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The iconic songs of Sondheim: The cast of Sweeney share their favourite tracks

In anticipation of Sweeney Todd, the cast and crew of the show speak about the enduring impact of the great Stephen Sondheim. Read about their favourite songs from his extensive and remarkable career.

Guide to UnWrapped 2023

Unwrapping the latest performances by the independent artists of UnWrapped 2023.

The viral musical you’ve probably never heard of

When it opened in 2017, ‘SIX the Musical’ enchanted a new generation of musical theatre fans with its contemporary pop homages and progressive take on Tudor history. Now, having just debuted on Broadway, the viral musical has its sights set on a wider audience.

Transforming the Tudors

Ahead of the Australian premiere of SIX, we spoke to co-creator Lucy Moss about the origins and future of the cult show.

Rosie Waterland's Six Things to Love About SIX

Rosie Waterland counts down the six reasons you must see this “Beyoncé concert disguised as a musical”.

Two men with newspapers, standing in front of a brick wall and iron gates.

The French songwriting duo who dared to dream a dream

Many twists of fate led to this mesmerising concert celebrating the enduring music of Les Misérables, Miss Saigon and more.

A group of people in colorful clothes, standing and singing on stage.

Lin-Manuel Miranda is tipping the scales of Broadway and Hollywood

Here are the moments the 'Hamilton' and 'In the Heights' genius championed diverse voices.

A group of girls with hockey sticks dancing on stage.

Fanning the flame: The history and stigma of fangirls

Ahead of smash-hit musical FANGIRLS playing at the Opera House, we've dug into the history and stigma of the fangirl, from Franz Liszt to Bieber to BTS.

Three screenshots of TikToks of girls.

Lucy Moss’ top SIX TikToks

They're one of a kind, no category... Show co-creator Lucy Moss has crowned her favourite SIX TikToks.

A group of four young men with slicked back hair, smiling.

How to stage West Side Story in 2019

Two-time Tony Award-nominated choreographer and West Side Story heir Joey McKneely chats representation, relevance and remaining true to the original.