Bosom Buddies with Nancye Hayes and Todd McKenney

Boosom Buddies

Candid Confessions From Beyond the Curtain

Moving           Poignant           Hilarious

Nancye Hayes is Australia's leading lady of musical theatre
Todd McKenney is Australia's favourite song and dance man
Together on stage, these two stars are brightly shining


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About Bosom Buddies

BOSOM BUDDIES has Nancye and Todd talking about their lives in showbiz - and the music, the stories, the laughs that stopped the show!

Through song, dance, and hilarious stories, we hear about the highs and the lows, the backstage stories never before told and see video footage never before seen.

"Nancye Hayes is a master in keeping an audience riveted"

The Age

"Todd McKenney is magnetic, exciting and, above all, memorable"

Radio 2GB

"Hayes gives an exhilarating and seemingly inexhaustible performance"

Melbourne Review

"McKenney outshines the sequins
on his shirts"

Herald Sun

The recipient of three Lifetime Achievement Awards, three Helpmann Awards, four Green Room Awards, two Glug Awards and a Mo, Nancye Hayes AM, is an actor, dancer, singer, choreographer and director who began her career in My Fair Lady in 1961 and established her name in the title role in Sweet Charity in 1967. Since then she has sung, danced and acted her way through a cavalcade of successes and into the hearts of Australian theatre-goers. In 2014 the Hayes Theatre in Sydney's Potts Point opened, named for Nancye Hayes in recognition of her remarkable contribution to Australian musical theatre.

Inspiring, provocative and compelling are just three words that describe the critically acclaimed and award-winning singer, dancer, actor and all-round entertainer Todd McKenney. Best known as the controversial judge on the Channel 7 hit series Dancing with the Stars for an incredible 15 seasons, as well as his towering performance as Peter Allen in the Australian production of The Boy From Oz for nearly 1000 performances over two years, Todd has been centre stage in Australia for more than 35 years.

Duration approximately 2 hours plus interval

BOOKINGS



Orange

Orange Civic Theatre
Friday 6 April, 8pm
Saturday 7 April, 2pm & 8pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 02 6393 8112 or online at www.orange.nsw.gov.au/theatre


Dubbo

Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre
Sunday 8 April, 5pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 02 6801 4378 or online at www.drtcc.com.au


Cessnock

Cessnock Performing Arts Centre
Wednesday 11 April, 7.30pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: (02) 4993 4266 or online at www.cessnockperformingartscentre.com.au


Gosford

Laycock Street Theatre
Saturday 14 April, 2pm & 8pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: (02) 4323 3233 or online at www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/theatres


Penrith

Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre
Tuesday 17 April, 7.30pm
Wednesday 18 April, 11am & 7.30pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 02 4723 7600 or online at www.thejoan.com.au


Ringwood

Karralyka Centre
Friday 20 April, 8pm
Saturday 21 April, 2pm & 8pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 03 9870 2888 or online at www.karralyka.com.au


Hobart

Theatre Royal
Tuesday 24 April, 7.30pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 03 6233 2299 or online at www.theatreroyal.com.au


Launceston

Princess Theatre
Thursday 26 April, 7.30pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 03 6323 3666 or online at www.theatrenorth.com.au


Geelong

Geelong Performing Arts Centre
Saturday 28 April, 2pm & 8pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 03 5225 1200 or online at www.gpac.org.au


Frankston

Frankston Arts Centre
Tuesday 1 May, 8pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 03 9784 1060 or online at www.artscentre.frankston.vic.gov.au


Nunawading

Whitehorse Centre
Friday 4 May, 8pm
Saturday 5 May, 2pm & 8pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 03 9262 6555 or online at www.whitehorsecentre.com.au


Bendigo

Ulumbarra Theatre
Tuesday 8 May, 8pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 03 5434 6100 or online at www.ulumbarratheatre.com.au


Ballarat

Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts
Thursday 10 May, 7.30pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 03 5338 0980 or online at www.wcpa.com.au


Traralgon

Latrobe Performing Arts Centre
Tuesday 15 May, 7pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 03 5176 3333 or online at www.latrobe.vic.gov.au/lpawhatson


Dandenong

Drum Theatre
Thursday 17 May, 8pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 03 8571 1666 or online at www.drumtheatre.com.au


Moonee Ponds

The Clocktower Centre
Friday 18 May, 8pm
Saturday 19 May, 2pm and 8pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 03 9243 9191 or online at www.clocktowercentre.com.au


Canberra

Canberra Theatre Centre
Monday 21 May, 7pm
Tuesday 22 May, 1pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 02 6275 2700 or online at canberratheatrecentre.com.au


Toowoomba

Empire Theatre
Friday 25 May, 8pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 1300 655 299 or online at www.empiretheatre.com.au


Tamworth

Capitol Theatre
Monday 28 May, 8pm
Tuesdasy 29 May, 11am
BOOKINGS:
PH: 02 6766 2028 or online at www.capitoltheatretamworth.com.au


Nowra

Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
Friday 1 June, 11am & 8pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 1300 788 503 or online at shoalhavenentertainment.com.au


Parramatta

Riverside Theatre
Sunday 3 June, 3pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 02 8839 3399 or online at www.riversideparramatta.com.au


Adelaide

Adelaide Festival Centre
Sunday 10 June, 3pm & 6.30pm
Monday 11 June, 5pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: 131 246 or online at www.adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au


Port Macquarie

Glasshouse
Friday 15 June, 2018 - 1pm & 7.30pm
BOOKINGS:
PH: (02) 6581 8888 or online at www.glasshouse.org.au



More dates to be announced soon!



GALLERY

Photoshoot



NANCYE & TODD

Todd McKenney

Todd McKenney

Dancing from the age of three, at his mother's dancing school in Perth, Todd McKenney has represented Australia in ballroom and Latin American dancing, winning many international dance titles. His Australian musical theatre awards include two Mo's, the Variety Club Heart Award, and a Helpmann. His first professional musical was Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song and Dance in 1983, followed by lead roles in Cats, 42nd Street, West Side Story, Crazy for You, Camelot, The Pirates of Penzance, Cabaret, La Cage Aux Folles, Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Orpheus in the Underworld, Annie, Grease and Anything Goes. He played Peter Allen in the Australian production of The Boy From Oz for more than 1000 performances, and for an incredible 15 seasons he was the often controversial judge on the Channel 7 hit series Dancing With the Stars.

Nancye Hayes

Nancye Hayes

The recipient of three Lifetime Achievement Awards, three Helpmann Awards, four Green Room Awards, two Glug Awards and a Mo Award, Nancye Hayes OAM, AM is an actor, dancer, singer, choreographer and director. Nancye began her career in JC Williamson's production of My Fair Lady in 1961 and established her name in the title role in Sweet Charity in 1967. Since then she has sung, danced and acted her way through a cavalcade of successes including Guys and Dolls, 42nd Street, A Little Night Music, Pippin, Irene, Annie, Chicago, Sweeny Todd, Nine, Follies, Funny Girl, Showboat, The Importance of Being Ernest, Steel Magnolias, Stepping Out, Same Time Next Year, Summer Rain, Eureka, Oklahoma, and countless others. As a director, Nancye's credits include The Boy from Oz, The Wizard of Oz, The 3 Divas, Annie, Gypsy, Noël and Gertie and Crazy for You.

THE CREATIVE TEAM



Devised by

Peter J Adams


Director

Jason Langley


Lighting Designer

Trudy Dalgleish


Musical Director

Michael Tyack



A Christine Dunstan Production