Theatre People wishes their readers the happiest of weekends celebrating within their faith communities and with family and friends.

CURRENT SHOWS

NEW SOUTH WALES

Capitol Theatre: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Ensemble Theatre: The Last Five Years 

Lyric Theatre: Saturday Night Fever 

QUEENSLAND

QPAC Lyric Theatre: Book of Mormon

VICTORIA

Arts Centre Melbourne: West Side Story

Her Majesty’s Theatre: Muriel’s Wedding 

Princess Theatre: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Adelaide Festival Theatre: Aladdin

AROUND AUSTRALIAN THEATRES

Josh Piterman announces Australian tour
Recently seen on stage in the role of Gerry Goffin in the award winning Australian tour of Beautiful: The Carole King Story, Josh Piterman is thrilled to be taking his music to stages across the country. The live and intimate show featuring a band and string trio led by Jack Earle, includes songs from the album such as ‘Burn for You’ (John Farnham), ‘Unchained Melody’ (Righteous Brothers), ‘Wicked Game’ (Chris Isaak), ‘Creep’ (Radio Head), ‘Iris’ (Goo Goo Dolls) and ‘Hallelujah’ (Leonard Cohen) as well as crossover classics such as ‘The Prayer’, ‘Music of the Night’ and ‘Time to Say Goodbye’.

Further information can be found at https://www.joshpiterman.com.au/#performances

Melbourne’s Musical Industry Night

Music Theatre International Australasia (MTI Australasia) in association with James Terry presents Melbourne’s Musical Industry Night! Featuring leading performers from current Australian touring musicals for an intimate night of Musical Theatre.

From the classics to contemporary musicals from the MTI catalogue, audiences will be treated to special performances by leading performers from Thoroughly Modern Millie, Sunday in the Park with George, Muriel’s Wedding, Jersey Boys, Sweeney Todd and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! The event will be held at La Di Da in Melbourne on Monday, May 6th from 8pm to 9:30pm. Tickets are available from https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=496324&

CELEBRATIONS

Wedding: Joshua Broadbent and Tim Iffland

Saturday, April 13th saw the wedding of Joshua Broadbent (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Evita) and his husband Tim Iffland in front of family and friends in Sydney. Congratulations to you both.

Wedding: Du Toit Bredenkamp and Sophie Cheeseman

Congratulations to Du Toit Bredenkamp (Mamma Mia, Sound of Music) and Sophie Cheeseman (Sound of Music) who celebrated their love in front of family and friends in Perth on Saturday, April 20th.

OPENING SHOWS

NEW SOUTH WALES

Hayes Theatre: Applause (May 1st)

Newcastle Entertainment Centre: The Wizard of Oz ArenaSpectacular (April 26th)

VICTORIA

Arts Centre Melbourne: Lazarus (May 18th)

Comedy Theatre: Barnum (April 27th)

CLOSING SHOWS

NEW SOUTH WALES

Ensemble Theatre: The Last Five Years  (April 27th)

VICTORIA

Arts Centre Melbourne: West Side Story (April 28th)

AUSSIES ABROAD

Stay tuned for next week’s Weekly Wrap for some exciting news about Aussies abroad!

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