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You're My World - Cilla Black
14 March 2019 11:00 AM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Cilla Black is back! You're My World is a biographical cabaret full of the powerhouse vocals and self-deprecating humour that made Cilla Black one of the UK's most beloved performers.
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2019 Cafe Culture Series - Season Ticket
15 March 2019 6:00 PM
Albert & Co Function Centre
Bellevue on the Lakes, 201 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance Vic 3909
Cafe Culture 2019 Get your Season Ticket for 2019, the 20th year of the Cafe Culture Series. Great value - all four shows for $80 (Save $40!)
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Cafe Culture - Fever!
15 March 2019 7:00 PM
Albert and Co Function Centre, Bellevue on the Lakes
201 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance Vic 3909
Fever heads up the 2019 show line with three dynamic singers who belt out an exquisite choice of songs.
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SMA PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS BOYS IN THE BAND-JUKEBOX REVOLUTION
22 March 2019 7:30 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Following on from their 2018 sell-out concerts, internationally acclaimed 'Boys in the Band' is proud to present their brand new show "Jukebox Revolution...every record tells a story!" celebrating the most iconic artists of the 20th century.
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MARINA PRIOR & DAVID HOBSON 'THE 2 OF US'
23 March 2019
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
The 2 of Us, 'Up Close & Personal' is accompanied by renowned pianist David Cameron, in a two-hour intimate performance. Marina and David will perform their classics from productions such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, West side Story, Guys and Dolls, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and La Boheme, to name but a few, as well as favourites from their award-winning albums.
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Playhouse Creatures
29 March 2019 7:30 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
The year is 1669: a bawdy and uproarious time. The return of King Charles II has brought an end to the frugalities of puritanical England. Theatre have just reopened after years of suppression and for the first time English actresses are appearing on the public stage. Join Playhouse Creatures director, Jordan Best and a dynamic ensemble in a moving and comedic account of the precarious lives of Restoration actresses.
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A Taste of Ireland-The Irish Music & Dance Sensation
2 April 2019 7:30 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End's Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World's most loved nation in one incredible live performance. Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland reveals the magical tale of two star crossed lovers leaving their Emerald home forever.
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The Whale's Tale
6 April 2019
BARC Basketball Stadium
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Immerse yourself in this environmental tale to warm the heart. Manilayo, a sick humpback whale is discovered beached in a park. Is it alive or dead? How did it get there? With lots of active participation this follicking journey, filled with wacky characters and environmental themes, will leave your children wanting to make a difference in the world.
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The Sound of Music
3 May 2019 7:30 PM to 19 May 2019 2:00 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Bairnsdale Production Line Theatre Co present The Sound of Music by permission of ORiGiN TM Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals:www.rhn.com. The story of Maria Rainer who becomes the governess for the Von Trapp children. Maria transforms the lives of the Von Trapp family home to one filled with joy, laughter and music and wins the heart of Captain Von Trapp. When the Nazis try to arrest Captain Von Trapp the family flee over the Swiss mountains to safety.
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Great
22 May 2019 7:30 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Fred Smith and his band will be coming to Gippsland in May with his new show, Great. A rollicking muysical hayride through American history, politics and pathologies. These are "interesting" times in American politics, and with his trademark blend of humour and perception, Smith goes some way to making sense of it all.
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Great - Swifts Creek Hall
23 May 2019 7:30 PM
Swifts Creek Hall
Great Alpine Road, Swifts Creek Vic 3896
Fred Smith and his band will be coming to Gippsland in May with his new show, Great. A rollicking muysical hayride through American history, politics and pathologies. These are "interesting" times in American politics, and with his trademark blend of humour and perception, Smith goes some way to making sense of it all.
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Great - Cabbage Tree Creek
24 May 2019 7:30 PM
Swifts Creek Hall
Princes Highway, Cabbage Tree Creek Vic 3889
Fred Smith and his band will be coming to Gippsland in May with his new show, Great. A rollicking muysical hayride through American history, politics and pathologies. These are "interesting" times in American politics, and with his trademark blend of humour and perception, Smith goes some way to making sense of it all.
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Great - Mallacoota
25 May 2019 7:30 PM
Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion
Maurice Ave, Mallacoota Vic 3892
Fred Smith and his band will be coming to Gippsland in May with his new show, Great. A rollicking muysical hayride through American history, politics and pathologies. These are "interesting" times in American politics, and with his trademark blend of humour and perception, Smith goes some way to making sense of it all.
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Alice in Wonderland
30 May 2019 7:30 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Melbourne City Ballet's Michael Pappalardo (Artistic Director) and Brendan Bradshaw (Artistic Associate) pay homage to the well known novel by Lewis Carroll, "Alice in Wonderland", with this enchanting ballet complimented by one of Tchaikovsky's most famous scores. "Alice in Wonderland" tells the story of a young girl who is whisked away to a magical world of wonder.
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Caruso to Carreras The Great Tenors
2 June 2019 2:00 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Following the runaway success of the Australian Tour of Lanza Sings Again in 2017/18 comes Promac Productions new show for 2019, "CARUSO to CARRERAS" The Great Tenors.
