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Full List Of Winners Announced For 2018 Helpmann Awards, Led By MURIEL'S WEDDING and BEAUTIFUL Full List Of Winners Announced For 2018 Helpmann Awards, Led By MURIEL'S WEDDING and BEAUTIFUL
by BWW News Desk on July 16, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

The 2018 Helpmann Awards Act II tonight was a star-studded ceremony in front of a full house at the Capitol Theatre Sydney on the set of Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical. Hosts for this stellar evening were music writer Glenn A Baker AM, acclaimed choreographer Rafael Bonachela, celebrated musical theatre star and TV host David Campbell, multiple Helpmann Award winning mezzo soprano Jacqueline Dark, comedian Anne Edmonds and Olivier and Tony Award Nominee Tony Sheldon. (more...)
Mark Rogers TOM WILLIAM MITCHELL To Close Merrigongx 2018 With A Bang Mark Rogers TOM WILLIAM MITCHELL To Close Merrigongx 2018 With A Bang
by BWW News Desk on July 16, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Woodcourt Art Theatre in association with Merrigong Theatre Company present Tom William Mitchell, by lauded, local playwright and director and UoW alumni, Mark Rogers. Tom William Mitchell is the exciting final production of the inaugural 2018 MERRIGONGX season. (more...)
Il Divo To Tour Australia This August Il Divo To Tour Australia This August
by BWW News Desk on July 16, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Ahead of their concert tour of Australia in October as part of their global TIMELESS tour, the world's pre-eminent tenor powerhouse vocal group IL DIVO will be in Australia to promote their brand new album 'Timeless' this August. (more...)
Win a Trip to New York With JERSEY BOYS Win a Trip to New York With JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk on July 16, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Ahead of full company rehearsals commencing next week for Jersey Boys, ticket buyers will be given the opportunity to win a four-night trip for two to New York. Please join the waitlist on www.jerseyboys.com.au to receive exclusive details on how to enter. (more...)
Tickets On Sale For Sydney Fringe Festival's International Theatre And Circus Line-up Tickets On Sale For Sydney Fringe Festival's International Theatre And Circus Line-up
by BWW News Desk on July 16, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Sydney Fringe Festival, New South Wales' largest independent arts festival, today announced the inaugural Archie Rose Touring Hub to present award-winning performances touring from Fringe festivals around the world and the inaugural Legs Hub of circus and physical theatre showcasing Australia's only Indigenous contemporary circus ensemble. The Festival's 2018 Touring Hub will feature nine touring theatre works from five countries and will take place in the Old 505 Theatre, Newtown. In partnership with legendary physical theatre company Legs on The Wall at the Red Box in Lillyfield, the Legs Hub will present shows curated by the company's Artistic Director Joshua Thomson, a pop-up bar, workshops and more. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: STUPID FUCKING BIRD Sees Chekhov Adapted For A New Generation Whilst Heightening The Pretention OF The Work BWW REVIEW: STUPID FUCKING BIRD Sees Chekhov Adapted For A New Generation Whilst Heightening The Pretention OF The Work
by Jade Kops on July 16, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Warwick Dodrell's (Director) presentation of Aaron Posner's adaptation of Anton Chekov's THE SEAGULL sees the work further deconstructed to deliver a very modern interpretation with STUPID FUCKING SEAGULL. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: The Sydney Symphony Orchestra's Stage Concert of FUNNY GIRL Breaks The Mold Of Traditional Musical Theatre In Many Brilliant Ways BWW REVIEW: The Sydney Symphony Orchestra's Stage Concert of FUNNY GIRL Breaks The Mold Of Traditional Musical Theatre In Many Brilliant Ways
by Jade Kops on July 15, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Director Mitchell Butel has gathered a wonderful group of women, and one man, to deliver a captivating expression of the life of Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL THE MUSICAL, presented in concert with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (more...)
***Winners To Be Updated 15 July and 16 July*** 2018 Helpmann Awards Nominees  ***Winners To Be Updated, Please refresh your Browser after 6pm 15 July *** ***Winners To Be Updated 15 July and 16 July*** 2018 Helpmann Awards Nominees ***Winners To Be Updated, Please refresh your Browser after 6pm 15 July ***
by Jade Kops on July 15, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

