theatre Archives - Noise11.com

theatre

Dolly Parton photo by Ros O'Gorman

Dolly Parton’s ‘9 to 5’ Australian Theatre Season Postponed

by Announcement

Producers John Frost, Suzanne Jones and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions are disappointed to announce that the Australian seasons of Dolly Parton’s hit musical 9 TO 5 will be postponed.

Read the full article →
Tommy

The Who’s Tommy To Be Staged In Melbourne

by Noise11.com

Tommy will return to Melbourne in August with seven shows locked in for The Palais, St Kilda.

Read the full article →
Sophie Guay in Cirque du Soleil Kurios

Cirque du Soleil Postpone Performances of Kurios Until 15 April

by Paul Cashmere

Cirque du Soleil have advised all performances until 15 April have been postponed.

Read the full article →
Billy Elliot The Musical

Billy Elliot 10th Anniversary Australia Tour Is Much Better Than First Time

by Paul Cashmere

Billy Elliot The Musical has returned Melbourne. This 10th anniversary Australian tour was announced in 2017 and has already played its Sydney season before opening in Melbourne on Saturday night. This production is a much better and more powerful than what I can recall of the 2007 season.

Read the full article →
Bob Marley, Noise11, Photo

Bob Marley Musical Set For London

by Music-News.com

A Bob Marley musical is to open in London’s West End next year.

Read the full article →
Sophie Guay in Cirque du Soleil Kurios

Cirque Du Soleil Kurios Lead Singer Sophie Guay Gives An Insight Into The Show

by Paul Cashmere

Cirque du Soliel’s ‘Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities’ will head to Melbourne in March ahead of its final Australian destinations Adelaide and Perth.

Read the full article →
Alice Cooper photo by Mary Boukouvalas

Ol’ Black Eyes Alice Cooper Performs In Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

At 72 Alice Cooper can kick the arse of any musician half his age. Well, maybe not his opening act Airbourne. They kicked everyone’s arse … but that’s another story.

Read the full article →
Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Soundwave, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Green Day Drop Plans For ‘American Idiot’ Movie

by Music-News.com

Green Day have abandoned plans for a movie version of their rock musical and album American Idiot.

Read the full article →
Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Here’s Your Sneak Peak of the Alice Cooper Australian Tour Setlist

by Paul Cashmere

Alice Cooper played the first Australian show of his ‘Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back’ tour in Perth on Friday.

Read the full article →
Neil Young Live Rust

Australian Supergroup Forms To Perform Neil Young’s Live Rust In Concert

by Paul Cashmere

Sarah McLeod of The Superjesus, Jon Toogood of Shihad and Bon Evans aka Kevin Mitchell of Jebediah will perform Neil Young’s classic live album ‘Live Rust’ in concert in Sydney and Melbourne in May.

Read the full article →
3XY Top 40 Live At Memo Music Hall

Memo Music Hall’s 3XY Show Formula Was Perfectly Curated

by Paul Cashmere

The 3XY Top 40 show at Memo Music Hall in Melbourne last weekend had a spot-on format.

Read the full article →
War Horse photo by Ros OGorman

War Horse Returns To Melbourne For Limited Run

by Paul Cashmere

The World War 1 stage play ‘War Horse’ has returned to Melbourne for the first time since 2013 but this time for a limited season.

Read the full article →
9 To 5 musical

Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 Musical Is Coming To Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Dolly Parton’s ‘9 To 5 The Musical’ will head to Melbourne in July following its Sydney season.

Read the full article →
David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman

David Byrne Is Noticing A Lot of Famous Faces In His Audience

by Paul Cashmere

David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ show on Broadway is attracting a lot of famous faces.

Read the full article →
Taylor Swift as Bomalurina in Cats

‘Cats’ Dumped From Oscar Nomination Consideration

by Paul Cashmere

‘Cats’, the world’s worst movie based on the world’s worst musical, has been scratched from any Academy Award consideration.

Read the full article →
Jerry Herman

Hello Dolly Composer Jerry Herman Dies Age 88

by Paul Cashmere

American composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the score for the musicals ‘Hello Dolly’, ‘La Cage aux Folles’ and ‘Mame’, has died in Florida at the age of 88.

Read the full article →
Regent Theatre Dec 18 2019

Melbourne’s Historic Regent Theatre Unveils $19.4 million Refurbishment

by Paul Cashmere

Theatre operator Marriner Group has unveiled its $19.4 million make-up of the historic Collins St, Melbourne theatre, The Regent.

Read the full article →
Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker

J.J. Abrams Confirms First Word In New Star Wars is ‘At’

by Paul Cashmere

‘Star Wars – The Rise of Skywalker’ director J.J. Abrams has told Stephen Colbert that the first word you will hear in the new Star Wars movie is “At”.

