Arts Centre Melbourne Celebrates 35 Years Of Morning Melodies And Its Best Season YetArts Centre Melbourne Celebrates 35 Years Of Morning Melodies And Its Best Season Yet
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne's acclaimed Morning Melodies started in 1985 when performer Betty Pounder and producer Sandy Graham decided it was time to make good use of an otherwise empty theatre on a Monday morning. Now in its 35th year, Morning Melodies has solidified its presence and become one of Melbourne's quintessential live performance experiences. (more...)

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Comes to Melbourne's State TheatreTHOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Comes to Melbourne's State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

Thoroughly Modern Millie opens in Arts Centre Melbourne's State Theatre on August 3 for a season of 11 performances. (more...)

Alexandra Keddie Returns To The Butterfly Club With I SEE ME & MERYL STREEPAlexandra Keddie Returns To The Butterfly Club With I SEE ME & MERYL STREEP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

I See Me & Meryl Streep charts the extraordinary life and talents of the most celebrated actress of modern times. Audiences will be presented with a whirlwind tour of Streep's most famous roles, accents, acceptance speeches and songs from the poster-filled bedroom of Meryl's greatest fan, a 17 year old girl with the dream of being a 'somebody'. (more...)

***Winners To Be Updated 15 July and 16 July*** 2018 Helpmann Awards Nominees  ***Winners To Be Updated, Please refresh your Browser after 6pm 15 July ******Winners To Be Updated 15 July and 16 July*** 2018 Helpmann Awards Nominees ***Winners To Be Updated, Please refresh your Browser after 6pm 15 July ***
by Jade Kops - Jul 15, 2018

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DREAM LOVER ‚Ä" THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL is the Highest Ever Selling Show At Arts Centre Melbourne!DREAM LOVER ‚Ä" THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL is the Highest Ever Selling Show At Arts Centre Melbourne!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, has become the highest selling show ever staged at Arts Centre Melbourne. The Australian made production has enjoyed audience and critical acclaim since opening in December and is now in its final 2 weeks of performances. David Campbell has thrilled in his portrayal of Bobby Darin with an 18-piece big band live on stage and a full cast of extraordinary performers, this show is truly not to be missed! (more...)

DREAM LOVER ‚Ä" THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL Closes in Four Weeks! Catch the Final PerformancesDREAM LOVER ‚Ä" THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL Closes in Four Weeks! Catch the Final Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, has enjoyed audience and critical acclaim since opening at Arts Centre Melbourne in December. Melbourne is loving this record breaking, Australian made production which is now in its final 4 weeks. David Campbell has thrilled in his portrayal of Bobby Darin with an 18-piece big band live on stage and a full cast of extraordinary performers, this show is truly not to be missed! (more...)

BWW Review: Campbell and Prior are a DREAM LOVER Come True in Story of Real-Life Legend at Arts Centre MelbourneBWW Review: Campbell and Prior are a DREAM LOVER Come True in Story of Real-Life Legend at Arts Centre Melbourne
by Brodie Turner - Jan 4, 2018

The era of the jukebox musical seems to be here to stay, and Australia its fertile ground to spring from: the Beautiful story of Carole King, the adaptation of Whitney's Houston's catalogue into The Bodyguard, mega-hit Jersey Boys, and of course Dream Lover comprising the instantly recognisable sounds but widely-forgotten story - and legacy - of the multi-talented Bobby Darin. Easy thought it might feel to relegate this musical to the contemporaries of its time, Dream Lover's powerful messages of obstacles overcome, dreams fulfilled and sacrifices for success connect to every audience member. Darin's life, adapted for the stage by Frank Howson, Simon Phillips and Carolyn Burns based on an original concept by Frank and John Michael Howson, seems too dramatic to be real, and this larger-than-life production tames that line between truth and fantasy brilliantly. (more...)

