Twisted Broadway returns to Melbourne, celebrating five years of gender-bending fun

Look out Melbourne, Twisted Broadway is returning to the Arts Centre Playhouse in 2014, celebrating five fabulous years!

Twisted Broadway 2013. Image be Belinda Strodder
Twisted Broadway 2013. Image by Belinda Strodder

The gender-bending musical theatre event is Australia’s fastest growing charity concert and will entertain Melbourne audiences for one night only on Monday August 4. Twisted Broadway has raised over $60,000 for those living with and touched by HIV/AIDS through its chosen charity Oz Showbiz Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the growing success of the event is what Co-Producer Kate Macdonald describes as a “small but forever-shining beacon of support for those affected by this disease.”

“HIV/AIDS is an important and real issue for many Australians,” said Macdonald. “On average, 20 people are diagnosed with HIV every week in Australia and over 50 per cent of those living with HIV/AIDS live under the poverty line.”

Modelled on the success of New York’s Broadway Backwards, Twisted Broadway is an annual charity concert that has become a stalwart of Australia’s music theatre calendar. In 2014, audiences will be entertained by performers from Australia’s hit musical productions, including Les Miserablés, Wicked, Rocky Horror and many more, all performing songs originally penned for the opposite gender.

Tickets are on sale from today, 18 June via or phone 1300 182 183.

Twisted Broadway is Co-Presented by Kate Macdonald and TheBengeGroup

8pm, Monday 4 August, 2014
Tickets from $35

Erin James

Erin James is's former Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

Erin James

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