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Tag Archives: John Frost

Book of Mormon on way to Sydney

September 3, 2017

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AWARD-WINNING SHOW TO OPEN
AT LYRIC THEATRE IN 2018
THE Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is coming to Sydney.
The Book of Mormon is heading for Sydney in 2018. Photo by Jeff Busby
The Tony®, Olivier®, Grammy® and Helpmann® award-winning show will begin performances at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on February 28, 2018.… Members read the rest!

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Flick & Trouble to share role of Toto

September 2, 2017

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Canine companions for Dorothy
as The Wizard partners with RSPCA
CANINE stars who will play the role of Toto in the upcoming Australian tour of the world’s favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz have been announced by producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones.
Taking on the role of Dorothy’s loyal companion will be Australian Cairn Terriers Flick and Trouble, who will share the role of Toto.… Members read the rest!

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Tina Arena to star in Evita

August 22, 2017

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Hal Prince to direct with
choreography by Larry Fuller
OPERA AUSTRALIA Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, Australian theatre producer John Frost and leading UK theatre producer David Ian have welcomed Australian icon, singer, songwriter and musical theatre star Tina Arena to the lead role of Eva Peron in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s EVITA.
Tina Arena to star as Eva Peron in the Australian production of Evita in 2018.… Members read the rest!

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Evita at Sydney Opera House

August 14, 2017

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TIM RICE AND ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S
EVITA COMES TO AUSTRALIA IN 2018
ONE of the most celebrated classical musicals, EVITA, will return to Australia, playing at the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House in September 2018.
According to OPERA Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, Australian theatre producer John Frost and leading UK theatre producer David Ian this is the first time a Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will play at the Sydney Opera House.… Members read the rest!

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Samantha to put on the Red Slippers

July 30, 2017

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MEET AUSTRALIA’S NEW DOROTHY
IN THE WIZARD OF OZ
AFTER much anticipation the starring role of Dorothy Gale in the upcoming Australian tour of the world’s favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz has been revealed.
Samantha Leigh Dodemaide takes on the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. Photo by Brian Geach
Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones have announced their new star who will be stepping out of the chorus and into the limelight is Samantha Leigh Dodemaide.… Members read the rest!

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Search on for Australia’s new Dorothy

June 6, 2017

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Chance for talented young star
to join The Wizard of Oz cast
Applications close June 11
THE WORLD’s favourite musical The Wizard of Oz is returning for an Australian tour later this year, starring Anthony Warlow as The Wizard and Professor Marvel, Lucy Durack as Glinda the Good Witch and Jemma Rix as The Wicked Witch of the West. But who will wear the ruby slippers of Dorothy?… Members read the rest!

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WHICH WITCH IS WHICH?

May 22, 2017

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LUCY DURACK AND JEMMA RIX TO
TRAVEL DOWN YELLOW BRICK ROAD
IN WIZARD OF OZ MUSICAL
PRODUCERS John Frost and Suzanne Jones have announced that Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix are joining the cast of the world’s favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz, to play Glinda the Good Witch and The Wicked Witch of the West respectively, alongside Anthony Warlow who will be playing The Wizard and Professor Marvel.… Members read the rest!

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Kip Gamblin set to star in The Bodyguard

February 1, 2017

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Neighbours favourite wins
title role in hit musical
KIP GAMBLIN will be playing the title role of the Bodyguard, Frank Farmer, in the Australian tour of the international award-winning hit music THE BODYGUARD.
Kip Gamblin and Paulini to star in The Bodyguard.
The news was announced last week by producers Michael Harrison, David Ian and John Frost.
Kip is most known to Australian audiences for his roles in a wide range of television dramas including Home and Away, All Saints, Tricky Business, Dance Academy and most recently Neighbours.… Members read the rest!

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Anything Goes to feature all star cast

September 1, 2014

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Frost announces key performers
for 2015 Australian tour
OPERA Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini AM and leading Australian theatre producer John Frost AM today announced the principal cast for their new production of Cole Porter’s smash-hit musical comedy Anything Goes, which will tour Australia in 2015.
Caroline O’Connor
Leading the all-star cast is Caroline O’Connor as evangelist turned nightclub singer Reno Sweeney.… Members read the rest!

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King and I scoops awards pool

August 19, 2014

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Top honours at Helpmann Awards
AT the 14th Annual Helpmann Awards last night The King and I was crowned with three Helpmann Awards, including Best Musical.
Roger Kirk was awarded for Best Costume Design and Michael Waters was presented with the Helpmann for Best Sound Design.
At the same ceremony, John Frost AM received the 2014 JC Williamson Award in recognition of his contribution to the Australian live entertainment and performing arts industry.… Members read the rest!

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McLachlan back in the time warp

August 15, 2014

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Producers announce Rocky Horror Show
Funny, sexy and heading to Sydney
PRODUCERS Howard Panter and John Frost today confirmed that the new Australian production of Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show will play a limited season at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from April 2015.
Craig McLachlan will shed his Dr Blake persona to return to the stage as Frank N Furter in the Rocky Horror Show in 2015.… Members read the rest!

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Anything Goes on stage in 2015

August 13, 2014

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Leading cast to be
announced September
LEADING Australian theatre producer John Frost and Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini today announced they will present a new production of Cole Porter’s smash-hit musical comedy Anything Goes next year.
Winner of three Tony Awards, including Best Musical Revival and Choreography during its most recent Broadway revival, Anything Goes is a stunning nautical favourite.… Members read the rest!

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Wicked extends to meet demand

June 23, 2014

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New tickets released for Sydney season
DUE to extraordinary demand, new tickets have been released today for the Sydney season of the award-winning musical theatre blockbuster WICKED.
Wicked’s Lucy Durack & Jemma Rix.
The new seats are for performances from October 31 to November 16.
WICKED Australian Co-Producer John Frost said: “Audiences are flocking to WICKED in Melbourne, and bookings are very strong for the return of WICKED to Sydney – it really is the most successful Broadway musical of the past decade.… Members read the rest!

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Dirty Dancing set for major tour in 2014

June 23, 2014

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Auditions soon to begin
For hit musical 10 years
After its World Premiere in Sydney
AUDITIONS are soon to begin for the hit musical Dirty Dancing which is set to tour later this year.
Patrick Swayze starred in the movie version of Dirty Dancing.
Leading Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced the international hit musical Dirty Dancing would return to Australia late in 2014, a decade after its World Premiere in Sydney.… Members read the rest!

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Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes to star in King and I

October 13, 2013

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From South Pacific to Siam
OPERA Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini and leading Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced the principal cast for Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic Broadway musical The King and I.
Lisa McCune to star in the 2014 Australian production of the King and I.
Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes will co-star in the Tony Award-winning Australian production, which is being revived next year by the Gordon Frost Organisation and Opera Australia.… Members read the rest!

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