The Harvest Rain Talent Academy is a hub for creative young people who are passionate about performing and want to improve their singing, acting and dancing skills in a fun, friendly and supportive environment.

Under the guidance of the Harvest Rain team, our young stars build their confidence not just as performers but as people, and gain a stronger sense of self esteem as part of the Harvest Rain community.

The Academy offers a range of classes for school aged performers at a number of different locations, as well as holiday workshops and...


Written by Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is a dynamic and gripping contemporary musical about the moment of decision, the point at which anyone transitions from the old to the new.

Jason Robert Brown has been hailed as one of Broadway’s smartest and most sophisticated songwriters since Stephen Sondheim, and his extraordinary, jubilant theatre music has been heard all over the world. In SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, Brown transports his audience...

Understudy Productions presents:

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 Music & Lyrics by Jeff Bowen

Book by Hunter Bell

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From 31 August

Jeff and Hunter, two struggling writers with nothing to lose, have decided to put everything on the line and create a show for New York Musical Theatre Festival. With the deadline for submissions a mere three weeks away, Jeff and Hunter decide to follow the old adage, “write what you know,” and set off on a unique musical adventure: writing a musical about writing a musical.

With the help of the...

Jemma Rix presents:




Jemma Rix is launching her debut album Gravity by taking you through its song list in an intimate and unplugged setting, supported by Sam Leske on guitar.

Musical theatre songs with a pop undercurrent is the basis of this collection from Jemma's experiences in musicals like WICKED, GHOST and JEKYLL & HYDE. Entwining her two biggest influences in her career into one intimate performance.

This excl...

7th & 8th July 2017 - Tickets on sale now!

Hayward Street Studios, Brisbane

Join the cast of the Harvest Rain Talent Academy as they tell the famous tale of PETER PAN - with a twist!

Take a ride to Neverland with Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and all your favorite characters as they face the dastardly Captain Hook in this hilarious and heartwarming production of PETER PAN written especially for children.

PETER PAN plays for three performance only on Friday 7th & Saturday 8th July at the Hayward Street Studios.

Adapted by Tim O'Connor from the novel...

If you're aged between 8 and 25 years and dream of a career in musical theatre, you can't afford to miss out on Harvest Rain's renowned Performance Masterclass - an intensive one day workshop with two of Australia's leading musical theatre creators.

In this exclusive masterclass, hone your audition skills while developing and refining your abilities as a performer with award-winning Producer and Director Tim O'Connor (GREASE: THE ARENA EXPERIENCE, HAIRSPRAY: THE BIG FAT ARENA SPECTACULAR, SPAMALOT, INTO THE WOODS) and nationally renowned Mus...

Saturday 3rd June - 7:30pm

Sunday 4th June - 6:00pm

Hayward Street Studios, Brisbane

Theatremakers and Aurélie Roque present:

Ruby Slipper Chronicles

Aurélie Roque left Kansas during a tornado, faced lions, tigers and bears…OH MY…befriended a Scarecrow and Tinman, while turning her Lion into a companion. But while this US expat found her yellow brick road to Oz, you’ll have to wait and see if she found her wizard or clicked her heels for home.  

This June, under the fantastic musical direction of Luke Volker, Aurélie and Theatremakers present the...

7th April 2017 - Tickets on sale now!

Hayward Street Studios, Brisbane

The jungle is jumpin' with song and dance in this exciting stage adaptation of the Disney classic musical! Join Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie and the gang as they swing their way through madcap adventures and outsmart the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan. The show contains all your favorite Disney tunes like 'The Bare Necessities', and 'I Wanna Be Like You'. With colorful characters and that toe-tapping jungle rhythm, Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS is perfect family entertainment!


Friday 28th & Saturday 29th April - 7:30pm

Hayward Street Studios, Brisbane

Of all the cabaret nights around Brisbane, this is, without a doubt, one of them.
Join Joel O'Brien and Matthew Semple for BAD TO WORSE, a double bill evening of outrageous comedy and musical theatre.

Tragically hilarious and hilariously tragic. 

As a professional neurotic mess, Joel O’Brien is highly regarded in the field of being uncomfortable and awkward. With over 20 years’ experience in embarrassing himself in social situations, he...

13 - 15 January 2017 - Tickets on sale now!

Hayward Street Studios, Brisbane

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.


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