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Theatre First
A companion podcast to Movies First, with all things Theatre related…reviews and more from the world of the live stage. Presented by respected reviewer Alex First
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148: Twelfth Night (MTC)
Mistaken identities, love triangles and elaborate pranks – Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy
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147: Just a Couple of Song and Dance Men (review)
Take a trip down memory lane with Just a Couple of Song and Dance Men, a lively, quirky and toe-tapping tribute to the Hollywood performers of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s.
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146: Next Move 11 (review)
Chunky Move presents Next Move 11 featuring two new works choreographed and performed by company dancers Lauren Langlois and Joel Bray.
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145: School of Rock The Musical (review)
Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn...
4 min
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144: Astroman (review)
Step back in time to the 80s....
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143: A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (re...
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder is the hilariously funny musical ....
4 min
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142: Songs For Swingin' Lovers (review)
A memoir of love, lust, and regret set to Frank Sinatra’s title album and illustrated through song and dance.
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141: One and The Other (Review)
These circus luminaries combine classic stunts, ascerbic truths, and audacious acts in a wonderfully exposing and messy celebration
3 min
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140: Re-Member Me (Review)
Dickie Beau might never get to play Shakespeare’s tragic prince—so the award-winning lip-sync fabulist has transformed into a human mix-tape...
2 min
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139: Suddenly Last Summer (Red Stitch Actors Th...
Savagely poetic and provocative, Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly Last Summer is a nightmarish contemporary masterpiece.
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138: NINE The Musical (review)
From the romantic streets and canals of Venice, comes the exquisite and captivating story of NINE The Musical.
3 min
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137: Lexicon (review)
Daring, seductive and utterly contemporary, Lexicon is a celebration of the past, present and future of circus...
4 min
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136: On Broadway (review)
Celebrating everything that is Broadway, On Broadway features some of the most iconic Show-tunes of all time!
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135: Madiba The Musical (review)
The powerful and uplifting Madiba the Musical is a soul-stirring celebration of the visionary leader Nelson Mandela.
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134: Trustees (review)
In a major policy shift, the government has announced a moratorium on funding for performing arts organisations Australia-wide. The Trustees of Melbourne’s fictional Lone Pine Theatre Company gather to assess the damage...
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133: Ambushed (review)
Ambushed is a new Australian musical. At the centre of this poignant, comical and uplifting musical is Angela. Angela is a single mother with two children.
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132: Ich Nibber Dibber (review)
Natalie Rose, Mish Grigor and Zoë Coombs Marr sure talk a lot of ****.
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131: Alone Outside
Following their success with A Prudent Man in 2016, Lab Kelpie return to Fringe with this powerful one-woman play by West Australian playwright Liz Newell,
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130: Unsolicited Male
You’re working late. Your boss offers to take you to dinner on the way home. What do you do?
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129: Age Of Stephen
Experience 'A Touch of Paradise' in this loving musical tribute to Whispering Jack - FARNSEY!
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128: Lottie In The Afternoon (The KIN Collective)
In a tiny house on the edge of a cliff, two couples try to have a relaxing weekend away because EVERYTHING IS AMAZING AND UNDER CONTROL… ISN’T IT?
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127: Tomfoolery (Gasworks Art Park, Melbourne)
The Words and Music Of Tom Lehrer
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126: The Dumb Waiter
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125: Blasted (A Malthouse Theatre Production)
A Malthouse Theatre Production, Melbourne, Australia
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124: Chemistry (The Little Theatre Company)
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123: Working With Children (MTC, Melbourne)
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122: Lovesong
A love affair told over many years. As Maggie and Billy prepare for a critical week together, their former selves re-emerge.
3 min
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121: Scaramouche Jones
Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia
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120: Dybbuks (Theatre Works, Melbourne)
In Yiddish mythology, dybbuks are the unresolved souls who seek to find form through living bodies.
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119: In Bed With The Bishops
When the Bishops (Tiffany Davis and Adi Snir) are told their marriage needs work they reluctantly see couple therapist, Dr Jack Glass (Joseph Sherman).
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118: Oy Mama Gevalt
The “Afterlife”. Ever wonder what happens after we die?
3 min
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117: Irish Celtic
Featuring the finest performers from the top Irish dance companies, Irish Celtic showcases thrilling and spectacular high energy dance routines ...
