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Alan Jones in Anything Goes?!?!? SERIOUSLY?!?

Word has reached Diva Knows Best from a reliable source that when the cast of Anything Goes is announced tomorrow at a major press event to be held by John Frost and Opera Australia, the revival will include controversial, right wing radio presenter Alan Jones in the role of Elisha J. 859 more words

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Backstage at the Island of Doctor Moron

I feel I can say without much fear of contradiction that at present there is no more unusual production going on in all of Australia than that taking place in Sydney’s old Academy Twin Cinemas. 1,725 more words

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The New Olympia Theatre and The Island of Doctor Moron

In what can only be called the boldest move the Australian music theatre has seen in decades, it was announced this Friday past that a new 250 seater theatre will open in Paddington this November with the professional debut of a new Australian musical. 561 more words

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One Tacky Tree

Image by Sarah Walker

A family friendly cabaret about fathers and daughters and other strange mysteries.

One Tacky Tree is a joyful experiment in cross-generational collaboration with material that ranges from original songs to pop, rock, blues and folk covers, (using two pianos, a violin, mouth organ, xylophone and various garden implements). 40 more words

Creativity & Theatre-making

Photos from Tête à Tête Opera Festival 2014

Here are a few of the production shots of our London performance as part of Tête à Tête. All photos taken by Claire Shovelton.

To see all production photos, click on the following link which will take to our page on the festival’s website:  54 more words

What a Difference a Tweet Makes

So the Ancient Greeks had a word “seisactheia” – which literally means “shaking off the burdens.” It was a law introduced in 6th century BC in Athens by which all debts were instantly cancelled. 765 more words

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Three hours to go! A Helpmann's update...

So with gale force winds up Campbell Street outside the Capitol, there’s still no sign of the red carpet being set up. But then even with five hours till the red carpet peaks and a lot of lights and power chords to unpack, someone no doubt had to explain to Capitol Theatre impresario Stephen Founder just why his theatre doesn’t suit red carpet events. 426 more words

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