Here’s the latest news in the Weekly Wrap!

CURRENT SHOWS 

NEW SOUTH WALES

Capitol Theatre: Mamma Mia!

Hayes Theatre: In The Heights

Sydney Lyric Theatre: The Book of Mormon

QUEENSLAND

QPAC Lyric Theatre: Aladdin

VICTORIA

Chapel off Chapel: Bare

Chapel Off Chapel: Garfield: The Musical With Cattitude

Her Majesty’s Theatre: Beautiful: The Carole King Story

Regent Theatre: Priscilla, Queen of the Desert 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Festival Theatre: Wizard of Oz

 

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND AUSTRALIAN THEATRES? 

Neglected Musicals

Wednesday, March 28th saw the cast of Neglected Musical’s Big River come together for a read through of their lines. Big River will be performed at Hayes Theatre from April 18th with tickets and further information available from https://hayestheatre.com.au/event/big-river-the-adventures-of-huckleberry-finn/

Big River Read Through

PERFORMANCES

Cast of Beautiful perform at Good Friday Appeal

Congratulations and thank you to the cast of Beautiful who performed at Friday’s Good Friday Appeal in Melbourne. $18,043, 251.00 was raised for the Melbourne Royal Children’s Hospital.

Beautiful Good Friday

 

CELEBRATIONS

Wedding – Ashlee Smith

Congratulations to Ashlee Smith (CATS, We Will Rock You) who married her Swedish sailor Robert on Monday, March 26th 2018 in Melbourne in front of family and friends. We wish you both all the best.Ashlee and Robert

 

OPENING SHOWS

NEW SOUTH WALES

Hayes Theatre: Big River (April 18th)

Hayes Theatre: Carmen, Live or Dead (April 28th)

QUEENSLAND

QPAC Playhouse: American Idiot (April 13th)

VICTORIA

Hisense Arena: Grease – The Arena Experience (April 13th)

 

CLOSING SHOWS

NEW SOUTH WALES

Hayes Theatre: In The Heights (April 15th)

Hayes Theatre: Big River (April 21st)

QUEENSLAND

QPAC Playhouse: American Idiot (April 21st)

VICTORIA

Chapel off Chapel: bare The Musical (April 15th)

Chapel off Chapel: Garfield- The Musical With Cattitude (April 15th)

Hisense Arena: Grease – The Arena Experience (April 15th)

 

AUSSIES ABROAD

The Lion King opens in Manila

Congratulations to the company of The Lion King who opened at The Theatre at Solaire in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, March 28th.

André Jewson (Australian tour of The Lion King) is playing Zazu. The show is being presented by The Michael Cassel Group (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Kinky Boots).

The show plays in Manila until May 6th.

Lion King International cast

 

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