Nancye Hayes and Todd McKenney are pals, chums, bosom buddies. In this new show, they reflect on their stage careers and their life in showbiz. They sing, they dance, they reminisce - about the lows as well as the highs. They tell back stage stories never before told and they show video footage never before seen. This true story is, in turns, moving, poignant and hilarious. As part of each performance the audience is invited to ask the questions they’ve always wanted to ask. Answers guaranteed!
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.
In 2007 Nancye and Todd delighted audiences throughout Australia with the enormously successful production of the touching play Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks.
As part of each performance Nancye and Todd will answer questions from the audience. This takes place during Act 2, so write your questions before the show or during the interval on a fun “$100” bill.
In an honest and captivating performance Todd McKenney is superb. He's free and easy and simply outstanding….Nancye Hayes, as always, is brilliantBroadway Australia on Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks