DSP News

Season's Greetings

I wish you all a very safe and merry festive season. Hope you return from your Christmas break refreshed and renewed.

Welcome Judith Prior

Each year more than 40 theatres around Australia stage one of Judith Prior's 16 classic comedies. From Phantom of the Music Hall to Jest at the West to Pirate Prince to Opportunity Knocks! ( ...

Daryl R Peebles of Tasmania meets Daryl R Peebles of South Carolina.

Daryl Peebles the writer of Shenanigan's Wake, BBQ and Aussie Rules the Musical ( all excellent for theatre restaurant also http://www.davidspicer.com/Plays-dp.htm ) has had the most bizarre ...

Emma Celebrazione! moves to Italy

Graham Pitt's play with choir Emma Celebrazione! - based on the story of Italian immigrant Emma Ciccitosto has been a huge hit around Australia and was revived a few months ago in regional ...

Die Fledermaus in Canada

The appropriately named President of the Cowichan Musical Society in Canada - Les Broadway - recently contacted me looking for an excellent translation of Die Fledermaus. The Pavilion Music ...

Cruisin the Musical The Show Must Go on!

I had the pleasure of seeing Cruisin the Musical for the first time last month at Coverdale Christian College in Sydney's north-west..under the Direction of one of the writers Pete ...

A.C.T. Conference in Sydney

I am helping to co-ordinate the Association of Community Theatre's fifth conference - Stagecraft on the 14th and 15 of October at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. This will be an amazing ...

Gilbert and Sullivan update

Simon Gallaher's fabulous production of the Mikado - exclusively licenced in amateur theatre by DSP - is having a return professional season in Brisbane starting next month. It has a new all star ...

New Shows Take Off.

Cruisin I am delighted to have six bookings for my latest new release 'Cruisin'....including the first production in New Zealand.   The composer has spent his entire summer holidays ...

Stage Whispers Magazine

The latest edition of Stage Whispers Performing Arts Magazine is out now. Subscribe and read top articles from past editions @ www.stagewhispers.com.au The July August issue has a special focus ...