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.
It is a Happy New Year for lovers of musicals and cabaret! The newly formed Hayes Theatre Co have moved in to their premises on Greenknowe Avenue in Potts Point this morning and Sydney’s music theatre ecosystem just got a whole lot more exciting. The company – a collaborative partnership between several notable organisations that currently… Read more.