3 min
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116: Cracked Smiles - Theatre First with Alex F...
Should I see this show?
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115: Melancholia (Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne)...
On the night of her boisterous wedding—amid corsages, canapés and Clicquot—Justine quietly falls apart. The world will surely follow suit.
4 min
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114: Polygraph (Theatreworks, Melbourne) - Thea...
In this era of Post-Truth Politics, does lying need to be disguised anymore? Is the notion of truth a reality or only a perception?
3 min
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113: The Rocky Horror Show (Her Majesty's Theat...
Ready to thrill you with its frothy fun and naughty moments, this is the boldest bash of them all...
6 min
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112: An Ideal Husband (MTC) - Theatre First wit...
A play by Oscar Wilde.
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111: Mama Mia: The Musical (Princess Theatre, M...
Set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs, writer Catherine Johnson’s heart-warming tale centres around Sophie, a young bride-to-be.
4 min
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110: Lip Service - Theatre First with Alex First
Melbourne girl makes good! See the smash hit play about the rise of Melbourne cosmetics queen Helena Rubinstein starring the incomparable Amanda Muggleton (Masterclass, Shirley Valentine).
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109: Coral Browne: This F***ing Lady - Theatre ...
The most successful Aussie actor you’ve never heard of!
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108: Blackie Blackie Brown - Theatre First with...
On a dig in the Australian outback, archaeologist Dr. Jacqueline Black unearths a mystical skull from a hidden mass grave. It talismanically transforms her into arse-kicking indigenous superhero Blackie Blackie Brown.
4 min
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107: The Imperial Ice Stars Swan Lake On Ice -...
With Tchaikovsky’s glorious music, exhilarating new choreography from leading ice director Tony Mercer, and dazzling costumes, this innovative portrayal of the classic love story will take your breath away.
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106: Disney On Ice Celebrates 100 Years Of Magi...
Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular as Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse leads a parade of characters including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and an ensemble of Disney Princesses.
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105: Swan Lake (The St Petersburg Ballet Theatr...
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Swan Lake - St Petersburg Ballet Theatre Production The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre graces the stage of Melbourne's grandest theatre, the Princess, for a strictly limited seaso...
3 min
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104: The Worst Little Warehouse In London - The...
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The Worst Little Warehouse In London By Lala Barlow & Robbie Smith Directed By Sarah Redmond When 12 people live under the same roof in a converted warehouse in North London, ...
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103: Melbourne Cabaret Festival - Theatre First...
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Melbourne Cabaret Festival The ninth annual Melbourne Cabaret Festival bursts onto the stage with some of the most fabulous and seductive cabaret from across Australia. Returni...
5 min
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102: Gloria (MTC Production) - Theatre First wi...
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Gloria (MTC Production) Editorial assistant Dean stumbles into work, hungover from last night’s mortifying party at Gloria’s house. Surrounded by his ambitious co-workers in the...
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101: Brothers Wreck - Theatre First with Alex F...
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Brothers Wreck BY JADA ALBERTS Ruben is full of anger and dancing on the edge, struggling to cope with his brother’s death. As Darwin swelters, tensions in the house are high a...
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100: Fury - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Fury (Red Stitch Actors Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) Alice and Patrick are conscientious and thoughtful, educated and open-minded, and that’s how they’ve raised their son, Joe...
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99: The Nightingale and The Rose - Theatre Firs...
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The Nightingale and The Rose (Little One's Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) A lush gothic fable, The Nightingale and The Rose, explores the beauty of love, art, creation, and song...
4 min
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98: Puffs (Alex Theatre, Melbourne) - Theatre F...
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Puffs (Alex Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) The record-breaking smash off-Broadway hit now in its second year comes to Melbourne. The New York Times says Puffs “Exudes a jovial w...
5 min
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97: Oklahoma (The Production Company Melbourne)...
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Oklahoma (The Production Company) Celebrate 20 years of The Production Company in 2018 with three of the best musicals! The season begins with Helpmann Award winners Simon Glee...
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96: The House of Bernarda Alba - Theatre First ...
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The House of Bernarda Alba (An MTC Production) With their mining-mogul father dead, the Alba household is in mourning. All four daughters have been called home by their matriarc...
5 min
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95: The Wizard Of Oz (regent Theatre, Melbourne...
