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PIPPIN Opens at Sydney Lyric Theatre Tonight Photo PIPPIN Opens at Sydney Lyric Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020

Pippin is set to open at the Sydney Lyric Theatre Tonight, November 24! The live production, the first one back in Sydney, will run until January 31, 2021. With a beloved score by Tony Award nominee STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence.

PIPPIN Comes to the Sydney Lyric at The Star Photo PIPPIN Comes to the Sydney Lyric at The Star
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020

Performances begin next Tuesday for the high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical PIPPIN, the first large scale musical theatre production to open in Australia since COVID-19 led to theatres closing down in March. PIPPIN plays exclusively at the Sydney Lyric at The Star from 24 November to 31 January only.

Young Actors Announced to Play Theo in PIPPIN at the Sydney Lyric at The Star Photo Young Actors Announced to Play Theo in PIPPIN at the Sydney Lyric at The Star
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2020

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced the four young boys who will share the role of Theo in the Broadway musical PIPPIN which opens at the Sydney Lyric at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020.

Magical Cast Announced For PIPPIN Photo Magical Cast Announced For PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced their stellar cast for the high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical PIPPIN which opens at the Sydney Lyric Theatre at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020.

Arts Centre Melbourne's Australian Performing Arts Collection Acquires Olivia Newton Photo Arts Centre Melbourne's Australian Performing Arts Collection Acquires Olivia Newton-John Collection
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020

Arts Centre Melbourne's Australian Performing Arts Collection has acquired a number of prized possessions from the collection of Dame Olivia Newton-John.

PIPPIN Will Reopen The Sydney Lyric Theatre In November Photo PIPPIN Will Reopen The Sydney Lyric Theatre In November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2020

Pippin will reopen the Sydney Lyric Theatre at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020. Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, PIPPIN is Broadway's high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical.

Opera Australia Announces Cancellations Of Musicals and Opera - FIDDLER ON THE ROOF,  Photo Opera Australia Announces Cancellations Of Musicals and Opera - FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, WEST SIDE STORY, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020

Opera Australia has announced a further round of cancellations due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions that will bring the total number of performances either cancelled or postponed in 2020 to more than 570 across the country. 

Sydney and Melbourne Runs of THE SECRET GARDEN, Starring Anthony Warlow, Have Been Ca Photo Sydney and Melbourne Runs of THE SECRET GARDEN, Starring Anthony Warlow, Have Been Cancelled
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020

Producers Opera Australia and John Frost have announced that both the Sydney and Melbourne seasons of The Secret Garden have been cancelled due to the current health crisis.

Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 Postponed in Australia Photo Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 Postponed in Australia
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2020

Producers John Frost, Suzanne Jones and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions have announced that the Australian seasons of Dolly Parton's hit musical 9 TO 5 will be postponed.

Eddie Perfect Joins The Cast Of Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 in Australia Photo Eddie Perfect Joins The Cast Of Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 in Australia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2020

One of Australia's leading television and musical theatre stars, Eddie Perfect, will play the egotistical boss Franklin Hart Jnr in Dolly Parton's hit musical 9 TO 5.

Ensemble Cast Announced For Australian Run of 9 TO 5 Photo Ensemble Cast Announced For Australian Run of 9 TO 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Producers John Frost, Suzanne Jones and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions today announced the group of performers who will comprise the ensemble in the upcoming Australian Premiere of Dolly Parton's smash-hit musical 9 TO 5. London's West End hit 9 TO 5 will play at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 19 April followed by a season at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne from 25 July.

Full Adult Cast Announced For Anthony Warlow-Led THE SECRET GARDEN at the Sydney Lyri Photo Full Adult Cast Announced For Anthony Warlow-Led THE SECRET GARDEN at the Sydney Lyric Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

Producers John Frost and Opera Australia today announced the full adult cast for the 25th anniversary production of The Secret Garden which will play at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, The Star from 2 August, then transfer to Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne from 13 November.

Opera Australia and John Frost Will Produce CINDERELLA for the First Time in Australi Photo Opera Australia and John Frost Will Produce CINDERELLA for the First Time in Australia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020

Continuing their collaboration of Rodgers and Hammerstein's timeless musicals including The King and I and South Pacific, Opera Australia and John Frost announced today they will be collaborating again to produce the glorious Cinderella for the first time in Australia.

Tickets on Sale Today For 9 TO 5 in Melbourne Photo Tickets on Sale Today For 9 TO 5 in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

Look out Melbourne - tickets to the smash-hit West End musical 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL are on sale from today. Dolly Parton's hilarious musical will play in Melbourne at Her Majesty's Theatre from July 25, following its Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in April. Get your tickets now at 9to5themusical.com.au.

Young Princess Fionas Announced For SHREK THE MUSICAL In Melbourne Photo Young Princess Fionas Announced For SHREK THE MUSICAL In Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2020

Australia's leading theatre producer John Frost today announced the four young actresses who will play the role of Young Princess Fiona during the Melbourne season of the multi-million dollar musical comedy SHREK THE MUSICAL. This lavish and fun musical plays at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne from 16 February. The role of Young Princess Fiona will be shared in Melbourne by Charlize Costantin (9 years old, from Montmorency), Lilah Crotty (10, Coburg), Isobel Lauber (9, Doreen) and Charlotte Lundy (12, Highton).

CHICAGO Sizzles In Melbourne For Only 4 More Weeks! Photo CHICAGO Sizzles In Melbourne For Only 4 More Weeks!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020

The multi-award winning, record breaking musical CHICAGO has razzle dazzled across Australia selling out in Sydney and Brisbane with now only 4 weeks to go in Melbourne! Audiences have been flocking to the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne throughout the Summer and are agreeing that this show is not be missed! Produced in Australia by John Frost and Suzanne Jones, this critically acclaimed production must close on February 23.

9 TO 5 Comes to Melbourne in Summer 2020 Photo 9 TO 5 Comes to Melbourne in Summer 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2020

Look out Melbourne a?' 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL is coming to Melbourne. Dolly Parton today announced that the smash-hit hilarious West End musical will play in Melbourne at Her Majesty's Theatre from July 2020, following its Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in April. Waitlist now to be the first in Melbourne to buy tickets at 9to5themusical.com.au. Presales begin on 10 February ahead of GP sales from 14 February.

BWW Review: CHICAGO at Arts Centre Melbourne Photo BWW Review: CHICAGO at Arts Centre Melbourne
by Josh Stent - Dec 22, 2019

by Josh Stent

Final Tickets Go On Sale This Week For Sydney Season Of SHREK THE MUSICAL Photo Final Tickets Go On Sale This Week For Sydney Season Of SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2019

Final tickets for the Sydney season of the multi-million dollar musical comedy SHREK THE MUSICAL go on sale on Friday 13 December, with pre-sales beginning today. This lavish and fun production will premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, The Star from 1 January 2020 and run until 9 February, before seasons at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne from 16 February and the Lyric Theatre, QPAC, Brisbane from 9 May.

Final Tickets Released For THE BOOK OF MORMON Australian Tour; Must Close 14 February Photo Final Tickets Released For THE BOOK OF MORMON Australian Tour; Must Close 14 February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

The Book of Mormon, Broadway's smash hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, has played 1060 performances across in Australia since it opened in Melbourne in January 2017, but most close on Friday 14 February. The final weeks for the return Brisbane season will go on sale on Monday 9 December.

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