The Australian Performing Arts Collection At Open Hou Photo Discover The Hidden Gems Within The Australian Performing Arts Collection At Open House 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne is offering a rare opportunity to see inside its Australian Performing Arts Collection on 27 - 28 July as part of Open House Melbourne 2019. The free special guided tour will take participants on a journey through Australia's performing arts history where they will be able to explore behind-the-scenes to see some of the most iconic objects from the Australian Performing Arts Collection.

EDINBURGH 2019: Melinda Hughes Q&A Photo EDINBURGH 2019: Melinda Hughes Q&A
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 8, 2019

BWW catches up with Melinda Hughes to chat about bringing Off The Scale to the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bird College - Conservatoire For Dance And Musical Theatre Announces John Reid As The Photo Bird College - Conservatoire For Dance And Musical Theatre Announces John Reid As The College's New Patron
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

Bird College - Conservatoire for Dance and Musical Theatre today announces the appointment of John Reid as a new patron, working alongside the President Stephen Mear and joining patrons Gary Avis, Christopher Biggins, Baroness Tessa Blackstone, Gavin Lee, Lara Pulver, Liz Robertson and Dougie Squires OBE MVO, adding to the breadth of ambassadors within the arts.

Kev Carmody Announced As The Recipient Of The 2019 JC Williamson Award Photo Kev Carmody Announced As The Recipient Of The 2019 JC Williamson Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Live Performance Australia (LPA) today announced that one of Australia's most celebrated musicians and singer songwriters Kev Carmody will be the recipient of the 2019 JC Williamson Award.

Full Cast Announced For SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at MTC Photo Full Cast Announced For SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at MTC
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Melbourne Theatre Company's most ambitious production to date, Shakespeare in Love, will have its Australian premiere on Friday 19 July at Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, before going on to play at Canberra Theatre Centre from 22-31 August.

Dame Edna Announces 'My Gorgeous Life' Tour Photo Dame Edna Announces 'My Gorgeous Life' Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2019

The grand dame of world theatre, Dame Edna Everage, has been forced out of retirement by the demands of her adoring "Precious Possums", announcing a surprise tour of Australia in September and October.

Melinda Hughes: The Satirical Diva Comes to Live At Zedel Photo Melinda Hughes: The Satirical Diva Comes to Live At Zedel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Satirical Diva Melinda Hughes has performed internationally both as a solo artist herself and while performing as a soloist with the Andre Rieu Strauss Orchestra and has two albums to her name, Smoke & Noise and Weimar & Back. She has enjoyed many sell-out shows at Crazy Coqs at Live At Zedel, The Pheasantry in Chelsea, Holders Festival in Barbados, Government House in Bermuda and The Metropolitan Room in New York.

Australian Chamber Orchestra Announces 2019 US Tour Photo Australian Chamber Orchestra Announces 2019 US Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The ACO return to North America for the first time in three years to perform eight concerts in New York, California, Boston and throughout the country

Harris Center Presents The 'Hip' Early Music Of Australian Chamber Orchestra Photo Harris Center Presents The 'Hip' Early Music Of Australian Chamber Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Performing as a flexible and versatile 'ensemble of soloists' on modern and period instruments, the repertoire of the Australian Chamber Orchestra spans six centuries.  Their performances are marked with a vitality and virtuosity unmatched by other ensembles: in a nod to past traditions, only the cellists are seated, and the resulting sense of energy and individuality is one of the most commented-upon elements of an ACO concert experience.

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