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The Wizard of Oz (Regent Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) Starring Anthony Warlow, WICKED’s leading ladies Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix and rising star Samantha Dodemaide as Dorothy,...
5 min
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94: Going Down - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Going Down BY MICHELE LEE Natalie Yang's career is going up. Or, so she thought. Her semi-autobiographical sex-positive debut novel, Banana Girl, has finally hit the shelves, b...
4 min
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93: Bliss - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Bliss BY PETER CAREY We need to talk about Harry Joy. The world revolves around him. Until he dies on a sunny afternoon. He awakens to a curious vision of the world he has kno...
5 min
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92: Wild - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Wild Ordinary Joe one day – America’s Most Wanted the next. That’s what happens when you leak top-secret government intelligence. Now Andrew is on the run, holed up in a Russian...
4 min
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91: Stomp '18 - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Stomp ‘18 The New York, West End and international sensation STOMP is back, and it’s better than ever! Following sell-out previous seasons, STOMP heads to Australia with its unstoppabl...
5 min
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90: Planet Earth II In Concert - Theatre First ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Planet Earth II Live In Concert Celebrate the greatest treasures of our planet in a thrilling, unique way! Planet Earth II Live in Concert brings us closer to the spellbinding animals,...
4 min
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89: Right Now - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Right Now Featuring Christina O’Neill, Olga Makeeva, Joe Petruzzi, Dushan Philips and Mark Wilson. Set & Costume Design Emily Barrie Lighting Design Richard Vabre Sound Design Daniel...
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88: Amity Dry's 39 Forever - Theatre First with...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Amity Dry’s 39 Forever (Melbourne Comedy Festival) A comedy about ageing in an image obsessed world. Do you still think you’re 25 even though your birthdate stubbornly insists you’re n...
5 min
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87: Steve Bugeja's Summer Camp - Theatre First ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Steve Bugeja’s Summer Camp (Melbourne Comedy Festival) Immature? Unprepared? Scared of teenagers? Steve Bugeja was perfect for the job. It's 2009 and an 18-year-old Steve decides to sp...
4 min
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86: David O'Doherty: You Have To Laugh (Melbou...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). David O’Doherty: You Have To Laugh (Melbourne) Unhook your mindbras. David O'Doherty is coming back to Australia with a brand-new show made up of talking and songs played on a crappy ke...
5 min
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85: Grease The Arena Experience - Melbourne (re...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Grease The Arena Experience (Melbourne) Featuring all the hit songs from the most popular movie musical of all time, including You're the One That I Want, Hopelessly Devoted to You, Sum...
6 min
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84: Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude - Thea...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude Garfield, a chubby and sarcastic tabby cat fantasizes about having the most amazing birthday in the history of birthdays. He deserves it for being t...
4 min
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83: Michael Shafar's Kosher Bacon - Theatre Fir...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Michael Shafar’s Kosher Bacon As seen on SBS’s RAW Comedy, the Laugh Factory’s Funniest Person in the World Competition and Channel 31’s The Leak. As heard on ABC’s Comedy Bites and tri...
3 min
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82: Fierce - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Fierce Suzie Flack has made it. Made it to the big league. The first female footballer to play professionally with the men. Which is why you haven’t heard of her; she doesn’t exist. F...
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81: Fleabag - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Fleabag Fleabag may seem over-sexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig themed c...
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80: Bare: The Musical - Theatre First with Alex...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Bare: The Musical Through its pulsating rock score and emotionally charged story, bare has thrilled and moved audiences around the world. The contemporary cult classic pop opera is set ...
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79: Colder - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Colder How do you grieve someone’s loss when your only hope is for their return? A young boy is separated from his mother and goes missing in Disneyland. Adrift in the artificial world...
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78: Abigail's Party - Theatre First with Alex F...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Abigail’s Party Before Kath & Kim made us cringe with delight, Abigail’s Party set the standard for disturbingly compelling satires on middle-class aspirations. Desperate to impress, Be...
4 min
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77: Venus In Fur - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Venus In Fur Directed by Green Room Award winner Kirsten von Bibra and starring Darcy Kent and Lightning Jar’s Tilly Legge, Venus in Fur by David Ives is a whip-smart exploration of sex...
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76: Cabaret de Paris - Theatre First with Alex ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Cabaret de Paris Cabaret De Paris is a stage spectacular celebrating old-fashioned showgirl glamour combined with the skill of adagio dancers, aerial pole artistry, comedy circus perfor...
