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Eli Cooper, Alex Rathgeber, and John Xintavelonis Join the Cast of THE WIZARD OF OZ Eli Cooper, Alex Rathgeber, and John Xintavelonis Join the Cast of THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk on August 20, 2017 in Australia - Perth

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced additional cast members for the upcoming Australian tour of the world's favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz. (more...)
Black Swan State Theatre Company Presents SWITZERLAND by Joanna Murray-Smith Black Swan State Theatre Company Presents SWITZERLAND by Joanna Murray-Smith
by BWW News Desk on August 19, 2017 in Australia - Perth

When using words for weapons, how far do you go before it cuts too deep? (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Australia - Perth

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
Troy Cassar-Daley, A.B. Original, Big Winners At National Indigenous Music Awards Troy Cassar-Daley, A.B. Original, Big Winners At National Indigenous Music Awards
by BWW News Desk on August 12, 2017 in Australia - Perth

The 2017 National Indigenous Music Awards blew an appreciative Darwin audience away at the iconic Amphitheatre under the stars tonight as Troy Cassar-Daley, A.B. Original and Electric Fields all took home major awards, showing the breadth across genres of Australian Indigenous talent. Opening with an amazing set from triple j Unearthed winner Baker Boy and closing with a touching tribute to Dr G. Yunupingu and surprise performance from Saltwater Band. It was a night of elation and emotion as generations of Indigenous musicians and their place in Australian culture were celebrated and acknowledged.  (more...)
VIDEO: Tim Minchin Blasts Australian Marriage Equality Plebiscite in New Song VIDEO: Tim Minchin Blasts Australian Marriage Equality Plebiscite in New Song
by Stage Tube on August 10, 2017 in Australia - Perth

This afternoon, Groundhog Day composer, Tim Minchin entered the debate surrounding marriage equality in Australia with his own twist on the Peter Allen classic, 'I Still Call Australia Home'. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Australia - Perth

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Emerge: Youth Art Awards Receive Record Number of Entries Emerge: Youth Art Awards Receive Record Number of Entries
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Australia - Perth

The Emerge: Youth Art Awards received a record 169 entries from 127 entrants this year - and they will be on display at the John Leckie Pavilion on August 19. (more...)
Melville Theatre Presents STOP KISS Melville Theatre Presents STOP KISS
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Australia - Perth

One moment can change everything - an idea explored in the latest offering from Melville Theatre. (more...)
Perth Songstress Mel Kay Ready To Let It Burn At Ellington Gig Perth Songstress Mel Kay Ready To Let It Burn At Ellington Gig
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Australia - Perth

Mel Kay & Liberte (pronounced "Libert-ae") are back for a gig at the Ellington Jazz Club on September 5 - and ready to target the theme of mental health as part of their 2½-hour set. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in Australia - Perth

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
QNEK Productions Continues it's Season of Celebration with THE Q REVUE QNEK Productions Continues it's Season of Celebration with THE Q REVUE
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in Australia - Perth

QNEK Productions continues it's Season of Celebration with a very special, limited run of The Q Revue: A Musical Tribute. With laughs and love, the QNEK team brings you this tribute to over two decades of quality theatre, music, and our founder, Lynn Leimer. As the final production of Associate Producing Directors Jenny Dunne and Phil Gosselin before they head west for other pursuits, this show promises to bring you a smile, possibly a tear, and surely one of the finest nights full of outstanding musical talent that will keep you toe tapping and humming for weeks to come! (more...)
Josh Wade Adds Gold Coast And Perth Shows To Upcoming 17-Date National Tour Josh Wade Adds Gold Coast And Perth Shows To Upcoming 17-Date National Tour
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in Australia - Perth

Frontier Comedy has announced that sharp-witted online superstar Josh Wade has added Gold Coast and Perth shows to his upcoming national tour which kicks off in just two weeks. Josh will perform his show Me, Myself and Cunny at the State Theatre Centre of WA on Friday 22 September and The Arts Centre Gold Coast on Saturday 23 September. (more...)
Samantha Leigh Dodemaide Will Click Her Heels As Dorothy in THE WIZARD OF OZ Samantha Leigh Dodemaide Will Click Her Heels As Dorothy in THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2017 in Australia - Perth

