Articles on ‘Phillip Lowe’

Big Fish

Big Fish Cast | Photo by Kate Williams Photography

Musicals that pull on your heart-strings are not an easy find, but the Hayes production of Big Fish – a modified 12-chair version of the 2013 Broadway musical – proves that imaginative but humble stagings can ignite the magic of storytelling equally, if not better than the often rife efforts of a full-blown spectacle. Based… Read more.


Phillip Lowe on the magic and mystery of Big Fish

Phillip Lowe, Katrina Retallick and Kirby Burgess in Big Fish. Photo credit: Chris Pavlich.

In Big Fish, the musical adaptation of Tim Burton’s 2003 cult classic film, Edward Bloom blurs the lines between reality and magic to narrate the events of his life to his son. Playing the role of Edward in the upcoming Hayes Theatre production, Phillip Lowe is in a unique position to find the truth behind… Read more.


Win a double pass to Big Fish at The Hayes Theatre

Win a double pass to Big Fish at The Hayes Theatre

For your chance to win a double pass to the 18 April, 7:30pm performance of Big Fish enter your details in the form at the bottom of this article. Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, Big Fish centres on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life… Read more.


Big Fish Cast Announcement

Big Fish Cast Announcement

RPG Productions today announced the cast for their upcoming April production of Big Fish. Directed by Tyran Parke, choreographed by Cameron Mitchell and musically directed by Luke Byrne, the John August & Andrew Lippa musical marks the production company’s first main stage production at Hayes Theatre Co. Leading the cast will be Phillip Lowe (Georgy Girl,… Read more.



Georgy Girl – The Seekers musical

Georgy Girl - The Seekers Musical. Photo by  Jeff Busby

The most moving part of Georgy Girl –The Seekers musical is a film of the audience watching The Seekers at Melbourne’s Myer Music Bowl in 1967. There were about 200 000 people, around a tenth of the city’s population and still the most people to ever attend a concert in Australia. The film showed young… Read more.


Blood Brothers → exclusive photo feature

Blake Bowden and Bobby Fox. Image by Kurt Sneddon

Enda Markey’s production of Blood Brothers has been enjoying standing ovations and sold out performances since early February at the Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney. Starring Helen Dallimore, Blake Bowden, Bobby Fox and Michael Cormick, the show is playing until March 15 and almost every performance is sold out. If you haven’t managed to get along to… Read more.


Review: Beyond Desire – Hayes Theatre Co

At the end of Beyond Desire, a world premiere musical crammed into the Hayes theatre, the cast asks the audience, a la the cheeky ending of The Mousetrap, not to reveal its plot twists outside the theatre. It’s a cute number, and gives local theatre icon Nancye Hayes a fun self-referential joke to deliver, but… Read more.


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