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Hugh Jackman to star in Broadway revival of ‘The Music Man’

Hugh Jackman to star in Broadway revival of ‘The Music Man’

Hugh Jackman will star in a Broadway revival of The Music Man with the show scheduled to open in 2020. The musical was a huge broadway hit in the late 1950’s and was made into a film in 1962. The show made a star of Robert Preston, who appeared in both the original Broadway production and […]

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The award winning musical ‘The Book of Mormon’ is coming to Perth

The award winning musical ‘The Book of Mormon’ is coming to Perth

The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is coming to Perth this September. The show which has picked up a swag of awards around the globe will open at the Crown Theatre on 3rd September for a limited season. The show has already had successful […]

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Grease – The Arena Experience is here for one summer night

Grease – The Arena Experience is here for one summer night

In the 40th Anniversary Year of Grease hitting the movie screens (yes it was THAT long ago), the Arena Production Grease – The Arena Experience has been touring Australia to sell-out arena crowds. Grease – The Arena Experience featuring over 700 performers thunders onto the stage at RAC Arena for 2 shows only on Saturday 19th […]

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Review | Madiba – The Musical celebrates the birth of a Rainbow Nation

Review | Madiba – The Musical celebrates the birth of a Rainbow Nation

Madiba – The Musical | Crown Theatre | til Jan 12 | ★ ★ ★ ★  When I think of musicals my mind conjures images of witches defying gravity, East German genderqueer punks or lion cubs who just can’t wait to be king – so the real life story of political figure Nelson Mandela seemed like an […]

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Review | Jesus Christ Superstar is trending on Faithbook

Review | Jesus Christ Superstar is trending on Faithbook

Jesus Christ Superstar | Quarry Amphitheatre | til Nov 4 | ★ ★ ★ ★ It was all buzz and glamour last night as Platinum’s Jesus Christ Superstar opened to an excited crowd at The Quarry Amphitheatre. The colourful and energetic re-imagining of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic didn’t fail to thrill, not least for its taking place […]

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Review | Aladdin grants all of your wishes in a magical performance

Aladdin | Crown Theatre | til Oct 28 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The latest Disney stage adaptation has landed at Crown Theatre, bringing with it all of the wondrous treasures from the 1992 on-screen original, and a few extra trinkets to boot. Based in Middle Eastern folk lore, Aladdin takes us back to the fictional city of […]

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Assassins & The Events: Black Swan shine a light on gun control

In his musical Assassins Stephen Sondheim traverses US history visiting each assassination attempt on an American President. From the well known, including the deaths of John F Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln, to attacks on the lives of Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, James Garfield and William McKinley. It’s a musical journey highlighting that being leader of […]

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The Best Musical of the 20th Century: WAAPA does Carousel

The Best Musical of the 20th Century: WAAPA does Carousel

Time magazine bestowed the ‘Best Musical’ tag on Carousel, writing that Rodgers and Hammerstein “set the standards for the 20th century musical, and this show features their most beautiful score and the most skillful and affecting example of their musical storytelling”. The classic musical Carousel will be at the Regal Theatre from 16-23 June, starring […]

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Review | You’ll want to stay for dessert after First Date the Musical

Review | You’ll want to stay for dessert after First Date the Musical

First Date the Musical | WA Maritime Museum | til Feb 3rd | ★ ★ ★ ★  Do you remember going on an awkward first date? Were you getting anxious meeting that person, hoping they are the one for you or do you put out? Well, look no further than First Date the Musical. First Date the […]

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‘The Sound of Music’ actor Heather Menzies-Urich dies

‘The Sound of Music’ actor Heather Menzies-Urich dies

Heather Menzies-Urich, who as a teenager starred as Louisa Von Trapp in the musical The Sound of Music has died aged 68. She was just 14 years old when she played the third eldest child of the famous singing family, and it was her first acting role. Pictured above, Menzies- Urich is fourth from the left. […]

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