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Live local theatre a labour of love

A Geelong mother and daughter are set to star in a World War I remake of a “lost” Shakespeare play, as local theatre groups...

Soirees return with two special guest performers

A series of soirées featuring Geelong’s most promising young jazz musicians has returned to Geelong Botanic Gardens with two new special guest performers. Geelong vocalist...

Orchestra takes flight with Mozart

Geelong Symphony Orchestra is set to take “flight” with Mozart when they perform the legendary composer’s longest and last ‘Jupiter’ symphony this month. Wolfgang Amadeus...

King’s Tapestry of songs ‘speak for themselves’

Legendary singer-songwriter Carole King, 79, is not touring Australia anytime soon amid a global pandemic. “Not for the foreseeable future, anyway,” agreed Sydney performer Nicki...

Young jazz musicians star in soirées

Performance postponed until further notice. Article written prior to Victoria's new five-day lockdown. Torquay piano prodigy Callum Watson will join Geelong’s most promising young...

Shakespeare outlasts plague in the great outdoors

Shakespearean plays outside during pandemics date back more than 400 years to – well, the Bard himself. “In Shakespeare’s time, when plagues existed in London,...

Frecheville enters the canon

Every actor dreams of appearing in a major film or theatre production. With it comes the possibility of fame and a pathway to secure...

Wilson, Hooper to probe audience

Kiwi funny woman Cal Wilson loves probing her audience for a good laugh. “Everyone has a story,” she explained. “I had a friend that I’d known...

Quirky Perl-er of a show under the big top roof

Jude Perl has been confusing audiences for years. “It’s probably just because I’m very bad at marketing,” she told the Independent. Perl folds up for easy...

Deadly funny duo to rock big top

“Deadly funny” duo Shiralee Hood and Kevin Kropinyeri are set to rock the big top at Rippleside Park as live comedy returns to Geelong...

Geelong Rep returns to stage with Love Letters

Geelong Repertory Theatre Company is set to return to live performance next month with A.R. Gurney’s Pulitzer prize-nominated tale Love Letters. “It’s a...

Melodic Tones in Mount Duneed

The artist who amassed 7 billion streams with her global smash hit Dance Monkey is on her way to Geelong. Tones and I will play...

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Hands on art for school holidays

Tiara Kara-Couzens joined a dozen Geelong teens trying their hand at traditional henna art under the tutelage of local instructor Hinal Merchant on Wednesday. Ms...