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OZPANTO IS BACK! Debora Krizak announced as ‘Wicked Queen’

Bonnie Lythgoe's pantomimes do feature often in this blog, mainly because they are so much fun. Now, after a five-year hiatus, Bonnie Lythgoe returns to celebrate a decade of bringing this theatrical tradition to Aussie audiences. To mark the occasion, a brand new production of Snow White will be staged for a limited season at Riverside Theatres in Parramatta, kicking off on September 7th, 2024. Snow White holds a special place in Bonnie's heart, being the very first panto she introduced to Aust

Snow White Postponed until 2022

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFSSYDNEY COLISEUM THEATREPOSTPONED UNTIL 2022 Executive Producer and Director, Bonnie Lythgoe has today announced that due to the ongoing affects of the global pandemic,  the production of SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS has been postponed. With severe travel restrictions in place across Europe, making it impossible for members of the cast, crew and sets to travel to Australia, along with the uncertainty of live performance and events in Australia still a


Director and Producer, BONNIE LYTHGOE is delighted to announce she has cast ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Judge TRISTAN MACMANUS to play the role of ‘The Prince’ and one Australia’s favourite performers RHONDA BURCHMORE returns for her second Panto to play ‘The Queen’.  Young, up and coming performer ANASTASIA FENERI also returns for her seond panto to play ‘Snow White’.  SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS will this year play exclusive

Auditions for Six of the ‘Magnificent Seven’

AUDITIONS FOR BONNIE LYTHGOE PRODUCTIONS“SNOW WHITE AND SEVEN DWARFS”THE COLISEUM THEATRE, WEST HQ – WEST SYDNEY A Performance Season at the Coliseum Theatre in West Sydney.Rehearsals commence from Monday 22 June 2020.Playing Season ends on Sunday 12 July 2020 SIX OF THE “MAGNIFICENT SEVEN”Sex - MaleAge -17 -28 years of ageHeight – 4ft 6inches – 5ft 6 inchesProfessional Dancer /Actor– Ability to sing not essential– Character– For the most part, the names of the Seven D

Lucy Durack to star in new Jack And The Beanstalk pantomime

Courtesy of the Daily Telegraph Musical theatre star Lucy Durack is taking on a role her three-year-old daughter Polly will love — playing the fairy princess in a new pantomime production of Jack And The Beanstalk. Lucy Durack’s three-year-old daughter, Polly, still talks about the pantomime she saw when she was two. Durack’s friend Jaime Hadwen was playing Tinkerbell in Peter Pan, and the musical theatre star took her little girl to see it. “Polly still says to Jaime, ‘rem


‘JACK AND THE BEANSTALK” DANCE ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS – FRIDAY 8 MARCH 2019 Bonnie Lythgoe Productions is bringing “Jack and the Beanstalk” choreographed by international choreographer Mario Moseley from the USA, to Sydney’s State Theatre in 2019. “Jack and the Beanstalk” is the 6th Oz panto installment of an updated contemporary version of a classic fairytale, in the style of a traditional British family panto. A Panto is known for its interactive style and humour that appe


A Performance Season at the State Theatre in Sydney. 
Rehearsals from Tuesday 2 July 2019. Playing Season ends on Sunday 21 July 2019 JACK TROTT – THE GIANT SLAYER Age -18 -28 years of age
Height – 5ft 7 inches – 6ft 2 inches
 Character – Handsome and Honest, Energetic, Impulsive, with the directness and idealism of youth with a glint in his eye… Jack is honest and vigorous with the directness and idealism of youth. Jack undergoes a change of character through the sto


Bonnie Lythgoe Productions is bringing
 “JACK AND THE BEANSTALK” to Australia in 2019
 choreographed by MARIO MOSELEY FROM THE USA. This is a GREAT OPPORTUNITY to be a part of Bonnie’s professional, exclusive and wondrous experience in the latest spectacular and magical panto adventure by Bonnie Lythgoe and her Creative Team
Come along to the auditions and enjoy a day of Dancing, Acting and possibly Singing. REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE DATES 


THE GIANT 3D FAMILY PANTO MUSICAL SPECTACULAR JACK AND THE BEANSTALK DIRECTED BY BONNIE LYTHGOE TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY 29 NOVEMBER Director and Producer, Bonnie Lythgoe is thrilled to announce that her sixth Australian panto will be JACK AND THE BEANSTALK a ‘GIANT’ 3D family panto musical spectacular that will play at the majestic State Theatre, Sydney from Friday 12 July 2019. This production of ‘Jack’ will feature a fantastic 3D sequence, that will transport audience m

Sydney Juvenile Ensemble Announcement

Bonnie Lythgoe Productions are pleased to announce that the following Sydney students have been successful in auditioning for "Sleeping Beauty - A Knight Avenger's Tale " in Sydney Chloe Nicolson Hope Evans Max Ostler Will Dyson Tara Escobar Paris Dimos Nakita Clarke Leyla Guldur Asha Rostron Ashleigh Pitt Luka Chetcuti Cooper Elbourn For your kindest attention, We had a wonderful response to our invitation to audition for the juvenile ensemble in ”Sleeping Beauty” in the citie