Articles on ‘Luigi Lucente’

Full cast announced for Assassins at the Sydney Opera House

David Campbell in Assassins at Hayes Theatre Co

The final cast members for the upcoming production of Assassins at the Sydney Opera House were announced this week. The production enjoyed a sold out season at the Hayes Theatre Co last year and received widespread critical praise including multiple Sydney Theatre Award nominations. As previously announced, reprising the role of John Wilkes Booth, for… Read more.


Tick, Tick … BOOM!

Tick, Tick ... Boom! Pursued by Bear

Pursued By Bear burst onto the Melbourne Musical Theatre scene back in 2013 with a critically acclaimed production of Next To Normal. Since then, the team have produced well received, high quality musicals at Chapel Off Chapel. Their newest offering is no exception, Tick, Tick… BOOM! is an energetic and emotional must-see offering of musical… Read more.


Exclusive footage from Tick Tick Boom, Melbourne

Exclusive footage from Tick Tick Boom, Melbourne

Pursued by Bear’s production of Tick Tick… Boom! is gearing up for an opening night at Chapel off Chapel on April 21. It’s set to be an exciting, necessary and moving production and based on what we’ve seen, Melbourne audiences are in for a real treat! Directed by Paul Watson and starring Luigi Lucente, Angela… Read more.


tick, tick…BOOM! cast announced

tick, tick…BOOM! cast announced

Visionary musical theatre writer Jonathan Larson (of RENT fame) passed away tragically 20 years ago but his work still resonates with audiences across the world. Today, Melbourne company Pursued By Bear have announced the cast for their upcoming production of his lesser known show, tick, tick…BOOM!. Originally conceived as a one-man autobiographical ‘rock opera’ and then… Read more.


Review: Jim Morrison: Kaleidoscope — Hayes Cabaret Season

Luigi Lucente channels Jim Morrison.

Luigi Lucente’s Jim Morrison: Kaleidoscope, a dreamy trip tribute to rock legend Jim Morrison, is haphazard – but it’s supposed to be. There’s a poetry to this performance that doesn’t always sit perfectly, but it’s invigoratingly different, and if it’s sometimes difficult – well, so was Jim Morrison. Bio-cabarets, where the artist assumes the persona… Read more.



2015 Hayes Theatre Co cabaret season announced

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Cabaret season is just around the corner and in Sydney that means the Hayes. Now in its second year, the Hayes Theatre Co Cabaret season will bring cabaret acts, masterclasses, talks and more to the beloved Potts Point space. “Hayes Theatre Co is bringing a Cabaret Season that is bigger and bolder with the diversity… Read more.


Your Sunday Afternoon Zen: Luigi Lucente sings “Hopelessly Devoted to You”

Luigi Lucente.

Another week is looming, but let’s take a moment and relax and listen to rising star Luigi Lucente. He’s travelled across the country in shows like Grease, The Rocky Horror Show, and Jersey Boys, and he stole audiences’ breath in shows like Parade and Pippin in Melbourne. Now, Lucente is about to star in the Australian premiere of Dogfight at the Hayes Theatre in… Read more.


Review: Dogfight — Hayes Theatre Co

Hilary Cole and Luigi Lucente in Dogfight. Image by Noni Carroll.

Dogfight, with a book by Peter Duchan and music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, premiered off-Broadway in 2012. Now having its Australian premiere at the Hayes Theatre in Sydney, it’s a perfect example of a contemporary musical adopting strong classical structure and ideas to tell a new, moving story. There’s a classic flashback framework in… Read more.


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