King Kong sized donations

It appears that taking leaps and bounds (or rather large monkey-sized steps) in the on-stage element of theatre isn’t enough for King Kong. Today it was announced that King Kong will be partnering… Continue reading

Warm-up Acts

On Friday night, I was lucky enough to get tickets to the West End production of One Man, Two Guvnors that is now playing at The Arts Centre. What struck me most about… Continue reading

Pick me! Pick me!

I was just alerted to the below video from the popular TV comedy Family Guy. While I am all for incorporating theatre references (albeit in a mocking way) into popular culture, but I… Continue reading

Money, Money, Money

American television pilot season has finished for another year and yet again we have seen many Broadway stars picked up in new shows that will soon hit the major television networks across the… Continue reading

Not too hot, not too cold . . . just right?

As Goldilocks says, porridge cannot be too hot, porridge cannot be too cold, it has to be just right. The same goes when some writers are looking for an idea to turn into… Continue reading

Regenerating your musical so it doesn’t get exterminated

There is a secret to the long-lived television serial Doctor Who. The series remains fresh and continues to capture audiences’ interest due to the ability to constantly change the cast every couple of… Continue reading

Are TV shows too sacred to make good musicals?

As you may have heard, the Australian production of The Addams Family has decided to close only two months into its run. There are also many rumours that the cast have been told… Continue reading


There are some people out there who apparently think that technology is only a fad that is going to fade out. Then there are the clever ones who actually move with the changes… Continue reading

Getting celebrities to do your work for you!

Alike all opening nights, Legally Blonde’s Melbourne Opening Night was saturated with celebrities on the ‘Pink’ Carpet. But in order not to throw away complimentary tickets, there are a couple of guidelines that… Continue reading

Things ain’t what they used to be . . .

Nostalgia is a powerful force in marketing (i.e. glass Coca-Cola bottles) and it is quite clear that it works in theatres with various revivals opening up around the world. However, how long does… Continue reading