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City of Ballarat Community Magazine December 2010
Her Majesty's Theatre --
Her Majesty's Theatre has launched its new Theatre Season, a program of
professional touring theatre performances which aim to bring some of the
best touring professional theatre to Ballarat audiences.
The Her Maj Season has established itself as a key part of Ballarat's cultural
life, enabling local audiences to see skilled actors and remarkable performers
in the stunning auditorium of the historic Her Majesty's Theatre.
2011 will see nine performances offered as evening entertainment. These
range from the very popular and 'uplifting' musical Breast Wishes to the
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in an all-Mozart program. Australian
theatre icons, Nancye Hayes and Reg Livermore come together in Turns,
a pantomime with a twist. Shakespeare's Julius Caesar is given a stirring
interpretation by the Bell Shakespeare company while the Shake and
Stir company from Queensland have another take on the bard with the
Rainbow's End, starring Christine Anu, is the story of three generations
of Aboriginal women, while Glen Hazeldine and Daniel Mitchell feature
in a tender comedy about a man afflicted with Motor Neurone Disease,
Tuesdays with Morrie.
touring professional shows ends in November with
oncert by David Hobson and Teddy Tahu Rhodes, live
s of the daytime series of afternoon shows for older
is reflected in an expanded daytime line-up of eight
es. There are also some shows for kids -- Bubblewrap
which is to be presented in the Mining Exchange
ning visuals of The Man the See Saw.
be purchased for each show separately, or you can
chase Season packages for substantial savings and
nience. Season packages buyers will be able to buy
ts for The Sound of Music by BLOC Music Theatre at
ecial season discount price.
k up your Season brochure from Her Majesty's Theatre,
h full descriptions of the shows and booking forms.
e brochures can be downloaded from www.hermaj.
om Tickets for individual performances go onsale in
January and will also be available online.
Below: Reg Livermore and Nancye Hayes star in Turns, a panto story that will be a
highlight of 2011 Her Majesty's Theatre season
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Above: Teddy Tahu Rhodes and David Hobson will perform live on stage as part of
the 2011 Her Majesty's Theatre Season
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