Articles on ‘Hayes Theatre Co’

Exclusive Audition Video: Lara Mulcahy & Sheridan Harbridge audition for Daisy & Violet in SIDE SHOW!

Lara Mulcahy and Sheridan Harbridge. Twins.

Sydney’s Hayes Theatre, arguably the most important thing to happen to Australian musical theatre in decades, is set to announce the cast of the Australian premiere of Side Show  on Sunday 7 August! But before that, don’t you want to see who’s been submitting audition tapes? We’ve had Krizak and Vilar, Hayes and Cole, and now…. Mulcahy and Harbridge??… Read more.



Hayes Theatre Co reveal Act Two, 2016

Hayes Theatre Co reveal Act Two, 2016

Hayes Theatre Co have confirmed a great lineup for act two, 2016 tonight with two neglected musicals, two touring productions, two brand new productions and one international hit (from Trevor Ashley!) heading for the 110 seat theatre. The announcements, read by David Campbell, were peppered with performances from the upcoming shows and a lot of… Read more.


Xanadu the Musical – Hayes Theatre Co

Jaime Hadwen and Ainsley Pelham, Image: Frank Farrugia.

The 1980 romantic-fantasy film Xanadu was a box-office disaster that went on to garner a cult following (perhaps due to the soundtrack, featuring songs by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar). Xanadu the Musical, with songs by Lynne and Farrar and book by Douglas Carter Beane (Sister Act the Musical), trades on that cinematic disaster past: on… Read more.


Little Shop of Horrors: Photo Feature

Brent Hill with Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors, Melbourne 2016. Image by Belinda Strodder

Little Shop of Horrors, starring Brent Hill and Esther Hannaford, opens in Melbourne tonight for a limited three week run at the Comedy Theatre. Produced by Luckiest Productions and Tinderbox Productions and directed by Dean Bryant and Andrew Hallsworth (the team behind the Helpmann Award winning revival of Sweet Charity), this gleefully gruesome musical combines an upbeat,… Read more.


Review: The Detective’s Handbook

The Detective's Handbook at Hayes Theatre Co. Image by Clare Hawley

It’s always exciting when Australia gets a new homebred musical like The Detective’s Handbook. It’s a rare and special treat in a landscape of mass-produced shows imported from overseas to witness something new and fresh, particularly when young Australian talent like Ian Ferrington and Olga Solar write it. The Hayes Theatre Co has previously given… Read more.


The Detective’s Handbook – Exclusive Photo Feature

The Detective's Handbook at Hayes Theatre Co. Image by Clare Hawley

Brand new Australian musical The Detective’s Handbook is now officially open at Hayes Theatre Co and we have the first (fabulous) images to share with you. Starring Justin Smith, Sheridan Harbridge, Rob Johnson, Lara Mulcahy, Tony Cogin and Christopher Horsey, this production is a witty, quirky show with a distinctive and unexpected voice. Check out the great images… Read more.


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