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Dr Miles Gregory at the Shakespeare Gardens Pop Up Globe Announcement. The Pop Up Globe starts in September 2017 at the Myer Music Bowl. Photo by Ros OGorman

Shakespeare’s Pop-Up Globe Is Heading To Perth

by Paul Cashmere

The Pop-Up Globe, a replica of the historic Shakespeare Globe Theatre in London, is heading to Perth in October.

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to perform Skyfall in concert

by Paul Cashmere

The score to the 23rd James Bond movie ‘Skyfall’ will be performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra as a lead-up to the still unnamed Bond 25.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Helpmann Awards to feature World First Harry Potter and The Cursed Child Performance

by Paul Cashmere

When the Helpmann Awards are handed out in Melbourne for the very first time on 15 July there will be a very special world first as part of the show, the cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will perform a montage from the show.

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Marcia Hines, noise11, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Ben Mingay, Lucy Durack and Marcia Hines to star in Shrek The Musical

by Paul Cashmere

Shrek The Musical stars have been revealed. Ben Mingay will star as Shrek, Lucy Durack is Princess Fiona and Marcia Hines will join the Sydney cast as the Dragon.

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Tex Perkins Man In Black

Tex Perkins Clocks Up 10 Years With Johnny Cash Show The Man In Black

by Paul Cashmere

Tex Perkins has with the Johnny Cash story in ‘The Man In Black – The Songs and Story of Johnny Cash’ earned a Helpmann Award and played to sell-out shows all over Australia.

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Charlies Melbourne - Lachlan Young Benjamin Belsey Elijah Slavinskis Lenny Thomas Edgar Stirling Pic Credit Jeff Busby1629

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlie Stars Announced

by Paul Cashmere

Benjamin Belsey (10 years of age, from Point Cook), Elijah Slavinskis (10, Ashburton), Edgar Stirling (10, St Kilda), Lenny Thomas (12, Bonbeach) and Lachlan Young (13, Camberwell) will play the role of Charlie Bucket in Melbourne edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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Jason Donovan stars as Billy Flynn in Chicago

Jason Donovan to Star in next Australian Production of Chicago

by Paul Cashmere

Jason Donovan is heading to his hometown Melbourne to star in the next Australian production of Chicago.

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Hamilton

Sydney Scores Hamilton Australian Premiere

by Paul Cashmere

Hamilton, one of the most successful new American musicals of the past decade, will have its Australian premiere in Sydney.

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Chris Ryan Phoebe Panaretos and iOTA photo by Jeff Busby

Chris Ryan Talks About His Starring Role As Newton in Bowie’s Lazarus

by Paul Cashmere

In 2018 Jeanne Pratt’s The Production Company scored a major win for Melbourne. The company acquired the rights to David Bowie’s final work ‘Lazarus’.

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The Greatest Showman

Keala joins Hugh Jackman at UK Show

by Music-News.com

Hugh Jackman’s The Greatest Showman co-star Keala Settle made a surprise appearance during the opening night of his one-man show in Glasgow on Tuesday night (07May19).

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Rachel Beck and Todd McKenney in Barnum the Musical photo by Jeff Busby

Barnum The Musical Is A Challenge Well Played

by Paul Cashmere

Let’s face it. A musical about circus superstar PT Barnum will always have an uphill battle in the shadow on one of the greatest movies in recent years Barnum starring Hugh Jackman. The musical star Todd McKenney will be compared to Jackman’s performance and the music to the Grammy winning movie soundtrack. When you compare those two, of course the movie wins.

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Dame Edna

Barry Humphries Resurrects Dame Edna for My Gorgeous Life

by Paul Cashmere

Barry Humphries has put the defibrillator on Dame Edna and brought the old chook back to life. Humphries will star Edna in his new show ‘Dame Edna My Gorgeous Life’.

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Muriels Wedding

Muriel’s Wedding The Musical is Destined to become an Australian Theatre Classic

by Paul Cashmere

‘Muriel’s Wedding The Musical’ is destined to be a global hit. This all-Australian production, based on the book by PJ Hogan, directed by Simon Phillips and with new music from Kate Miller-Heidke & Kier Nuttal, will be a great fit for Broadway or the West End one day. Right now, Melbourne is privileged to host the Australian premiere of the national tour of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical.

