UPCOMING EVENTS

 

NEW SOUTH WALES

Capitol Theatre: Frozen- Tuesday, December 1st

Riverside Theatre: Table For Six- Friday, November 6th

Sydney Lyric Theatre: Pippin- Tuesday, November 24th

Paddo RSL Showroom: Ring Them Bells: A Very Liza Christmas– Sunday, November 29th to Thursday, December 17th

 

QUEENSLAND

Wynnum Fringe- Friday, November 13th to Sunday, November 15th

 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Ripcord- Dunstan Playhouse- Friday, November 13th

 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Oklahoma!- Heath Ledger Theatre- Saturday, November 28th

 

CAST ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Producers 

New Brisbane based theatre company, Altitude Theatre has announced the cast of The Producers ahead of their inaugural 2021 season. The all-singing, all-dancing hit musical will have you laughing, crying, and cheering from your seats. Winner of 12 Tony Awards in 2001 including Best Musical and winner of 3 Olivier Awards in 2005 including Best New Musical, the show is one not to be missed.

Leading the cast are Matt Young (Yank!, Annie) as theatre producer, Max Bialystock, Mark Hill (Muriel’s Wedding, Mary Poppins) as accountant, Leo Bloom, and Rachael Ward (Chicago, Singin’ in the Rain) as blonde bombshell, Ulla. Joining them on stage are James Lee (Annie) as Roger De Bris, Alex Watson (FAME), Patrick Conolly (Return) as Franz Liebkind, Chloe Taylor as Hold Me, Touch Me & Ensemble, Jackson Reedman (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) as Stormtrooper & Ensemble, Maddison Coleman as Shirley Markowitz & Ensemble, Shay Debney (The Wizard of Oz) as Ensemble & Leo Bloom Cover, Stephen Hirst (The Boy from Oz) as Max Bialystock Cover & Roger De Bris Cover, Melissa Russo as Ensemble & Ulla Cover, Paul Roos as Ensemble & Carmen Chia Cover, Austin Cornish as Ensemble & Franz Liebkind Cover, Emma Whitefield as Ensemble, Tyson Stuetz as Ensemble, Dhuruva Padmanabham as Ensemble, Dominique Milne as Ensemble, Lachlan Griffith as Swing, Gabriella Boumford as Swing and Jasper Filshie as Swing.

The show opens in March 2021 at the Brisbane Powerhouse with tickets on sale from November 10th, 2020. Further information can be found at https://www.theproducers.com.au/

Altitude Production’s cast of The Producers.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Musical Mashup- High School Edition

Ana Maria Belo (Fame, Hair, In the Heights) and Margi de Ferranti (Mamma Mia!, In the Heights, Les Miserables) have launched the Musical Mashup workshops. Spend 6 days working with top industry professionals while learning songs from your favourite high school-themed musicals and create your very own scenes to perform in your own show!

The workshops will be held in NSW from January 11th to 16th, 2021, and are open to everyone between the ages of  9-17. Further information can be found obtained by emailing at [email protected]

 

CELEBRATIONS

 

Sloane Rose Anne Scundi 

Congratulations to Nicole Melloy (Merrily We Roll Along, Dusty) and husband Anthony Scundi (Electric Dreams, Nine- the Musical) on the birth of their daughter Sloane on October 15th, 2020. Big sister Aurora is ecstatic to have a baby sister.  Welcome to the theatre family Sloane!

Sloane Scundi

 

VIDEOS

 

Chloe Zuel and Tim McCallum

Sunday, November 26th saw Chloe Zuel (SIX, Beautiful) perform the National Anthem at the NRL Grand Final at Sydney’s ANZ stadium. Here is her beautiful rendition. Brisbane based performer, Tim McCallum performed the anthem at Saturday’s AFL final. We will share when we find a video. Well done Tim!

 

The Phantom of the Opera

Josh Piterman (The Phantom of the Opera) treated those riding the London tube this week to a serenading version of The Prayer alongside fellow performer, Welsh-born, Lucie Jones (Waitress). Enjoy!

 

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CGrbcfJHmp2/?hl=en

 

AUSSIES ABROAD

 

 Cats celebrate 50 shows

Congratulations to the South Korean company of Cats who celebrated their 50th show this weekend!. We wish you all many more shows and ongoing good health!

Xavier Pellin as Mr Mistoffelees.

 

 

 

 

 

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