Articles on ‘Hayes Theatre Co’
High Society is not a high point in programming at Sydney’s Hayes Theatre. Cole Porter is a witty, lively, sensitive and influential writer, and his songs are highly universal but not, in this instance, highly adaptable: the show, and this production at the Hayes, is discordant to the point that it feels trapped in the… Read more.
It’s a love song to life, love, and being outside the ordinary, a cult musical that left an indelible mark on the musical theater landscape. It’s Rent, and it’s coming to Sydney to the Hayes, courtesy of Highway Run Productions and directed by Shaun Rennie. We have a photo gallery of the amazing cast of the… Read more.
Shaun Rennie is directing a new production of Rent at Sydney’s increasingly influential Hayes Theatre from 8 October – 1 November, and it’s shaping up to be a really interesting production. With musical direction by Andrew Worboys and choreography by Andy Dexterity, the cast is well into rehearsals and producing a video series to take everyone… Read more.
Hayes Theatre Co’s production of High Society, starring Amy Lehpamer and Bobby Fox, is currently playing at Sydney’s hottest independent venue in Potts Point. Check out this wonderful photo feature (thanks to star photographer Kurt Sneddon from Blueprint Studios) featuring Amy Lehpamer, Virigina Gay, Bobby Fox, Delia Hannah and the super talented cast of High Society. High… Read more.
Terrence McNally’s Masterclass invites the audience into a master class set at Juilliard in the 1970s, taken by the esteemed opera singer and diva Maria Callas (Maria Mercedes). We are warned when Callas enters that this is not a show, it is a class, and the audience take on the role of observing students as… Read more.
It’s Sunday, so why not wander over to one of Australia’s biggest, most sensitive voices and have a listen? Casey Donovan might be best known for winning the second season of Australian Idol, but chances are you’ve seen this singer on a musical theatre stage of late. She’s been on stage in The Sapphires, and Flowerchildren – The Mamas… Read more.
AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to High Society at the Hayes Theatre on Saturday 5 September. The captivating Tracy Lord invites you to the most elegant wedding of 1938. There are 700 guests, an ocean of champagne, and a couple of pesky undercover journalists certain to turn the event from shindig into scandal. Only one thing… Read more.
Amanda Harrison’s simple and fun cabaret, Up Close and Reasonably Personal, is a gentle act of distance. The cabaret form is notoriously intimate and Harrison negotiates her terms with us up-front, not without a smile: the show will be intimate by virtue of its size and design, but in terms of content it will not… Read more.
Highway Run Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co is bringing Rent to Sydney in October. Directed by Shaun Rennie and with musical direction by Andrew Worboys, the production has an exciting cast that’s sure to bring the scrappy rock opera to roaring life. Stephen Madsen (currently starring in Heathers at the Hayes) will play filmmaker Mark;… Read more.
Heathers: The Musical, based on the 80s cult classic film of the same name, premiered Off Broadway in 2014 to critical acclaim and even garnered an enthusiastic following of its own. The Hayes Theatre, the current hub of Sydney’s independent musical theatre revolution, will be home to the Australian premiere of Heathers starting from July… Read more.