NOW SHOWING

NEW SOUTH WALES

The Arcadia: Magic Mike Live

Belvoir: My Brilliant Career

Capitol Theatre: Frozen

Sydney Opera House: RENT

 

QUEENSLAND

QPAC Lyric Theatre: Shrek

 

VICTORIA

Comedy Theatre: Come From Away

 

UPCOMING SHOWS

NEW SOUTH WALES

Seymour Centre- York Theatre: Fangirls (Saturday, January 30th)

Hayes Theatre: Young Frankenstein (Thursday, February 18th)

 

QUEENSLAND

Queensland Theatre: Our Town (Saturday, January 30th)

 

VICTORIA

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

 

CLOSING SHOWS

NEW SOUTH WALES

Belvoir: My Brilliant Career (Sunday, January 31st)

Sydney Opera House: RENT (Sunday, January 31st)

 

QUEENSLAND

QPAC Lyric Theatre: Shrek (Sunday, February 14th)

 

OPENING NIGHTS

Come From Away

Congratulations to the Company of Come From Away on their re-opening! Tuesday, January 19th saw the cast perform in front of the public for the first time in 309 days. They are so happy to be telling this story of kindness, friendship, and humanity again and audiences are loving being back in the theatre!

Come From Away plays at the Comedy Theatre, Melbourne until Sunday, March 14th. Tickets are available from https://comefromaway.com.au/tickets/melbourne/

 

From Opening Night:

 https://fb.watch/3dB6Z–1aY/

 

SHOW ANNOUNCEMENTS

Extended Season: Shrek

Shrek it out! The Brisbane season of Shrek has been extended to Sunday, February 14th, 2021. Full of sparkles, upbeat songs, and life lessons, be sure to catch the show before it flys out of QPAC faster than you can say Lord Farquaad!

Shrek is the first show in Australia to return to a 100 percent audience capacity and tickets are selling fast, purchase your tickets from https://www.qpac.com.au/event/shrek_21/

The cast of Shrek

 

Rhonda Burchmore and Rachael Beck

Rhonda Burchmore and Rachael Beck will perform together on Friday, February 12th, 2021 at the Frankston Arts Centre. A show full of sparkling renditions of their favourite tunes and heart-felt stories and spicy tales, it is one not to be missed for those in the area!

Tickets and further information are available at Rhonda Burchmore and Rachael Beck

Rhonda Burchmore and Rachael Beck.

 

Debora Krizak

In a return to her hometown of Adelaide, Debora Krizak (Mamma Mia!, Cabaret) will perform her solo show Shh There’s A Lady On Stage at The Queens on Sunday, March 14th, and Saturday, March 20th. Enjoy an evening of classic show tunes from Broadway to Movies that feature some of the world’s greatest leading ladies – Shirley Bassey to Diana Ross, Bette Midler to Dusty Springfield, Adele to the Carpenters. Debora’s comedic charm and sass will have you laughing, crying, and singing along to all your favourites.

Ticket details can be found at https://www.thequeensadelaide.com.au/ourprogram/shh-theres-a-lady-on-stage

Debora Krizak

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Rehearsals: Hamilton

The cast and crew of hit musical Hamilton will move into the room where it happens as rehearsals commence ahead of previews on Wednesday, March 17th. We wish you all the best!

Audiences, you can’t say no to being a part of history. Buy your tickets for the Australian premiere from https://hamiltonmusical.com.au/tickets/

Daniel Assetta who plays Sean Samuel Seabury/Ensemble and understudies King George III ready for rehearsals.

Open Casting Call- The Dismissal World Premiere

The Dismissal tells the story of Gough Whitlam.

Canberra, November 11th, 1975:
In an unprecedented move, the unelected Governor-General (and representative of the Queen), Sir John Kerr installed leader of the opposition Liberal party Malcolm Fraser as Prime Minister, overthrowing the democratically elected Labor government of Gough Whitlam. This momentous event culminated in the deposed Prime Minister Gough Whitlam declaring on the steps of Parliament House:

“Well, may we say God Save the Queen because nothing will save the Governor-General”.

A Note From The Producers:

Squabbalogic and STC promote an artistic environment that actively seeks to include, welcome, and value the unique contributions of all people. The Dismissal is not a historical re-enactment. While The Dismissal is an interpretation of historical events involving primarily heterosexual, cisgender, Caucasian men – that is not the story we are telling in 2021. The Dismissal uses a true ensemble of 11 artists that intentionally crosses the lines of gender, age, sexuality, ability, and race. For The Dismissal company, we are specifically seeking submissions from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists as well as artists with cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds. At least two roles require artists with Asian or South Asian heritage. Mature age artists, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, (LGBTQIA+) non-binary, and artists living with a disability are also encouraged to submit – especially Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, and culturally and linguistically diverse artists that also identify as such. Artists of all levels of experience are encouraged to apply.

Further information can be found at The Dismissal

Gough Whitlam Delivers His Famous Line.

 

AUSSIES ABROAD

CATS return to Seoul, South Korea

The South Korean cast of CATS has returned to Seoul, South Korea after a sell-out season at the Keimyung Art Center, Daegu (approximately 3 hours from Seoul). They will show at the Sejong Center until Friday, February 26th. After Seoul, they head to Busan where they will play at the Dream Theater from Wednesday, March 3rd.

One of the highlights for the cast while in Daegu was visiting the border of North/ South Korea.

Cast of CATS

 

Our tour guide Sunny told us, “Where the trees stop, that’s North Korea”- Xavier Pellin

 

 

 

 

 

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