Here’s what’s been happening this week!
NEW SOUTH WALES
Capitol Theatre: Fiddler on the Roof
Hayes Theatre: The Detective’s Handbook
Lyric Theatre: We Will Rock You
Opera House: Wonderful Town– May 7th and 8th (2 shows only)
Seymour Centre: The Original Grease
State Theatre: Georgy Girl
Theatre Royal: Ghost
QPAC Lyric Theatre: Sound of Music
Her Majesty’s Theatre (Adelaide Festival Centre): Little Shop of Horrors
Alex Theatre: Song Contest- The Almost Eurovision Experience
Chapel off Chapel: CrossXroads
Chapel off Chapel (Chapel Loft): Tick.. Tick.. BOOM!
The Princess Theatre: Matilda
Crown Casino, Perth: CATS
WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND AUSTRALIAN THEATRES?
The Melbourne Cabaret Festival line-up was announced this week with tickets on sale now. Shows include Sing on Through Tomorrow: The Songs of Matthew Lee Robinson who will be performing at Chapel off Chapel for four performances only; June 21st- 24th.
Tickets for this show and many other great shows are available at: http://www.melbournecabaret.com/all-shows
NEW SOUTH WALES
May 7- The Detective’s Handbook and The Original Grease
May 8- Fiddler on the Roof
May 1- Sound of Music
April 30- Little Shop of Horrors
April 30- CrossXroads
May 1- Song Contest- The Almost Eurovision Experience and tick… tick… BOOM!
May 8- CATS
We Will Rock You opened at the Lyric Theatre, Sydney on April 28th.
Singin’ in the Rain will open on May 7th at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne
Xanadu will open on May 12th at Hayes Theatre, Sydney
AUSTRALIAN PERFORMER SPECIAL MENTIONS
Ben Lewis (Priscilla, Love Never Dies) will join Helen Dallimore, Lucy Durack, Amanda Harrison and Jemma Rix on stage July 15th and 16th at the Sydney Opera House. Tickets available from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra or Ticketmaster.
Stephen Mahy (Grease, Rocky Horror Picture Show, CrossXroads) will appear as Uncle Cam in independently funded film Warriors. For further information, follow their Instagram page @warriorsfilm2016.
David Muscat (Mr Braithwaite in Billy Elliot, UK) will be hosting a new tv show about stage life.