Articles by: Hayley Horton

Hayley has been an arts worker in South Australia for the past ten years working freelance for small to medium clients as well as for companies such as the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, State Theatre Company SA, Urban Myth Theatre of Youth and the Australia Business Arts Foundation. As part of her freelance work, Hayley founded the ATG Curtain Call Awards (which is now an annual gala event), co-produced three 24 Hour Show charity fundraiser events, has judged for the Adelaide Fringe Festival and reviewed for Aussie Theatre and the Adelaide Theatre Guide. In her spare time, Hayley has been involved with Adelaide’s amateur theatre community as a producer, performer and director.

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A Quick Chat With

A Quick Chat with Justin Burford

Justin Burford. Image: supplied

Justin Burford is the ARIA Award winning frontman of End of Fashion and recently made his stage debut as the star of Rock of Ages. Before he heads to Adelaide for the premiere of his new show, Kurt which weaves story and song to celebrate Kurt Cobain’s short and influential existence, we had…

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A Quick Chat With

A Quick Chat with Lea Salonga

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Musical theatre royalty, Lea Salonga literally grew up on the stage and was thrust into international stardom at 17, when Sir Cameron Macintosh discovered her in his worldwide search for the leading role of Kim in the original production of Miss Saigon. She went on to win both Olivier and Tony…

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Reviews

Yes, Prime Minister – Adelaide

Yes, Prime Minister – Adelaide

Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn’s hit BBC comedies, Yes, Minister and Yes, Prime Minister are considered among the top ten series of all-time (according to the British Film Institute) and have won numerous awards including the BAFTA, Broadcasting Press Guild and Pye Television Writer’s Awards among many others. It’s been…

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A taste of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Top 8 Picks

Katie Noonan, Love Song Circus.  Image: supplied

AussieTheatre’s South Australian Co-ordinator Hayley Horton dishes her top 8 picks for the upcoming Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Have you booked your tickets?  In June, Adelaide becomes a circuit of dingy, darkened rooms with red lamps and sultry songstresses. Audience are seen dashing between venues on a cold winter’s night, counting…

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Reviews

Washed away – Land & Sea

(L-R) Danielle Catanzariti, Wendy Todd, Rory Walker, Nicki Bloom, Nescha Jelk, Chris Drummond, Hilary Kleinig.  Photo: Jonathan Van Der Knaap

There are very few opportunities in Adelaide to produce new works on the mainstage… and of those few that do arise, Brink Productions is at the forefront, charging ahead to bring Adelaide (and the world) something fresh and hopefully memorable. The latest fruits of this small company’s labour are a…

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Nicki Bloom looks to Land and Sea

Nicki Bloom

Brink Productions is about to present the world premiere of Nicki Bloom’s intimate and immersive play, Land & Sea. Nicki is a young playwright of national renown having recently completed commissions for several of Australia’s major theatre companies, including Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir, and Griffin Theatre Company.  Her debut play…

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Power-house cast for Next to Normal, Adelaide

The Adelaide cast of "Next 2 Normal"

Producers Six Foot Something and The Factory are presenting the Adelaide premiere of Next to Normal this week.  The multi-award winning musical is being rolled out by various companies around Australia after huge success on Broadway in 2009/2010 (including the book receiving rare recognition of the Pulitzer Prize – only…

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Red Carpet rolled out for Tennessee Williams classic

Behind the scenes at a Red Carpet after-party

State Theatre Company of South Australia is in production for the Tennessee Williams classic, The Glass Menagerie due to open this week. The season will include the first of STCSA’s Red Carpet events for 2012, offering a unique performance experience for theatregoers in their 20s and 30s. Red Carpet is…

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