4 min
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75: A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer - T...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). A Pacifists Guide to the War on Cancer Bryony Kimmings wants to talk about cancer but she's not getting very far. Instead, she keeps hearing about battles, survivors, fun runs and new l...
4 min
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74: A Little Night Music - Theatre First with A...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). A Little Night Music Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by Hugh Wheeler Suggested by a Film by Ingmar Bergman Nadine Garner, John O’May, Jackie Rees and Eddie Muliaumaseali’i ...
5 min
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73: Mama Mia The Musical - Theatre First with A...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Mama Mia The Musical Over 60 million people all around the globe have fallen in love with the story and the music that makes MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good musical. And now, in a stu...
4 min
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72: Green Day's American Idiot - Theatre First ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Green Day’s American Idiot Green Day’s explosive, award-winning Broadway phenomenon American Idiot is getting set to take Australia by storm as it embarks on a national tour. Winner of ...
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71: The Sound of Falling Stars - Theatre First ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The Sound Of Falling Stars From Hank Williams, through Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke, and Bobby Darin to Tim and Jeff Buckley, Nick Drake, Bon Scott, Kurt Cobain and more, this is a night of...
3 min
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70: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nigh...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night-Time Winner of five Tony Awards and seven Olivier Awards, including Best Play for both, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time br...
4 min
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69: Hand to God - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Hand To God Millions of people worldwide have gone crazy for this multiple tony award nominated play and now it’s Australia’s turn! In early 2018 it arrives at the Alex Theatre, St Kild...
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68: The Show Goes On - Theatre First with Alex ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The Show Goes On Bernadette Robinson celebrates some of the world's most publicly adored singers through their own words and legendary songs. From Judy Garland to Edith Piaf, Shirley B...
3 min
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67: Beautiful - The Carol King Musical (Melbour...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Beautiful - The Carole King Musical She fought her way into the record industry as a teenager and sold her first hit, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, when she was just seventeen. By the time...
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66: Gilligan's Island: The Musical - Theatre Fi...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Gilligan’s Island: The Musical Gilligan's Island: The Musical is the official musical adaptation of the iconic American TV programme Gilligan's Island. A co-production between televisio...
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65: Senior Moments - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Senior Moments After two smash-hit Sydney seasons, the hilarious comedy revue Senior Moments is back for its first national tour from February 2018, with Gold Logie winner and veter...
4 min
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64: Hir - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Hir Set & Costume Design Adrienne Chisholm Lighting Design Richard Vabre Sound Design Ian Moorhead Assistant Director Thomas Quirk Dialect Coach Jean Goodwin Stage Managers Jackie ...
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63: The Children - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The Children In an idyllic cottage on the British coast, two retired nuclear scientists are enjoying the quiet life. Outside, the world is in chaos after a devastating Fukushima-like di...
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62: Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical - The...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical DREAM LOVER reveals the extraordinary story of legendary singer, songwriter and actor Bobby Darin. Starring David Campbell, Marina Prior and Hanna...
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61: Falsettos - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Falsettos StageArt presents Falsettos The Musical. Falsettos is the award-winning musical by William Finn about an unconventional, dysfunctional, yet very loving family in New York in ...
4 min
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60: Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical -...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical The iconic hit musical has more glitter than ever, featuring a dazzling array of more than 500 award-winning costumes, 200 headdresses and a ...
7 min
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59: The ABBA Show - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The ABBA Show More than just a tribute, The ABBA Show is a full-scale, two-hour concert experience. It features a live band, stunning replica costumes, theatrical lighting and and all t...
4 min
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58: A Very Kransky Christmas - Theatre First wi...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The Kransky Sisters In a quiet town in the middle of south east Queensland lives a huddle of strange sisters, whom, in between tending ants, knitting egg warmers, and hanging out cane t...
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57: Vivid White - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Vivid White (MTC) Forget friendship, forget respect, forget human decency – this is the Australian property market. With an all-star cast, outrageous songs and epic puppetry, you won’t w...
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56: The Father (MTC) - Theatre First with Alex ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The Father Theatre luminary John Bell stars in this powerful, funny and deeply moving new mystery which has garnered world-wide critical acclaim. For more, visit: http://www.mtc.com.au/...
