Caloundra Events Centre
Night Must Fall BATS Theatre Company Suspense Thriller By Emlyn Williams Directed by David Wilson
This is a gripping murder thriller, with delightfully dark characters. Experience the chills and thrills that this classic psychological study holds in store.
Oliver! Noosa Arts Theatre Musical Director Neil Pattenden Co-Director Jo Hendrie
Consider yourself invited to the theatrical event of 2017. Charles Dickens’ unforgettable characters burst to life in the Tony Award-winning musical, Oliver!
Shorts On Stage Noosa Arts Theatre One Act Play
WARNING May contain Coarse Language and Adult Themes
Returning to Noosa Arts after the overwhelming success
last year, this will again be a fast-moving selection of (up to)
ten 10 minute, highly entertaining plays from stellar casts in
South East Queensland.
Don’t forget to vote for “Best Play” – Noosa Arts is
sponsoring $500 for the audience choice award.
Opera at the Castle – Sunshine Castle
West End to Broadway in the Castle – “The Movie Musicals”
Following sold out shows in Brisbane in 2016, the Underground Opera Company will return to the Castle in February 2017 with their “West End to Broadway” show, to deliver an exciting new volume, The Movie Musicals. Featuring some of the country’s finest musical theatre performers, the show will dazzle guests with incredible renditions of showstoppers from the golden years of Hollywood, and more! This exciting show is one not to miss. Get ready to laugh, cry and cheer with Underground Opera, for what is set to be an exquisite West End to Broadway season!
After seven years of bringing world-class opera performances to one of the Sunshine Coast’s most dazzling venues, February 2017 will mark the Underground Opera Company’s inaugural West End to Broadway – In the Castle season, at Bli Bli’s Sunshine Castle.
Themed, ‘The Movie Musicals” four stunning musical theatre performers will delight guests with incredible renditions of showstoppers from the golden years of Hollywood and more, for three shows only.
The world class cast includes Dale Pengelly (Hot Shoe Shuffle, West End; Chicago, Asian Tour; Singin’ in the Rain, Hong Kong, Singapore; The Boy From Oz, Australian Tour), Louise Dorsman (Opera Q; Victorian Opera), Lionel Theunissen (Opera Q; Gateway Theatre Productions’ Jesus Christ Superstar, Sunshine Coast), while debuting Pia Frangiosa (Queensland Conservatorium; Wax Lyrical Productions’ Carrie, Brisbane Powerhouse), accompanied by the incomparable Brendan Murtagh.
It will be an exceptional weekend, with the Castle’s banquet hall the perfect backdrop, with just 100 tickets available each night contributing to the highly intimate and encapsulating atmosphere.
THE EVENT CENTRE Caloundra
LANZA SINGS AGAIN PRESENTED BY PROMAC PRODUCTIONS & THE EVENTS CENTRE
The incredible life story and absolute hits of Mario Lanza, one of the greatest tenors of our time.
Songs like Be My Love, Because You’re Mine, La Donna E Mobile, Strangers In Paradise, Drink Drink, O Sole Mio, The Loveliest Night Of The Year, You’ll Never Walk AloneandGranada, are just some of the hits that will be sung in this production.
A production such as this needs the right voices. Star tenor, Roy Best, will be leading the show singing all the songs in Lanza’s original keys. Joining Roy will be soprano Alison Jones playing the role of Kathryn Grayson (Mario Lanza’s preferred Soprano). Chris McKenna will narrate the fascinating story of Mario’s life which tragically ended at the age of 38. All this will be accompanied beautifully on the piano by international concert pianist Len Vorster.
THE EVENTS CENTRE
Starring ARIA Award Winner and The The X Factor – Australia Winner,Altiyan Childs as Jesus, The Voice Australia Grand Finalist, Frank Lakoudisas Judas and Emma Beau as Mary plus Lionel Theunissen as Pontius Pilate and Dale Pengelly as King Herod; this modern day interpretation of the legendary rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice will share with audiences a thrilling look into the final week of Jesus’ life.
Presented by Gateway Theatre Productions with direction by Thomas Armstrong-Robley, musical direction by Lucas D. Lynch and choreography by Maureen Bowra; plus an amazingly talented cast of 30 from across Australia performing hits including Heaven On Their Minds, I Don’t Know How to Love Him, Gethsemane and Superstar; all accompanied by an 11 piece band. If you see one show this year – let it be this!
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THE EVENT CENTRE
ACOUSTIC GUITAR SPECTACULAR PRESENTED BY THE EVENTS CENTRE
A hand-picked group of internationally recognised acoustic guitarists from across the globe join forces to weave memorable musical magic. Internationally acclaimed Brisbane acoustic guitarist Michael Fix – recently named as one of Australia’s Top 25 Guitarists of All Time by readers of Guitarist Australia magazine – will be joined by New Yorker (now living in Austria) fingerstyle funkmeister Adam Rafferty and internationally acclaimed fiery flamenco virtuoso Andrew Veivers for a series of very special concerts.
Director: Michael Fix
Guitarists: Adam Rafferty, Michael Fix and Andrew Veivers
Michael Fix –Put an acoustic guitar into Michael Fix’s hands and the emotional possibilities of music are suddenly realised. This remarkable composer and musician has the power to create sensory experiences through his music – capturing and conveying emotions, experiences and images with ease. Over the past 25 years, Michael has released thirteen albums, together with several songbooks, singles and EPs, and has established himself as one of Australia’s finest guitarists and composers. He has also won numerous awards for his music, including three Golden Guitars.Adam Rafferty –Adam Rafferty (a.k.a. “Raf”) has played as a first-call, in-demand guitarist with the greatest musicians on the planet at countless music festivals (US and Europe), concert halls, and New York City night clubs – with the likes of Dr. Lonnie Smith, The Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, L.A. Studio legend Bennie Wallace (wrote the soundtrack for “White Men Can’t Jump”), bassist Bob Cranshaw (from the original Saturday Night Live band), Alvin Queen (drummer for Oscar Peterson), and Mike Longo – Dizzy’s pianist – to name a few. Adam’s first two acoustic CD’s “Gratitude” and “Chameleon” consist of original compositions and cover songs by Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, Bill Withers and Dr. Lonnie Smith.Andrew Veivers –One of Australia’s finest Spanish Guitarists, Andrew Veivers draws on a wide range of musical influences to evoke the sensual and mesmerising sounds of the Spanish guitar in all of its guises. At venues ranging from Blenhiem Palace (UK) to The Dillington Classical Guitar Festival (UK) to chamber music series’ in Amsterdam to concerts at many of Australia’s leading festivals, Andrew has appeared as a soloist as well as with his various groups (Flamenco Fire, The Saruzu Quartet, Jaleos Flamenco) to great critical acclaim. Veivers has developed a very personal and clearly identifiable compositional style. His passion for both the classical and flamenco worlds of music, song, and dance have resulted in compositions that stylistically draw inspiration from greats as diverse as Manolo Sanlucar, Steve Reich, and Manuel de Falla while retaining a clearly individual lilt. Deeply rhythmical, harmonically adventurous, and unashamedly lyrical, the architecture of Veivers’ compositions reflects his ability to seamlessly join the rigorous research of a topic with the emotive goal and direction of a lyric or melody.APPROXIMATE DURATION: 2 hours including an interval (subject to change without notice)
Take a step back in time
Audiences at Festivals locally and nationally will be familiar with their hilarious repertoire, which is not always performed on stage, preferring to interact with the crowds, they roam the paths and may even accost you and have your head in a guillotine or hung like Ned Kelly. Black Grail Promotions is one of our Hinterland gems, their acts present an outlandish mix of contemporary improvisational theatre & comedy with a uniquely irreverent medieval and Australian pioneer twist. The brainchild and seasoned performer Ross Price, is the owner- operator and leading actor of Black Grail Promotions performing distinctive left-of-centre improvisational works that many would describe as Monty Python-esque. With material tailored to suit any audience, the Black Grail Promotions troupe will leave you shocked, amazed, on the edge of your seat and most of all in hysterical fits of laughter! Queensland’s experts in irreverent medieval and Australian pioneer comedic madness! You could wait for a time machine to be built, or, simply get yourself along to a Black Grail Promotions performance for a really timeless experience.