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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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Chris Ryan, Alinta Chidzey in A Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder

‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder’ Is Another Win For The Production Company

by Paul Cashmere

With ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder’ The Production Company has broadened its appeal with a very different and very funny new comedy making its Australian debut.

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Perci Moeketsi as Nelson Mandela photo by Serge Thomann

Madiba The Musical May Be The Most Important Show You See This Year

by Paul Cashmere

Madiba The Musical is a must see for the story alone. Everyone needs a reminder about what a human rights disgrace South Africa was between 1948 and 1992. It is incredible Apartheid happened during the lifetime of people who are 30-years old today.

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Todd McKenney photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Todd McKenney To Star In Australian Production Of Barnum The Circus Musical

by Paul Cashmere

Todd McKenney will be P.T. Barnum when the Australian production of Barnum The Circus Musical debuts in Melbourne in April 2019.

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Boy from Oz Rohan Browne and Caroline O'Connor

The Production Company Brings 2018 Relevance To The Boy From Oz

by Paul Cashmere

People go to the theatre for various reasons, some to escape, others to be inspired, all to be entertained. You can be guaranteed that The Production Company will tick all of those boxes with The Boy From Oz.

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Tex Perkins, Beasts Of Boubon. Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Tex Perkins Adds A Second The Man In Black Show For Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Tex Perkins’ ‘The Man In Black’ Johnny Cash tribute has a second date for Melbourne.

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Summer The Donna Summer Musical

Donna Summer Musical Original Cast Soundtrack Released

by Paul Cashmere

The original cast recording for ‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’ has been revealed.

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Tex Perkins A Day On The Green, 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Tex Perkins To Play Another Round of The Man In Black

by Paul Cashmere

Tex Perkins will dust off Johnny Cash for another round of The Man In Black in December.

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MAMMA MIA CREDIT JAMES MORGAN

Mamma Mia Is A Lot Of Fun If You Don’t Think Too Hard About The Plot

by Paul Cashmere

Some musicals should be seen for the story, some for the cast, some for the music. You need to see ‘Mamma Mia’ just for a good time.

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John Waters

John Waters To Take Lennon Through A Glass Onion On East Coast Australian Tour

by Paul Cashmere

John Waters and Stewart D’Arrietta will take the New York Production of their John Lennon music masterpiece ‘Lennon: Looking Through A Glass Onion’ on an East Coast Australian tour from September.

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David Campbell as Bobby Darin in Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical State Theatre NYE 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Helpmanns Set For Two Night Stand In Sydney

by Paul Cashmere

Australia’s prestigious live performance awards The Helpmanns is shaping up as a massive event for 2018 with the affair happening over two nights in Sydney with the second night broadcast on the ABC.

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MADIBA - The Musical

Tim Omaji (aka Timomatic) To Star In MADIBA The Musical

by Greg Phillips

The creators of an inspiring and energetic new stage show MADIBA The Musical – A Celebration of the Life of Nelson Mandela, are proud to announce the cast members for the show’s upcoming premiere Australian season.

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The Wizard of Oz 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Upgrade The Wizard of Oz For The Theatre

by Paul Cashmere

Before this latest edition of The Wizard of Oz went into production geniuses of the theatre Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice were recruited to give the production a 21st century make-over.

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