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Musical Theatre Revivals

I have a problem with revivals in musical theatre … they are never as good as the original run. It is human nature to compare a revival with the original production and, one by one, this...

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Billy Elliot Live On Screen

Readers of The Drama Teacher may be aware the multi-award winning stage musical Billy Elliot will be streamed live from London’s West End to cinemas around the world on Sunday September 28. Well … sort...

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15 Wicked Facts

After last night seeing Wicked once more on its return season to Melbourne, I thought I’d post 15 wicked facts about the biggest musical theatre show in the world. 1.  Wicked opened at New York’s Gershwin...

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2014 Tony Award Winners

Winners of the 2014 Tony Awards for the best on Broadway have just been announced. Hosted by Australia’s Hugh Jackman sporting a bushranger beard, this year’s Tony’s saw All The Way, the story of Lyndon...

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All The Way With LBJ

Here’s a great insight into character development and research. Fresh from his role as Walter White on the critically acclaimed television series Breaking Bad, actor Bryan Cranston discusses his portrayal of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th President of...

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MTC Student Programs

I am not sure if local teachers who follow The Drama Teacher are aware the Melbourne Theatre Company has a number of excellent annual programs for high school students, each with a particular focus running at...