Here’s the latest news in the Weekly Wrap!
NEW SOUTH WALES
Capitol Theatre: Aladdin
Hayes Theatre: Cabaret
Her Majesty’s Theatre: Kinky Boots
The Princess Theatre: The Book of Mormon
WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND AUSTRALIAN THEATRES?
Callum Francis at Mardi Gras Fair Day
On Sunday, February 19th Kinky Boot’s Callum Francis performed at the 2017 Sydney Mardi Gras Fair Day.
Peter Pan cast announcement
This week saw the announcement of the adult cast for Bonnie Lithgoe’s Peter Pan. Joining Todd McKenney on stage will be Tim Maddren (Hi5, Cinderella) as Peter Pan, Jaime Hadwen (Cinderella, Xanadu) as Tinker Bell, Katrina Retallick (Big Fish, Ruthless!) as Mrs Darling and Mimi the Magic Mermaid, Robyn Loau as Tiger Lilly and sharing the role of Smee will be Mark Jones and Kev Orkian.
For further information go to: http://www.theatrepeople.com.a
Theatre People Sings Industry Night
March 20th will see Theatre People Sings Industry Night return to Melbourne’s La Di Da Bar and Restaurant with special performances from the casts of Book of Mormon and Kinky Boots.
Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.trybooking.com/Boo
Successful night at Underground Broadway
February 13th saw the Brisbane theatre community gather at New Globe Theatre to celebrate the promotion of up and coming and local performers as they merge with and are inspired by visiting professional theatre artists. This chapter saw Madeleine Jones (Ladies in Black), Stefanie Jones (Sound of Music), Kurt Phelan (American Idiot) and the cast of Ladies in Black. Congratulations to all involved.
QPAC (Playhouse): American Idiot (February 23rd)
Regent Theatre: Ladies in Black (February 25th)
Crown Theatre: Matilda (February 28th)
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hayes Theatre: Cabaret (March 5th)
Australia’s Tim Minchin has been cast as Friar Tuck in Liongate’s Robin Hood: Origins. The movie is set to be filmed in Budapest, Hungary and is scheduled to enter the theatre on March 23, 2018. Minchin is currently co- directing and writing the music and lyrics for the DreamWorks animated feature Larrikins.