Simon Phillips News

 
Bio:
During the past thirty years Simon has worked as a director and dramaturge on new works, classics, musicals and operas in Australasia, Japan and Europe. In 2000 he was appointed Artistic Director of the Melbourne Theatre Company, and most recently he has received 'Best Director' awards for his ... (read more)
 

Bio:
During the past thirty years Simon has worked as a director and dramaturge on new works, classics, musicals and operas in Australasia, Japan and Europe. In 2000 he was appointed Artistic Director of the Melbourne Theatre Company, and most recently he has received 'Best Director' awards for his ... (read more)
Melbourne Theatre Company Pays Tribute to Zoe Caldwell Melbourne Theatre Company Pays Tribute to Zoe Caldwell
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

Melbourne Theatre Company today paid tribute to Zoe Caldwell who passed away on Monday 17 February 2020. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Bernadette Robinson Presents The Brushes With Fame That History Never Notes Down in SONGS FOR NOBODIES BWW REVIEW: Bernadette Robinson Presents The Brushes With Fame That History Never Notes Down in SONGS FOR NOBODIES
by Jade Kops - Feb 1, 2020

Bernadette Robinson, who has built a reputation as a vocal chameleon able to recreate the sound of the 20th century divas, brings back her solo show SONGS FOR NOBODIES for another season at the Sydney Opera House. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES Announces First Ever UK Tour Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES Announces First Ever UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

David Ian and the Really Useful Group has announced the first ever UK tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES. Following on from the sell-out North American tour, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera will open at Leicester Curve on Saturday 26 September 2020 where it will play until Saturday 10 October 2020. The show will then play Manchester Opera House from Wednesday 14 a?" Saturday 24 October 2020, with further venues and casting to be announced soon. On sale details below. www.loveneverdies.com/uktour (more...)

MURIEL'S WEDDING to Have Private Lab Reading in New York City MURIEL'S WEDDING to Have Private Lab Reading in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019

Global Creatures will be holding a 12-day developmental lab of Muriel's Wedding in February, 2020 in New York City. The developmental lab will culminate in a private reading. (more...)

PRISCILLA LA REGINA DEL DESERTO  al Teatro Brancaccio  COMUNICATO STAMPA PRISCILLA LA REGINA DEL DESERTO al Teatro Brancaccio COMUNICATO STAMPA
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Dec 2, 2019

A grande richiesta 'Priscilla La Regina del Deserto' il musical dei record! da dicembre 2019 torna nei migliori teatri d'Italia. (more...)

Extra Sydney Shows Added For BERNADETTE ROBINSON In SONGS FOR NOBODIES Extra Sydney Shows Added For BERNADETTE ROBINSON In SONGS FOR NOBODIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

Following her acclaimed sold-out season in London's West End, Bernadette Robinson returns to Australia for a limited engagement in the hit play SONGS FOR NOBODIES. (more...)

Bernadette Robinson In SONGS FOR NOBODIES Adds Extra Week Of Shows Bernadette Robinson In SONGS FOR NOBODIES Adds Extra Week Of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

Following her acclaimed sold-out season in London's West End, Bernadette Robinson returns to Australia for a limited engagement in the hit play SONGS FOR NOBODIES. (more...)

I'm with Muriel. A review of MURIEL'S WEDDING at QPAC I'm with Muriel. A review of MURIEL'S WEDDING at QPAC
by Virag Dombay - Sep 22, 2019

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MURIEL'S WEDDING Comes to QPAC MURIEL'S WEDDING Comes to QPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

The all Australian hit, Muriel's Wedding the Musical, is set to delight Sunshine State audiences as its Queensland season premieres at Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Lyric Theatre. (more...)

Final Seats On Sale And Just Two Weeks To Go To Queensland Premiere Of MURIEL'S WEDDING Final Seats On Sale And Just Two Weeks To Go To Queensland Premiere Of MURIEL'S WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Final seats are on sale tomorrow for the highly acclaimed Australian musical, Muriel's Wedding the Musical, set to light up Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Lyric Theatre from 19 September 2019, with official opening night 21 September. (more...)

