Melbourne's Opera Community Will Hold Bushfire Charity Gala Melbourne's Opera Community Will Hold Bushfire Charity Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2020

Melbourne's opera community is banding together to raise funds for the Red Cross Bushfire Disaster Relief Fund, with 50 of the country's leading singers performing in concert at the Athenaeum Theatre on 7 February. (more...)

RAGTIME Will Make Australian Premiere at Arts Centre Melbourne RAGTIME Will Make Australian Premiere at Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

Ragtime will make its Australian premiere at Arts Centre Melbourne 2 - 10 November 2019. (more...)

New Revival of CABARET to Return to Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

???????Following a sell out season in Sydney, The Kit Kat Club is returning to Melbourne in all its decadence for a new Australian revival of CABARET playing at The Athenaeum Theatre from 27 April.  (more...)

BWW REVIEW: CABARET Makes A Timely Return To The Australian Stage As Beneath The Delicious Debauchery Of Weimar Germany It Remains Frightfully Current
by Jade Kops - Feb 5, 2017

Having celebrated 50 years since CABARET debuted in New York on 20th November 1966, the return to the stage of this love story, set against the transition from the Hedonistic days of the Weimar Republic to the early days of the Nazi Germany, is both entertaining and a timely reminder to a world facing an uncertain future. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for CABARET at The Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The Kit Kat Club is returning to Melbourne in all its decadence for a new Australian revival of CABARET playing at The Athenaeum Theatre from 27 April.  To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Broadway Opening of CABARET, tickets for the Melbourne season will go on sale on 21 November. (more...)

Chelsea Gibb To Play Sally Bowles
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The Kit Kat Club is returning to Sydney in all its decadence for a new Australian revival of CABARET at Hayes Theatre Co. from 9 January 2017 followed by a season at Melbourne's Athenaeum Theatre from 27 April. (more...)

Coming Soon at Hayes Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Tonight Hayes Theatre Co held its twice-yearly COMING SOON event, where programming announcements for 2017 were made.  (more...)

Chelsea Plumley to Bring FOLLOW SPOT to Chapel Off Chapel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Join Australian singer, musician and comedienne Chelsea Plumley in a witty live musical variety show, Follow Spot, at Chapel Off Chapel in February 2016. (more...)

Opera Conference to Present THE DIVORCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

The Opera Conference is delighted to announce that production is underway in Melbourne on The Divorce. The program is a unique multi-platform project that re-invents opera for television, film and online audiences across the country. Originally commissioned by The Opera Conference, this playful new approach to a traditional art form is a collaboration between The Opera Conference, ABC TV Arts and Princess Pictures and brings together exceptional creative talent from multiple genres. The original score is by internationally acclaimed composer Elena Kats-Chernin and the libretto by award-winning playwright Joanna Murray-Smith. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's PASSION to Play in Melbourne, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Life Like Company is proud to announce a new production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's widely acclaimed, Tony Award winning musical PASSION, playing four nights only at The Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne from 5-8 November, 2014. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at David Suchet, John O'May, George Spartels and More in Highlights of THE LAST CONFESSION
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 6, 2014

Internationally acclaimed British actor David Suchet will reprise his role on stage in the conspiracy thriller, 'THE LAST CONFESSION', in Australia in 2014. The international production will play in Toronto and Los Angeles before arriving in Australia in August. Seasons in Perth and Brisbane were announced late last year and now dates have been confirmed for seasons at Adelaide's Her Majesty's Theatre from August 27 and Melbourne's Comedy Theatre from September 3. Tickets on sale from Friday February 7. Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Suchet, John O'May and More in THE LAST CONFESSION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Internationally acclaimed British actor David Suchet will reprise his role on stage in the conspiracy thriller, 'THE LAST CONFESSION', in Australia in 2014. The international production will play in Toronto and Los Angeles before arriving in Australia in August. Seasons in Perth and Brisbane were announced late last year and now dates have been confirmed for seasons at Adelaide's Her Majesty's Theatre from August 27 and Melbourne's Comedy Theatre from September 3. Tickets on sale from Friday February 7. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's PASSION to Play in Melbourne, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Life Like Company is proud to announce a new production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's widely acclaimed, Tony Award winning musical PASSION, playing four nights only at The Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne from 5-8 November, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Roger Crane's THE LAST CONFESSION Stops at Ahmanson on International Tour
by Don Grigware - Jun 13, 2014

In the history of the Roman Catholic Church, one papal election curiously stood apart. After Pope Paul's death in 1978, a compromise pope was elected, Albino Luciani, who named himself Pope John Paul I. His reign lasted a mere 33 days when, in apparent good health, he died suddenly, creating the suspicion of murder. The Last Confession by Roger Crane explores this time period in Roman Catholic history with a keen eye for details and propelling fine dramatic exchanges. Headed by resourceful actor David Suchet as Cardinal Giovanni Benelli, the cast, mostly from England, is a sturdy lot, and most likely only those repulsed by religion and/or politics will find the action less than intriguing, through July 6 only. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of THE LAST CONFESSION at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The exclusive U.S. engagement of 'The Last Confession,' a gripping new play of intrigue and mystery by Roger Crane, starring David Suchet, opened June 11 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Directed by Jonathan Church, 'The Last Confession' began previews, June 7, 2014, continues through July 6. Following the engagement at the Ahmanson, 'The Last Confession' will tour cities around Australia. Check below for photos from the opening night! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Suchet and More in THE LAST CONFESSION at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

The exclusive U.S. engagement of "The Last Confession," a gripping new play of intrigue and mystery by Roger Crane, starring David Suchet, opens June 11 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Directed by Jonathan Church, "The Last Confession" begins previews tomorrow, June 7, 2014, continues through July 6. Following the engagement at the Ahmanson, "The Last Confession" will tour cities around Australia. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

THE LAST CONFESSION, Starring David Suchet, Richard O'Callaghan, Kicks Off World Tour Today in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

The Last Confession, the acclaimed mystery thriller by Roger Crane set in the Vatican, begins its world tour in Toronto tonight, April 19, 2014 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, before touring to Los Angeles, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. (more...)

Theatre Royal to Host Farewell to Jon Ewing, 28 April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

One of theatres most distinguished actors and directors, Jon Ewing will receive a deserving theatrical farewell on Monday, 28 April at 12.30pm at one of Sydney's most renowned venues, the Theatre Royal. (more...)

THE LAST CONFESSION, Starring David Suchet, Richard O'Callaghan, Kicks Off World Tour April 19 in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

The Last Confession, the acclaimed mystery thriller by Roger Crane set in the Vatican, begins its world tour in Toronto on April 19, 2014 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, before touring to Los Angeles, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PHANTOM OF THE OPERA World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Phantom of the Opera World Tour - also called the Australasian tour - is produced by RUG Asia Pacific, with local collaborators, and has been on the road since 2004. It has so far visited Shanghai, Seoul, Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Pretoria, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Manila, Bangkok and Singapore. Check out the photos below! (more...)

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