Here’s the latest news in the Weekly Wrap!
NEW SOUTH WALES
Capitol Theatre: My Fair Lady
Hayes Theatre: Assassins
Lyric Theatre: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
QPAC Lyric Theatre: Kinky Boots
Chapel off Chapel: Memphis
Her Majesty’s Theatre: Aladdin
The Princess Theatre: The Book of Mormon
Regent Theatre: The Bodyguard
WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND AUSTRALIAN THEATRES?
Last Five Years (Melbourne)
Last Five Years will open at the MC Showroom in Prahran on November 21st and runs until the 26th. Andrew Kroenert (Dream Lover, Fiddler on the Roof) and Katie Weston (Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago) will portray writer Jamie and Actress Cathy respectively.
Tickets can be purchased at https://www.trybooking.com/
Hayes Theatre – 2018 Season Launch
Sunday, October 8th saw Sydney’s Hayes Theatre launch their 2018 season. The season includes Darlinghurst Heights, American Psycho- The Musical, Evie May- A Tivoli Story, In The Heights, Gypsy, The View UpStairs, Carmen Live or Dead, Aspects of Love and Carlotta- Queen of the Cross.
For full details including dates head to http://www.theatrepeople.com.
This week in MT
Monday, October 2nd saw the Australian Theatre community gather at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre for Twisted Broadway. The evening where songs written for a female voice are sung by males and vice versa, a night where anything and everything can and does happen. Hosted by Joel Creasey and Rob Mills, Some highlights included Rowan Witt, Daniel Assetta and Matt Holly from Th
Bad Luck to say Good Luck on Opening Night …
Grease burns the rubber in Adelaide
This past weekend saw the cast of Harvest Rain’s Grease converge on Adelaide to perform the show alongside a mass ensemble of Adelaide youngsters at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.
Last Five Years (Brisbane)
Saturday, October 7th saw The Last Five Years open at the Brisbane Powerhouse. The show runs until Saturday, October 14th and stars Kurt Phelan and Lizzie Moore. Tickets can be purchased from https://brisbanepowerhouse.
Saturday saw the Australasian Premiere of Tony award winning show Memphis. Presented by StageArt the show runs at Prahran’s Chapel off Chapel until October 28th. Tickets are available from http://chapeloffchapel.com.au/
Follow The Yellow Brick Road
Last week saw The Wizard of Oz begin rehearsals ahead of the show opening at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre from November 4th ahead of Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne.
Further information can be found at https://www.
Monday, October 9th saw the cast of the speakable Scottish show Brigadoon begin rehearsals ahead of shows which commence on October 28th at Melbourne’s Arts Centre. Brigadoon is the third show in The Production Company’s 2018 season. Information can be found at https://www.
Mamma Mia! Here we go again …
Get ready to party as Mamma Mia! begins rehearsals today before opening in Canberra next month. The show then dances to Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide. Further information can be found at http://www.mammamiathemusical.
The Mormons celebrate 300th show
Congratulations to the company of The Book of Mormon who celebrated their 300th show this weekend at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre. The show opens in Sydney in March 2018.
Michaela Powell engaged
Congratulations to Michaela Powell (Les Miserables) on her engagement to her partner Tom. Tom asked Michaela to marry him in New York where the two are holidaying. Congratulations Michaela and Tom from everyone at Theatre People.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hayes Theatre: Me and My Girl (October 25th)
Hayes Theatre: High Fidelity (November 18th)
Chapel off Chapel: Beautiful Things (October 16th)
Chapel off Chapel: Lay Down Sally (October 17th)
State Theatre: Brigadoon (October 28th)
NEW SOUTH WALES
Capitol Theatre: My Fair Lady (October 14th)
Hayes Theatre: Assassins (October 14th)
Hayes Theatre: Me and My Girl (October 29th)
QPAC Lyric Theatre: Kinky Boots (October 22nd)
Chapel off Chapel: Memphis (October 28th)
Chapel off Chapel: Beautiful Things (October 23rd)
Chapel off Chapel: Lay Down Sally (October 24th)
State Theatre: Brigadoon (November 5th)
CATS Korea celebrates their 100th show
Congratulations to the company of CATS Korea who celebrated their 100th show on Saturday.
Broadway World – Scotland Awards
Congratulations to Courtney Act (Favourite Cabaret/Variety Show) and Gillian Cosgriff (Favourite Comedy Show) on their nominations in the 2017 Broadway World Scotland Awards.