Articles on ‘Hayes Theatre Co’

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.


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.

Brent Hill & Esther Hannaford to star in Little Shop of Horrors national tour

Brent Hill (Seymour) and Esther Hannaford (Audrey) | Photo by Jefff Busby

Luckiest Productions and Tinderbox Productions, the producers of  the 2014 multi award winning Sweet Charity, announced today a national tour of the cult musical hit Little Shop of Horrors. The production will premiere at Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney in February 2016 followed by seasons in Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane. Directed and Choreographed by award winning duo Dean Bryant… Read more.

Review: High Society, Hayes Theatre Co

High Society at Hayes Theatre Co. Image by Kurt Sneddon

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.