Musical Bang Bang 2

Friday 23rd February 2024 | 7:30pm

Approximately 70 minutes – including interval

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Presented by Hayes Theatre Co & Bang Bang Rodeo

Musical Bang Bang is the best live musical you’ve never seen. Why?

Because it doesn’t exist yet. (It’s IMPROV, silly.)

From a cult event at the Old Fitz to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, this must-be-seen-to-be-believed onslaught now takes up a quarterly residence at the Hayes. Actor-comedians Jane Watt (Jazz or a Bucket of Blood, Godspell, Spamalot) and Rob Johnson (Calamity Jane, The Boomkak Panto, Rosehaven) lead an ensemble of Sydney’s best improvisers, as well as some special – possibly terrified – guests from the top ranks of Australian musical theatre.

With an ever-changing lineup, this foolhardy troupe will invent an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza while “yes and”-ing each other into oblivion – all on the set of whichever production is showing at the Hayes at the time. The first half will feature an array of short-form improv madness, before the cast unleashes an entirely improvised, one-night-only musical in the second half. Featuring a very game musical director, plus a sound and lighting technician who will improvise along with the cast, Musical Bang Bang is the best night of unscripted musical theatre you will (probably) ever see.

Previous shows have featured theatre and comedy luminaries such as Virginia Gay, Darren Gilshenan, Brent Hill, Hannah Reilly, Bridie Connell, Aaron Tsindos, Aileen Huynh and Gabbi Bolt.

After the first performance of Musical Bang Bang sold out in under 24 hours, the show returns in February for a special Mardi Gras edition, featuring some of your favourite LGBTQ+ performers and comedians. Full cast will be announced soon.

 

Prices

Full Price $39

Content Warnings

Musical Bang Bang is cute as hell, but invariably contains adult themes and some strong language. The show may also contain traces of Jane Watt, egg, chlorofluorocarbons, and Rob Johnson.

Time

Friday 23rd February | 7:30pm

Running Time

Approx. 90 mins – including interval

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair Accessible

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  • Cast & Creatives

    Starring

    Nancy Denis, Victoria Falconer, Virginia Gay, Jacinta Gregory, Rob Johnson, Maverick Newman, Billie Palin and Jane Watt

  • Accessibility

    Wheelchair Seating

    A limited number of accessible seats are available in the front row of the theatre (A13-A15). These, as well as Companion seats, can be purchased through the ‘Book Now’ link.

    Please contact the box office on (02) 8065 7337 if you have any questions regarding our accessibility.