Australia has a great history of putting on amazing theater. From Broadway plays to the Sydney Opera House, Australian theater shows have wowed audiences to rave reviews. Some of these shows started locally and others are international productions that come on tour to Australia. But regardless, if you like Theater, these are the ones you do not want to miss. They are an experience of a lifetime. And if you enjoy theater acting or looking to do it professionally, some of these shows are excellent examples of teamwork at its finest!
Here are some of the best theater shows in Australia.
In Sydney, Australia, one of the top theater shows to watch right now is “Aladdin- The Musical”. The show is a musical comedy, and is from the acclaimed producers of the hit Broadway musicals “The Lion King” and “Mary Poppins”. Chinatown and Haymarket are the home of the show, and it runs from August 24 through November 20, 2016. Check out some of the preview from this show:
The reviews for Aladdin have been quite good. The choreography and visuals are both highly regarded. The Age raved that the play was “stunningly beautiful”, and the musical also won acclaim from The New York Times and NBC-TV.
For 2017 one of the most anticipated Opera’s returns to the Sydney Harbor. Bizet’s acclaimed Opera classic Carmen will be performed at the Handa Opera right at the edge of the Sydney Harbor. This is really a one of a kind experience as you get to experience Sydney at a great time of year and enjoy it at its best.
Bizet’s Carmen runs from March 24th to April 23rd in 2017. In addition to the passionate and vivacious performance of Carmen, theatergoers can also enjoy delicious wines and Spanish meals. Tickets are already on sale.
Of course, when you think of theater in Australia, the first thing that comes to mind is the historic Sydney Opera House. In its 60th year, My Fair Lady is running at the Opera House from August 30th to November 5th, 2016.
The show features famous songs like I Could Have Danced All Night, and On The Street Where You live. My Fair Lady is directed by the magnificent Dame Julie Andrews.
Australia has many wonderful theater shows and some of the best opera in the world. It’s a showcase of culture and theatrics that must be experienced.