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BWW REVIEW: 45 Years After Her Debut, Betty Blokk-Buster Returns To The Stage With BE Photo BWW REVIEW: 45 Years After Her Debut, Betty Blokk-Buster Returns To The Stage With BETTY BLOKK-BUSTER REIMAGINED Now Starring Josh Quong Tart
by Jade Kops - Jan 14, 2020

The cabaret character that changed Australian theatre when she first appeared in 1975 is revived and reinvented for the 21st century in BETTY BLOKK-BUSTER REIMAGINED.

ASPECTS OF LOVE Season Extended At Hayes Theatre Photo ASPECTS OF LOVE Season Extended At Hayes Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

The Sydney season of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Aspects of Love has been extended by popular demand to 6 January 2019 with final seats available now from www.hayestheatre.com.au. Audiences and critics have been left astounded at how majestic the production is and how extraordinary the performances have been.

BWW REVIEW: Artful Direction And Strong Performances Are Andrew Lloyd Webber's Challe Photo BWW REVIEW: Artful Direction And Strong Performances Are Andrew Lloyd Webber's Challenging ASPECTS OF LOVE's Saving Grace
by Jade Kops - Nov 30, 2018

ASPECTS OF LOVE, Andrew Lloyd Webber (Book & Music), Don Black (lyrics) and Charles Hart's (lyrics) 1980's story of various types of relationships is given the intimate small stage treatment at Hayes Theatre in Andrew J. Bevis' (Director) new production.

Australian Theatre Royalty Tony Sheldon Celebrates 2000 Shows Photo Australian Theatre Royalty Tony Sheldon Celebrates 2000 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

On Wednesday 31 October 2018, Australian theatre royalty, Tony Sheldon will celebrate his 2000 show milestone in Priscilla Queen of the Desert as sassy desert queen, Bernadette.

PRISCILLA Is  Still Colouring Our World Photo PRISCILLA Is Still Colouring Our World
by Virag Dombay - Oct 7, 2018

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens For First Time In Queensland Photo PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens For First Time In Queensland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

After playing 135 cities in 29 different countries around the world, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical will sashay into the Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 26 September 2018 for the show's Queensland premiere season.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens For First Time In Queensland Photo PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens For First Time In Queensland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

After playing 135 cities in 29 different countries around the world, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical will sashay into the Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 26 September 2018 for the show's Queensland premiere season.

BWW Review: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL at Adelaide Festival Theatre Photo BWW Review: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL at Adelaide Festival Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Aug 25, 2018

Priscilla gets your heart racing with happy vibes from beginning to end.

BWW Review: THE BOY FROM OZ Reminds Us Why We Still Call Peter Allen a Legend at Arts Photo BWW Review: THE BOY FROM OZ Reminds Us Why We Still Call Peter Allen a Legend at Arts Centre Melbourne
by Brodie Turner - Aug 13, 2018

In this their 20th year, The Production Company has continued to bring long-loved musical theatre stories into a tier of the professional sector that fosters new talent, puts Australian superstars in dream roles, and delivers to the letter on that wholesome energy Broadway and West End are known for, right in the heart of Melbourne. The Boy from Oz is no exception, known as 'the great Australian musical' for its depiction of one of Down Under's most treasured exports, the legendary Peter Allen. This production is neck-deep in nostalgia and ocker charm, while keeping a firm grip on Allen's camp and charismatic persona for which he became famous...well that and all the hits! I Honestly Love You, I Go to Rio and I Still Call Australia Home are given a glittering treatment in a show spackled with sparkle.

Cast Announced For Andrew Lloyd Webber's ASPECTS OF LOVE Photo Cast Announced For Andrew Lloyd Webber's ASPECTS OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

After much anticipation, Walk This Way Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co are thrilled to announce the impressive cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love. Performances of this heartbreaking romantic musical commence on 22 November at Sydney's Hayes Theatre Co.

