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Are You Lonesome Tonight
Regional Tour May-June 2021

Regional Are You Lonesome Tonight

Are You Lonesome Tonight will be the most extensive regional tour in our 40-year history.

Visiting nearly 30 communities and travelling almost 7,000 kilometres, the tour takes over 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. 

Creative Team

Concept PATRICK NOLAN
Director LAURA HANSFORD
Designer PENNY CHALLEN
Lighting WESLEY BLUFF
Music Director STEVE RUSSELL

Cast
IRENA LYSIUK, MARCUS COROWA, JONATHAN HICKEY

Select venues now on sale. Tickets for remaining venues on sale soon. Subscribe here for updates.

The Beef Australia Community Chorus will perform at the world premiere of Are You Lonesome Tonight in Rockhampton. Singers of all abilities in Rockhampton and surrounding towns are encouraged to sign up for the community chorus to be a part of this spectacular new show. More information.

Are You Lonesome Tonight is proudly supported by Beef Australia.

Schedule/Program
Rockhampton - Rockhampton Showgrounds
Tuesday, May 4 2021
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Bowen - Bowen Soundshell
Friday, May 7 2021
free event
Charters Towers - World Theatre
Saturday, May 8 2021
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Cairns - Cairns Performing Arts Centre
Tuesday, May 11 2021
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Innisfail - Innisfail Shire Hall
Wednesday, May 12 2021
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Ingham - TYTO Wetlands
Thursday, May 13 2021
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Townsville - Queensland Country Bank Stadium
Friday, May 14 2021
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Mount Isa - Venue details coming soon
Tuesday, May 18 2021
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Winton - Waltzing Matilda Centre
Thursday, May 20 2021
Free event
Longreach - Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame
Sunday, May 23 2021
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Barcaldine - Barcaldine Showgrounds
Monday, May 24 2021
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Blackall - Blackall Woolscour
Tuesday, May 25 2021
Free event
Windorah - Windorah Rodeo Grounds
Thursday, May 27 2021
Free event
Quilpie - Baldy Top
Saturday, May 29 2021
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Charleville - Charleville Showgrounds
Sunday, May 30 2021
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Cunnamulla - Paroo Shire Hall Lawn
Monday, May 31 2021
Free event
St. George - St. George Amphitheatre
Tuesday, June 1 2021
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Goondiwindi - Goondiwindi-Waggamba Community Centre
Thursday, June 3 2021
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Warwick - Warwick Showgrounds
Friday, June 4 2021
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Stanthorpe - Weeroona Park Band Shell
Saturday, June 5 2021
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Redland City - Redland Performing Arts Centre
Sunday, June 6 2021
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Toowoomba - Armitage Centre, Empire Theatres
Wednesday, June 9 2021
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Beaudesert - The Centre
Thursday, June 10 2021
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Caloundra - The Events Centre
Saturday, June 12 2021
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Maryborough - Brolga Theatre Foyer
Wednesday, June 16 2021
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Bundaberg - The Moncrieff Theatre
Thursday, June 17 2021
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Redcliffe - Redcliffe Entertainment Centre
Wednesday, June 23 2021
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Roma - Roma Saleyards
Friday, June 25 2021
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  • Beef Australia
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  • Queensland Government
  • Australia Council for the Arts

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