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SPINNING WHEEL The music of Blood Sweat & Tears & Chicago
26 February 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Featuring the voice of JEFF DUFF. Join us for an exciting celebration of two of the most powerful and influential bands on the planet! Blood Sweat & Tears and Chicago.
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The Broadway I Love
27 February 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Star Australian Tenor ROY BEST, International soprano ALI JONES, CHRISTOPHER MCKENNA Compere with WILLIAM SCHMIDT at piano. If there is a Broadway show or song you love...it's probably in this show.
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You and I - Rachel Beck & Michael Cormick
4 March 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Australia’s leading Musical Theatre stars Rachel Beck and Michael Cormick are best friends both on and off stage. Join this duo for an evening of stories, fun, laughter and perhaps even a few tears as Rachel & Michael transport you to a magical musical world with music from the most popular Musicals.
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Archie Roach: Tell Me Why
12 March 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Please place your name on the waiting list for this performance. The Box Office will make contact with you once further advice on COVID 19 restrictions has been received.
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The Sounds of Rodgers and Hammerstein
28 March 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Starring Michelle Fitzmaurice, this delightful daytime performance, complete with narrative, delves into one of the most successful musical writing teams the world has ever known, the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein.
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The Kazoos - Dress Up Box
17 April 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Just in time for the School Holidays these two favourite children's performers, The Kazoos, are back with a new musical comedy, 'Dress Up Box', that will educate and entertain the sox off 'em!
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Salute to the ANZACs
18 April 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
More Great Songs of the War Years presented by Promac Productions Australia! With a stunning cast, all the hit songs, stories and laughter, set in front of a backdrop of incredible images on the big screen 'Salute to the ANZACS' is a real tribute to the music and stories of war time. Commemorate ANZAC Day in style in 2021 with this show on stage at the Forge Theatre.
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Mental As Everything
28 April 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
A raw and honest cabaret performance that explores the multifaceted nature of mental illness. Creator/Performer, Damon Smith, will take you on a journey of his deeply personal experience of living with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and bipolar disorder, backed up by his anxious musical cohort Adam Coad. In this two-man show, Damon and Adam, invite you inside their own minds and take you on an often-awkward journey of hilarious onstage buffoonery and original songs.
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Mamma Mia!
7 May 2021 7:30 PM to 23 May 2021 2:00 PM
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
2021 'Mamma Mia!' tickets now on sale. Donna, an independent hotelier in the Greek islands, is preparing for her daughter's wedding with the help of two old friends. Meanwhile Sophie, the spirited bride, has a plan. She secretly invites three men from her mother's past in hope of meeting her real father and having him escort her down the aisle on her big day.
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The Magnolia Tree
26 May 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
A powerful psychological thriller play. Family secrets, fractured relationships and confessions and the audience decides on the powerful ending they collectively choose.
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The Spooky Men's Chorale
29 May 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Eleven men, singing songs. Some of them are funny. The Spooky Men's Chorale is a vast, rumbling, steam-powered and black-clad behemoth, capable of rendering audiences moist-eyed with mute appreciation or haplessly gurgling with merriment. Through an evening of drop deadpan beautiful mansinging. The Spooky Men's Chorale ponder the conundrums of modern life and manhood, joyously experience a wall of mansound, laugh stupidly and venture into areas of great tenderness.
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Rain or Shine The Judy Garland Show
2 June 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Between 1963 and 1967 Judy Garland sat in her lounge room recording what she hoped would be turned into her revealing, heartfelt autobiography. It never made it to print. Based on these recordings take a journey of Frances Ethel Gumm, or as the world 'knew' her, Judy Garland. Performance by Helpmann award winning performer Kerrie Anne Greenland (Les Miserables)
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Lior - Between You and Me
10 June 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Solo performer Lior is known for his dynamic and moving performances, and has earned a reputation as one of Australia's finest live performers. He is part of a rare breed of artists who have achieved a great degree of success and critical acclaim, whilst maintaining an independence and individuality in his craft. Don't miss the chance to see him in this one-off intimate show.
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DAVID HOBSON & COLIN LANE 'IN TAILS'
12 June 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
A COMEDIAN AND AN OPERA SINGER'S WORLDS COLLIDE David Hobson and Colin Lane have been friends for 25 years. From vastly different backgrounds, they have observed one another's worlds and always thought, "Gee, wouldn't it be nice to have a go t what that other guy does?" So here's their chance to see whether the grass is a little greener.
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Pace Live: 'A Taste of Ireland' 2021 Australian Tour
16 June 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub COVID safe
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
'A Taste of Ireland-The Irish Music & Dance Sensation' will have you laugh, cry and jig into the night with a show that has entertained thousands. Starring dancers from the West End's Lord of the Dance, Riverdance & Gaelforce Dance, 'A Taste of Ireland' brings all new sets, costumes, tunes and effects hot off its premiere New York City run.
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MIRUSIA a Salute to the Seekers & Classics
4 September 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
2021 'Mirusia' tickets now on sale. She's known to millions around the world as the "Angel of Australia" - the name given to her by the famous Dutch violinist, André Rieu. This concert is part of Mirusia's National Tour in 2021 saluting the music of The Seekers, performing the chart-topping hits including “I’ll Never Find Another You”, “A World Of Our Own”, “The Carnival Is Over”, “Georgy Girl” and more in a 2 hour show.
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2020/21 BFF Membership
31 October 2021
Forge Theatre & Arts Hub
80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Become a BFF - Best Friend of the Forge to save on theatre tickets in 2021 and enjoy all of the members only benefits.