***Winners To Be Updated 15 July and 16 July*** 2018 Helpmann Awards Nominees ***Winners To Be Updated, Please refresh your Browser after 6pm 15 July *** ACT1 updated (more...)
Red Line Underground and Poor Tom's Gin Presents THE RECIDIVISTS
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

A monster stalks a boy through a formless wasteland; a brilliant psychoanalyst defies the limits of time and space; a carnival talent show goes drastically wrong. And all the while the question lingers: Who are the recidivists? (more...)
Win Free Tickets And More With BroadwayWorld On Social Media! Win Free Tickets And More With BroadwayWorld On Social Media!
by BWW News Desk on July 16, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Do you live and breathe all things Broadway? If so, you know there's a ton of exciting things happening on the great white way every day! We at BroadwayWorld know how overwhelming it could be to keep up with the hundreds of stories each week - so we're curating the best you can't miss on our social media feeds daily! (more...)
Stay Up To Date On Broadway's Breaking News With BroadwayWorld On Social Media! Stay Up To Date On Broadway's Breaking News With BroadwayWorld On Social Media!
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Do you live and breathe all things Broadway? If so, you know there's a ton of exciting things happening on the great white way every day! We at BroadwayWorld know how overwhelming it could be to keep up with the hundreds of stories each week - so we're curating the best you can't miss on our social media feeds daily! (more...)
18th Annual Helpmann Awards: Act 1 Winners Announced! 18th Annual Helpmann Awards: Act 1 Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

This year, for the very first time, 43 Helpmann Awards are being presented across two nights and two events in Sydney. (more...)
FOREIGN WOMAN Comes to Blood Moon Theatre FOREIGN WOMAN Comes to Blood Moon Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

FOREIGN WOMAN: The home-grown comedy cabaret for you and your Granny, Nonna, Nana, Baba, Yaya, Mawmaw, Geema, Savta, Bomma, Oma, Abuela, Babcia, Bibi, Babushka, Mormor, Amma, Lola, Meme, Ouma, Gramms, Nai Nai, Banma, Busia, Lolly, Memere, Grammie, Tutu, Gma, Goma, Gdawg... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/13 - LITTLE SHOP, PIPPIN, MAMMA MIA and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/13 - LITTLE SHOP, PIPPIN, MAMMA MIA and More!
by BWW Special on July 13, 2018 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 LITTLE SHOP, PIPPIN, MAMMA MIA and More! (more...)
The Listies Present HAMLET, PRINCE OF SKIDMARK At Riverside Theatres The Listies Present HAMLET, PRINCE OF SKIDMARK At Riverside Theatres
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Following a huge season at Seymour Centre this school holidays, and after winning over kids and adults alike in 2016, The Listies' very cheeky, very clever, utterly irreverent riff on Hamlet - made especially for children and their families - comes to Riverside Theatres from August 25th to 27th. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Grounded in Truth, THE MAN IN THE ATTIC Challenges The Line Between Compassion and Exploitation. BWW REVIEW: Grounded in Truth, THE MAN IN THE ATTIC Challenges The Line Between Compassion and Exploitation.
by Jade Kops on July 12, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Whilst war is always ugly, we often hope that the common person can still retain a degree of decency. Directed by Moira Blumenthal, Timothy Daly's Patrick White Playwright's Award winning play THE MAN IN THE ATTIC exposes how awful people can be when they lack compassion and humanity. (more...)
Darlinghurst Theatre Company Presents TORCH SONG TRILOGY Darlinghurst Theatre Company Presents TORCH SONG TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Funny, poignant and illuminating, Harvey Fierstein's Tony Award winning cult-classic Torch Song Trilogy makes an electrifying return to Darlinghurst Theatre Company. (more...)
HYSTERICAL: Musical Comedy For A Cause Comes to Sydney HYSTERICAL: Musical Comedy For A Cause Comes to Sydney
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

