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Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre

The Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre is Bass Coast's major entertainment venue, catering for cinema, live performance and community events.
Council manages the Centre with mainstream films shown throughout the school holidays and fine and independent films being screened throughout the year. Bass Coast is also home to a vibrant live performance community and welcomes performances of all types to its stage.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Wednesday 26 May 2021
    A day to acknowledge the strength of Stolen Generations Survivors and reflect on how we can play our part in the healing process.
    Cape Paterson Surf Lifesaving Club
  • Sunday 20 June 2021
    ‘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. With revamped classics like ‘Danny Boy’ and ‘Tell Me Ma’, the show’s live, energetic blend of jaw-dropping acapella tap battles, world-class dancing, melodic
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre
  • Wednesday 30 June 2021
    Australia’s favourite comedy convoy can't wait to tour Australia once again! Join the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow in 2021 as it rolls into towns around the country to home deliver an all killer, no filler line-up of Australian stars and talented newcomers. It will be a night of stand-up, sketch, satire, silliness and song to satisfy all your comedy cravings!
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre
  • Thursday 1 July 2021
    Join Tom and Bonnie on the ultimate quest to find the perfect love song. Part comedy show and part performance, the critically acclaimed and utterly charming Love Song Dedications (without Richard Mercer) will take you on a joyous ride through contemporary politics, philosophy and wicked dance moves, one pop song at a time. By Tom Hogan and Bonnie Leigh-Dodds
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre
  • Monday 12 July 2021
    “All of the hits in one show” – that is the motto of our two-and-a-half hour production. An emotional journey through the great world of musicals which will leave the audience spell bound. With Beautiful and emotional ballads from “Evita”, “Les Miserable” and “Phantom of the Opera” along with great favorites from “Dirty Dancing“, “We Will Rock You“ and “Mamma Mia“, there is something in this show for everyone.
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  • Saturday 24 July 2021
    Two of Australia’s most applauded performers, Damien Leith & Darren Coggan, come together to celebrate the songbook of the most inspiring songwriters of all time, John Lennon & Paul McCartney.
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre
  • Saturday 31 July 2021
    A musical biography of a true Aussie legend based on her bestselling autobiography. Margaret Fulton reigned supreme on our country’s cooking scene, awarded an OAM in 1983 and later identified as a National Living Treasure. The Margaret Fulton Cookbook encouraged Australian housewives to experiment with more interesting ingredients, straying from the old tradition of meat and three veg. This delightful musical romp follows her journey from humble beginnings to super-stardom.
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre
  • Saturday 21 August 2021
    After 3 back to back years of selling out 100 + shows around the country, Soprano and Tenor powerhouse legends of Musical Theatre and Opera, Marina Prior & David Hobson embark on their Encore Tour, ‘The 2 Of Us’ in up close and personal mode for 2021. Brand new songs, back-stage and life stories, including the classics from their vast repertoire spanning 35 years.
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  • Thursday 26 August 2021
    This new show will be presented in two parts and feature all of the hits in a nostalgic trip down memory lane in a multimedia concert event. From their first shows in 1996, The Australian Bee Gees Show has conquered Las Vegas and has played to capacity houses around the world, cementing their reputation as an exceptional live concert act and the world's leading Bee Gees Show. For one night only be a part of the magic that is, The Australian Bee Gees Show.
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre
  • Friday 10 September 2021
    This performance sees one of Australia’s most successful and respected singer/songwriters performing an intimate concert of songs drawn from his vast back catalogue of recordings. Lior burst on to the Australian music scene in 2005 with his stunning debut album - ‘Autumn Flow’. Known for his dynamic and moving performances he is one of a rare breed of artists that has achieved a great degree of success and critical acclaim, whilst maintaining an independence and individuality in their craft.
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre
  • Saturday 2 October 2021
    CDP Kids presents, Magic Beach by Alison Lester, Live on stage
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre
  • Thursday 7 October 2021
    Mental As Everything is an original cabaret show by Melbourne-based writer, musician and performer, Damon Smith. His personal day to day experiences with a diagnosis of both obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and bipolar disorder have helped Damon develop a transparency regarding his dealings with these two, widely misguided disorders.
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre
  • Thursday 28 October 2021
    Jude Perl has established herself as a performer who presents ‘hilarious and painfully spot on observations’ (Plus Ones) mixed with ‘insanely clever and comical song writing’ (Melbourne Observer). I Have A Face premiered at Melbourne Fringe in 2018 where the season was extended due to popular demand and the show won Best Cabaret.
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre
  • Sunday 31 October 2021
    To mark the release of stellar 10th studio album The Nashville Tapes, celebrated entertainer and country music purist Adam Harvey is set to take his all new touring show on the road in the coming months.
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre
  • Friday 18 March 2022
    She’s back!! Everyone’s favourite forgetful mum and she’s headed to a theatre near you! From the creator of the hit TV series comes a delightful stage comedy featuring Maggie, Arthur, Robert and Liz. ‘Mother & Son’ by Geoffrey Atherden Director – Aarne Neeme Starring Julie McGregor as “Maggie” and Christopher Truswell as “Arthur”.
    Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre - Theatre