Michelle Barr has an important part to play in the new production of the hit Ben Elton-Queen musical.
When Ian Ferrington was a teenager – not so very long ago – he wanted to be a rapper. "I didn't fall in with the right crowd to really pursue it," he says.
Creatures great and terrifying come to life via the creative vision of a big kid with even bigger playthings.
Frank Abagnale jnr was an airline pilot, a lawyer, a surgeon, and a millionaire – all before he turned 21. How he did it is the subject of the Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can, which will have its Canberra premiere in May.
With four big shows set to launch next month, Melbourne's hills are alive with the sound of musicals.
The Broadway juggernaut Hamilton earned the Pulitzer Prize drama award Monday, as was widely expected.
She famously shared the stage with King Kong but this multi-talented performer has fresh horrors in store.
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Putting together the classic Queen songs that power rock musical We Will Rock You was an electrifying experience for Jaz Flowers.
If you get the singing right the work of making a Seekers musical should be half-done. Unfortunately, the jokes and script were also half-done.
The flaming hot hip hop musical which is sold out until January 2017 is coming down under according to its CEO.
The Disney musical based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale is about to have its Canberra premiere.
If a musician has been popular, controversial or influential enough, chances are someone, somewhere, is working on a way to turn their story into a work of musical theatre.
David Campbell is set to play American teen idol, actor and crooner Bobby Darin in a new Australian stage show Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Musical.
Eddie Perfect winces when asked to define cabaret. But that is nothing compared to his reaction to the mention of South Australian Liberal senator Cory Bernardi.
This production, directed by Roger Hodgman and starring Anthony Warlow, feels elastic, vital and roomy.
A new stage production of Grease revives the lost songs, sexual references and period slang that was expunged from the famous film version, writes Elissa Blake.
New Australian musicals are a rare bird in the wild but when more than pay off when given a little encouragement – recent years have seen the likes of Georgy Girl and Flowerchildren earning audience praise, while Tim Minchin's Matilda has arrived in Australia to magnificent critical approval.
Sing, dance, act. Talk just enough but not too much. Be confident but not arrogant, enthusiastic but not weird. Be the right height. Have the right look. Concentrate for hours at a time and, above all, just act natural.
It isn't easy to ensure a successful show gets a second life in Sydney's competitive theatre scene. Director Shaun Rennie's production of the rock musical Rent is an exception.
This musical adaptation of the hit movie is well produced but doesn't quite justify the need for its existence.
In the theatre companies awards division, the biggest winner was Malthouse Theatre's I Am a Miracle.
Technical whizzbangs and some clever illusions don't compensate for the shallowness of Ghost but let's face it, no one's here expecting Ibsen.
Six years before she swept the world with Girls Just Want to Have Fun, the larger-than-life pop star was told she'd never sing again.