Articles on ‘Hayes Theatre Co’
The Drowsy Chaperone, a loving parody of 1920s musicals and a thank you to musical theatre for making life a little more bearable, is something of a recent classic. It has played Broadway and the West End, it’s won several awards, and it’s now so beloved that it’s slated to be adapted for film, with… Read more.
Recently, AussieTheatre’s David Allen got the chance to go backstage during a break in a tech run of music theatre darling Squabbalogic’s latest production. Mix ups, mayhem and a gay wedding, it’s The Drowsy Chaperone! Welcome to the Theatre Inside the Hayes Theatre, the stage lights come up on Jay James-Moody. He’s sitting in a… Read more.
Sydney’s newest independent theatre hub – the Hayes Theatre Co – kicked off its inaugural season with a bang last month and is tipped to soar from strength to strength. Their debut season of Sweet Charity, starring Verity Hunt-Ballard, Martin Crewes and Debora Krizak sold out fast after an influx of rave reviews and a… Read more.
Prepare ye, for the return of Squabbalogic is upon us! In 2013 this bold young production company reminded the Sydney music theatre scene just what the words “game changing” meant with hit productions of the musicals Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Carrie. Having now taken their place amongst the producers behind the Hayes Theatre Company,… Read more.
Well it’s official, this month Sydney audiences resoundingly welcomed the return of the independent musical. With William Finn’s Falsettos playing at the Eternity and Sweet Charity at the Hayes Theatre, for the first time in a long time, the independent musicals outnumbered the mainstage productions. Better yet, this isn’t a miraculous one-off. There’s much more… Read more.
Hayes Theatre Co – a new company devoted to furthering Australian musical theatre and cabaret through clever revivals and new works – debuted their first show this week: Luckiest Productions and Neil Gooding Production’s re-imagining of the legendary 1966 musical (and later, a film starring Shirley MacLaine) Sweet Charity. This isn’t a replica. This is… Read more.
It’s been doing the rounds on Facebook today already, but in case you haven’t seen this little sizzle reel from the Hayes Theatre Co’s debut production of Sweet Charity, we suggest you take a peek! Starring Verity Hunt-Ballard, Debora Krizak and Martin Crewes this production has the Sydney theatre scene a-buzz with excitement, and looking… Read more.
The Hayes Theatre Co is in its final stages of preparation, ready for the doors to open this evening for the first preview of their debut show, Sweet Charity. After winning the bid for the lease of the old Darlinghurst Theatre – now renamed and rebranded as the Hayes Theatre Co – a not for… Read more.
It’s the inaugural season of Hayes Theatre Co, the new musical theatre collective in Sydney, and they’re coming out swinging. After their first production, Sweet Charity, they will premiere a brand-new Australian musical. It’s cause to celebrate at the best of times when a new musical comes to Australia, but doubly so when it’s an… Read more.
Squabbalogic are oft-called ‘musical theatre darlings’ of the Sydney scenes, which is accurate, but after their smashing 2013 season and now, coming into 2014, we might need to start calling them ‘game-changers’. Last year, Squabbalogic defied even the highest expectations with two Australian premieres: the form-defying irony-rock show Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, and the redeemed, tragic,… Read more.