It's 2018 and men are still the biggest threat to women in Australia. 1 in 3 women have experienced violence at the hands of a former or current partner, and often the options to escape are limited or non-existent. Musical comedians Sarah Gaul and Jacinta Gregory are proud to present a one-night-only musical comedy extravaganza in benefit of the Women's & Girls' Emergency Centre (WAGEC). (more...)
New Theatre Presents the Sydney Premiere of STUPID F---ING BIRD By Aaron Posner New Theatre Presents the Sydney Premiere of STUPID F---ING BIRD By Aaron Posner
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

An aspiring young director rages against the art created by his mother's generation. A young actress vies with an aging Hollywood star for the affections of a renowned novelist. And everyone discovers just how disappointing love, art, and growing up can be. (more...)
SSO Announces Casting for FUNNY GIRL THE MUSICAL in Concert SSO Announces Casting for FUNNY GIRL THE MUSICAL in Concert
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

???????After announcing the extraordinary line-up of leading ladies Michala Banas, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Casey Donovan, Virginia Gay, Verity Hunt-Ballard, Dami Im, Maggie McKenna, Zahra Newman, Caroline O'Connor, Queenie van de Zandt and Megan Washington who will share the role of 'Fanny Brice' on stage in FUNNY GIRL - THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra is delighted to announce the remainder of the cast. (more...)
Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Maggie McKenna Join The Cast of FUNNY GIRL in Concert Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Maggie McKenna Join The Cast of FUNNY GIRL in Concert
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

???????Sydney Symphony Orchestra is delighted to announce that two fabulous performers NATALIE BASSINGTHWAIGHTE (Rogue Traders, star of Neighbours and X Factor) and MAGGIE McKENNA (direct from her lead role in Muriel's Wedding The Musical) will join the nine leading ladies Michala Banas, Casey Donovan, Virginia Gay, Verity Hunt-Ballard, Dami Im, Zahra Newman, Caroline O'Connor, Queenie van de Zandt and Megan Washington in FUNNY GIRL THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT (12-14 July) (more...)
Belvoir Accepting Entries for Balnaves Foundation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Fellowship Belvoir Accepting Entries for Balnaves Foundation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Fellowship
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Belvoir is now accepting entries for the 2018 Balnaves Foundation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Fellowship, an evolution of The Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright Award and an outstanding launching pad for new talent with a $25,000 paid residency at Belvoir. (more...)
Red Line Productions Presents the World Premiere of KING OF PIGS Red Line Productions Presents the World Premiere of KING OF PIGS
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

One Woman. Four Men. She could be with any one of them. At 22, on a date on the Gold Coast. At 31, moving into an apartment in Albert Park. Or at 40, happily married with a nine-year-old son living in Campsie. Four very different worlds share an identical space; our homes. (more...)
Aya Productions in Association With 25A @ Belvoir Present YARRAMADOON THE MUSICAL Aya Productions in Association With 25A @ Belvoir Present YARRAMADOON THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

The ever-entertaining sister duo, Hannah and Eliza Reilly, are back at it ... this time in the theatre! After becoming viral internet sensations, hosting radio shows, and creating the ABC Series 'Growing Up Gracefully: the Reilly's are taking over Belvoir's Downstairs Theatre with an Australiana musical unlike any other. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Captivating And Thought Provoking, PERMISSION TO SPIN Contemplates The Ethics, Integrity and Culpability That Applies Once A Product Is Released For the World BWW REVIEW: Captivating And Thought Provoking, PERMISSION TO SPIN Contemplates The Ethics, Integrity and Culpability That Applies Once A Product Is Released For the World
by Jade Kops on July 11, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Mary Rachel Brown's new work PERMISSION TO SPIN pits greed for fame and fortune against the ethical dilemma of an artist's culpability for what other's do with their work once it is released for public consumption. (more...)