Unfortunately, further cases of Covid sees the states of NSW, SA and VIC in lockdowns. For our industry, this has meant show cancellations, postponed openings, and full casts being placed in hotel quarantine. To those affected by the latest lockdowns (including many of our team), Theatre People send their thoughts and love.
If you need to chat with anyone, the Arts Wellbeing Collective can be contacted on 1800 959 500 or at [email protected]
Twelfth Night Theatre: Jesus Christ Superstar
QPAC Lyric Theatre: West Side Story (Saturday, July 24th)
Twelfth Night Theatre: Jesus Christ Superstar (Sunday, July 25th)
COME FROM AWAY
“Following today’s announcement by the NSW Government, performances of Come From Away at the Capitol Theatre through to Friday 30 July will be rescheduled.
Customers holding tickets for performances from Saturday 17 – Friday 30 July will be contacted by Ticketmaster with further details. We thank you for your understanding and look forward to welcoming you to The Rock soon.”
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
An update regarding upcoming performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
One of Australia’s most-loved theatre stars, Anthony Warlow, takes to the stage once again in a concert celebrating a decades-long internationally acclaimed career at QPAC’s Concert Hall on Saturday, September 11th, 2021.
Take a glimpse behind the curtain with this star whose name is synonymous with The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, The Secret Garden and Annie (to name but a few) as he shares personal stories, highlights from his time on the stages of some of the world’s most remarkable theatres and reflects on lifelong friendships made over the years.
Anthony will draw on his extensive repertoire performing his most loved songs alongside treasured material never performed live in concert.
Accompanied by Queensland Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vanessa Scammell, this one-night-only concert will see Anthony salute his time on Broadway with songs from the hit musicals including Sweeney Todd, Jekyll and Hyde and The Phantom of the Opera as well as songs from the era of Nelson Riddle classic swing.
Tickets are on sale now from https://www.qpac.com.au/event/anthony_warlow_21
Amy Manford (The Phantom of the Opera) will perform alongside the WA Symphony Orchestra and a star cast of Australian singers to bring the magic of Disney to Perth this October!
Tickets are available from Sunday, July 25th from https://mmcreativeproductions.com/upcoming-productions
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
In addition to previous announcements regarding John X’s production of The Rocky Horror Show at Hobart’s Theatre Royal in October 2021, they have announced further cast members.
Portraying the sassy, wild Magenta will be theatre stalwart Deone Zanotto (Stepping Out, Dreamlover). Deone also appeared at the Australian Musical Theatre Festival in May.
Joining the cast as Phantoms are Nicole Simms-Farrow (Chicago), Chloe Honig, and Samantha James-Radford.
Tickets and further information are available at https://www.theatreroyal.com.au/shows/rocky-horror-show
This week we feature upcoming, talented performer Riley Thomas (The School of Rock). You have a big future ahead of you Riley!
Marika Aubrey (Matilda) will be back in the pilot’s seat when the North American Tour of Come From Away takes to the sky again in Memphis, Tennessee on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021.
Further information on the tour can be found at Come From Away North American Tour