Articles on ‘Shaun Rennie’
Musicals about queer people that aren’t afraid to embrace their queerness – or in the words of Lily Tomlin, aren’t trying to imitate heterosexuality – are few and far between. It’s not something you’d expect to find in musical theatre history pre-Rent or Fun Home, and it’s probably not something you’d expect to find in… Read more.
The 30th anniversary production of Alex Harding’s Australian musical (set in Kings Cross!), Only Heaven Knows, is all set to open at Sydney’s Hayes Theatre Co in May 2017. And now the cast is complete. Ben Hall (Les Miserables) will star in the leading role of Tim. The cast also includes Matthew Backer (A Midsummer… Read more.
When the rare opportunity arises to see a master at work, you do whatever you can to make it happen. So, Melbourne theatregoers, make it happen. AACTA Award nominee Ben Gerrard hits the Melbourne stage tonight in Shaun Rennie’s acclaimed production of I Am My Own Wife at fortyfivedownstairs. This one-man, epic and moving piece… Read more.
It’s the perfect school holiday fun for kids AND adults and it’s currently playing at Hayes Theatre Co in Potts Point. Director Shaun Rennie’s production of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown has been receiving rave reviews and we wanted to share a little of the vibrancy and colour with you in our special photo feature… 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.
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.
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.
RENT is now officially open at Hayes Theatre Co and – surprise, surprise! – the season is already completely SOLD OUT. We at AussieTheatre wanted to share this beautiful photo feature with you all (thanks to Highway Run Productions and photographer Kurt Sneddon), because if you haven’t already snagged a ticket, these 20 images may be… 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.