Read the full article →
Bat Out of Hell The Musical

Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell Rock Musical To Play Australian Arenas

by Paul Cashmere

Meat Loaf’s ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ creator Jim Steinman latest work ‘Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical’ will be performed in Australian arenas in June 2020.

Read the full article →
Kurt Kansley in Ragtime from The Production Company

The Production Company Ends 21st Season With Potent ‘Ragtime’

by Paul Cashmere

‘Ragtime’ is possibly the most confronting production The Production Company has ever presented.

Read the full article →
Electric Dreams

Electric Dreams The Musical To Be Staged In Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Drew Lane’s adaptation of the 1984 movie ‘Electric Dreams’ will staged in Melbourne in November.

Read the full article →
Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders in Sister Act

Whoopi Goldberg To Reprise Sister Act Role for London Stage

by Music-News.com

Whoopi Goldberg will reprise her role as Deloris Van Cartier after 28 years for a London run of Sister Act.

Read the full article →
Jeanne Pratt AC, Chairman of The Production Company

After 21 Years The Production Company To Finish In 2020

by Paul Cashmere

The Production Company, the treasured Melbourne theatre company founded by Jeanne Pratt in 1999, will present its final performance in May 2020.

Read the full article →
Stewart D'Arietta My Leonard Cohen

Stewart D’Arietta to Perform My Leonard Cohen At Memo Music Hall Friday and Saturday

by Paul Cashmere

Stewart D’Arietta’s latest work ‘My Leonard Cohen’ is on for two nights, this Friday and Saturday, at Memo Music Hall in St Kilda.

Read the full article →
renee Zellwegger as Judy

Renee Zellweger Records Duet With Sam Smith For ‘Judy’ Soundtrack

by Paul Cashmere

Renee Zellweger has recorded duets with Sam Smith and Rufus Wainwright for the soundtrack to the movie ‘Judy’, about Judy Garland.

Read the full article →
Paul Slade Smith as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory gives Melbourne a Fantasy Escape Plan #REVIEW

by Paul Cashmere

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is wonderful evening out offering a total fantasy escape.

Read the full article →
Thoroughly Modern Millie Annie Aitken photo by Jeff Busby

#REVIEW: The Production Company presents Thoroughly Modern Millie

by Paul Cashmere

Writing up about ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ has me torn between the great things The Production Company have once again achieved with this production and the gaping insensitivity that the show could have avoided.

Read the full article →
Rob Mills

John Foreman to Perform the Music of George Michael with 30-piece Orchestra

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne maestro, Music Director John Foreman will pair some of the Australia’s greatest vocalists with a 30-piece orchestra to perform the music of George Michael in October for ‘George Michael: Listen To Your Heart’.

Read the full article →
Moulin Rouge! Boston Set Shot, photo by Matthew Murphy

Premier Announces the Premiere of Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Moulin Rouge’

by Paul Cashmere

The Australian premiere of Baz Luhrmann’s stage production of the hit movie Moulin Rouge will premiere in Melbourne in 2021.

Read the full article →
Taylor Swift as Bomalurina in Cats

Cats the Movie is Coming and Unlike the Theatre Show the movie actually looks good

by Paul Cashmere

Seriously, Cats the Musical has got to be the worst musical of all time. Let’s face it, Andrew Lloyd Webber got really lazy with that one. He just remade Jesus Christ Superstar … with cats.

Read the full article →

Related Posts

Tina Arena EVITA photo Jeff Busby
The Melbourne season of Evita has been extended until March 3

Evita opened at Arts Centre, Melbourne on December 9 and was due to run until February 17. The extension gives the show two more weeks.

January 11, 2019
Tina Arena EVITA photo Jeff Busby
Evita, the political ‘Marilyn Monroe’ opens in Melbourne

The story of Eva Peron, as told by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, capsulizes the life of the Argentine first lady of the 40s and 50s, into two hours.

December 10, 2018
The Wizard of Oz 2018
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Upgrade The Wizard of Oz For The Theatre

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.

May 18, 2018
Cats, music news, Noise11.com
Delta Goodrem Rescues Cats

If Delta Goodrem ever had to work hard for the money, then her performance in ‘Cats’ is it.

December 21, 2015
School of Rock The Musical, music news, noise11.com
Andrew Lloyd Webber Releases 360 Degree School Of Rock Video

Andrew Lloyd Webber has produced the world’s first 360 degree video for his new ‘School of Rock – The Musical’.

October 15, 2015
Sound Of Music
Melbourne Sound Of Music Season Given A Start Date

The new production of The Sound of Music will start in Melbourne on May 13, 2016.

August 31, 2015
Cyndi Lauper, Noise11, Photo
Cyndi Lauper Wins Tony Award For Kinky Boots

Cyndi Lauper is a Tony winner for Best Original Score for her show Kinky Boots.

June 11, 2013