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced their new star who will play the coveted role of Dorothy Gale in the upcoming Australian tour of the world's favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz. Stepping out of the chorus and into the limelight, Samantha Leigh Dodemaide will wear the ruby slippers of Dorothy. (more...)
Mayweather v Mcgregor Set To Make Sporting History at Crown Perth Mayweather v Mcgregor Set To Make Sporting History at Crown Perth
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2017 in Australia - Perth

The lights and glamour of the Las Vegas strip are synonymous with big-time boxing…and it doesn't get much bigger than Mayweather v McGregor.  (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 2017 in Australia - Perth

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)
David Williamson's LET THE SUNSHINE Comes to Limelight Theatre Next Month David Williamson's LET THE SUNSHINE Comes to Limelight Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2017 in Australia - Perth

What happens when people of widely different political views are forced to co-exist? (more...)
BWW Sydney Interview: Michael Ball And Alfie Boe Ahead of Their Australian TOGETHER Concert Tour BWW Sydney Interview: Michael Ball And Alfie Boe Ahead of Their Australian TOGETHER Concert Tour
by Jade Kops on July 25, 2017 in Australia - Perth

BWW Sydney was thrilled to have the opportunity of interviewing two Musical Theatre legends, Michael Ball OBE and Alfie Boe, currently in Sydney promoting their upcoming TOGETHER tour. (more...)
Telmondis' New Opera, Dance and Circus Performances to Be Streamed on Cennarium Telmondis' New Opera, Dance and Circus Performances to Be Streamed on Cennarium
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in Australia - Perth

Cennarium, one of the largest streaming services for the performing arts, has signed a distribution deal with Telmondis, one of France's major audiovisual producers of upscale live performances, to make a variety of performing arts content available to audiences through the streaming service. (more...)
RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Champion Bianca Del Rio to Premiere New Show in Australia RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Champion Bianca Del Rio to Premiere New Show in Australia
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in Australia - Perth

After two consecutive sell-out Australian tours, comedy queen and RuPaul's Drag Race champion Bianca Del Rio returns to Australia in November with the touring premiere of her new comedy show. Blame It On Bianca Del Rio promises to be more tongue-lashingly hilarious than ever, and the self-proclaimed "clown in a gown" is gifting it to Australia first. (more...)
17th Annual HELPMANN AWARDS: All the Winners! 17th Annual HELPMANN AWARDS: All the Winners!
by Jade Kops on July 24, 2017 in Australia - Perth

The 17th Annual Helpmann Awards will be announced at a ceremony on starting at 7pm EST Monday 24th July at the Capitol Theatre Sydney. (more...)
Black Swan State Theatre Company in association with Performing Lines WA Presents COMA LAND by Will O'Mahony Black Swan State Theatre Company in association with Performing Lines WA Presents COMA LAND by Will O'Mahony
by BWW News Desk on July 22, 2017 in Australia - Perth

The child one expects is never the child one receives. (more...)
Comic Play Delivers Surprise Life In Death at the Old Mill Theatre Comic Play Delivers Surprise Life In Death at the Old Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Australia - Perth

A secret life will soon be exposed at a funeral and the bombshell will cause tempers - and ashes - to fly. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in Australia - Perth

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
Black Swan State Theatre Company in association with Performing Lines WA Presents COMA LAND by Will O'Mahony Black Swan State Theatre Company in association with Performing Lines WA Presents COMA LAND by Will O'Mahony
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in Australia - Perth

The child one expects is never the child one receives. (more...)
Rosie Waterland Announces Crazy Lady National Tour Rosie Waterland Announces Crazy Lady National Tour
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2017 in Australia - Perth

Frontier Comedy are thrilled to announce the return of Rosie Waterland, touring her brand new show Crazy Lady nationally this September and October . Heralded as Australia's answer to Lena Dunham, Rosie is a best-selling, award-nominated author, columnist, TV host, comedian and screenwriter. Her hilarious satirical recaps of The Bachelor Australia made her a household name, with 6.6 million unique clicks and half a million shares from the first season alone on the phenomenally popular pieces. (more...)