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Belvoir Reopens Downstairs Theatre To Independent Artists And Announces New Opportunities Belvoir Reopens Downstairs Theatre To Independent Artists And Announces New Opportunities
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Belvoir has announced a suite of major new opportunities for emerging and independent artists aimed at supporting the future of theatre locally and nationally. At the annual Philip Parsons Memorial Lecture at Belvoir St Theatre last night, presented by Nick Schlieper, Artistic Director Eamon Flack announced a major new independent theatre program - 25A - which reopens the Downstairs Theatre to independent artists, the inaugural Andrew Cameron Fellowship for an emerging artistic leader, and the launch of a discount ticket program for artists for 2018. (more...)
GWB Entertainment To Co-Produce THE KING AND I in London GWB Entertainment To Co-Produce THE KING AND I in London
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Australian based theatre producers take London's West End by storm and transfer The King & I to London from Broadway. GWB Entertainment is thrilled to announce that the company will be coproducing the West End transfer of the multi Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I. The production will transfer from Broadway to London in June 2018 following a critically acclaimed 16 month run at New York's Lincoln Center Theater and an unprecedented record-breaking USA tour. (more...)
Australian Star-Studded Cast to Lead Orchestral Swing Performance With the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Australian Star-Studded Cast to Lead Orchestral Swing Performance With the Sydney Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Australia's leading screen and stage actors will perform Swing on This, a modern take on swing classics, with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) at the Sydney Opera House on 9-10 March, 2018. (more...)
GWB Entertainment Takes London By Storm with THE KING & I GWB Entertainment Takes London By Storm with THE KING & I
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

GWB Entertainment is thrilled to announce that the company will be coproducing the West End transfer of the multi Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I. The production will transfer from Broadway to London in June 2018 following a critically acclaimed 16 month run at New York's Lincoln Center Theater and an unprecedented record-breaking USA tour. (more...)
PACT Centre for Emerging Artists and Cope Street Collective to present Performance Showcase PACT Centre for Emerging Artists and Cope Street Collective to present Performance Showcase
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

PACT Centre for Emerging Artists and Cope Street Collective will present an exciting showcase of performance, theatre and art in PACT Salon: Bad on Saturday 2nd December. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Heart-warming And Hilarious, MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL Is A Brilliant New Australian Musical That Must Not Be Missed BWW REVIEW: Heart-warming And Hilarious, MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL Is A Brilliant New Australian Musical That Must Not Be Missed
by Jade Kops on November 20, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL, the much anticipated musical theatre adaptation of PJ Hogan's iconic movie from 1994, is absolutely wonderful, capturing the heart and soul of its inspiration with an added depth and incredible new music by Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall. (more...)
Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on MURIEL'S WEDDING - THE MUSICAL Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on MURIEL'S WEDDING - THE MUSICAL
by Review Roundups on November 20, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

The Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures' production of Muriel's Wedding The Musical opened this weekend in Sydney. The production, a theatrical version of PJ Hogan's iconic hit film, updated to today by the writer himself, features original music by Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall alongside those beloved ABBA numbers. The musical is exclusive to Sydney, playing at Roslyn Packer Theatre with previews from 6 November, opening on Saturday 18 November 2017. Let's see what the critics had to say! (more...)
Tenth Annual Sharp Short Dance Announces 2017 Award Winners Tenth Annual Sharp Short Dance Announces 2017 Award Winners
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

The tenth annual Sharp Short Dance festival presented by FORM Dance Projects declared its 2017 award winners at an exciting final event held at Riverside Theatres on the evening of Saturday 18th November 2017. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: A Hilarious Glimpse At Small Town Planning And Politics Plays Out In AUSTRALIA DAY BWW REVIEW: A Hilarious Glimpse At Small Town Planning And Politics Plays Out In AUSTRALIA DAY
by Jade Kops on November 18, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

The thoughts many think but will not share due to political correctness are given a voice with heart and humour in Jonathan Biggins' satirical look at small town society in AUSTRALIA DAY. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Let's Hear it For the Rainbow Tour! International Tour of Hal Prince's EVITA Ready for Cape Town! Photo Coverage: Let's Hear it For the Rainbow Tour! International Tour of Hal Prince's EVITA Ready for Cape Town!
by David Fick on November 18, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

With the first stop in Johannesburg drawing to a close next week, the international tour of EVITA is ready to transfer to Cape Town, where it will play the Artscape Opera House throughout December and into 2018 until 7 January. (more...)
Photo Flash: MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL Opens This Weekend in Sydney! Photo Flash: MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL Opens This Weekend in Sydney!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

The Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures' production of Muriel's Wedding The Musical opens this weekend in Sydney. See photos from the exciting new production below! (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; MISS SAIGON Leads In Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; MISS SAIGON Leads In Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
My Fair Lady Star to Be Soloist In NOEL! NOEL! 2017 My Fair Lady Star to Be Soloist In NOEL! NOEL! 2017
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

The tenor Joel Parnis takes over My Fair Lady role from Mark Vincent and wows Paul on opening night (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
DARLINGHURST NIGHTS Comes to Hayes Theatre Co DARLINGHURST NIGHTS Comes to Hayes Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

This classic Australian musical takes place on the streets around Hayes Theatre Co. Celebrating the show's 30th anniversary, Hayes Theatre Co will present a new production from Helpmann Award-winning director Lee Lewis (The Bleeding Tree). (more...)
IRISH CELTIC Spirit Of Ireland Debuts at The Palms At Crown IRISH CELTIC Spirit Of Ireland Debuts at The Palms At Crown
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

A thrilling Irish dance show is set to get feet tapping in Melbourne and Sydney, when IRISH CELTIC makes its debut next July and August. Direct from a highly successful tour of France and Germany, IRISH CELTIC features the finest performers from the top Irish dance companies, who show their incredible talent and their infectious love for dance in a thrilling evening of high energy dance and explosive rhythms. (more...)
Musicians From Shanghai Orchestra Academy To Undertake Performance Residency With The SSO Musicians From Shanghai Orchestra Academy To Undertake Performance Residency With The SSO
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Three students from the Shanghai Orchestra Academy (SOA) will arrive in Sydney on Sunday to participate in a performance residency with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO), as the SSO continues its commitment to helping to develop the next generation of Chinese orchestral musicians. (more...)
STOMP Returns To Australia in Spring 2018 STOMP Returns To Australia in Spring 2018
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

The Broadway, West End and international sensation STOMP is back, and it's better than ever! Following a sell-out visit in 2013, STOMP returns to Australia with its unstoppable energy and 'pure stage magic'. The show will tour to Melbourne, the Gold Coast, Adelaide and Sydney from May to August next year. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Competitiveness And Consumerism Challenges The Real Meaning Of Christmas In Mary Rachel Brown's SILENT NIGHT BWW REVIEW: Competitiveness And Consumerism Challenges The Real Meaning Of Christmas In Mary Rachel Brown's SILENT NIGHT
by Jade Kops on November 16, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

As society has moved further and further away from the real meaning of Christmas, Mary Rachel Brown's new Australian play SILENT NIGHT is a shamelessly absurd expression of the worst of a time that was supposed to be about family, love and goodwill to all (more...)
Barry Humphries THE MAN BEHIND THE MASK Tour Announced Barry Humphries THE MAN BEHIND THE MASK Tour Announced
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Celebrated Australian performer Barry Humphries AO, CBE will take Australian audiences on a revelatory trip through his colourful life and theatrical career when he tours Australia in May 2018 with Barry Humphries: The Man Behind the Mask. (more...)
Merrigong Theatre Company Announces 2018 Season Merrigong Theatre Company Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

On the evening of Tuesday 14th November, Merrigong Theatre Company revealed its 2018 Season at a special launch event held at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC). Under the banner You Belong Here , the program aims to embrace the diversity of our community, bringing to the stage a wide range of voices and stories, and creating a space where difference is both valued and celebrated. (more...)
SWAN LAKE ON ICE Tickets On Sale 17 November SWAN LAKE ON ICE Tickets On Sale 17 November
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

The world's premier theatrical ice skating company, The Imperial Ice Stars, returns to Australia with its award-winning masterpiece SWAN LAKE ON ICE, touring to Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney next July. (more...)
Em Rusciano: 2nd Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Shows Added By Demand Em Rusciano: 2nd Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Shows Added By Demand
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Frontier Comedy and the Hit Network are pleased to announce that due to overwhelming demand, second Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane shows have been added to Em Rusciano's upcoming Evil Queen tour. Tickets to the additional shows in Melbourne (Fri 16 Feb at Palais Theatre), Sydney (Fri 13 Apr at State Theatre) and Brisbane (Fri 20 Apr at Queensland Performing Arts Centre) will be on sale at 9am local time today. (more...)
Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards! Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards!
by BWW News Desk on November 13, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Eskimo Joe Celebrates 21 Years With National Orchestral Tour Eskimo Joe Celebrates 21 Years With National Orchestral Tour
by BWW News Desk on November 13, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Iconic indie rock band Eskimo Joe will celebrate 21 years in 2018 with a nationwide orchestral tour, performing with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House on 6-7 March. (more...)