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Fun Facts about ‘HAIR: The Musical’

The cast has been announced and the theatre scene is ablaze in anticipation to see what principal headliners Paulini and Hugh Sheridan do with Broadway’s most coveted roles, Dione and Berger!

“After auditioning for three months and seeing over 800 artists, I am so pleased to be announcing this young, dynamic and exciting cast. Declan and the creative team have been working around the clock creating a new version of HAIR for these wonderful actors to embrace, and soon it will be time to share it with the country. What an honour to announce the cast on the 50th anniversary of it opening in Sydney in 1969; it is time to Let The Sun Shine In once again.” said Producer, David M. Hawkins said, 

The new production is set to tour Perth, Geelong, Wyong, Wollongong and Sydney before the finale at HOTA Gold Coast.  Joining Sheridan and Paulini are a tribe of great local talent including, Prinnie Stevens (The Voice) as Sheila, newcomer Matthew Manahan as  Claude. Angelique Cassimatis (Priscilla/Saturday Night Fever) as oxygen-conscious Jeanie, and direct from Broadway, Harris M Turner (Summer) in the role of  Hud – King of cool.   Stefanie Caccamo (Beautiful/Once) is sweet Crissy, still waiting for Frank Mills, and Callan Purcell (Jasper Jones) will sow his seeds as Woof.

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Chinese Film Week: FREE MOVIES 27 Feb to 3 Mar

Bringing FREE critically-acclaimed Chinese cinema to Event Cinemas George St. film fans in Sydney, the first ever Chinese Film Week (27 Feb to 3 Mar) promises hi-octane action, edge of your seat suspense and gripping drama in a carefully curated program of films set to enthrall Australian audiences.

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Before I Go: An Aussie story lifting the lid on rural mental health at Cannes Film Festival

Before I Go is a short film that looks at three generations of one family in country Australia, examining issues surrounding male mental health in rural areas. This is the second film produced by Australian content production company, The Act of Storytelling (TAOS). The company was originally founded by creative professionals, Lauren Bailey and Nick Cain, in 2013 with the aim of investigating storytellers and storytelling, and the impact of art in challenging the human experience.

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Final Call for Entries into TropFest 2019

IT’S TIME TO TELL YOUR STORY: 
A final call out for entries into Tropfest Australia and Trop JR (for filmakers under 15) reminding budding filmakers that the submissions to enter will close Friday 4 January 2019. Continue reading Final Call for Entries into TropFest 2019

Sydney Opera House 45th Anniversary: National Film & Sound Archive Tribute

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is marking the 45thanniversary of the Sydney Opera House with a new online collection, featuring rare footage from its first ever performances and official opening, as well as documentaries and news stories chronicling the history of Australia’s most iconic building – from 1957 through to today.

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