NEW SOUTH WALES
The Arcadia: Magic Mike Live
Belvoir: My Brilliant Career
Capitol Theatre: Frozen
Seymour Centre- York Theatre: Fangirls
Sydney Opera House: RENT
QPAC Lyric Theatre: Shrek
Queensland Theatre: Our Town
Comedy Theatre: Come From Away
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hayes Theatre: Young Frankenstein (Thursday, February 18th)
Princess Theatre: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Thursday, February 25th)
NEW SOUTH WALES
Belvoir: My Brilliant Career (Sunday, January 31st)
Sydney Opera House: RENT (Sunday, January 31st)
QPAC Lyric Theatre: Shrek (Sunday, February 14th)
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
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
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
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!
-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
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.
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.
Finale: Come From Away