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NEW CASTING GUIDELINES LEAD THE WAY ON USE OF OVERSEAS PERFORMERS

  The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance is calling on other theatrical producers to follow the example of the Michael Cassel Group in adopting transparent guidelines for the engagement of overseas performers on Australian stages. In a ground-breaking first for Australian theatre, MEAA’s Equity section and the Michael Cassel Group – producer of high-profile shows including Kinky Boots and Les Misérables – have reached formal agreement on the use of …Read More

TUNE IN ALERT – CYNDI LAUPER CO-HOSTING TODAY SHOW

Cyndi Lauper has arrived in Australia ahead of joining us in Melbourne for the final previews this week and for Opening Night. Cyndi will be co-hosting the final hour of Channel Nine’s TODAY SHOW tomorrow morning with Richard Wilkins talking all things KINKY BOOTS. Make sure you tune in from 7:45am or set your recorders.

Do you hear the people sing?

From this Thursday 26 March the Australian company of  Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of LES MISÉRABLES will  storm the barricades of Sydney’s Capitol Theatre for its Gala Opening. Cast of Les Misérables go from Shabby Chic to Stylish ahead of Sydney premiere. The Capitol theatre will be bathed in a sea of red, white and blue and patrons will be transported through the magic of Cameron Mackintosh’s stunning new production to the …Read More

Les Misérables opens in Perth to rave reviews

With “feet clapping, hollering, whistling and imploring the cast not to leave as the curtain finally fell,” the audience gave the cast a thunderous standing ovation after Wednesday’s opening night performance of Les Misérables at the Crown Theatre in Perth. Described as a “must-see for long time Les Mis lovers and newcomers alike”, and with some of Perth’s most famous faces in the audience. Click below to read the Perth opening night …Read More

Introducing Marius – Euan Doidge

Originally from Mt Gambier in South Australia, Euan landed his first major role, Paul San Marco, in the Australian Production of A Chorus Line, for which he was nominated as Best Supporting Actor at the 2012 Helpmann Awards. Credits since then include The Production Company’s Anything Goes and The Producers, the Australian tour of Legally Blonde, where he played the role of Nikos/Padamadan, and most recently the national tour of …Read More

Introducing Madame Thénardier – Lara Mulcahy

Lara is an award winning actress who has delighted audiences worldwide with her performances. A WAAPA graduate, her theatre credits include principal roles in Mamma Mia! (Australia & London), Les Misérables, Mame, Dirty Blonde and many more. Lara featured in three Baz Luhrmann films: Natalie in Strictly Ballroom, Mome Fromage in Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby. From sharing the stage with fellow comedians in Celebrity Autobiography at the Sydney …Read More