They’re Playing Our Song

Performances from 14 February - 18 February 2024

Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes – including interval

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Book by Neil Simon
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager

Directed by Lisa Callingham

Presented by Neglected Musicals in association with Hayes Theatre Co

By Arrangement with ORiGiN™ Theatrical
on behalf of Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company

They’re Playing Our Song is one of Australia’s most loved musicals, with a book by Neil Simon, lyrics by Carol Bayer Sager and music by Marvin Hamlisch. The musical’s story is based on the real-life relationship of Hamlisch and Sager, a wisecracking composer finds a new, offbeat lyricist, love, romance and mayhem ensues.

Featuring the musical numbers ‘Workin’ It Out’, ‘When You’re in My Arms’, and ‘They’re Playing Our Song’ the musical will be directed by Lisa Callingham.

Neglected Musicals is a theatre initiative dedicated to presenting musical theatre that has never (or rarely) been seen in Australia.  The musicals are presented with scripts in hand, and with piano accompaniment after only a day’s rehearsal.  There have been 25 Neglected Musicals presentation since 2010.

*Cast subject to change without notice.



Full Price $60


Wednesday & Saturday 2:00pm
Wednesday – Saturday 7:30pm
Sunday 1:00pm & 6:00pm

Running Time

Approx. 2 hours 30 mins – including interval

  • Cast & Creatives

    Starring Zoe Gertz and Justin Smith
    With Jordan Angelides, Kat Hoyos, Matthew Manahan, Chloe Marshall and Quinton Rofail Rich

    Director Lisa Callingham
    Musical Director David Gardos
    Producer Michelle Guthrie
    Design Elements Ruby Jenkins
    Stage/Company Manager Krystelle Quartermain

    *Cast subject to change without notice.
  • 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.