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55: Cirque du Soleil’s Toruk - The First Flight...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Cirque du Soleil’s Toruk - The First Flight Inspired by James Cameron’s AVATAR, TORUK – The First Flight transports you to the world of Pandora in a visually stunning live setting. Expe...
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54: Brigadoon - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Brigadoon Brigadoon is the story of New Yorkers Tommy Albright and Jeff Douglas who get lost on their vacation to the Scottish Highlands, and stumble upon Brigadoon, a mythical village ...
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53: Your Diva Needs You - Theatre First with Al...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Your Diva Needs You YOUR DIVA NEEDS YOU is part cabaret, part game show and part regional Victorian singing eisteddfod, where audience sing-a-longs are not only encouraged but mandatory...
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52: Memphis The Musical - Theatre First with Al...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Memphis The Musical Presented by StageArt An Australasian Premiere and Tony award winning Best Musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilli...
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51: American Song - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). American Song By Joanna Murray-Smith Directed by Tom Healey Australian Premiere 3 October – 5 November (previews 3 – 6 October) Featuring Joe Petruzzi Set and Costume Design Darryl ...
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50: Lay Down Sally - Theatre First with Alex First
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). LAY DOWN SALLY: AN OARSOME NEW MUSICAL ROBBIN’ HEARTS AROUND THE WORLD! By Spencer Hadlow, Andrew White & Taylen Furness StageArtXposed Australia’s sport-obsessed culture is on full dis...
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49: Beautiful Things - Theatre First with Alex ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). BEAUTIFUL THINGS: A REALLY GOOD LOOKING MUSICAL By Drew Downing StageArtXposed In a time of celebrity politicians, fake news and political correctness, four of the world’s most attracti...
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48: Beautiful The Carol King Musical - Theatre ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Beautiful: The Carol King Musical BEAUTIFUL is the inspiring true story of King’s journey from school girl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry ...
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47: Calendar Girls - Theatre First with Alex Fi...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Calendar Girls Presented by: Prince Moo Productions When Annie's husband John dies of leukaemia, she and best friend Chris agree to raise money for a new couch in the local hospital wai...
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46: As You Like It - Theatre First with Alex Fi...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) As You Like It An all-singing-and-dancing cast of fifteen bring you Shakespeare’s hilarious comedy, As You Like It. Set in 1642, and with gorgeous costumes to match, this zany production...
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45: Hayfever - Theatre First with Alex First Ep...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Marina Prior is set to shine in Noël Coward's supreme comedy of bad manners – a top drawer, high society classic that has been raising scandalised laughter for almost a hundred years. C...
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44: The Bodyguard The Musical - Theatre First w...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) The Bodyguard The Musical Based on the Warner Bros. movie which starred Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, THE BODYGUARD has been hailed as ‘LONDON’S BEST MUSICAL’ by UKs Magic FM, And ‘T...
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43: The Way Out - Theatre First with Alex First...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) The Way Out In a dystopian future Australia, Helen and her civil war veteran father sell moonshine to a broken town, struggling to survive in a poisoned landscape which is frighteningly f...
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42: Big Heart - Theatre First with Alex First E...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Big Heart Punctuated by moments of catharsis and joy, BIG HEART is the story of a woman who adopts a child from each of the continents. She believes she offers the children a better life,...
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41: The Perfume Garden - Theatre First with Ale...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) The Perfume Garden THE HIT BOLLYWOOD COMEDY From the writer/creator of ‘Is It Because I’m Indian?’ comes ‘a fragrant curry of magical realism… a romantic comedy and subcontinental satire…...
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40: Jesus Christ Superstar - Theatre First with...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Jesus Christ Superstar (Musical) Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s global phenomenon Jesus Christ Superstar exploded onto the stage in 1971 and changed the world of musicals forever. T...
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39: Britney Spears The Cabaret - Theatre First ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Britney Spears: The Cabaret - a satirical look at the perils of fame by award-winning writer/director Dean Bryant (Sweet Charity). The musical direction of Mathew Frank sees Britney's h...
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38: Merrily We Roll Along - Theatre First with ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Merrily We Roll Along Franklin Shepard has made it to the top: a wealthy LA movie producer, he rubs shoulders with Hollywood's A-list. But he desperately wishes things had turned out diff...
