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Welcome Back Dolly!

Hello, Dolly! It’s so nice to have you back where you belong in the Playhouse as the Production Company’s opening production of their 2017 season. Starring real life husband and wife team, Marina… Continue reading

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Mamma Mia!, the musical phenomenon, is coming back to Australia for a national tour with a rather familiar face at the centre of the ABBA-inspired drama. Natalie O’Donnell made a name for herself… Continue reading

Life is a Cabaret!

What good is sitting alone in you room? Come hear the music play . . . A quote from the show’s title tune, this is the sentiment which will be ringing out around… Continue reading

Derek Deane & The Shanghai Ballet’s Swan Lake

If there is one ballet that stands above the rest, it is Swan Lake. Visions of white tutus mirroring the graceful and elegant nature of swans as they glide across the stage has… Continue reading

Full Cast Announced for Hello, Dolly!

Following the announcement earlier in the year that The Production Company’s 2017 season would open with a remounting of the iconic Hello, Dolly! starring Marina Prior and Grant Piro, the remaining cast has… Continue reading

Shanghai Ballet’s Swan Lake

When it comes to ballet, there is no ballet more famous than Swan Lake. The legendary story of a Prince falling in love with a beautiful maiden cursed to be a swan by… Continue reading

Cabaret: Full Cast Announced

Following a sell-out season at Sydney’s Hayes Theatre, Cabaret is coming to Melbourne in the little used (and perfectly chosen) Athenaeum Theatre from April 27 for a strictly limited season of 4 weeks.… Continue reading

Come to the Cabaret

Cabaret is a big art form in Australia with entire venues and even festivals set up to accommodate this form of artistic expression. But there is only one Kit Kat Club which sets… Continue reading

The Most Incredible Diva Of Them All

There are plenty of talented performers who can morph into a well-known celebrity and provide a night’s entertainment paying tribute to this larger-than-life personality. But nobody can do an endless raft of interchanging… Continue reading

Honouring A Musical Legend

Carole King is without doubt one of the most influential songwriters and performers of the 20th century. The list of performers who sang her songs are a veritable who’s-who of the era including… Continue reading