VIDEO: Broadway and West End Star Tony Sheldon Talks PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT on Photo VIDEO: Broadway and West End Star Tony Sheldon Talks PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT on Sunday Night With Bill Crews
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2018

Broadway and West End stars Tony Sheldon is currently starring in Priscilla Queen of the Desert in Australia. The actor stopped by to chat with Rev. Bill Crews for his radio show Sunday Night with Bill Crews. Sheldon talked about the show, its significance, and his own career thus far.

Home And Away's Ray Meagher Joins The Cast Of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Photo Home And Away's Ray Meagher Joins The Cast Of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Strewth! Everyone's favourite flamin' galah, Ray Meagher, will reprise his role as outback mechanic "Bob" in the 10th anniversary celebration tour of homegrown musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The treasured Australian actor, who recently notched up 30 years as Home and Away's Alf Stewart, will swap Summer Bay for the Queensland stage, joining the cast of Priscilla for the musical's Brisbane run at Lyric Theatre, QPAC beginning 26th September. Ray takes over from veteran actor Robert Grubb who will down tools at the end of the Adelaide season after more than eight months on the road.

BWW REVIEW: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, THE MUSICAL, The Fabulously Funny Ultimate Photo BWW REVIEW: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, THE MUSICAL, The Fabulously Funny Ultimate Roadtrip Story Returns To Sydney On The 10th Anniversary Celebration Tour
by Jade Kops - May 19, 2018

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, THE MUSICAL, the heart warming and hilarious story of acceptance, understanding and friendship returns to Sydney in a flurry of sequins, feathers and fabulously high hair.

Review Roundup: Tony Sheldon Led PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Tour Photo Review Roundup: Tony Sheldon Led PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Australia's most successful homegrown musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, is back to packed houses at Melbourne's Regent Theatre. Let's see what the critics have to say!

Exclusive: Tony Sheldon Leads 'I Will Survive' in Australia's PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE  Photo Exclusive: Tony Sheldon Leads 'I Will Survive' in Australia's PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 1, 2018

Australia's most successful homegrown musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, is back to packed houses at Melbourne's Regent Theatre.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production! Watch in the video below as Tony Nominee Tony Sheldon leads the chorus in 'I Will Survive!'

BWW Review: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL Arrives in Melbourne Photo BWW Review: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL Arrives in Melbourne
by Victoria Beal - Jan 31, 2018

After a trip around the world, the pink bus has returned to Melbourne. The revamped version of the musical opened to an audience who rose to their feet at the Regent Theatre, nearly 10 years after the original season closed.

Nominees Announced For The 53rd Annual Fleur Du Cap Theatre Awards Photo Nominees Announced For The 53rd Annual Fleur Du Cap Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

The 2017 nominees for the Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards have been announced. These annual awards are regarded amongst the most valued and prestigious in the South African performing arts industry. This year's ceremony will take place on 18 March at 17:30 at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town and promises to be an 'Elegantly Extravagant' evening.

Photo Flash: Tony Sheldon Returns to His Tony Nominated Roots in PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF  Photo Photo Flash: Tony Sheldon Returns to His Tony Nominated Roots in PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Australia's most successful homegrown musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, is previewing to packed houses at Melbourne's Regent Theatre ahead of its official ' pink carpet ' gala opening this Tuesday 30 January. The gala marks the 175 opening night for the iconic hit show, which has travelled to 135 cities in 29 countries around the world since it premiered in Australia a decade ago.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT to Return to Australia on Tour! Photo PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT to Return to Australia on Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Australia's most successful homegrown musical , Priscilla Queen of the Desert , is previewing to packed houses at Melbourne's Regent Theatre ahead of its official " pink carpet " gala opening this Tuesday 30 January . th The gala marks the 175 opening night for the iconic hit show , which has travelled to 135 cities in 29 countries around the world since it premiered in Australia a decade ago .

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards; PRISCILLA Wins Best Photo Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards; PRISCILLA Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards!

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