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Hallowed Ground - Women Doctors in War
15 June 2019 7:30 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Four women. Many stories. A century of service. Follow the journeys of four women, Lilian, Mary, Tam and Catherine, united in their determination to utilise their skills in the field of medicine on active service within the military. Together they share moments of hope and humour that punctuate the otherwise harrowing task of conflict medicine.
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PEARL The Janis Joplin Story
20 June 2019 7:30 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
She is best remembered for her rebellious lifestyle, her psychedelic Porsche, her free flowing fashion sense and above all her distinctive voice. To her intimate friends she was known as 'Pearl'. To her enthralled public she was Janis Joplin, the greatest female singer in the history of rock and roll.
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Stan and Mabel
10 July 2019 2:00 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Join the greatest animal orchestra in the world. Paul Rissmann's musical adventure Stan and Mabel is a perfect introduction to classical music for young audiences, the story of a music loving dog and cat whose mission is to perform in the greatest orchestra in the world.
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CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS 60TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE CONCERT
21 July 2019 2:00 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Cliff Richard & The Shadows 60th Anniversary Tribute Concert is a show that delivers a captivating live concert recreating the unforgettable sound of Cliff Richard & The Shadows .
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My Brilliant Divorce
25 July 2019 7:30 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
My Brilliant Divorce, by Geraldine Aron, is the radiantly witty and warm personal account of Angela. Dumped by her husband for a younger model, we follow her achingly funny story as she fumbles through the days and the dating scene, rediscovering herself and hoping to find the love of her life! A smash hit for Dawn French on the West End, Mandi Lodge will star in HIT’s 2019 Australian production of this irresistibly funny “stand up tragedy!”. Mandi, a much loved and acclaimed actress/singer, h
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My Brilliant Divorce - Buchan
26 July 2019 7:30 PM
Buchan Hall
Main Road, Buchan Vic 3885
My Brilliant Divorce, by Geraldine Aron, is the radiantly witty and warm personal account of Angela. Dumped by her husband for a younger model, we follow her achingly funny story as she fumbles through the days and the dating scene, rediscovering herself and hoping to find the love of her life! A smash hit for Dawn French on the West End, Mandi Lodge will star in HIT’s 2019 Australian production of this irresistibly funny “stand up tragedy!”. Mandi, a much loved and acclaimed actress/singer, h
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My Brilliant Divorce - Mallacoota
27 July 2019 7:30 PM
Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion
Maurice Street, Mallacoota Vic 3892
My Brilliant Divorce, by Geraldine Aron, is the radiantly witty and warm personal account of Angela. Dumped by her husband for a younger model, we follow her achingly funny story as she fumbles through the days and the dating scene, rediscovering herself and hoping to find the love of her life! A smash hit for Dawn French on the West End, Mandi Lodge will star in HIT’s 2019 Australian production of this irresistibly funny “stand up tragedy!”. Mandi, a much loved and acclaimed actress/singer, h
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The Four Divas
23 August 2019 7:30 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
4 of Australia’s most versatile leading ladies, together for the very first time. All the best things come in fours! There are four seasons in a year, four classical elements, four points on a compass and four Beatles. This star studded female quartet of career long friends is excited to shake up their worlds of opera, music theatre, inspiring ballads and comic delights, like four equal sides to the perfect square.
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SHERLOCK HOLMES AND A WOMAN'S WIT
25 August 2019 2:00 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
The latest in the popular series of shows recreating live radio drama features the much loved detective Sherlock Holmes. Holmes is called to a case involving the gorgeous opera singer Irene Adler and he becomes totally won over by her charm.
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Waist Watchers The Musical
13 September 2019 7:30 PM to 14 September 2019 7:30 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Grab your girlfriends and join the cast of Waist Watchers The Musical! This hilarious & inspirational musical comedy will leave you laughing so hard, you’ll burn more calories than you have all week! Come and dance in your seat or jump right in!
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The Sapphires
5 October 2019
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Four young Aboriginal country music singers in regional Australia, suddenly get the chance to change their tune, their clothes and their lives. The Sapphires is a funny, heart-warming tale inspired by the true story of four Yorta Yorta Women, who sing Motown hits against the backdrop of massive social upheaval.
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Cheek to Cheek - A tribute to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
6 October 2019 2:00 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Cheek to Cheek is an all-singing, all-dancing celebration of the romance, the glamour, the elegance of Hollywood's most iconic song and dance partnerships - the immortal Astaire and Rogers. It features some of the most electric dance sequences ever conceived for film and is a rare chance to see the flair and skill of the two Silver screen legends recreated live on stage by two of Australia’s brightest young music theatre performers.
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Possum Magic
28 October 2019
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
For over 30 years Mem Fox’s Possum Magic has captivated and enchanted young people. Joined by an extraordinary creative team Monkey Baa is thrilled to be presenting a brand-new stage adaptation of this magical Australian classic.
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2019 BFF Membership
1 November 2019 9:00 AM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Become a BFF - Best Friend of the Forge, save on theatre tickets for 2019 and enjoy all of the members only benefits.