NOW SHOWING

NEW SOUTH WALES

The Arcadia: Magic Mike Live

Belvoir: My Brilliant Career

Capitol Theatre: Frozen

Seymour Centre- York Theatre: Fangirls

Sydney Opera House: RENT

 

QUEENSLAND

QPAC Lyric Theatre: Shrek

Queensland Theatre: Our Town

 

VICTORIA

Comedy Theatre: Come From Away

 

UPCOMING SHOWS

NEW SOUTH WALES

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

 

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)

 

CAST ANNOUNCEMENTS 

Hot Shoe Shuffle

Get ready Perth! Hot Shoe Shuffle will play at the Crown Theatre for a limited 12 show, two week season commencing on Friday, March 12th, 2021. Starring Jayde Westaby (Mamma Mia!) as April, Sean Mulligan (Jersey Boys) as Spring, Dale Pengelly (The Boy From Oz) as Max, Max Patterson (West Side Story) as Buck and  Zan Kermond (Singin’ in the Rain) as Wing.

Tickets can be purchased from Hot Shoe Shuffle

Further cast announcements will be made in the coming days at https://www.facebook.com/hotshoeshuffleperth

 

SHOW ANNOUNCEMENTS

Fangirls ‘Feels So True’

The company of Fangirls is releasing a track! Performed by cast members of the original cast, ‘Feels So True’ is about loving things without apologising (like this announcement!) It’s fun, it’s queer and it’s here on Friday, February 5th.

You can purchase on your preferred music provider, just head to https://ditto.fm/feels-so-true

 

Funny Valentines

Rhonda Burchmore and Trevor Ashley return to the stage together with their show Funny Valentines!

Featuring a 7 piece band with Musical Director Michael Tyack, Burchmore and Ashley will sing their favourite love songs and standards, from jazz to Broadway, plus a healthy smattering of the divas. Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day at the Paddo RSL.

Tickets for their February 14th, 7:30pm show can be purchased at Funny Valentines

 

SHOW MILESTONES

Come From Away Celebrates 300 Shows

Saturday, January 30th saw the company of Come From Away, Australia perform their 300th show! Congratulations to everyone involved in getting Come From Away back on stage!

Fun Facts:

-43 different characters are played by 12 actors

-All the sound effects are made by the cast including sirens, cats, dogs, and Bonobo chimpanzees

-Crystal was named after the very first person they interviewed, it wasn’t until years later that they found out there’s an actual woman named Crystal working at Tim Hortons

-Blankets and Bedding was inspired by ‘Telephone Hour’ from Bye Bye Birdie

The cast of Come From Away during ‘Me and the Sky’ Photo by Dayna Ransley

 

100th Show: Shrek

Congratulations to the company of Shrek (currently playing in Brisbane) on their 100th show! We hope that there are many, many shows not too far, far away.

Gingy cookies made by Carla at Vanilla Pod Speciality Cakes for the occasion.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Cast Change: Joe Kosky to play Shrek

Congratulations to Joe Kosky (School of Rock, Kinky Boots) who performed his first shows as Shrek in the Brisbane production of Shrek this weekend. We wish you all the best for the remaining shows!

 

Rehearsals: Friends the Musical Parody

Rehearsals have commenced for Friends the Musical Parody ahead of the Gold Coast season which runs from Thursday, February 11th to Saturday, February 13th. The show will then continue to Melbourne, Brisbane, Parramatta, Adelaide, and Perth.

Full details can be found at https://friendsmusical.com.au/

Rehearsal video: https://fb.watch/3lKG3gIqrU/

 

Rehearsals: Young Frankenstein

The full company has come together at Sydney’s Hayes Theatre for rehearsals of Young Frankenstein. Young Frankenstein (pronounced Fronkensteen) opens on Thursday, February 18th. Tickets and further information can be found at https://hayestheatre.com.au/event/young-frankenstein-2021/

 

Engagement: Josh Piterman and Charlotte Black

Congratulations to Josh Piterman (The Phantom of the Opera, Beautiful) and his fiance, Scottish singer/songwriter Charlotte Black on the news of their engagement. We wish you both the happiest of futures together.

 

VIDEOS

Finale: Come From Away

 

 

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