The week that was:
- The Australian cast of the brand new production, Georgy Girl – the Seekers Musical, was announced.
- Hugh Jackman is bringing a five-city arena concert tour, Broadway to Oz, to Australia, opening in late November in Melbourne. Tickets go on sale on Monday and are available through Ticketek.
- Delta Goodrem released a video on social media of her and the cast of Cats performing a cover of new single ‘Wings’.
- In news that could see musical theatre return to the STC, they announced Jonathan Church as their new Artistic Director this week.
What to watch out for Next Week:
- High Society has their first performance at the Hayes Theatre on Friday.
- Anything Goes begins bump in into the Opera House on Monday with shows from 5 September.
- We are expecting announcements from both Dirty Dancing and Sound of Music early next week, so stay tuned.
Now Playing & Coming Soon:
New South Wales:
Matilda the Musical – Now playing at Sydney Lyric Theatre
Les Miserables – Now Playing at the Capitol Theatre until 18 October.
Transferring to QPAC, QLD from 10 November.
Anything Goes – Sydney Opera House from 5 September.
High Society – At the Hayes Theatre from Friday, 4 September.
The Lion King – Now playing at the Regent Theatre Melbourne until 1 November.
Transferring to the Crown Theatre, WA from 18 November.
Strictly Ballroom – Opening at QPAC, QLD from 9 September.
Dirty Dancing – Now playing at the Crown Theatre until 6 September.
Transferring to Adelaide Festival Centre, S.A. from 2 October.
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