Home » Arts & Entertainment You are browsing entries filed in “Arts & Entertainment”

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 »

Classical concert with heart

ENJOY classical music and help a postie receive a new heart. A classical music concert is being held at Boolarra Memorial Hall on Sunday, June 23 at 1.30pm in aid of Shannon Blines, who has a partner and two young children. The 32 year old postman was born with a defective heart and now is […]

June 12th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Lyric’s show will be scarily superb

LEONGATHA Lyric Theatre is counting down the days until the opening of its production of Young Frankenstein.The show will open on Friday, July 5 at 8pm, and promises to be an amazing adaptation of Mel Brooks’ funny film.The production will be directed by Daniel Lawrie, who will also play Dr Victor Von Frankenstein, and will […]

June 4th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Revolutionary return for Les Mis

WONTHAGGI’S Les Miserable hit  all the right notes when it returned to the Union Community Arts Centre stage on Saturday for the 50th anniversary celebration opening night. There was a moment of déjà vu heading back to see the show again, first staged by the Wonthaggi Theatrical Group (WTG) back in 2008 and proved a […]

May 28th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Recently Commented

  • wstaton: I guess it means he will not be able to attend any council meetings saving us ratepayers his claims for...
  • rojo: Awesome work Lynette
  • vbresident: I read Ms Page’s offering and nearly choked laughing. We have a property on the second estate in...
  • brad: Hi Robbie. Would you like your comments to run as a letter to the editor too? If so, we just need your full...
  • robbiemc: The local council should not be wasting ratepayers money to build a rail trail. And more to the point there...