Friday, August 31, 2012

Rainbows, Centrelink, Mandaddy

We have a packed show tomorrow night. We'll be talking to Melbourne Rainbow Band Musical Director David Wisken about Music For A Darkened Theatre. We'll say hullo to Taylor Klas who is bringing Joanne's Real World to the Butterfly Club, and to Peter Condon, about his show Markus de Port. Sally-Anne Upton is coming in to tell us about the Victorian Actors' Benevolent Trust's Unscripted 2012: 'The Show Must Go On', and Yon from Tripod is phoning us about his show Mandaddy, which is at Chapel off Chapel.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Paul Malek & Peter Pinne

Acclaimed choreographer Paul Malek (pictured above) will be working with Director Robbie Carmellotti and Musical Director Cameron Thomas to present Hair as part of Midsumma 2013. Paul joins us to tell us about it. And on the eve of OzMade Musicals 2012 veteran music theatre composer Peter Pinne will talk about his 1966 musical A Bunch of Ratbags and his West End hit, Prisoner Cell Block H. Sean Gunn will be phoning us to preview the Ballarat Cabaret Festival and we'll play music by Trevor Ashley, Reg Livermore and Caroline O'Connor.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Izaak Lim & Backwards Anorak

Izaak Lim (pictured) and Butterfly Club favourite Trevor Jones are presenting a "totally uncalled-for" tribute to Tom Lehrer at The Butterfly Club. Izaak and Trevor will be joining us for a chat, along with Michelle Brasier and Vince Milesi who are also returning to The Butterfly Club with their show, A Hip Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. And we'll be saying hello to Sean Gunn from the Ballarat Cabaret Festival which is happening between the 12-20 October.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Ballarat Cabaret Festival & OzMade Musicals 2012

Geraldine Quinn (pictured) is one of the artists who will be appearing as part of the Ballarat Cabaret Festival which runs between 12 - 20 October. One of the artistic directors, Sean Gunn, will join us to provide some more details of the Festival. And Aaron Joyner from Magnormos is back in town with OzMade Musicals 2012 at the Comedy Theatre on Monday 27 August. Aaron will join us to give us the low-down.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Chuck Mallett and John Muirhead

John Muirhead and Chuck Mallett (pictured with Robert Tripolino and Spanky aka Candice McQueen) recently presented "Brecht: Bilbao and Beyond" as part of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2012. During their years in London Chuck worked with Sir Laurence Olivier, Diana Rigg, Judi Dench, Glynis Johns and Angela Lansbury, amongst others, and John performed in "Boys in the Band", "Tommy" and "The Seagull". They're joining us to talk about their working life with the stars.