Broadway is again, however not in New York: “Hamilton,” “Frozen,” “Come From Away” and “Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby” are all safely up and working in Australia, and “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” is beginning rehearsals there. Be part of Occasions theater reporter Michael Paulson and Sydney bureau chief Damien Cave for an exploration of how the reopening is working, and what it means for New York and the West Finish.
The solid of “Frozen” will carry out “For the First Time in Without end,” from the seashores and streets of Sydney, and the “Come From Away” ensemble will ship a passionate rendition of the anthemic “Me and the Sky” from “Come From Away,” which we filmed on the stage of Her Majesty’s Theater in Melbourne.
We’ll speak about efficiency, and protocols, with the Australian stars Jemma Rix, who performs Elsa in “Frozen,” and Gareth Reeves, who performs Harry Potter in “The Cursed Baby,” in addition to with an American actor, Sharriese Hamilton, who relocated to Australia to search out work in “Come From Away.”
And we’ll speak about what all of it means with among the business’s most progressive producers, together with Carmen Pavlovic of “Moulin Rouge!,” Jeffrey Vendor of “Hamilton” and Sue Frost of “Come From Away.”
Plus: we’ll hear from Australian theater lovers, a few of whom you may acknowledge, and a few of whom are simply desirous to see a present.
It’s all a part of the following episode of Offstage, our sequence about theatermaking through the pandemic.