Musicals

Major new musical to debut in Melbourne

Many of Australia’s favourite musical theatre stars including Lucy Durack (Wicked, Legally Blonde, Shrek), Verity Hunt-Ballard (Mary Poppins, Sweet Charity), Thomas McGuane (Frozen, Jersey Boys), Matt Lee (Mary Poppins, Frozen) and Kristie Nguy will lead the new musical production of MIDNIGHT,which is premiering in Melbourne in June 2023 at the Comedy Theatre.

Hugh Sheridan to star in the Australian mainstage premiere of tick, tick…BOOM!

One of Australia’s favourite performers of stage and screen, Hugh Sheridan, will star as Jonathan Larson in the much-loved rock musical. tick, tick…BOOM!, the autobiographical musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Awardwinning composer of Rent, Jonathan Larson, will take place at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre from 1 February 2023 before a limited season at QPAC’s Playhouse in Brisbane.

Beauty and the Beast finds its leads!

It’s a tale as old as time, but the Australian premiere of Disney Theatrical’s Broadway blockbuster Beauty and the Beast is getting a thoroughly modern makeover ahead of its debut at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in June 2023. Securing the first Australian showing of this new production continues Sydney’s winning streak of bagging the premiere seasons of major international shows, including first Down Under outings of Broadway blockbuster Hamilton, and Disney’s smash-hit stage adaptation of Frozen.