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Special Effects Lighting and Epilepsy – How to minimise the risk

Special Effects Lighting and Epilepsy – How to minimise the risk

The Health and Safety Executive recommends that strobe lighting in clubs flashes at a maximum of four flashes per second...
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TAKE A LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES OF FROZEN

TAKE A LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES OF FROZEN

This Disney Theatrical Production is being directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage and will feature a talented cast and crew, including...
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TUMBLE OUTTA’ BED AND STUMBLE TO DOLLY PARTON’S RIP-ROARING MUSICAL!

TUMBLE OUTTA’ BED AND STUMBLE TO DOLLY PARTON’S RIP-ROARING MUSICAL!

Look out Australia – 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL is coming next year. Dolly Parton today announced that the smash-hit West End musical will...
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CIRQUE STRATOSPHERE – Sydney

CIRQUE STRATOSPHERE – Sydney

Sydney – Tuesday 10 September, 2019. This festive season, Cirque Stratosphere – a spectacular new circus from the creators of CIRCUS 1903 (2016)and last summer’s smash-hit The...
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Due to popular demand, the stunning award-winning musical Caroline, Or Change

Due to popular demand, the stunning award-winning musical Caroline, Or Change

Caroline, Or Change Season Extended After Opening to Rave Reviews Due to popular demand, the stunning award-winning musical Caroline, Or Change has been...
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CrewCare is all about supporting technical and backstage personnel and their loved ones

CrewCare is all about supporting technical and backstage personnel and their loved ones

We are excited to announce the launch of CrewCare, a membership based charity established to improve all aspects of crew...
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Australia’s very own backstage Jobs & News site

Australia’s very own backstage Jobs & News site

Media Release Online Entertainment Job Resource adds choice and simplicity for employers and job seekers associated with the Australian Entertainment...
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Australian Entertainment Safety Resource Guide what is it?

Australian Entertainment Safety Resource Guide what is it?

What is it? The Australian Entertainment Safety Resource Guide is roughly based on the UK ‘Purple Guide’ format.  The Purple...
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Australasia Lighting Industry Association (ALIA)

Australasia Lighting Industry Association (ALIA)

Backstage News recommends if you are interested in Lighting design and production, become a member of ALIA. We are people...
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Q&A – With Kirsten Marr, Stage Manager at Chicago Sydney.

Q&A – With Kirsten Marr, Stage Manager at Chicago Sydney.

Backstage News had the opportunity to invite Kirsten Marr, the stage manager at Chicago Sydney at the Capitol Theatre to...
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Exclusive interview with the Head of Sound at Chicago The Musical Sydney

Exclusive interview with the Head of Sound at Chicago The Musical Sydney

Simon Gregory BSC - Head of Sound Backstage News had the amazing opportunity to interview the head of sound at...
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Calling all Technicians

Calling all Technicians

The Ultimate touring tradeshow for audio, video, lighting and staging professionals across the AV, stalled, touring, commercial, theatres, Public spaces...
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Riverside Theatre Invests in Robe

Riverside Theatre Invests in Robe

Riverside Theatres is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Parramatta CBD in the western suburbs of Sydney, Australia. Opened in...
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CHICAGO The Musical Hits Sydney – Does this format really work?

CHICAGO The Musical Hits Sydney – Does this format really work?

Backstage gives it 4 stars By Trevor White. "John Forst has brought back the classic feel of Chicago" A must...
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Experience Fiddler on the Roof in a new way – John Frost

Experience Fiddler on the Roof in a new way – John Frost

Fiddler on the Roof, one of the most renowned musicals of all time, will be brought to life at the Sydney Opera...
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FROZEN Pre-Sale

FROZEN Pre-Sale

Did you know that you can get on the pre-sale list by becoming a Capital VIP member? Coming to Sydney's...
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Disney Frozen arrives in Sydney in July 2020

Disney Frozen arrives in Sydney in July 2020

Disney Theatrical’s new Broadway musical Frozen will arrive in Sydney on July 2020. FROM A TONY®, EMMY®, GRAMMY® & OSCAR®–WINNING CREATIVE TEAM...
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David Campbell, Kate Ceberano, Alinta Chidzey and more live in Sydney

David Campbell, Kate Ceberano, Alinta Chidzey and more live in Sydney

SYDNEY GAINS HIGH STANDARDS CHARITY CONCERT Good Egg Creative today announced an exciting new charity concert for Sydney, HIGH STANDARDS,...
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Mamma Mia – Packemin Riverside Techincal Review 4 Stars

Mamma Mia – Packemin Riverside Techincal Review 4 Stars

Lighting Designer Sean Clarke Sound Designer David Grigg ABBA fever has infected Parramatta as Mamma Mia! The Musical takes over the Riversisde Theatre with...
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Pre-sale for the Grand Opening Week of Sydney Coliseum Theatre

Pre-sale for the Grand Opening Week of Sydney Coliseum Theatre

Today, Keith Urban has announced that Amy Shark and John Butler will join him for the Grand Opening of Sydney...
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Special Effects Lighting and Epilepsy – How to minimise the risk Special Effects Lighting and Epilepsy –...
TAKE A LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES OF FROZEN TAKE A LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES...
TUMBLE OUTTA’ BED AND STUMBLE TO DOLLY PARTON’S RIP-ROARING MUSICAL! TUMBLE OUTTA’ BED AND STUMBLE TO...
CIRQUE STRATOSPHERE – Sydney CIRQUE STRATOSPHERE – Sydney
Due to popular demand, the stunning award-winning musical Caroline, Or Change Due to popular demand, the stunning...
CrewCare is all about supporting technical and backstage personnel and their loved ones CrewCare is all about supporting technical...
Australia’s very own backstage Jobs & News site Australia’s very own backstage Jobs &...
Australian Entertainment Safety Resource Guide what is it? Australian Entertainment Safety Resource Guide what...
Australasia Lighting Industry Association (ALIA)
Q&A – With Kirsten Marr, Stage Manager at Chicago Sydney. Q&A – With Kirsten Marr, Stage...
Exclusive interview with the Head of...
Calling all Technicians
Riverside Theatre Invests in Robe
CHICAGO The Musical Hits Sydney – Does this format really work? CHICAGO The Musical Hits Sydney –...
Experience Fiddler on the Roof in a new way – John Frost Experience Fiddler on the Roof in...
FROZEN Pre-Sale FROZEN Pre-Sale
Disney Frozen arrives in Sydney in July 2020 Disney Frozen arrives in Sydney in...
David Campbell, Kate Ceberano, Alinta Chidzey and more live in Sydney David Campbell, Kate Ceberano, Alinta Chidzey...
Mamma Mia – Packemin Riverside Techincal Review 4 Stars Mamma Mia – Packemin Riverside Techincal...
Pre-sale for the Grand Opening Week...