Merrily We Roll Along - Hayes Theatre Cast

Merrily We Roll Along - Hayes Theatre Cast

Production postponed until 2021.

Luckiest Productions, in association with Hayes Theatre Co, has announced the cast for their forthcoming production of the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical Merrily We Roll Along. A Broadway fable about friendship, compromise and the high price of success, Merrily We Roll Along is running from 16 April 2020 at the Hayes Theatre Co.

As previously announced, returning to Hayes Theatre Co in the role of Mary Flynn is Helpmann Award winner Elise McCann (Matilda, Everybody Loves Lucy). The role of Charley will be played by Sydney Theatre Award winner and Ryan Gonzalez (In the Heights, Jersey Boys). Recent WAAPA graduate Andrew Coshan (MTC’s A View from the Bridge) will perform the role of Franklin Shepard. Georgina Hopson (Ragtime, West Side Story) will play the role of Gussie while Aaron Tsindos (Muriel’s Wedding, Shakespeare In Love) takes on the role of Joe. Recent graduate from Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Tiarne Sue Yek plays the role of Beth while Ayesha Madon (IRENE, Fangirls) will perform the roles of KT and Meg.  

Merrily We Roll Along is the heartbreaker of Sondheim musicals, looking at how the best of friends lose their way as they fight to win at life. It follows a trio of friends - composer Franklin Shepard, his writing partner lyricist Charley Kringas and upcoming novelist Mary Flynn. The three are primed to change the world through words and music, however success has a way of opening doors that take them further away from what - and who - they love.  Famously told in reverse, Merrily We Roll Along is an emotional detective story that investigates how grown-up sellouts are forged from wide-eyed poets.

The creative team features director Dean Bryant (Sweet Charity, Assassins, Little Shop of Horrors) choreographer Andrew Hallsworth (Muriel’s Wedding, Sweet Charity) and musical director Lucy Bermingham (In the Heights, Caroline, Or Change).

Tickets for Merrily We Roll Along are available at or by calling the Hayes Theatre Co box office during business hours on (02) 8065 7337.

Image: Ryan Gonzalez, Andrew Coshan and Elise McCann. Photographer: Peter Brew Bevan


Presented by Luckiest Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co

Book by George Furth

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Director                              Dean Bryant

Musical Director               Lucy Bermingham

Choreographer                 Andrew Hallsworth

Set Designer                      Jeremy Allen

Costume Designer           Mel Liertz

Sound Designer                Dave Bergman

Lighting Designer             Trent Suidgeest


Venue:                                Hayes Theatre Co, 19 Greenknowe Ave, Potts Point

Season:                               From 16 April 2020

Times:                                 Mon 6.30pm, Tue-Sat 7.30pm, Wed matinee 1pm, Sat matinee 2pm, Sun matinee 3pm

Price:                                   Tickets from $79

Bookings:                           Go to | (02) 8065 7337

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