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Hot Shoe Shuffle - 1993 - Australia

Featuring the big band hits of the 1940s, Hot Shoe Shuffle has won numerous awards and been produced in six different countries. It played sell-out seasons in London, where the production won the prestigious Lawrence Olivier Award for Choreography. It has also won an ARIA Award for its soundtrack album, 4 Mo Awards, 2 Green Room Awards, and an Advance Australia Award for services to the Arts. After its award-winning season on London's West End, Hot Shoe Shuffle broke box office records on the UK's regional touring circuit, where it toured for two years.

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017
Birdie Productions are ecstatic to be working alongside writer Jonathon Holmes on the return season of his OUTRAGEOUS new Australian musical Three in the Bed. The musicals return season will be from the 11th- 26th January 2018 at the New Theatre in Newtown.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018
Monday 29 October, 2018. The Sydney Opera House today announced the return of MARDI GALA to the Concert Hall on Sunday 24 February. Bigger, better and bolder than ever, Trevor Ashley's uproarious variety show will celebrate all things fabulous with a parade of pure talent under the Sails.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018
After yet another hugely successful year of the much-loved Arts Centre Melbourne Morning Melodies concerts, the 2019 program will dazzle audiences with a stellar line-up of musical theatre, opera, jazz and dance artists. This coming year, the feel-good one hour concerts held each month at Hamer Hall will celebrate our very own Australian performers, including Rhonda Burchmore, Rachael Beck, Michael Cormick and Rohan Browne.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016
Working Management in association with Hayes Theatre Co is thrilled to announce the cast of Jerry Herman's MACK AND MABEL, which will play a strictly limited season at Hayes Theatre Co from November 18. A dazzling musical comedy that is both a poignant love story and a joyous celebration of Hollywood's golden age, MACK AND MABEL is based on the real-life tumultuous romantic relationship between early 1900s legendary filmmaker Mack Sennett and accidental starlet Mabel Normand.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 17, 2019
Off Broadway enthusiasts are increasingly adding the tag South Broadway to denote the fact that first rate productions are being mounted by creative and savvy theater owners in their audience friendly state of the art venues in South Florida. The Wick Theatre In Boca Raton is one of the newest and most glamorous. I was recently there for the dress rehearsal of the season opener Hot Shoe Shuffle. The Wick audience is in for a fabulous evening of song and dance with an unbelievable display of talent on it's stage. Bravo to Producer Marilyn Wick, Director Jonathan Van Dyke, Choreographer Justin M. Lewis, Jason Tucker musical director and a very talented cast. The show runs October 17- November 10. Check out the photos.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015
Based on the 1988 cult film Heathers that starred Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, HEATHERS THE MUSICAL makes its Brisbane debut in the Playhouse, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 9 to 17 January 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
Are you ready to 'cut a rug'? The Wick Theatre opens their seventh season with the Australian and West End smash hit, Hot Shoe Shuffle. This award-winning production features a cast of dynamic dancers tapping and singing their way through the biggest hits from the American Big Band era performed by a 10-piece live band.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
Having celebrated 35 successful years of sensational daytime entertainment, Arts Centre Melbourne's Morning Melodies 2020 program is set to amaze audiences once again with a stellar line-up of music theatre, cabaret, opera, jazz and dance. This coming year, the feel-good one hour concerts held each month at Hamer Hall will celebrate our very own Australian performers, including Philip Quast, Silvie Paladino, Zoy Frangos and Trevor Ashley.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 12, 2019
Jay Van Vechten, retired NYC PR man and Chairman of the American Disabilities Foundation, Inc. celebrated his 75th birthday last night as only a former President of one of the top three PR networks in the world could. He put on a superlative Cabaret Show! It took place at the beautiful state of the art Wick Theatre in Boca Raton. The evening was headlined by Country Music royalty Nashvilles's Kellye Cash a former Miss America and niece of Johnny Cash. The exciting evening was directed by Jay Van Dyke. It's probably in the genes, Kellye Cash is a first rate country singer with a captivating personality, one of those type of performers that an audience instantly falls in love with.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2015
The splash-hit West End stage production SINGIN' IN THE RAIN will open at Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre in May 2016 starring an all Australian cast including star of stage and screen Adam Garcia. Tickets will go on sale this coming Friday 8 May.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2020
Lucy Durack, Silvie Paladino and the cast of American Psycho The Musical will entertain viewers of Episode 4 of live variety digital show, Arts Centre Melbourne's Big Night In with John Foreman.
