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Hamilton set to reopen at the Lyric Theatre next month

Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash hit Broadway musical, Hamilton, is set to reopen at the Lyric Theatre on October 19. After opening in March the show proved to be incredibly popular, which led to an extension of the season. However, with the introduction of stay-at-home orders in June all scheduled performances between June 25 and October 17 […]

REVIEW: Hamilton

The Australian production of Hamilton has been presented with a very unique opportunity, as one of the only major live theatre productions occurring in the world, and if it could speak it would most certainly say "I'm not throwing away my shot!" This version of Lin-Manuel Miranda's instant classic takes all of the elements that […]

Drummer Queens

Welcome to the world of Drummer Queens as eight talented young women take to the stage playing drums and percussion in this very unique and incredibly entertaining sound and light spectacular. The art of drumming is creatively presented and should send shock waves consuming audiences as the theatre shakes profusely from this ‘joyous noise’. The […]

Review: We Will Rock You

In a dystopian future where the general population is plugged into the motherboard of conformity, a group of rebellious bohemians fight to reinstate free thought and the power of rock n’ roll, baby. Someone thought it would be a great idea to bring Ben Elton’s We Will Rock You, a musical based on the music […]

Strictly Ballroom: The Musical

Baz Luhrmann’s latest creation is bursting at the sequined seams of the Lyric Theatre. Strictly Ballroom: The Musical has finally arrived. In an explosion of colour and feathers, the classic tale about overcoming repression flamboyantly enthrals audiences as much as the 1992 film did (and still does). Luhrmann’s holistic creative approach and boundless imagination means […]


When asked about the charisma needed to play leading man Danny in Grease is the Word: The Musical, Rob Mills shrugs it off. "I’m just being me I suppose. The last 15 years of my life I’ve been onstage. You get more confident about who you are during that.” That confidence has been finely honed […]


It is imperative to use the cliché - Oh (pause) my (pause) God (applause) - for this one! The Blue Man Group are sensationally awe-inspiring, and visually spectacular. This literal shake-your-booty extravaganza - the trio magically hypnotise everyone to let go and dance with their "seven rock concert dance steps" - is one laughter-filled ride […]


“Audiences of all ages will love Hot Shoe Shuffle. Children as young as 4 or 5, [even] 2 year olds bopping around, tiny tots, all the way up to the elderly. Everyone will love it," says recent Actors Centre Australia graduate Morgan Junior-Larwood, who plays Slap in this timeless classic. The quality and showmanship of […]