A host of hit new musicals have opened on Australian stages, but do any offer the promise of the now late, great American theatremaker?
There are a large number of musicals to look forward to this year, COVID permitting, from the well-known to the less familiar, with several new Australian musicals among them.
One of the giants of musical theatre has died. Composers, producers, performers and fans have taken to social media to farewell the man who revolutionised the American musical.
After a hiatus in 2020, we once again asked our reviewers and readers to vote for the Australian and International Artists of the Year. We are thrilled to announce our 2021 winners.
The Australian cast more than rises to the occasion with a stunning production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical.
The lead producer of Hamilton charts his career, which includes Rent, In the Heights and Baz Luhrmann's La Bohème on Broadway, and explains why he sees Hamilton as "an enlightened business".
Features this month explore the redevelopment of Adelaide's Her Majesty's Theatre, Margaret Sutherland's Violin Concerto, Andrew Ford's Red Dirt Hymns project, and the musical Hamilton.
Jo Litson talks to producer Michael Cassel and two cast members about creating a distinctly Australian-looking production of Hamilton, and why that’s so important.
Jason Arrow has landed the title role of Alexander Hamilton, with local performers from diverse backgrounds playing the vast majority of roles.
Hamilton's Musical Director and orchestrator discusses how he loves being Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “co-pilot”, performing together at the White House, and why he hopes Hamilton will bring about change.
Musical theatre fans around the world rejoiced when Disney+ announced it would stream a film of the stage production of Hamilton. Does it live up to expectations? You bet!
This week Jo Litson recommends the Belvoir online concert, Lin-Manuel Miranda's 14-minute musical 21 Chump Street, Gillian Anderson in A Streetcar Named Desire, and Black Swan's Summer of the Seventeenth Doll.
Does hip-hop US history musical live up to the hype? And then some.