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.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015
A brand new production of the beloved musical HIGH SOCIETY will be presented by Hayes Theatre Co from September 4. In a first for the home of musical theatre and cabaret, this production will be produced solely by Hayes Theatre Co, rather than one of the production companies involved with the theatre, or an external producer. With Richard Carroll serving as Producer this is a bold step forward for a theatre company that has already made a huge impact in the entertainment industry since opening its doors in February 2014.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018
The Sydney Opera House will bring a little faith to the Concert Hall stage this July with a special music event that celebrates the late and great pop genius, George Michael. George Michael: Listen to Your Heart is a glorious celebration of the transcendent musician and icon, performed by an incredible 31 piece orchestra with some of Australia's greatest voices.
by Virag Dombay - Mar 5, 2020
Following sold-out houses on London's West End, the Sydney Opera House, and most recently on tour in the USA, Australia's hottest tap dance sensation, THE TAP PACK are bringing their high energy, tap comedy show to 16 venues across Queensland this June and July!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 30, 2018
Emma Williams's past work includes Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Half a Sixpence, Mrs Henderson Presents and Love Story. She's currently starring in a new musical version of the iconic Richard Gere film An Officer and a Gentleman, which opens at Leicester Curve on 6 April.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Following sold-out houses on London's West End, the Sydney Opera House, and most recently on tour in the USA, Australia's hottest tap dance sensation, THE TAP PACK are bringing their high energy, tap comedy show to 16 venues across Queensland this June and July!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2018
Birdie Productions invites you to journey under the sea with us at The Little Mermaid, from 13th-22nd April 2018 at the Bryan Brown Theatre in Bankstown.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2019
Bobby Fox is one of the brightest stars in Australia's entertainment industry. In a career that spans musical theatre, dance and the recording industry, he has cemented himself as one of the most charismatic and talented performers in the country.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018
Birdie Productions? invites you to journey under the sea with us at The Little Mermaid?, from 13th-22nd April 2018 at the Bryan Brown Theatre in Bankstown.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2016
New Musicals Australia in association with Hayes Theatre Co are thrilled to be able to announce the cast for THE DETECTIVE'S HANDBOOK which will play Hayes Theatre Co from 21 April until 7 May 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016
Producers of the new Australian production of the worldwide smash hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU, John Frost, Queen Theatrical Productions, Phil McIntyre Entertainment and Tribeca Theatrical Productions, today announced the members of the band. Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor have chosen the band members they trust with their classic songs, and who will travel with the show for the entire Australian tour.
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2016
Actress Louise Plowright, perhaps best known for her role as Madame Morrible in WICKED, lost her battle with pancreatic cancer this week at the age of 59.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017
Welcome to Heartsville High and the magical musical Zanna Don't, where the captain of the chess team is a sex symbol, the quarterback is a nerd, and everyone is gay!-well, almost everyone. Following the success of last year's sold-out Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at Theatre Horizon (401 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA), Philadelphia and Broadway stars join together once again for a one-night-only concert reading, part of the company's 42nd and Main Concert Series. Zanna Don't will be presented on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 7:30PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017
Welcome to Heartsville High and the magical musical Zanna Don't, where the captain of the chess team is a sex symbol, the quarterback is a nerd, and everyone is gay!-well, almost everyone. Following the success of last year's sold-out Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at Theatre Horizon (401 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA), Philadelphia and Broadway stars join together once again for a one-night-only concert reading, part of the company's 42nd and Main Concert Series. Zanna Don't will be presented today, June 29, 2017 at 7:30PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017
Everything old is new again, and leave it to Tim Acito, writer of the 2003 off-Broadway hit Zanna, Don't, to prove that adage. The composer will premiere a brand new version of his beloved musical, appropriately called Zanna Don't (the Reboot), at Theatre Horizon for a one-night-only concert reading, part of the company's 42nd and Main Concert Series tonight, June 29, 2017 at 7:30PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017
Due to overwhelming popular demand, Norristown's Theatre Horizon has added an extra performance of the brand new version of Tim Acito's off-Broadway hit musical Zanna, Don't.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016
Antarctica, a new musical will make its world debut at Hobart's Theatre Royal this October. Today the cast was revealed, including some of the biggest names on stage and screen in Australia.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017
Due to overwhelming popular demand, Norristown's Theatre Horizon has added an extra performance of the brand new version of Tim Acito's off-Broadway hit musical Zanna, Don't.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016
?On the 45th anniversary of one of the best-selling albums of all time, Carole King's pop masterpiece Tapestry will be celebrated by two of Australia's most loved vocalists. Iconic performers Vika Bull and Debra Byrne, along with jazz chanteuse Monique diMattina and The Brill Band, will take to the Playhouse stage on 5 and 6 August to reimagine the songs of one of the most successful and revered female songwriters in pop music history.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017
