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Her Majesty’s 2012 Season
Ballarat’s iconic Her Majesty’s Theatre is preparing for a busy year with an
exciting 2012 season of shows and events. From classic live theatre to telecast
world class productions to lively children’s shows, Her Majesty’s Theatre has
all the impressive events of a capital city theatre, right here in Ballarat.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2012 SEASON
David Williamson’s Let the Sunshine - 8pm, Wednesday 14 March, 2012
Attempting to escape a scandal in Sydney, Toby, a documentar y filmmaker
arrives in Noosa with his wife Ros to discover that the quaint fishing village
of youthful memory is now filled with the sort of wealthy Sydney-siders he
hoped to leave behind. A short acquaintance with the right-wing Ron and
Natasha becomes a long-term problem when his slacker son and their highly
strung daughter hit it off.
Melbourne Opera’s Carmen - 7.30pm, Saturday 30 June, 2012
Bizet’s ever-popular opera filled with memorable tunes and with a stor y of
love, lust, hate and death – all the things you expect in a great opera!
Biddies - 8pm, Wednesday 1 August, 2012
What happens when six older ladies get accidentally locked in a room overnight.
Starring some of Australia’s most recognisable actresses including Jeannie
Dr ynan (Muriel’s Wedding) and Donna Lee (Menopause the Musical).
Dickens’ Women - 8pm, Tuesday 13 March, 2012
One-woman show by international star of stage and screen, Miram Margolyes,
examines the women in Charles Dickens’ life that are immortalized as characters
in his books. A smash hit in 2007, this return tour is part of the global
celebration of the Dickens bicentenary.
GREAT FAMILY SHOWS
Happy Birthday Peter Rabbit - 7pm, 4 July and 11am, 5 July 2012
An old favourite returns to celebrate 110 years in print.
KAPOW! - 11am and 1pm, Thursday 27 September, 2012
From the team that brought you Bubblewrap and Boxes comes this super-hero
story set in a suburban back yard and featuring lots of spectacular acrobatics.
Playing at the Ballarat Mining Exchange.
SENSATIONAL DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT
The Merry... June Bronhill - 2pm Wednesday 7 March, 2012
A celebration of the life and music of June Bronhill
Showstoppers of London’s West End - 2pm, Tuesday 12 June, 2012
Starring Philip Gould. A collection of the most loved songs that have come
from the theatres of the West End.
Denis Walter’s World of Christmas - 2pm, Monday 10 December, 2012
Walter returns with his own blend of classic and contemporar y Christmas
Also new in 2012 is Her Majesty’s Theatre Membership Program. Starting at
$30, an annual membership delivers access to discounted ticket prices right
up to curtain time for any Her Maj season performance. Other benefits include
discounts on shows from commercial promoters, exclusive member news and
events and discounts from participating partners. Join to find out more!
For more information on Her Maj’s 2012 season, visit www.hermaj.com or call
the theatre at 5333 5800 or the MajesTix Box Office at 5333 5888. Download
the new Her Majesty’s Theatre smartphone application at the iTunes Store for
iPhones and iPads or at the Android App Store.
OuT Of THE BOx
The new Out of the Box program features a season of productions at other
Syncopation at Wendouree Centre for Performing Arts
- 8pm, Tuesday 15 May, 2012
The story of an unlikely dancing partnership between a Jewish meatpacker
and Italian Catholic seamstress in 1912 New York.
Boy Girl Wall at Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre, University of Ballarat
Camp Street - 8pm, Thursday to Saturday, 26 to 28 July 2012
This is not a love story, but a stor y about love – and architectural
Caravan Burlesque at Ballaarat Mining Exchange - 7 .45pm
and 9pm, Friday and Saturday, 19 and 20 October 2012
The globally acclaimed salon of seductive, subversive and electrifying acts
comes to Ballarat. From Finucane & Smith, the award winning creators of
The Burlesque Hour.
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