MTC's 2020 Season Revealed - FUN HOME, AS YOU LIKE IT, and More! MTC's 2020 Season Revealed - FUN HOME, AS YOU LIKE IT, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director & CEO Brett Sheehy today unveiled MTC's 2020 Season, a suite of plays that will ignite imaginations, challenge preconceptions and enrich lives throughout the country. (more...)

SONGS FOR NOBODIES Comes to Melbourne and Sydney SONGS FOR NOBODIES Comes to Melbourne and Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

First performed 10 years ago, SONGS FOR NOBODIES will tour to Geelong Performing Arts Centre from Friday 13 December, Arts Centre Melbourne from Wednesday 18 December and Sydney Opera House from 23 January. This spellbinding one woman play, is a tour de force of imagined encounters between five mid 20th-century divas, Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and Maria Callas, and five ordinary women. (more...)

Geraldine Hakewill and Johnny Carr Lead Sydney Theatre Co's THE REAL THING Geraldine Hakewill and Johnny Carr Lead Sydney Theatre Co's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Tom Stoppard's modern classic The Real Thing opens this September at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, directed by Simon Phillips. (more...)

New Seats Released For MURIEL'S WEDDING At QPAC New Seats Released For MURIEL'S WEDDING At QPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Queenslanders can't wait to experience the highly acclaimed Australian musical produced by Global Creatures, Muriel's Wedding the Musical, in Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Lyric Theatre from 19 September 2019 with official opening night 21 September. (more...)

MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL - New Tickets On Sale Monday MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL - New Tickets On Sale Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019

The highly acclaimed Australian musical produced by Global Creatures, Muriel's Wedding the Musical, opened to a standing ovation and rave reviews at the Sydney at the Lyric Theatre last night. The show returns to Sydney for a strictly limited season and due to demand new tickets will be released and go on sale on Tuesday 9 July  (more...)

Full Cast Announced For SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at MTC 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. (more...)

New Tickets On Sale For The Sydney Season Of MURIEL'S WEDDING New Tickets On Sale For The Sydney Season Of MURIEL'S WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2019

The highly acclaimed Australian musical produced by Global Creatures, Muriel's Wedding The Musical, commences in Sydney in June at the Lyric Theatre with previews from June 28 and opening night on July 4. (more...)

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Comes To Slow Burn Theatre Company PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Comes To Slow Burn Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

It's Raining Men! Slow Burn Theatre Company and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts present Priscilla Queen of the Desert in the Amaturo Theatre Thursday, June 13 through Sunday, June 30. This blockbuster musical adaptation of the hit movie is a heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends and performers in a Sydney-based performing trio who take their show to the middle of the Australian outback aboard a battered old bus nicknamed Priscilla. The score of dance floor favorites includes "It's Raining Men" and "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" and this production features Tony Award®-winning costume designs from Broadway. Performance times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $47-$60. The show contains adult language or content and is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. (more...)

Simon Phillips Celebrates 30th Anniversary of 'Protocol' With 6-CD Box Set Simon Phillips Celebrates 30th Anniversary of 'Protocol' With 6-CD Box Set
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Drum legend Simon Phillips will be releasing a 6-CD box set on April 12th on Phantom Recordings. This truly deluxe set celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Protocol, the powerhouse jazz-rock vehicle for the music of legendary drummer Simon Phillips (Jeff Beck, Toto, The Who, Mike Oldfield, Hiromi). Included are all of the previous Protocol releases (I, II, III & IV), re-mastered for an even better sonic experience. Plus two full CDs of previously unreleased demos, with the embryonic tunes that would later become finished material for the Protocol II, III & IValbums. Protocol 4, included, was nominated for a Grammy in 2018 for Best Contemporary Instrumental Recording. (more...)

Review Roundup: MURIEL'S WEDDING in Melbourne - What Did The Critics Think? Review Roundup: MURIEL'S WEDDING in Melbourne - What Did The Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Mar 25, 2019

Muriel's Wedding officially opened in Melbourne on March 23. (more...)

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