Friday, April 16, 2021

Xanadu Jr – RatNews Review

When ByteSized Productions announced Xanadu Jr. as their major production for 2018, it met with a collective “Huh?”.  While some may have rejoiced at the prospect of seeing the stage version of the cult...

High School Musical – Trinity Anglican College Albury – Review

Gone are the days of school productions done in dodgy school halls, with terrible sound and not much more lighting than the florescent tubes above the “stage” stuck at the end of the basketball...

World premiere of a new musical – The Butterfly Lounge – The Other Theatre...

New musicals are often inspired by popular novels, movies or Disney stories, but according to award winning playwright Alex Gibbs, his new musical Butterfly Lounge was born of an image of a man in...

Jesus Christ Superstar Comes To The Blue Mountains

Rehearsals for Blue Mountains Musical Society upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar are in full swing. Having both been involved with Blue Mountains Musical Society for many years, Jesus Christ Superstar...

Mary Poppins by Scots School Albury

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh Mary Poppins.  Scots School Albury – March 2017.  Original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman.  New songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles...

Family Affair in Tweed for Broadway Blockbusters

On the eve of Tweed Theatre Company’s production of Broadway Blockbusters, RATnews talks with the incredibly talented mother and daughter team that has brought this creative, and out of the ordinary, show to the...

Witches descend in Albury-Wodonga

Albury-Wodonga is turning a shade of green lately.  You may have noticed the images of witches (green and blonde) appearing in posters along streets, in your mail box or even strung up on any available...

Albury-Wodonga 10 Minute Play Festival – RatNews Review

There was a definite theme running through the eight short plays of last night’s 10 Minute Play Festival at the Albury Wodonga Theatre Company – intimacy - seen and unseen. It’s unlikely such risqué subject...

Prepare Thyself For Action – Romeo and Juliet in the Gardens, Albury

Much like audiences of Shakespeare’s time, the crowds that gather in the picturesque Albury Botanic gardens each year for The Other Theatre Company’s Shakespeare in the gardens are looking to be entertained rather that...

Backstage Brilliance – Highlands Theatre Group Costumier Ron Russell

Many things make theatre a success – but the right costumes provide the colour, and the actors within them the movement, that set the scene for the action on stage.  Costumes are just as much...
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Disney Rock’n’Roll returns to BYTESized

Disney’s Camp Rock: the Musical is a massive Rock’n’Roll return to a Disney musical for Albury Wodonga’s BYTESized Productions, after the brave, but hugely...

Xanadu Jr – RatNews Review

When ByteSized Productions announced Xanadu Jr. as their major production for 2018, it met with a collective “Huh?”.  While some may have rejoiced at...

Greek Gods, roller skates and leg warmers – ByteSized Productions Xanadu Jr.

Xanadu Jr, the hilarious send up of the 1980 movie of the same name, made famous by such world renowned show biz identities as...
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