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Bye Bye Birdie @ The Reginald

Nancye Hayes and Jay James Moody in BYE BYE BIRDIE @ the Hayes
Nancye Hayes and Jay James Moody in BYE BYE BIRDIE @ the Hayes. Pics by Amelia Burns.

Squabbalogic’s inaugural presentation of  MYSTERY .MUSICAL – a one-of-a-kind venture within Sydney’s music theatre scene,  where audiences are treated to a staged reading and singing of a top secret musical theatre classic, played for just two sold out performances on Saturday 25th January 2015 at Squabbalogic’s home, the Reginald Theatre at the Seymour Centre.

A very talented cast of the inaugural Mystery Musical, all jumped on board, without knowing the show or the role that they would be offered. Squabbalogic’s MYSTERY MUSICAL starred JOHANNA ALLEN (Wicked), BLAKE ERICKSON (Forbidden Broadway), JESSICA JAMES-MOODY (Reefer Madness!), JOSIE LANE (Miracle City), MICHELE LANSDOWN (Drowsy Chaperone), GARRY SCALE (Carrie), ROWAN WITT (South Pacific), and the one and only NANCYE HAYES.

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Love Bites at the Hayes Theatre


LOVE BITES at the Hayes Theatre at the moment.  Well, sometimes it bites, taking a large chunk out of your heart but at other times it just nibbles your ear and makes you love it.  Toe tappers and heartbreak songs sit well together in this deceptively cabaret outing from Wooden Horse Productions.

Act One of the show opens with ‘Falling in Love’ and this is reprised in bookends at interval and the finale.  The quartet (Kirby Burgess, Tyran Parke, Adele Parkinson and Shaun Rennie) make it very clear that there is to be no judgement about where the human heart will love.  The final tableau of this intro gently reinforces to the audience that they are about to run the gamut of desire.   Continue reading Love Bites at the Hayes Theatre