Everything old is new again, and leave it to Tim Acito, writer of the 2003 off-Broadway hit Zanna, Don't, to prove that adage. The composer will premiere a brand new version of his beloved musical, appropriately called Zanna Don't (the Reboot), at Theatre Horizon for a one-night-only concert reading, part of the company's 42nd and Main Concert Series on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 7:30PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015
The one and only Trevor Ashley brings the Australian Premiere of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, a darkly, hilarious comedy to Hayes Theatre Co. from 16 July. HEATHERS THE MUSICAL is based on the 1988 cult film Heathers that starred Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017
Birdie Productions are ecstatic to present FAME, from 18th- 27th August 2017 at the Bryan Brown Theatre in Bankstown. With performances from Kat Hoyos from Here Come the Habibs and Lyndall Wennekes from The Voice, this production is sure to be something to remember!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015
The splash-hit West End stage production SINGIN' IN THE RAIN will open at Sydney's Lyric Theatre in July 2016 starring an all-Australian cast including star of stage and screen Adam Garcia. Tickets will go on sale on Friday 17 July 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Palm Beach Dramaworks, the West Palm Beach theater which won the most Carbonell Awards of any theater in 2018, is now the most-nominated theater for 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017
Direct from the hit musical Jersey Boys, star John Michael Coppola headlines THE FOUR C NOTES IN CONCERT.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
Carrie Manolakos stars in the title role of this first-look benefit performance of IRENA, a new musical by Megan Cavallari (The Game, Hot Shoe Shuffle) and Kait Kerrigan (The Mad Ones, The Bad Years), directed by Jonah Platt (Dog Sees God) at Temple Emanuel Beverly Hills on January 26th (7pm) & 27th (1pm). Proceeds from the event will go toward the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents song-and-dance standards from the golden age of Hollywood musicals in a Valentine's-weekend pops program, February 10-12 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. Broadway veterans Joan Hess and Kirby Ward join the Orchestra and guest conductor Gemma New, performing classics inspired by Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Gene Kelly and Eleanor Powell.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017
Direct from the hit musical Jersey Boys, star John Michael Coppola headlines THE FOUR C NOTES IN CONCERT.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2019
Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced the leading performers and the rest of the cast of the iconic hit musical Saturday Night Fever, which will premiere in Sydney at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 27 March 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016
Producers of the new Australian production of the worldwide smash hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU, John Frost, Queen Theatrical Productions, Phil McIntyre Entertainment and Tribeca Theatrical Productions, today announced their exciting cast.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016
Welcome to West Side Story, the Queensland Conservatorium's main stage musical for 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016
On the 45th anniversary of one of the best-selling albums of all time, Carole King's pop masterpiece, Tapestry was celebrated by two of Australia's most loved vocalists in three sold out shows at the Arts Centre, Melbourne in August 2016. Iconic performers Vika Bull and Debra Byrne along with The Brill Band, featuring some of Australia's finest musicians, reimagined the songs of the "most successful and revered female songwriter in pop music history".
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016
On the 45th anniversary of one of the best-selling albums of all time, Carole King's pop masterpiece, Tapestry was celebrated by two of Australia's most loved vocalists in three sold out shows at the Arts Centre, Melbourne in August 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016
?On the 45th anniversary of one of the best-selling albums of all time, Carole King's pop masterpiece Tapestry will be celebrated by two of Australia's most loved vocalists. Iconic performers Vika Bull and Debra Byrne, along with jazz chanteuse Monique diMattina and The Brill Band, will take to the Playhouse stage on 5 and 6 August to reimagine the songs of one of the most successful and revered female songwriters in pop music history.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
The Carbonell Awards, South Florida's Theatre & Arts Honors, held its 44th awards ceremony-the first virtual one in its history-on August 3.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017
Birdie Productions are ecstatic to present FAME, now through 27th August 2017 at the Bryan Brown Theatre in Bankstown. With performances from Kat Hoyos from Here Come the Habibs and Lyndall Wennekes from The Voice, this production is sure to be something to remember!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2015
The full Australian cast of the splash-hit West End stage production SINGIN' IN THE RAIN has today been announced. The production will open next May at Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre, followed by a season from July at Sydney's Lyric Theatre before touring to Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.
by Adam Robinson - Aug 14, 2016
Whether you grew up on Fred Astaire, seen a street busker hot shoe shuffle, or became obsessed with a children's film about a dancing penguin, at some point we have all been impressed by the talent of a tap dancer. The Tap Pack bring this timeless dance skill straight up to date, while still celebrating icons from the past.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016
The splash-hit West End stage production SINGIN' IN THE RAIN will make its way to Adelaide in December for a season at the Festival Theatre. The Australian tour premieres in May at Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre, followed by seasons in Sydney, Brisbane before making its way to Adelaide and then Perth.