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Straight Outta Oz: Todrick Hall blows into Perth on June 1

Broadway star and newly minted RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Todrick Hall is heading to Australia with his Straight Outta Oz tour this June. The American Idol finalist has put his own twist on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with over 20 original songs. Hall’s version tells the story of his adventure from small town Texas […]

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Musical wizard Todrick Hall heads to Oz

Musical wizard Todrick Hall heads to Oz

Broadway star and newly minted RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Todrick Hall is heading to Australia with his Straight Outta Oz tour this June. The American Idol finalist has put his own twist on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with over 20 original songs. Hall’s version tells the story of his adventure from small town Texas to the glamorous Oz Angeles; […]

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‘Wicked’ composer boycotts North Carolina

‘Wicked’ composer boycotts North Carolina

The Wizard of Oz’s spiritual companion musical ‘Wicked’ will no longer be performed in North Carolina as composer Stephen Schwartz moves to boycott the state over new anti-LGBT laws. The new law signed by Governor Pat McCrory allows for LGBTIQ people to be fired, refused service or evicted on the basis of their sexual orientation, […]

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‘Wicked’ Opens Its Doors in Perth!

‘Wicked’ Opens Its Doors in Perth!

One of the world’s most popular musicals opens tonight in Perth at the Crown Theatre. ‘Wicked’, known as ‘The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz’ can no longer called itself untold, having been performed in over four continents over its twelve-year history. OUTinPerth took a look behind the scenes of the critically acclaimed production. […]

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Last Surviving Munchkin from “The Wizard of Oz” turns 94 Today

Last Surviving Munchkin from “The Wizard of Oz” turns 94 Today

Jerry Maren, born Gerard Marenghi, is the last surviving actor to have played a munchkin in 1939’s “The Wizard of Oz”. Maren played the green outfitted member of the Lollipop Guild who handed Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) a lollipop. Maren is also known for his work on “The Gong Show”, “The Odd Couple” and his […]

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