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Are You Lonesome Tonight
Regional Tour May-June 2021

Regional Are You Lonesome Tonight

Are You Lonesome Tonight is our most ambitious regional tour in our 40-year history.

Visiting more than 30 communities and travelling some 8,000 kilometres, the tour embraces regional Queensland with a celebration of Opera and Country music throughout May and June.

With a cast of young Australian singers including Irena Lysiuk, Marcus Corowa and Jonathan Hickey, Are You Lonesome Tonight features arias and songs by composers such as Puccini, Verdi, Slim Dusty and Dolly Parton, to name just a few.

Come in your jeans and boots or your tuxedos and ballgowns – this is opera that is diverse, accessible and exciting.

Touring regional Queensland May-June 2021. Contact your local venue for booking details and tickets.

Creative Team
Concept PATRICK NOLAN
Director LAURA HANSFORD
Design PENNY CHALLEN
Lighting WESLEY BLUFF
Musical Director STEVE RUSSELL
Music Consultant Opera DANE LAM
Music Consultant Country SARA STORER

Cast
IRENA LYSIUK, MARCUS COROWA, JONATHAN HICKEY

Are You Lonesome Tonight is proudly supported by Beef Australia.

Schedule/Program
Rockhampton - Rockhampton Showgrounds, 7pm
Tuesday, May 4 2021
Part of Beef Australia 2021
Bowen - Bowen Soundshell, 7pm
Friday, May 7 2021
Free event
Charters Towers - World Theatre, 7.30pm
Saturday, May 8 2021
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Cairns - Cairns Performing Arts Centre, Doors 6pm
Tuesday, May 11 2021
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Innisfail - Innisfail Shire Hall, 7pm
Wednesday, May 12 2021
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Ingham - TYTO Wetlands, 6.30pm
Thursday, May 13 2021
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Townsville - Queensland Country Bank Stadium, 7pm
Friday, May 14 2021
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Mount Isa - Xstrata Entertainment Centre, 6.30pm
Tuesday, May 18 2021
Free event
Winton - Waltzing Matilda Centre, 6.30pm
Thursday, May 20 2021
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Longreach - Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame, 6pm
Sunday, May 23 2021
Free event
Barcaldine - Barcaldine Showgrounds, 7pm
Monday, May 24 2021
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Blackall - Blackall Woolscour, 6.30pm
Tuesday, May 25 2021
Free event - more info
Windorah - Windorah Rodeo Grounds, 6.30pm
Thursday, May 27 2021
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Quilpie - Baldy Top, 6pm
Saturday, May 29 2021
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Charleville - Charleville Showgrounds, 5.30pm
Sunday, May 30 2021
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Cunnamulla - Paroo Shire Hall Lawn, 7pm
Monday, May 31 2021
Free event - register here
St. George - St. George Amphitheatre, 6pm
Tuesday, June 1 2021
Free event - register here
Goondiwindi - Goondiwindi-Waggamba Community Centre, 7pm
Thursday, June 3 2021
Free event - register here
Warwick - Warwick Showgrounds, 6pm
Friday, June 4 2021
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Stanthorpe - Weeroona Park Band Shell, 1.30pm
Saturday, June 5 2021
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Redland City - Redland Performing Arts Centre, 4pm
Sunday, June 6 2021
SOLD OUT
Toowoomba - Armitage Centre, Empire Theatres, 7.30pm
Wednesday, June 9 2021
SOLD OUT
Beaudesert - The Centre, 7.30pm
Thursday, June 10 2021
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Caloundra - The Events Centre, 3pm
Saturday, June 12 2021
Sold Out
Caloundra - The Events Centre, 2pm
Sunday, June 13 2021
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Kingaroy - Kingaroy Town Hall, 6.30pm
Tuesday, June 15 2021
Ticketed event - more info
Maryborough - Brolga Theatre Foyer, 7.00pm
Wednesday, June 16 2021
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Bundaberg - The Moncrieff Theatre, 7.30pm
Thursday, June 17 2021
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Gold Coast - The Southport School, 7pm
Saturday, June 19 2021
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Redcliffe - Redcliffe Entertainment Centre, 7.30pm
Wednesday, June 23 2021
Sold Out
Roma - Roma Saleyards, 6.30pm
Friday, June 25 2021
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Brisbane - Brisbane Racing Club, 5.00pm
Sunday, June 27 2021
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Our partners

Government Partners
  • Queensland Government
  • Australia Council for the Arts
  • Brisbane City
Philanthropy Partners
  • Mather Foundation
  • Tim Fairfax Family Foundation
Principal Partner
  • Beef Australia
Major Partner
  • The Southport School
Supporting Partners
  • Northern Australia Primary Health Ltd
  • Kawai
  • Urbbana
  • Brisbane Racing Club
  • Glencore Mount Isa Mines
Vehicle Partner
  • Toyota

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