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The 1000th episode of Henry Sachwald’s THEATRETRACK goes to air 4th September 2008.

On Thursday 4th September Henry Sachwald will be doing what he has been doing for the past 999 programs of Theatretrack - presenting the best of Broadway West End and Australian original cast recordings.

If you’ve gone to bed on Thursday nights with Henry Sachwald, you won’t want to miss the Theatretrack Millenium Show on Thursday September 4th. It was good in in 1984 and it’s even better in 2008.

Hear more of the music you’ve enjoyed for the past 999 programs on Theatretrack on Thursday night September 4th as Henry Sachwald’s Theatretrack presents the Millenium Show.

Hear selections from the just released 2008 Broadway Cast Recordings of South Pacific and Gypsy, plus the 2008 Tony Award winning musical In the Heights, plus your favourites from Broadway greats including Sondheim, Lerner & Loewe, Rodgers & Hammerstein and George Gershwin.

A Very Special Person and a Very Special Milestone

Henry Sachwald has turned a labour of love into a broadcast institution

Committed to introducing Australian audiences to the best of Broadway, West End and Australian musical theatre, Henry has worked as an unpaid volunteer at 3MBS-FM in Melbourne since 1983. On Monday night the 6th August 1984, Henry presented his first program of Theatretrack. Since that date Henry has introduced Australian audiences to the sights and sounds of Broadway’s Golden Age, the West End musical successes of the 1980’s and 90’s and the recordings of Australian classic and contemporary musical theatre.

He has interviewed the greats of Australian, American and English musical theatre including
Kelley Abbey, Angela Ayres, Eleanor Bergstein, Peter Brocklehurst, Simon Burke, Peter Carroll, Geoffrey Chard, Cy Coleman, Barbara Cook, Judi Connelli, John Diedrich, Chistine Douglas, Jon Ewing, Judi Farr, Michael Feinstein, Taryn Fiebig, Jason Gilkison, Jodie Gillies, Ricky Ian Gordon, Evans Haile, George Hearn, Paul Karo, Donna Lee, Colette Mann, Rod McClennan, Keith Michell, Jean-Pierre Mignon, Danny Nash, Kelly O'Hara, Paige O'Hara, Nancye Hayes, Elaine Paige, Frederick Parslow, Faith Prince, Marina Prior, Chita Rivera, Diedre Rubenstein, Stephen Schwartz, Thomas Z. Shepard, Tony Sheldon, Cahrles Strouse, Geraldine Turner, Stuart Wagstaff, Roweena Wallace, John Waters, Frank Wilson, Maury Yeston.

Listeners to Henry Sachwald’s Theatretrack include Geoffrey Rush, Lisa McCune, Marina Prior, High Jackman and thousands of other loyal weekly regulars who have become subscribers and devoted fans of 3MBS through Theatretrack.

 

BILLY ELLIOT the MUSICAL will open in Melbourne December 2008.

The critically-acclaimed production will commence performances at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, on Tuesday, December 30 ahead of the Melbourne premiere on Thursday, January 15. The search for Melbourne's Billy Elliots will commence soon with auditions being held in June and July. Tickets will go on sale in September.

AUSTRALIAN THEATRE NEWS (courtesy of AussieTheatre.Com)

(Updated 25 April 2008)

Shout! movie confirmed

Priscilla sweeps Green Room Awards

PHOTO GALLERY: 'GUYS and DOLLS' OPENING NIGHT PARTY (5 April 2008)

Adelaide Cabaret Festival launched

Tyran Parke bound for Perth, Riverside

Mum's The Word sequel headed to Sydney

Stars of the future on show

Shout! dumps Tuesday performances

Chicago to open in February 2009

Theatre mainstay David Nettheim dies

Guys And Dolls about to opening

Priscilla off to New Zealand

My Fair Lady is Melbourne bound

New Billys on the boil

High School Musical to open in December

Spamalot confirms closure

Liv Ullmann to direct STC show

Nevin back at STC

Chess to play Theatre Royal

Short, Sweet & Song program announced

Hatpin looks for life beyond Seymour

 

SEE and LEARN ON BROADWAY


See Broadway shows ON Broadway.
Meet and work with Broadway professionals.

Henry Sachwald, presenter of THEATRETRACK and a native New Yorker can lead your next group on an insider's tour of Broadway and the City.

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