Articles on ‘Hayes Theatre Co’
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 in a few weeks. Can’t wait that long? Don’t worry, we have some exclusive footage from the audition process! Side Show, with with book and lyrics by Bill… Read more.
Director Shaun Rennie’s upcoming production of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (not to be confused with the other Aussie production currently playing in Melbourne!) has released a first-look video of the cast in rehearsals and we couldn’t wait to share it with you! Starring Rohan Browne, Ben Gerrard, Sheridan Harbridge, Nat Jobe, Laura Murphy… Read more.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
Fresh off the return season of Rent at the Hayes, Shaun Rennie will direct You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, playing at the Hayes from Tuesday 5 July 2016. And yes – all your favourites will be brought to life onstage. This one is great for children and families, and for those who just love musicals. Here’s how it’s billed:… Read more.
Cabaret season is fast approaching as the line up for the third annual Hayes Theatre Co Cabaret Season was announced this morning. It features 14 exciting cabaret acts, master classes and special events over four weeks! The season’s headliner is Philip Quast, alongside a number of Australian musical theatre stars, newbies and in an exciting… Read more.
Proving once again that the Hayes Theatre Co are dedicated to the cause of endorsing and developing new musical theatre in our country, it was announced this month that the group will be hosting their first Musical Theatre Writing Seminar. Held on 30 May at the Hayes venue, the seminar will be the first event in… Read more.