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Melbourne Theatre Company Returns To The Mainstage Photo Melbourne Theatre Company Returns To The Mainstage
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2021

Melbourne Theatre Company returns to the mainstage on Thursday 11 March with the Australian premiere of Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes, an incisive #MeToo-era take on the archetypal student-teacher romance starring Dan Spielman (The Code) and Izabella Yena (Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears).

New and Upcoming Book and Music Releases For the Week of April 6 - HAMILTON Book, CAM Photo New and Upcoming Book and Music Releases For the Week of April 6 - HAMILTON Book, CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Album, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2020

Need something new to read or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!

Original Cast Recording Of MY BRILLIANT CAREER is Now Available Photo Original Cast Recording Of MY BRILLIANT CAREER is Now Available
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2020

The original cast recording of new musical My Brilliant Career is now available to stream on iTunes, Spotify and all major platforms.

TORCH THE PLACE To Have World Premiere At Arts Centre Melbourne Photo TORCH THE PLACE To Have World Premiere At Arts Centre Melbourne
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 18, 2019

Benjamin Law's debut play, Torch the Place, will have its world premiere on Friday 14 February at Arts Centre Melbourne, directed by Dean Bryant (The Lady in the Van).

MTC Presents KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Photo MTC Presents KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2019

Kander & Ebb's (Chicago, Cabaret) Tony Award-winning musical, Kiss of the Spider Woman, is now in rehearsals at Melbourne Theatre Company ahead of its opening on Friday 22 November at Southbank Theatre.

40 Years After It Hit The Big Screen, MY BRILLIANT CAREER Comes To The Stage Photo 40 Years After It Hit The Big Screen, MY BRILLIANT CAREER Comes To The Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2019

Monash University's Alexander Theatre in Clayton will play host to an original musical adaptation of the legendary coming-of-age novel 'My Brilliant Career' by Miles Franklin, from 18 - 25 October 2019.

Melbourne Theatre Company Presents THE LADY IN THE VAN Photo Melbourne Theatre Company Presents THE LADY IN THE VAN
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2018

Internationally acclaimed star of stage and screen Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) returns to Melbourne Theatre Company as the cantankerous Miss Shepherd in Alan Bennett's extraordinary and mostly true story, The Lady in the Van, directed by Dean Bryant (An Ideal Husband).

Melbourne Theatre Company Presents Oscar Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBAND Photo Melbourne Theatre Company Presents Oscar Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBAND
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2018

Oscar Wilde's effervescent society drama An Ideal Husband sees the incomparable Gina Riley (Kath & Kim) and William McInnes (The Time of our Lives) lead an all-star cast including Simon Gleeson (Hay Fever), Brent Hill(Little Shop of Horrors), Michelle Lim Davidson (Utopia), Zindzi Okenyo(Disgraced), Josh Price (Going Down), Greta Sherriff (Oklahoma!) and Christie Whelan Browne (Muriel's Wedding, The Musical), with newcomers Jem Lai and Joseph Lai.

VIVID WHITE Comes to Southbank Theatre 10/23 Photo VIVID WHITE Comes to Southbank Theatre 10/23
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2017

An all-star cast including Gillian Cosgriff (The Pirates of Penzance), Virginia Gay (The Beast), Brent Hill (Little Shop of Horrors), Verity Hunt-Ballard (Mary Poppins), Keegan Joyce (Rake), Ben Mingay (Wonderland) and Christina O'Neill (Gaybies) will bring to life Eddie Perfect's piercing new satire, Vivid White, when it premieres at Southbank Theatre on Thursday 23 November.

BWW Review: BRITNEY SPEARS - THE CABARET, The Other Palace Photo BWW Review: BRITNEY SPEARS - THE CABARET, The Other Palace
by Gary Naylor - Sep 7, 2017

Britney Spears The Cabaret entertains and provokes with the story of the pop princess's life told through Christie Whelan Browne's comic cuts and wonderful singing.

BRITNEY SPEARS: THE CABARET Heads to London in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

After sell-out seasons in Australia, Britney Spears: The Cabaret arrives in London for one week only this Summer, playing in the Theatre at The Other Palace from Tuesday 5 to Saturday 9 September.

Garson Kanin's Screwball Romance Play Comes to Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company's 2017 Season opens in 1940s style with Garson Kanin's Broadway classic Born Yesterday a screwball romance that has plenty to say about the dark side of politics and the power of knowledge. 

BWW: Hayes Theatre Second Half 2015 Season Launch
by Jade Kops - May 12, 2015

The Program Launch for the second half of 2015 shows that the Independent Music Theatre team comprising Luckiest Productions (David Campbell, Lisa Campbell and Richard Carroll), Neglected Musicals (Michelle Guthrie), and Neil Gooding Productions, the driving force behind Hayes Theatre Company, have no intention of slowing down are staying true to their vision to provide a permanent home for small-scale musical theatre and cabaret.

LA CAGE AU FOLLES Performances at The Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne Added
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 2, 2014

The Production Company today announced additional performances in its season of Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman masterpiece, La Cage Aux Folles. These additional performances in the Playhouse at Arts Centre Melbourne are on November 21 and 30 and December 2 and 7.

Britney Spears: The Cabaret Set for Brisbane Powerhouse, Now thru 17 August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Luckiest Productions presents Britney Spears: The Cabaret Written by Dean Bryant Musical Direction by Mathew Frank Brisbane Powerhouse today 13 August - Sunday 17 August.

BWW Reviews: More Paean Than Parody in BRITNEY SPEARS: THE CABARET in Australia
by Jacqueline Bublitz - Jul 27, 2014

Under the musical direction of Mathew Frank, Whelan-Browne lets Britney's songs reveal telling stories often lost within their pop/heavily auto-tuned original versions. Familiar songs, from Out from Under, to Toxic to Lucky are suddenly interesting, and often achingly autobiographical in content.

Britney Spears: The Cabaret Set for Brisbane Powerhouse, 13-17 August
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 15, 2014

Luckiest Productions presents Britney Spears: The Cabaret Written by Dean Bryant Musical Direction by Mathew Frank Brisbane Powerhouse Wednesday 13 August - Sunday 17 August.

BRITNEY SPEARS: THE CABARET Tours Australia, July - September 2014
by Courtnie Mele - May 4, 2014

Not so much a cabaret show as a cry for help, Britney Spears: The Cabaret has had acclaimed seasons in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and is now embarking on a tour of Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Parramatta from July - September 2014.

The Production Company Announces 2014 Season, Tickets Go On Sale 5/5
by Courtnie Mele - May 4, 2014

The Production Company announces it's 2014 Season. All tickets for The Production Company's 2014 Season go on sale at 9am next Monday, May 5.

Photo Flash: Award Winning Musical ONCE WE LIVED HERE Comes to the UK
by Courtnie Mele - Apr 5, 2014

Fresh from award-winning productions in Melbourne and New York, Australian musical Once We Lived Here is to get its UK premiere at the King's Head Theatre in a brand new production directed by Dean Bryant (worldwide Associate Director of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - the Musical). Check below for production photos!

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