The Armageddon Expo took over the Melbourne Showgrounds this past weekend, with TV and movie stars from the likes of Doctor Who, Breaking Bad and Superman, as well as members from the huge realms of sci-fi, fantasy, comic, anime and gaming all coming together for a weekend of geek and fanatic goodness. Rebecca Houlden was there and brings you this gallery!
We're only one day away from the hotly anticipated Soulfest kicking off in Sydney, and then this news drops out of nowhere. Co-headliner and neo-soul legend D'Angelo will be performing a special sideshow exclusively in Melbourne. What's more is that the show will be an intimate affair with limited capacity to give lucky ticket holders a chance to really get the feel for his music.
The always amazing Sara Bareilles came through The Tivoli in Brisbane for an unforgettable show! Claire Davies brings you this gallery from the night.
"Tell Tails" is on until 28th of September 2014 at The Butterfly Club (@butterflyclub), as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival. To entice us all for the performance, Bridget Bridge danced barefoot on broken glass yesterday. Here's a few photos by Tony Proudfoot from the... unique photo opp.
The Last Confession starring David Suchet is currently enjoying performances at the Comedy Theatre in Melbourne following successful runs in Perth, Brisbane and Adelaide. Mandy Hall went along to the media call earlier this week and brings us these photos from the anticipated performance, which continues in Melbourne until the 21st, before opening at Sydney's Theatre Royal on the 24th.
As part of the Nite Art series in Melbourne earlier this month, Supply was "a site-specific project that stages multiple indications of power through complex connotations and basic applications" that took over the decommissioned J Substation on the corner of Spencer Street and Lonsdale Street.
Starring Australia’s doyenne of comedy Noeline Brown as the iconic Maggie Beare, with Darren Gilshenan (The Moodys, Rake, Full Frontal) and Shane Jacobson (Kenny, Guys and Dolls, The Time of Our Lives), the classic Australian TV series Mother & Son gets a turn on the stage with a story penned by Geoffrey Atherden - 30 years after his first episodes hit the screen!
Les Miserables has returned to Melbourne for an anticipated, highly acclaimed new production. Mandy Hall brings us a glimpse at what we can expect from the performances at Her Majesty's Theatre in this photo gallery. Tickets to the season are on sale now.
We're less than a month away from opening night of Les Miserables at Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre, June 22nd (Tickets available HERE through to Sunday, 28th September). In anticipation of the premiere, the AU's Mandy Hall headed along to a media preview of the show, where we got to see the cast and crew in rehearsal mode. Enjoy the gallery here:
We were invited to capture the curtain call of the world premiere of Strictly Ballroom The Musical at The Lyric Theatre in Sydney last night. A standing ovation was given to the producers of the show. Photos by Johnny Au
Strictly Ballroom The Musical made its world premiere at Sydney's Lyric Theatre last night. Sydney's A-List celebrities walked the red carpet including Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin, Joel Edgerton, Danielle Spencer, Sonia Kruger, Rachael Finch, Rachel Griffiths and many more. Our photographer Johnny Au was there to mingle with the stars.
Nathan Atkins heads along to Strictly Ballroom: The Musical to give us all a taste of what we're in for in the anticipated production. The show finishes up its run of previews this week ahead of its official premiere this weekend. More details about the show can be found on the official website HERE.
Homeground festival was held at the Sydney Opera House over the weekend featuring some of the best first nations music and cultural talent. Our photographer Johnny Au attended the Sunday session which featured indigenous artists such as Thaylia, Bow And Arrow, Glenn Skuthorpe, Ursula Yovich, Shellie Morris and Casey Donovan (pictured above). Dance acts include Move It Mob Style and Thomas E S Kelly.
Katie Noonan and Circa team up for "Love-Song-Circus" at the City Recital Hall in Sydney. Nathan Atkins was at the first show in Sydney last night and brings us these photos. The second and final performance will be on tonight!
the AU review attended the media call of the new production of Rogers And Hammerstein's The King And I at Opera Australia HQ. Starring Lisa McCune, Teddy Tahu Rhodes (Sydney and Brisbane) and Jason Scott Lee (Melbourne). The production of The King And I will be held at Lyric Theatre - QPAC in Brisbane, Princess Theatre in Melbourne and Joan Sutherland Theatre at Sydney Opera House. Photos by Johnny Au.