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Jasper Jones to celebrate youth

LET’S set the scene of 1965, the era Lyric Theatre’s upcoming production Jasper Jones is staged. Despite fond memories of this year being a time of low crime, unlocked front doors and happiness, the year started with the Wanda Beach Murders and the case of the unsolved murders of Marianne Schmidt and Christine Sharrock at Wanda Beach in Sydney. Two […]

September 6th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Illuminating art

TALES of Korumburra’s history will come to life on the town’s streets. Sculptures depicting stories of the town’s past, with patterns and stories, will be illuminated at night along Commercial Street from September 6 until October 19. The 13 laser cut drums were designed by Jason Parmington of Inverloch. “We hope everyone will be intrigued […]

September 5th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Newhaven College young musicians to star

NEWHAVEN College’s Spring Concert is the highlight of the college’s music calendar and showcases their finest young singers and musicians. The spectacular program celebrates the magic and beauty of music, from classical through to the current hits. More than 150 students from years 2-12 will perform in bands, vocal groups, small ensembles and as soloists. […]

August 30th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Curtain raises on local theatre offerings

WHILE the irresistibly loveable Young Frankestein may have come to an end, there is no rest for Leongatha Lyric Theatre as they throw themselves back into preparation for their upcoming production, Jasper Jones. Set against the backdrop of a fictitious mining town in the hot summer of 1965, Jasper Jones follows the repercussions of the […]

August 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Scarecrow The Mellencamp Show to deliver night of ’80s favourites

HIGH energy local favourite, Scarecrow-The Mellencamp Show, is set to descend on Wonthaggi next month with their Ultimate American Rock Show. With a vast catalogue of iconic songs and artists to select from, the band will share the microphone to bring you an all out American invasion of the rockin’ kind. The not-to-be-missed event will […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Woodstock tribute to play our halls

IT’S August 1969 and Woodstock Music Festival presents the newly formed Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young debut concert. Fifty years later, four piece Melbourne based band Canyons mark the Woodstock 50th anniversary with a sold out concert at Melbourne’s Caravan Club.  In keeping with the Woodstock vibe, they will share the love by undertaking a […]

July 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Dance the weekend away

GET ready for ritzy costumes and dazzling routines as South Gippsland Dance Eisteddfod transforms Leongatha’s Mesley Hall in August. The event is a milestone for the only dance eisteddfod in the South Gippsland and Bass Coast shires, marking 10 years of dance. To be expected, the popular eisteddfod booked out quickly with 624 entries this […]

July 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Applause for Young Frankenstein

YOUNG Frankenstein is a boisterous crowd-pleaser, filled with laugh out loud double entendres, slapstick and a stellar cast to deliver it all. With my partner, a non-theatre goer, in tow, I was a little apprehensive to attend opening night of Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s musical last Friday. But instead of expected fidgeting, my partner was gripped […]

July 9th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Young Frankenstein is a family affair

LYRIC Theatre’s production of the hit comedy musical Young Frankenstein has a cast of talented young people. However did you know there are at least nine local families either performing or assisting behind stage? Meet Nick, Kylie, Emily and Brittany Carlson. Nick is a policeman from Phillip Island who is performing on stage with daughter […]

July 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Lyric takes show to the streets

THE cast of Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s Young Frankenstein have had a huge couple of weeks. They gave a sneak preview of the show at the Korumburra Southern Lights Festival and last week bumped into Leongatha’s Mesley Hall. With finishing touches being added to the choreography and acting, the cast is pumped to be closer to […]

June 18th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

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