Articles on ‘Hayes Theatre Co’

Cast Announced for Xanadu the Musical at Hayes Theatre

Jaime Hadwen and Ashley Melham will star in XANADU. Photo by Frank Farrugia.

Today, Matthew Management in association with Hayes Theatre Co announced the the cast of XANADU, the musical based on the beloved cult movie from the 1980s, which will play in Sydney from Thursday 12 May. Jaime Hadwen (Bring it On) stars as Kira, and Ainsley Melham (Hi-5) will play Sonny. The supporting cast includes Dion Bilios (Wicked),… Read more.


Win a double pass to The Fantasticks at the Hayes Theatre Co

Win a double pass to The Fantasticks at the Hayes Theatre Co

AussieTheatre has three double passes to giveaway to The Fantasticks at the Hayes Theatre Co on Monday January 11 at 7:30pm. What is the world’s longest-running musical theatre production? Cats? The Phantom of the Opera? Chicago? The Lion King? No, it’s a boutique musical with a poetic book and a breezy, inventive score which has been performed all… Read more.


Favourite moments in 2015: Sydney theatre

The Bleeding Tree. Photo by Brett Boardman

Theatre critic and AussieTheatre Deputy Editor Cassie Tongue sees hundreds of shows a year. In this piece, she writes about the moments that give theatre its magic: the ephemeral, tantalising seconds and minutes that create a uniquely theatrical sublime. These are not best or worst performances or productions. These are favourites: warm memories of moments, people,… Read more.


A Fantastick vlog begins!

A Fantastick vlog begins!

With The Fantasticks opening at the Hayes Theatre in just under one month, audiences have been granted a sneak peak into rehearsals for the production. Cast member Bobbie-Jean Henning sums up her first week of rehearsals, gives us a glimpse at some crucial design details, and reveals that Helen Dallimore (the director of the project),… Read more.


Violet

Samantha Leigh Dodemaide in Blue Saint Productions' Violet. Image by Grant Leslie Photography

Violet tells the story of a girl searching for something to make her feel complete, yet ultimately along the way she learns to love herself. It’s a story we can all connect with in some way or another, and its powerful message is driven home with a meaningful emotional impact. Hayes Theatre Co has a… Read more.



2016 Sydney independent musical theatre update

The Original Grease - Sqabbalogic

In an email thanking Squabbalogic subscribers for support of their successful Australian Cultural Fund project, the company announced that the casting brief for The Original Grease would be made available today. Although in the back of our minds we knew this production was on its way, Sydney’s independent musical announcements have been slightly overshadowed recently… Read more.


Sneak Peek: Violet Photo Feature

Samantha Leigh Dodemaide in Blue Saint Productions' Violet. Image by Grant Leslie Photography

The Australian premiere of Violet officially opens tonight at Hayes Theatre Co, and we are thrilled to be bringing you a special photo feature with production shots from the show. Starring Samantha Leigh Dodemaide in the titular role, Violet is a musical with book/ lyrics by Brian Crawley and music by Jeanine Tesori and will be playing… Read more.


Hilary Cole: Rob Guest Endowment Finalist 2015

Hilary Cole: Rob Guest Endowment Finalist 2015

The Rob Guest Endowment annual gala concert is fast approaching! The big event will take place on Monday November 9, where six finalists — emerging stars of Australian musical theatre — will take the stage at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre to compete for a a prize package of $20,000 and a headshot package from Blueprint Studios…. Read more.


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