Shows Produced

A Chorus Line

In 2013, Mike and Daniel Sparrow are producing "A Chorus Line" which will open in February at The London Palladium Theatre for the first time since its award-winning premiere season in 1975. "A Chorus Line" is the longest running musical in New York Theatre history, broke records, won nine Tony Awards, seven Drama Desk Awards, The New York Critics' Circle Award and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Umbrellas of Cherbourg

In March, 2011, Mike presented Umbrellas of Cherbourg, adapted from the film of the same name, and with music by Michel Legrand, at The Gielgud Theatre in London's West End.

Holding The Man

In 2010 Hayden Scott Productions produced Tommy Murphy’s adaptation of Timothy Conigrove’s award winning and best selling memoir, “Holding The Man”, at Trafalgar Studios 1 in London. “Holding The Man” starred Simon Burke, and Jane Turner in her West End debut.

Exit The King

In 2009 Mike co-produced “Exit The King” at Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre. “Exit The King” starred Oscar and Tony Award winner Geoffrey Rush, and Oscar winner Susan Sarandon.

Three Days Of Rain

In 2009 Hayden Scott Productions co-produced Richard Greenberg’s “Three Days of Rain” at the West End’s Apollo Theatre. starring BAFTA nominated James McAvoy, Nigel Harman and Lyndsey Marshal. 

The Plumber's Opera

In 1997, Mike's theatrical venture was "The Plumber's Opera", which he produced in conjunction with Glynn Nicholas's G.B.S. Productions, and participation in "Zipp" in the West End.
Anything Goes

In conjunction with Bill Armstrong and the Victoria State Opera, Mike produced the 1988 Broadway hit Cole Porter's "Anything Goes", which toured the major capital cities from March 1989 to May 1990, and also Auckland, New Zealand in October 1990.
Prisoner: Cell Block H The Musical

In partnership with West End producer, Helen Montagu, in 1995 produced "Prisoner: Cell Block H The Musical" on London's West End. The musical toured Britain in 1996 and 1997. It starred Lily Savage and Maggie Kirkpatrick.

In 1987 and 1988, Mike produced the musical "Nunsense", which broke box office records across Australia and, at one stage, had three companies running. Mike also produced "Nunsense" in Dublin, Ireland in 1988.

  And A Nightingale Sang

Mike's theatrical ventures in the 1980s included the play "And A Nightingale Sang" at the Sydney Opera House in October 1986


In 1983, in association with American film maker Francis Ford Coppola, he mounted the concert version of Abel Gance's film epic "Napoleon".
The Best Little Whorehouse in TEXAS

This production marked the debut of Cooke Hayden Price Pty. Ltd. Mike discovered the show on a trip to New York, and had fellow producers flown to NY to see the show. Their verdict was that Australians would love it, and so the show was brought down here.

The Kingfisher and
Isn't It Pathetic At His Age

Hayden Attractions entrepreneured a number of successful theatrical attractions and, in association with Malcolm C. Cooke, presented Barry Humphries' "Isn't It Pathetic At His Age", "The Kingfisher" with Googie Withers, John McCallum and Frank Thring, the original production of Robyn Archer's "A Star Is Torn", and the Broadway musical hit "The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas".



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