Presenting shows from local and touring artists
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Newhaven College Presents, The Wizard of Oz
22 -24 April
When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage.
This much loved tale of friendship and adventure is proudly presented by the staff and students of Newhaven College, Philip Is.
Pointe, Line and Surface - a history of ballet
Saturday, May 1 - 3:00pm
Saturday, May 1 - 1:00pm
Dancebourne is a Melbourne based dance company performing their latest show, Pointe, Line and Surface - A History of Ballet. Before the show they will run a workshop for ages 10+
Wonthaggi Secondary College Presents, Honk!
7 - 8 May
A gaggle of farmyard characters join the naïve, but loveable, Ugly in his rites-of-passage journey from misrepresented duckling to elegant swan. Peril lies around every corner, usually in the shape of the ravenous Cat, but Ugly receives help from unlikely sources and wins through thanks to his sheer good-naturedness.
Wonthaggi Theatrical Group Presents, Mamma Mia!
28 May - 13 June
ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.
The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a theatrical experience.
A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you are guaranteed never to forget!
A Taste of Ireland
Sunday, June 20 - 7:30pm
‘A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ returns with a performance that is
‘Celtic―for this decade’. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with
a show that has entertained
Hot off its premiere New York City run in 2020 and with over 120 shows in 2019 across
Australia and New Zealand, ‘ A Taste of Ireland’ finally returns down under. Experience the
performances that have brought the house down night after night around the world as ‘A Taste
of Ireland’ wows audiences in 2021. Featuring acclaimed Irish dancers, dazzling folk musicians
and contemporary vocalists, experience the raw, rhythmic passion that is the original story of
the Celtic motherland.
A Ten Tonne Sprarrow Production
Love Song Dedications (without Richard Mercer)
By Tom Hogan & Bonnie Leigh-Dodds
1 July - 8:00pm
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.
Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow
Wednesday, June 30 - 7:30pm
Join the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow in 2021 as it rolls across the country to home deliver the Comedy Festival vibe to every crack and crevice of Australia.
From Brisbane to Broome, Townsville to Traralgon, we’re criss-crossing the country taking in more than 80 destinations along the way.
More than any year before, our comedians are champing at the bit to break out from the barriers, shake off the seclusion and roll out the laughs.
With an all killer, no filler line-up of Australian stars and talented newcomers, buckle in for a night of stand-up, sketch, satire, silliness and song to satisfy all your comedy cravings!
Two of Us - The Songs of Lennon & McCartney
Saturday, July 24 - 8:00pm
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.
Performing immortal songs from The Beatles treasure trove of pop history, along with the richness and diversity of Lennon & McCartney’s solo careers, Damien and Darren transport the audience back in time, back to the well of inspiration, to hear the timeless songs of Lennon & McCartney as they would have sounded when they were freshly penned, just a guitar, a piano and two voices.
by Peta Murray
Saturday, August 7 - 8:00pm
HIT is delighted to be revisiting Wallflowering by award winning Australian playwright Peta Murray for an extensive national tour in 2020. The play revolves around the lives of Peg and Cliff Small, an ordinary, suburban, middle aged couple who were once prize-winning ballroom dancers. This delightfully amusing and poignant play about marriage, happiness and the pursuit of the perfect foxtrot, features action interspersed with world class ballroom dancing by a younger couple, who represent not only Peg and Cliff in their glory days, but also the older couple’s idealised view of themselves.
Marina Prior & David Hobson
The 2 of Us
Saturday, August 21 - 8:00pm
After 3 back to back years of selling out 100 + shows around the country and over 70,000 tickets sold, Soprano and Tenor powerhouse legends of Musical Theatre and Opera, Marina Prior & David Hobson embark on a 2021 ENCORE TOUR of their hit production, ‘The 2 Of Us’ in up close and personal mode.
Brand new songs, back-stage and life stories, but including the classics from their vast repertoire spanning 35 years, will be included in this final run.
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,
Cats, Evita, 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.
The Australian Bee Gees Show
Thursday, August 26 - 8:00pm
After 25 years on the world stage and over 8,000 performances in over 60 countries, The Australian Bee Gees Show has evolved to become the definitive live celebration of the wonderful music written by the Brothers Gibb.
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.
Lior - Solo
Friday, September 10 - 8:00pm
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.
Lior will also be premiering songs from ‘Animal in Hiding’ a new collaborative project with emerging singer/songwriter Domini Forster. These songs, rooted in personal storytelling, involve intricate guitar tapestries and textural arrangements. The project’s key focal point is the rich and synergetic blend of Lior and Domini’s voices in harmony, harking back to folk icons of the 60’s.