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Hornsby Musical Society is proud to present ANYTHING GOES.

Aboard the ocean liner S.S. American, nightclub singer/evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England. Her pal Billy Crocker has stowed away to be near his love, Hope Harcourt, but Hope is engaged to the wealthy Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. 

Joining this love triangle on board the luxury liner are Public Enemy #13, Moonface Martin and his sidekick-in-crime Erma, as well as Billy's boss Elisha Whitney and Hope's mother Evangeline Harcourt. 

With the help of some elaborate disguises, tap-dancing sailors and good old-fashioned blackmail, Reno and Martin join forces to help Billy in his quest to win Hope's heart in this classic musical comedy!



The University of New South Wales Musical Theatre Society (MTS) is presenting the show THE LAST 5 YEARS! at Studio One on campus from the 1st – 5th of August.

This musical by Jason Robert Brown tells a story of shattered love, time and dreams , depicting the fragility of relationships and love over its  unique timeline.

MTS says that it has come up with a great cast which will do the show justice. The production will star Lily Stokes as Cathy Hyatt and Jack Dawson as Jamie Wellerstein.

Tickets can be booked at  https://www.trybooking.com/QRKF

Producer: Tash Atkins
Director: Kate Cameron
Musical Directors: Yasmin Stelling and Alexander Mau

For more about UNSW MTS Presents: The Last 5 Years, visit https://www.trybooking.com/QRKF
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Timeless and evocative, Stephen Sondheim’s 7 time Tony Award Winner COMPANY is regarded as one of the great modern musicals.

On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor, Robert, contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends force the habitually single Robert to question his rigid bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions.

COMPANY features a brilliantly brisk and energetic score containing many of Sondheim’s best known songs including the renowned finale Being Alive. With discussions about marriage, divorce, homosexuality and commitment, COMPANY is a sophisticated and honest look at modern adult relationships.

COMPANY will be playing between Tuesday 4th April and Saturday 8 April at STUDIO ONE, UNSW : Tuesday to Friday at 7.30 pm and a Saturday matinee at 2 pm.

Book tickets at http://bit.ly/MTSCompany

For more about UNSW MTS Presents: Company, visit https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=256429&embed=256429
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Chatswood Musical Society 65th Anniversary Concert @ The Zenith Theatre Chatswood

CMS Stars of tomorrow

This year marks Chatswood Musical Society’s 65th year of providing quality theatrical productions to Chatswood and the Lower North Shore. With the kind support of Willoughby City Council, we cordially invite you to join us in celebrating this remarkable milestone at our 65th Anniversary Concert.

Come and enjoy wonderful music performed by talented up & coming as well as veteran artists, showcasing repertoire spanning 6 decades of operetta, musical comedy & musical theatre. Re-discover classic musical gems and commemorate our history of providing a platform for young and ‘young at heart’ performers in our local community and beyond.

It’s not an anniversary without a party! So stay after the concert and join the cast for a celebration with some nibbles!

A one night only event – a unique opportunity to reconnect with great music and bear witness to future stars in the making – book early to avoid disappointment!

10 September 2016 5:00 pm at the Zenith theatre, corner MacIntosh and Railway street, Chatswood.

For more about Chatswood Musical Society 65th Anniversary Concert, visit http://www.chatswoodmusicals.org
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AT LAST – THE ETTA JAMES STORY saw its world premiere in 2013 and since then has played to packed theatres and thunderous applause throughout Australia and New Zealand. Having recently completed a sell-out season at Arts Centre Melbourne this incredible show returns once more to The Sydney Opera House – for one week only!

Starring the sensational Vika Bull the show tells the story of soul legend Etta James turbulent life and features some of her most beloved songs including Tell MamaI’d Rather Go Blind, her iconic signature song At Last and more.

Vika puts her heart and soul into this unforgettable show and is joined on stage by some Australia’s nest and funkiest musicians.
During a long career that saw her win six Grammy Awards and a star on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Etta James has influenced a vast array of artists. Sadly, her frantic recording and touring schedule coincided with her ever-growing addiction problems and over time she not only sang the blues…she lived the blues.

Mercifully, her passion for life and strength of character saw her conquer her demons and she continued to record and perform into her seventies.

This is her story.

AT LAST : THE ETTA JAMES STORY will play the Drama Theatre at the Sydney Opera House between July 12 and July 17.

For more about At Last – The Etta James Story, visit http://room8.com.au/events/134/
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CMS Music Theatre Audition Masterclass Featuring Kellie Dickerson & Guy Simpson

Want to improve your music theatre audition skills? Why not take this opportunity to learn from top Music Directors who are directing some of Australias’ hottest professional Musical Theatre shows!

Our panel comprises three time Green Room award winner (Wicked, Once & City of Angels) and current MD of Book of Mormon – Kellie Dickerson and MD of My Fair Lady, Phantom of the Opera & Miss Saigon productions throughout the world – Guy Simpson, will share their insights as they put 8 performers through their paces as well as provide a Q&A session with the audience.

For Tickets, Go to chatswoodmusicals.org/Masterclass

13 June 2016, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

VENUE- Eternity Playhouse, 39 Barton Street, Darlinghurst.

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