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37: Vigil - Theatre First with Alex First Episo...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Vigil Starring Christie Whelan Browne Christmas Eve: a time for peace, love, carols, reunion and family. But not this Christmas Eve. Not this reunion. Liz, the 30-something prodigal daug...
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36: The Haunting - Theatre First with Alex Firs...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) The Haunting Cameron Daddo returns to Melbourne for The Haunting. In an ancient mansion in England, sheltering from the howling winds that tear across the surrounding desolate moorland, ...
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35: Velvet - Theatre First with Alex First Epis...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Velvet Welcome to Wonderland … Boogie Wonderland! Continuing to defy expectations with an electrifying journey to a world of glamour and abandon, VELVET is a raucous and seductive fusi...
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34: Ordinary Days - Theatre First with Alex Fir...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Ordinary Days A contemporary chamber musical, Ordinary Days centres around four individuals in the metropolis that is New York, and the amazing ways in which their lives intersect in a c...
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33: 21 Chump Street - Theatre First with Alex F...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) 21 Chump Street A fourteen minute musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda (In The Heights, Hamilton), 21 Chump Street is based on a true-story as reported by acclaimed NPR podcast and radio sh...
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32: 1984 - Theatre First with Alex First Episod...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) 1984 April, 1984. 13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching. Set in a world where an invasive government...
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31: Hello, Dolly - Theatre First with Alex Firs...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Marina Prior – Hello, Dolly One of the most enduring musicals of all time, Hello, Dolly! bursts with humour, romance and high energy dancing. Dolly Levi, the irrepressible matchmaker fr...
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30: Shrine by Tim Winton - Theatre First with A...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Shrine by Tim Winton From the multi award-winning writer of Cloudstreet comes an otherworldly theatrical event that shines a light on the tangled bonds of one Australian family. Followin...
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29: Spring Awakening The Musical - Theatre Firs...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Spring Awakening The Musical A revelatory journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. It is Germany, 1891, a world where the ...
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28: My Fair Lady 60th Anniversary Production - ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) My Fair Lady 60th Anniversary Production Celebrating the beloved original, Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady is now playing at the Regent Theatre Melbourne and will arrive in Sydney in Aug...
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27: Minnie & Liraz - Theatre First with Alex Fi...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Minnie & Liraz The Autumn Road Retirement Village in Caulfield has a fiercely competitive bridge club, but with old age doing its inevitable work, no bridge partnership lasts for long. W...
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26: Cabaret - Theatre First with Alex First Epi...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Cabaret Presented by: David M Hawkins WILLKOMMEN, BIENVENUE, WELCOME! CABARET's famed 'Kit Kat Klub' is returning to Melbourne for 4 weeks only from 27 April! David M. Hawkins presents...
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25: Effie The Virgin Bride - Theatre First with...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Effie The Virgin Bride For details on tickets, tour dates etc visit http://effievirginbride.com/ Subscribe to the Theatre First podcast at all good podcatcher apps including Apple Podca...
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24: A Matter Of Life And Death - Theatre First ...
Theatre First with Alex First Ep 24 Show Notes Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) A Matter Of Life and Death The Owl and Cat Theatre 34 Swan St, Richmond, Melbourne, VIC 3121 'Truth is the first casualty.' A passenger ...
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23: Aladdin - The Broadway Musical (Melbourne, ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Aladdin The Broadway Musical - (Her Majesty’s Theatre Melbourne, Australia) From the producer of The Lion King, the beloved story of Aladdin comes to thrilling theatrical life in this bo...
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22: Three Little Words - Theatre First with Ale...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Three Little Words Catherine McClements (Tangle) and Kate Atkinson (Wentworth) star in the world premiere of Joanna Murray-Smith’s brand new razor-edged comedy, Three Little Words. Pla...
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21: The Shanghai Ballet's Swan Lake - Theatre F...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) The Shanghai Ballet - Swan Lake A company of 80 dancers with 48 beautiful swans will grace the stage of Australia’s most lavish and prized theatre, the Regent Theatre Melbounre, in an unf...
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20: Lord of the Flies (Dance) - Theatre First w...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Lord Of The Flies Matthew Bourne William Golding’s classic novel, Lord of the Flies has been transformed into a chilling, beautiful and hugely entertaining new production by Sir Matthew B...
