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CURRENT SHOWS

NEW SOUTH WALES

Capitol Theatre: Kinky Boots

Hayes Theatre: Only Heaven Knows

Lyric Theatre: The Bodyguard

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Adelaide Festival Centre: Matilda

VICTORIA

Arts Centre (Playhouse) : Hello, Dolly !

Chapel off Chapel: Spring Awakening

Her Majesty’s Theatre: Aladdin

The Princess Theatre: The Book of Mormon

Regent Theatre: My Fair Lady

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND AUSTRALIAN THEATRES?  

Home Grown- Third Birthday

Home Grown invites you to celebrate their third birthday with them tomorrow night at Chapel off Chapel. From 7pm you will hear music by some extremely talented Australian writers. Tickets are available from http://chapeloffchapel.com.au/melbourne-comedy-theatre-art/melbourne-events/melbourne-theatre/home-grown-3rd-birthday-4-june/

Home Grown large cast

Beyond Kinky

The Australian cast of Kinky Boots will perform a one night only charity concert to raise money for Beyond Blue on Sunday, June 18th. Created and performed by the cast of Kinky Boots, Sydneysiders have the unique opportunity to see this supremely talented company pay homage to the divas of pop in their own Kinky way.

The show will be held at the Capitol Theatre at 8pm with tickets available from http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/beyondkinky-haymarket-new-south-wales-18-06-2017/event/130052AFF77B6918?artistid=2375048&majorcatid=10002&minorcatid=207&bba=1

Beyond Kinky logo

 

MAME

Neglected Musicals together with the Hayes Theatre Company presents MAME. Set in New York during the Great Depression and World War 2 it focuses on the life of eccentric bohemian Mame Dennis whose life with wealthy friends is interrupted when the young son of her late brother arrives to live with her.

Starring Virginia Gay (Dusty, Calamity Jane)Laura Bunting (Side Show, RENT)Anthony Gooley (Calamity Jane)Sheridan Harbridge (Calamity Jane)Rob Johnson (Calamity Jane) and Madeleine Jones (Ladies in Black, ONCE) the show will run from July 5-9, 2017.

With tickets selling quickly be sure to get yours at http://www.hayestheatre.com.au/what-s-on/book-tickets.html

Mame logo

Only Heaven Knows– Opening Night

Tuesday, May 30th saw the Opening Night of Only Heaven Knows at Hayes Theatre. The musical is set in Sydney and tells the story of one man’s discovery of love and life in Sydney. The show has been receiving fantastic reviews and runs until Saturday, July 1st. With many shows already sold out be sure to grab your tickets ASAP.

http://www.hayestheatre.com.au/what-s-on/book-tickets.html

Only Heaven Knows

Jesus Christ Superstar – Cast Announcement

Friday, June 2nd saw the full cast announcement of The Production Company’s next show: Jesus Christ Superstar. Joining the already announced cast members, Rob Mills as Jesus, Alinta Chidzey as Mary Magdalene and Zoy Frangos as Judas, will be Trevor Ashley (Les Miserables) as Herod and Michael Cormick (Cabaret) as Pilate. Also joining the cast are Paul HughesStephen McDowellMike Snell and Andrew Cook.

The ensemble members are: Embla Bishop, Jared Bryan, Angelique Cassimatis, Emma Clark, Zoe Coppinger, Sage Douglas, Nelson Gardner, Glenn Hill, Alex Hyne, Luke Jarvis, Kurt Kansley, Andrew Kroenert, Josie Lane, Luigi Lucente, Scott McConnell, John Reed, Thern Reynolds, Pharic Scott, Suzanne Steele, Rachael Ward and Sam Ward. 

The show will play at Melbourne’s State Theatre from July 29th to August 6th for 11 shows only.

Tickets are available from https://www.artscentremelbourne.com.au/whats-on/2017/musicals/jesus-christ-superstar 

JCS TPC full cast

Musical Theatre Footy Day raises much needed funds for Beyond Blue

Monday, May 29th saw the men and women of musical theatre swap their taps for footy boots to contest the annual Musical Theatre Footy Day. In a tightly fought game the Lions beat the Sharks 103 to 69. Most importantly however $1,730.00 was raised for Beyond Blue. Congratulations to all involved.

MT Footy Day

Josh Piterman sings at State of Origin

On Wednesday night, Josh Piterman (Beautiful, CATS) sang the national anthem at the first game of the State of Origin series played in Brisbane. Congratulations Josh!

Josh Piterman street

OPENING SHOWS  

VICTORIA

Chapel off Chapel: 21 Chump Street (June 8th)

Chapel off Chapel: Ordinary Days (June 8th)

CLOSING SHOWS 

VICTORIA

Arts Centre (Playhouse): Hello, Dolly! (June 11th)

Chapel off Chapel: Spring Awakening (June 10th)

AUSSIES ABROAD

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