There's so much coming to Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre in July - an Australian singing icon, treats for families and something for grandparents.
Friday, July 5, 8pm:John Williamson: The Butcherbird Tour presented by Artist Network. You can call him what you want; Mallee Boy, True Blue or just plain Fair Dinkum, but there is no denying after more than 40 years in the music industry, John Williamson is truly an Australian icon. This new tour comes off the back of his recent album by the same name. The album and tour see John celebrate and pen the stories into song he continues to be passionate about: the country, the people and the fight for what is right. Tickets $33-54.
Friday, July 12 to Sunday, July 21, 2pm and 7.30pm:Wicked! The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz presented by Albatross Musical Theatre Company. With a full orchestra in the pit and over 50 in the cast, this show promises to make witches fly and levitate and of course, you can't go past the magic of theatre. Tickets $46-49.
Monday, July 15, 6.30pm, Tuesday, July 16, 11am and 2pm, Wednesday, July 17, 11am and 2pm:Robot Song, written by Jolyon James, is based on a true story and contains themes about autism spectrum. When 11-year-old Juniper May receives a petition signed by her entire class stating that she is 'the most hated person in the school' her life is thrown into complete meltdown. Juniper stops eating, she refuses to return to school and her parents become increasingly desperate. Finally, after exhausting all other avenues her parents resort to the only thing they have left, a giant singing robot. All tickets $22.
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Tuesday, July 23, 11am: This Girl, starring Rachael Beck. One of Australia's leading performers Rachael Beck is a multi-faceted, award-winning powerhouse whose talents span across stage and screen, as both an acclaimed vocal artist and actress. She is widely remembered for her award-winning role as Belle opposite Hugh Jackman in Beauty and the Beast. Tickets $20-27.
Saturday, July 27, 5pm for 6pm start:2019 Local Government Regional NAIDOC Awards, hosted by Shoalhaven City Council. The awards provide an opportunity to celebrate NAIDOC week and to promote and recognise the talents, excellence, and significant contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their organisations make to their own and broader communities in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions. This event promotes regional co-operation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people, local councils and other organisations and businesses. Tickets $72 (includes a meal and entertainment).
The Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre is having a half-yearly sale on memberships. A single membership is only $25 (normally $45). Save on single ticket prices and dining.
Visit the website www.shoalhavenentertainment.com.au for more details on membership benefits and for bookings, or phone the box office on 1300 788 503.