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19: Christina Bianco Diva Moments - Theatre Fir...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Christina Bianco: Diva Moments! Written by and starring Christina Bianco Musical Director Michael Lavine Acclaimed YouTube sensation, Christina Bianco comes to Sydney with her hit solo...
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18: The Full Monty : The Broadway Musical - The...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) The Full Monty – The Broadway Musical: Based on the smash hit film, The Full Monty (a ten-time Tony nominee) is musical comedy at its best with a highly anticipated closing number! With ...
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17: Faith Healer - Theatre First with Aex First...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Faith Healer: The transcendent power of great Irish storytelling takes centre stage for Brian Friel's magnificent series of monologues starring Colin Friels, directed by Judy Davis. Subs...
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16: John - Theatre First with Alex First Episod...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) John: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The Flick comes John, a mesmerising and intimate new play. Subscribe to Theatre First at all good podcatcher apps including iTunes, Stitch...
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15: The Play That Goes Wrong - Theatre First wi...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). FAWLTY TOWERS MEETS NOISES OFF IN NEW HIT COMEDY The UK’s Olivier Award-winning theatre company Mischief Theatre is bringing its comedy masterpiece The Play That Goes Wrong to Australia...
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14: The Book Of Mormon - Theatre First with Ale...
Episode 14 Show Notes Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The Book Of Mormon Two unlikely Mormons are chosen to serve their two year mission together in Uganda. While there, they attempt to convert a small village to The ...
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13: Born Yesterday - Theatre First with Alex Fi...
Episode 13 Show Notes Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Born Yesterday MTC’s 2017 Season opens in glamorous 1940s style with Garson Kanin's Broadway classic – a screwball romance that has plenty to say about the dark si...
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12: KOOZA from Cirque De Soleil - Theatre First...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). KOOZA A Traditional Circus Homage A return to our origins, KOOZA combines acrobatic performance and the art of clowning, while exploring fear, identity, recognition and power. The Innoce...
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11: Circus 1903 - Theatre First with Alex First...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Circus 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus The producers of the world’s biggest magic show, The Illusionists have teamed up with the award winning puppeteers from War Horse to present a thr...
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10: Kinky Boots - Theatre First with Alex First...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). *Kinky Boots With songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, KINKY BOOTS is based on the true story of a young man’s struggle to save his family shoe business with an outrageous idea and a fabul...
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9: Warrior Women of Yang (Chinese) - Theatre Fi...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly. China National Peking Opera Company presents. Warrior Women of Yang. Subscribe to Theatre First at all good podcatcher apps including iTunes, Stiticher, audioBoom, Pocket Casts, Podb...
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8: The Light In The Piazza - Theatre First with...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). The Light In The Piazza An unusual combination of opera, musical theatre and melodrama, this is the first fully staged, professional production of the show to be seen in Australasia. ...
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7: Godspell Reimagined - Theatre First with Ale...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Godspell Reimagined: A pared back version of the 1971 musical Godspell with a young and enthusiastic cast, and a special guest appearance by one of the original members of the Australi...
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6: Aladdin The Musical - Theatre First with Ale...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Aladdin (The Musical) From the producer of The Lion King, the beloved story of Aladdin comes to thrilling theatrical life in this bold new musical. The New York Times says it’s “Fabul...
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5: The Color Purple (Musical) - Theatre First w...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) *The Color Purple This heartening musical of rhythm, soul, jazz and blues takes it’s audience on a journey of adversity, liberation and ultimately celebration. From Alice Walker’s P...
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4: Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversay Performance - T...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Subscribe, rate and review Theatre First at Stitcher, audioBoom, Pocketcast, Podbean and most good podcatcher apps. Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance Captured in front of ...
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3: Theatre First with Alex First & Chris Colema...
This review first appeared as a part of the Movies First podcast. Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In this episode we take a look at the live stage version of Fawlty Towers, the much loved TV comedy, which is touri...
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2: Theatre First with Alex First & Chris Colema...
This review first appeared as part of the Movies First podcast. Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Man Of The Year - 5pound theatre and Melbourne Fringe present … Man of the Year A long history of violence. In 193...
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1: Theatre First with Alex First & Chris Colema...
Stream on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Hi everyone, Chris with the Show Notes for Theatre First, our brand new podcast. This was also featured in Movies First Episode 31....in which Alex goes to the theatre and spends almost an enti...
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