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‘RENT’ prompts walkout as audience member realises musical is queer

‘RENT’ prompts walkout as audience member realises musical is queer

A production in Leeds has drawn international attention after an audience member disrupted a recent performance with a homophobic outburst. UK company Bite My Thumb’s staging of RENT was interrupted in Leeds on Saturday, as a viewer declared “I didn’t realise this show was about gays”, leaving the theatre. Jonathan Larson’s musical is famously focused on […]

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‘Fame – the Musical’ is coming to the Crown Theatre

‘Fame – the Musical’ is coming to the Crown Theatre

“Baby look at me, and tell me what you see.” So goes the opening line of the title song of Fame, one of the greatest tunes to deliver positive self-affirmation and embrace the philosophy of bringing your dreams to life by loudly declaring them. Fame the Musical, the epic dance musical that celebrates all things […]

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Jump back to the 80s as ‘The Wedding Singer’ comes to Perth

Jump back to the 80s as ‘The Wedding Singer’ comes to Perth

Deliciously 80s musical The Wedding Singer has announced new performance seasons opening across Sydney, Melbourne and Perth from January 2022. David Venn Enterprises has promised to amp-up the already spectacular show, with new costumes and neon set pieces adding to an already wow-worthy production, with resounding critical acclaim received across the country. In Perth, the […]

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Musical ‘An American in Paris’ to tour Australia in 2022

Musical ‘An American in Paris’ to tour Australia in 2022

The Australian Ballet and GWB Entertainment have announced that the new version of the musical An American in Paris will have its keenly-awaited Australian premiere in 2022. Hailed as a tour de force for its inventive choreography, the four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical tells the entrancing story of a young American soldier and a beautiful […]

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Amazon Prime drops new trailer for ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’

Amazon Prime drops new trailer for ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’

A new trailer for the long awaited film version of the musical Everybody’s Taking About Jamie has arrived ahead of the film’s release this September. The musical follows student Jamie New who reveals to his careers counsellor and classmates that his dream job is being a drag queen. The British musical has made the journey […]

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‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ film heads to Amazon Prime

‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ film heads to Amazon Prime

The long awaited film version of the musical Everybody’s Taking About Jamie is skipping the cinemas and heading straight to streaming service Amazon Prime. The movie will be available to stream from 17th September, and a new trailer gives more glimpses of what’s in store. The musical follows schoolboy Jamie New who reveals to his career’s […]

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‘Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – The Musical’ delivers a camp party

‘Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – The Musical’ delivers a camp party

Priscilla – Queen of the Desert – The Musical | Crown Theatre Until 31st May | ★ ★ ★ ★   There’s certainly a lot of camp fun and disco celebration crammed into the musical version of Priscilla – Queen of the Desert. It’s the latest in a strong of WA based productions to grace the stage at […]

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‘What Makes a Musical a Musical?’ This (musical) cabaret has answers

‘What Makes a Musical a Musical?’ This (musical) cabaret has answers

Have you ever wondered what makes a musical, a musical? On the surface, one might say it’s theatre + singing, but the genre has become so much more than the sum of its parts. The team at Grey Lantern Productions have set out to explore this question with their latest work, What Makes a Musical a […]

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‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ is coming to Australia

We’ve been following the journey of the musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie since before it even made its debut in Sheffield back 2016. Now we’re excited to share the musical will be coming to Australia this year, with a Perth season in early 2021. The Australian production of the hit musical will open at the Sydney […]

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‘West Side Story’ to return to Australia in 2020

Opera Australia and GWB Entertainment have announced that the acclaimed BB Group production of West Side Story will return to Australia in 2020. A modern retelling of Romeo and Juliet; this tragic love story tells the tale of two young people whose happiness is destroyed by the hate of two enemy camps in New York […]

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