Past Productions

2025 – City of Angels (Upcoming show, 17 – 26 October 2025 at the Pioneer Theatre) Ticket Link

2025 – Grease (Upcoming show, 9-18 May 2025 at the Pioneer Theatre) Ticket Link

2024 – Urinetown (Upcoming show, 1-10 November 2024 at the Pioneer Theatre) Ticket Link

2024 – Jekyll & Hyde

2023 – Jersey Boys; Green Day’s American Idiot
2022 – Holiday Inn; The Spongebob Musical
2019  Cinderella; Kiss Me, Kate
2018 We Will Rock You; Anything Goes
2017  How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying; The Music Man
2016 – Guys and Dolls; The Wedding Singer
2015 – South Pacific; Gypsy
2014 – The Producers; Sing Your Dream Role
2013 – Grease; Follies
2012 – The Sound of Music; Into The Woods; Permission To Sing Sir
2011 – The Wizard of Oz; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Curtains Up (Hornsby Arts Festival)
2010 – Curtains
2009 – Little Shop of Horrors; Leader of the Pack
2008 – Shout; Jesus Christ Superstar
2007 – Cabaret
2006 – Annie
2005 – Lend Me A Tenor; Copacabana
2004 – Arsenic and Old Lace; Footloose; Broadway Melody
2003 – Song and Dance; Secret Bridesmaid’s Business; Show Me!; Red Hot and Cole
2002 – Hot Mikado; The Woman in Black; Into The Woods
2001 – Carousel; A Chorus of Disapproval; Chicago
2000 – Damn Yankees; Steel Magnolias; They’re Playing Our Song
1999 – 42nd Street; Then There Were None; The Secret Garden
1998 – Hello Dolly; The Odd Couple; Sweeney Todd
1997 – Camelot; The New Pirates of Penzance
1996 – My Fair Lady; Singin’ In The Rain
1995 – Les Misérables; Sweet Charity
1994 – Barnum; Oliver
1993 – Mame; The Sentimental Bloke
1992 – Evita; Annie
1991 – West Side Story; Trial by Jury; The Sorcerer
1990 – Man of La Mancha; Li’l Abner
1989 – Showboat; Guys and Dolls
1988 – Oh, What a Lovely War; Cabaret
1987 – Brigadoon; Pippin
1986 – The Sound of Music; Chicago
1985 – H.M.S. Pinafore; Charlie Girl
1984 – The Pyjama Game; The Student Prince
1983 – The Desert Song; Jesus Christ Superstar
1982 – Pirates of Penzance; Finian’s Rainbow
1981 – Hello Dolly; Camelot
1980 – The King and I; Fiddler on the Roof
1979 – Annie Get Your Gun; My Fair Lady
1978 – Bitter Sweet; Me and My Girl
1977 – The Merry Widow; Iolanthe
1976 – Li’l Abner; Half a Sixpence
1975 – Oklahoma; Showboat
1974 – Brigadoon; Trial By Jury; Salad Days
1973 – Rose Marie; Ruddigore
1972 – Whitehorse Inn; Calamity Jane
1971 – The Boy Friend; Advance Australia Where
1970 – Gondoliers; Up The Line
1969 – Iolanthe
1968 – The Mikado


Founded in 1958, Hornsby Musical Society (HMS) is one of Sydney’s premier amateur societies.
Operating on a not-for-profit basis, the society has staged over 100 productions over the years at numerous venues including St Peter’s Church of England, St John’s Church of England, Asquith Boys High School, Abbotsleigh Girls High School, Mount St Benedict’s Girls College, and Hornsby RSL Club.

HMS takes pride in staging quality productions that involve talented performers and production team members in every step of the production process. A number of Hornsby members have gone on to very successful professional careers including; Brian Stacey, Adam Willits, Barbara Newton, Wendy Purdy, Michael J. Hurney, Liam Shields, Lisa Nicholls, Natalie Davis-Pratt, Andrew Bevis, and Jeremy Secombe.

Staging two musicals each year, HMS continually encourages new members to audition and warmly welcomes individuals to get involved in any capacity. We are happy to accept expressions of interest in all facilities of production including but not limited to; set design, set building, costuming, props, hair and make up, and more.

Hornsby Musical Society is a proud member of The Association of Community Theatre.

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