ALL THE LATEST NEWS IN THE WEEKLY WRAP!

 

NOW SHOWING

NEW SOUTH WALES

The Arcadia: Magic Mike Live

Capitol Theatre: Frozen

Hayes Theatre: Young Frankenstein

 

VICTORIA

Comedy Theatre: Come From Away

 

UPCOMING SHOWS

 

NEW SOUTH WALES

Civic Theatre, Newcastle: Chess (Friday, February 26th)

Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (Wollongong): Fangirls (Thursday, March 18th)

 

QUEENSLAND

Brisbane Powerhouse: The Producers (Thursday, March 4th)

QPAC Lyric Theatre: Come From Away (Friday, March 26th)

 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Ridley Centre: Fangirls (Saturday, February 27th)

 

VICTORIA

Princess Theatre: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Thursday, February 25th)

 

CLOSING SHOWS

 

NEW SOUTH WALES

Civic Theatre, Newcastle: Chess (Sunday, February 28th)

Comedy Theatre: Come From Away (Sunday, March 21st)

Hayes Theatre: Young Frankenstein (Saturday, March 20th)

Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (Wollongong): Fangirls (Sunday, March 21st)

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Ridley Centre: Fangirls (Sunday, March 14th)

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PERFORMANCES

 

Come From Away at the Australian Open

Sunday, February 21st saw the company of Come From Away performed ‘Welcome to the Rock’ prior to the Men’s Final of the Australian Open. The performance saw the full cast and band perform centre court on Rod Laver Arena. Here is a video of the performance.

 

CAST ANNOUNCEMENTS 

 

Amazing Grace 

Making its debut on Channel 9 on Wednesday, March 3rd is the new Australian TV show Amazing Grace. You may recognise a few musical theatre personalities while watching including Ben Mingay (Shrek, Carousel) as Jim and Kat Hoyos (Jersey Boys, Xanadu). We wish you a great first season.

 

Broadway Unplugged

Angela Scundi (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Bianca Baykara (School of Rock), Bianca Bruce (Sweeney Todd), Genevieve Kingsford (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder). Luisa Scrofani (My Brilliant Career), Queenie van de Zandt (BLUE) and Zenya Carmellotti (The Book of Mormon) will perform at the Sunday, February 28th edition of Broadway Unplugged at Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens. The show commences at 6:00 pm.

REHEARSALS

 

Hamilton: In the room where it’s happening

The cast of Hamilton has commenced rehearsals ahead of next month’s opening at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre. Head to the official Facebook page for your first glimpse at the cast.

https://www.facebook.com/HamiltonAustralia

Tickets for Hamilton are on sale now (before you run out of time) from https://hamiltonmusical.com.au/

Photo by Lisa Maree Williams

GENERAL NEWS

 

Baby News: Billy Bourchier 

Congratulations to Billy Bourchier (The Book of Mormon) and his wife, Jess on the news that they are expecting a baby in early August. We wish you a safe pregnancy and can’t wait to welcome the little one into the theatre family.

 

VIDEOS

 

Cover: Madeleine Jones and Thom Parsons

Madeleine Jones (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Once) and Thom Parsons (Lazarus, Once) recently recorded a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘The Chain’, Enjoy!

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CLX8mS3nRp6/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

 

 

 

 

 

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