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Kurious Cabinet of Curiosities

Cirque du Soliel to present Kurios for Australia

by Paul Cashmere

Cirque du Soliel’s next Australian showcase is the acclaimed ‘Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities’.

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Jersey Boys Australia 2019 photo Jeff Busby

Jersey Boys returns to Melbourne a decade after first run

by Paul Cashmere

The Four Seasons story ‘Jersey Boys’ has returned for the third time to Melbourne, 10 years after the initial run in 2009.

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Jeanne Pratt AC, Chairman of The Production Company

The Production Company Launches 2019 Season with a Bowie exclusive

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne’s revered theatre company The Production Company has launched its 2019 season with two Australian premieres (including David Bowie’s last work) and an all time classic.

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Kate Miller-Heidke. image by Ros O'Gorman

Kate Miller-Heidke to Perform for Australia at Eurovision 2019

by Paul Cashmere

Kate Miller-Heidke will perform for Australia in Israel at Eurovision 2019.

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(Left to right: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Diane Paulus, Alanis Morissette, Diablo Cody, Tom Kitt. Photo by Matthew Murphy)

Alanis Morissette’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Musical to open on Broadway

by Paul Cashmere

‘Jagged Little Pill’, a new musical based in Alanis Morissette’s classic album, will open on Broadway in the second half of 2019.

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Muriels Wedding Australian cast

Muriel’s Wedding The Musical is heading to Melbourne in March

by Paul Cashmere

Muriel’s Wedding The Musical is on its way to Melbourne.

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Rocky Horror Show Craig McLachlan photo by Ros O'Gorman

Craig McLachlan charged with Sex Offences

by Paul Cashmere

Actor and singer Craig McLachlan has been changed with assault and sex offenses by Victoria Police.

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The Illusionists

Daredevil Sam Powers to perform death defeating feat with The Illusionists in Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Daredevil Sam Powers will join the Melbourne line-up for The Illusionists starting 22 January at the Regent Theatre.

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The Illusionists

Illusionists Chris Cox says he his glad he has used his Talent for Good and not Evil

by Paul Cashmere

British Magician/Illusionist Chris Cox admits he is a master manipulator of his audience and that’s where the entertainment value comes in but he also says that he could have used his skill for “evil’ … like teaching this talent to politicians.

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong Connor Crawford as Captain Cook

Peter Pan Goes Wrong gets it right about funny – REVIEW

by Paul Cashmere

‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong’ will make you laugh. If it doesn’t, you are the dictionary definition of ‘buzz-kill’. This is a laugh out loud show.

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The Illusionists

The Illusionists, now in Australia, was one of the worlds biggest tours of 2018

by Paul Cashmere

The Illusionists tour has made the Top 100 tours of 2018 worldwide.

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Billy Elliot the musical

Billy Elliot The Musical announces Adult Cast

by Paul Cashmere

Billy Elliot The Musical will return to Australia in 2019.

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David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Production Company to produce David Bowie ‘Lazarus The Musical’ for Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne’s The Production Company will stage the first Australian production of David Bowie’s musical ‘Lazarus’ in 2019.

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Ariana Grande Sweetener

Frankie Grande and Ariana Grande release Rent song ‘Seasons of Love’ from TV special

by Paul Cashmere

Ariana Grande and her brother Frankie Grande have recorded a version of ‘Seasons of Love’ for the Rent Live TV special.

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Hugh Jackman world tour

Hugh Jackman is taking his one-man show on a world tour

by Music-News.com

Hugh Jackman is bringing his one-man show back to the stage for a world tour.

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Muriels Wedding

Muriel’s Wedding Australian Cast Announced

by Paul Cashmere

The cast for the Australian production of Muriel’s Wedding has been revealed.

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School of Rock Australian production

School of Rock is the Good Fun Musical for the Whole Family

by Paul Cashmere

Every now and then a good, fun musical for the whole family comes along. ‘School of Rock’ is one of them.

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