Articles on ‘Hayes Theatre Co’
The full cast of the upcoming Hayes Theatre Co. production of the iconic musical Gyosy were announced this morning. Previously announced were Blazey Best (Miracle City, Only Heaven Knows) as Rose, and Laura Bunting (Rent, Calamity Jane) as her daughter Louise. Joining them will be Sophie Wright (Kinky Boots) making her Hayes Theatre debut as June, Anthony Harkin (The… Read more.
On the day of their first preview, AussieTheatre joined the cast of In The Heights at the Hayes Theatre Co to bring you a first glimpse of this exciting musical. The cast performed three songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway show to a group of selected media just hours before their very first performance. Check… Read more.
Hayes Theatre Co’s critically acclaimed 2017 production of Assassins, will play a season at Sydney Opera House Playhouse this June, starring David Campbell and according to director Dean Bryant, a return season couldn’t come at a better time for Australia. “Assassins couldn’t be more right for Australia now when our newsfeeds are full of the… Read more.
I sat down with Shaun Rennie, the director of The View UpStairs, to find out a little bit more about our intrepid leader and his ideas on the subject matter that we are all tackling together. Shaun, you started your career as an actor; what inspired you to become a director? “It was when I… Read more.
AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to The View Upstairs at Hayes Theatre Co on 8th Feb, 2018 at 7:30pm. As part of the 2018 Mardi Gras Festival, Invisible Wall Productions and Sugary Rum Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co are staging the Australian Premiere of the hit Off-Broadway musical, The View UpStairs. This provocative… Read more.
So I’m doing a show! Its loud, its fun and it’s as gay as Christmas… at Aunty Jeff’s… who’s dressed as Mrs Claus… and Ru Paul is popping over for an egg nog at 8. The View UpStairs is loosely based on the arson attack of the UpStairs Lounge in New Orleans in 1973… which… Read more.
Blue Saint Productions has confirmed the full cast of their upcoming production the Tony Award winning musical In The Heights. Set to open at Hayes Theatre Co from 16 March 2018, the production will be the Sydney premiere of this musical, created by the genius behind the Hamilton phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Playing the role of… Read more.
Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins stirred up controversy at the time of its inception in 1991. With a book by John Weidman, it centres around the assassins who killed presidents of the United States – no doubt a contentious subject. But through a chorus of voices, it marks a questioning of the disillusionment associated with patriotic idealism;… Read more.
Australian superstar Dame Nellie Melba was, and still remains, one of our countries most celebrated song birds. But behind the glitz and glamour of every success story, hides many trials and tribulations: especially in the 1880’s. I got to sit down and chat with a new rising superstar, Annie Aitken who is currently starring along… Read more.
Dame Nellie Melba, born Helen Porter Mitchell, is regarded as one of the world’s most famous operatic sopranos, and for a very good reason. Melba’s influence and legacy on the Arts world is indescribable, and her story is not common knowledge to most, even though she has well and truly made her mark in Australian… Read more.