DREAM LOVER   THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL Smashes Records at Arts Center MelbourneDREAM LOVER THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL Smashes Records at Arts Center Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, has just opened to audience and critical acclaim at Arts Centre Melbourne. The Australian made production smashed the record for the highest number of pre-opening ticket sales for summer musicals at Arts Centre Melbourne and has played to FULL HOUSES every performance since the first preview on December 27. (more...)

DREAM LOVER   THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL ARRIVES at Arts Centre Melbourne in Three WeeksDREAM LOVER THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL ARRIVES at Arts Centre Melbourne in Three Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017

Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, commences at Arts Centre Melbourne in just 3 weeks from December 27th for a strictly limited season. Starring David Campbell as Bobby Darin alongside Marina Prior, Hannah Fredericksen as Sandra Dee, Martin Crewes, Marney McQueen and Rodney Dobson in the extraordinary story of the Grammy award-winning singer and Oscar nominated actor, Bobby Darin. (more...)

DREAM LOVER   THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL ARRIVES at Arts Centre Melbourne in Three WeeksDREAM LOVER THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL ARRIVES at Arts Centre Melbourne in Three Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, commences at Arts Centre Melbourne in just 3 weeks from December 27th for a strictly limited season. Starring David Campbell as Bobby Darin alongside Marina Prior, Hannah Fredericksen as Sandra Dee, Martin Crewes, Marney McQueen and Rodney Dobson in the extraordinary story of the Grammy award-winning singer and Oscar nominated actor, Bobby Darin. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for DREAM LOVER: THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICALFull Cast Announced for DREAM LOVER: THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, commences at Arts Centre Melbourne from December 27th for a strictly limited season. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company's HAY FEVER Extended Due to Popular DemandMelbourne Theatre Company's HAY FEVER Extended Due to Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Due to popular demand, Melbourne Theatre Company's season of Hay Fever has been extended and will now run until Wednesday 1 November. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company presents Noel Coward's HAY FEVERMelbourne Theatre Company presents Noel Coward's HAY FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Stage luminaries Marina Prior (Hello Dolly!) and Simon Gleeson (Les Miserables) lead an irresistible cast including Gareth Davies (The Cherry Orchard), Marg Downey (Top of the Lake: China Girl), Kim Gyngell (Top of the Lake: China Girl), Alexandra Keddie (Offspring), Imogen Sage (Rebecca), Monica Sayers (Chimerica) and Drew Weston (The Rocky Horror Show) in Noel Coward's top-drawer comedy of bad manners, Hay Fever. (more...)

Public Vote Opens For Adelaide Festival Centre's Walk Of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

It's time to vote! Today the Adelaide Festival Centre opens its online public vote for the exciting new Walk of Fame. South Australians can now select the next artist who will have their name set in stone as part of this ground-breaking project. The public can now vote on their favourite star from 2016. (more...)

Hannah Fredericksen, Marney McQueen, and More Join Cast of DREAM LOVER - THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Producer John Frost today announced the casting of the principal roles in Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, which plays at Arts Centre Melbourne from December 29th for a strictly limited season. Joining David Campbell who plays Bobby Darin is Hannah Fredericksen playing Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin's wife. Starring alongside them will be Marina Prior, Marney McQueen, Rodney Dobson and Martin Crewes in the extraordinary story of the Grammy award-winning singer and Oscar nominated actor, Bobby Darin. (more...)

West End Comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Bound for Australia Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Olivier Award-winning theatre company Mischief Theatre are bringing their comedy masterpiece The Play That Goes Wrong to Australia for the first time from February next year. (more...)

West End Comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Bound for Australia
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Olivier Award-winning theatre company Mischief Theatre are bringing their comedy masterpiece The Play That Goes Wrong to Australia for the first time from February next year. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company Reveals 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director Brett Sheehy AO today revealed MTC's 2017 Season - a collection of works from around the world that celebrate the art of great, live storytelling.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Takes On A New And Dramatic Look
by Barry Lenny - Aug 15, 2016

This production has it all. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour Sets Children's Cast; Plays Adelaide This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Producers Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Ian, John Frost and the Really Useful Group today announced the 12 Adelaide children who have been cast in the world's favourite musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC. (more...)

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