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 Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School Beauty and the Beast JR  
Thursday, 3 August 2017
to Saturday, 5 August 2017
On Sale Tuesday 27 June, 10am

The Tale as Old as Time.

The students of Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School proudly present their production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast JR. Adapted from the Disney animated movie, Beauty and the Beast JR features all of the characters and songs you have come to know and love.

Thursday 3rd to Saturday 5th August, 7:30pm


TICKETS:
Thursday 3rd August
Full $22
Concession $12 (Students, Health Care Card Holders)
Child $12 (2 to 17 Years)
Groups of 4 $15 each (2 Adults & 2 Children/ Concession)

Friday 4th and Saturday 5th August
Full $25
Concession $15 (Students, Health Care Card Holders)
Child $15 (2 to 17 Years)
Groups of 4 $17.50 each (2 Adults & 2 Children/ Concession)

Transaction fees apply - $3.70 online, $5 over the phone, no charge when purchasing directly from the venue

VENUE:
Darebin Arts Centre
Cnr St Georges Rd and Bell St, Preston

Warnings: The event is not suitable for babies due to content and/or noise levels.
Running Time 70 minutes, no interval
Suitable for All ages
Latecomers permitted
No filming or photography permitted
We accept Companion Cards, please call the Box Office on 8470 8280 to make your booking.



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 Overnewton Anglican Community College present How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying  
Thursday, 10 August 2017
to Sunday, 13 August 2017
On Sale Tuesday 27 June, 10am

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling such familiar but potent dangers as the aggressive compliant 'company man', the office party, backstabbing coworkers, caffeine addiction and, of course, true love.

Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th August

7:30pm, Sunday 1:30pm
Running Time 150 minutes, including interval

TICKETS:

Full $35
Concession $30 (Students, Health Care Card Holders)
Child $25 (2 to 15 Years)
Under two years free (must be seated on a ticket holders lap)
Transaction fees apply - $3.70 online, $5.00 over the phone

VENUE:

Darebin Arts Centre
Cnr St Georges Rd and Bell St, Preston

Suitable for All Ages
Latecomers permitted between items
No filming or photography permitted
We accept Companion Cards, please call the Box Office on 8470 8280 to make your booking.


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 Morning Music 2017 Dancing Man by Luke Alleva  
Thursday, 17 August 2017
11:00 AM
Thursday 17th August, 11am

All Singing All Dancing one Man show... Up Close and Personal... This show takes you through the classic ages when music and dance had style, grace and charisma. Luke is best known for roles in Hot Shoe Shuffle, 42nd Street, A Chorus Line, Guys & Dolls, We Will Rock You, Funny Girl and Baz Luhrmann's film Moulin Rouge just to name a few.


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 Ave Maria College Presents HAIRSPRAY The Broadway Musical  
Friday, 18 August 2017
to Saturday, 19 August 2017

7:00 PM
ON SALE FRIDAY 28 AUGUST, 9AM

It’s 1962 and plump big-haired teenager Tracy Turnblad dreams of dancing on the local teenage TV dance program. When she learns a few dance moves from her black friend Seaweed, her wish comes true and she becomes an instant local celebrity. Using her new-found fame, Tracy advocates for racial integration on the show - an uphill battle she has every intention of winning.

Friday 18th and Saturday 19th August, 7pm

TICKETS:
Full $25
Concession $18 (Students, Health Care Card Holders)
Child $18 (2 to 15 Years)
Under two years free (must be seated on a ticket holders lap)
Transaction fees apply - $3.70 online, $5 over the phone, no charge when purchasing directly from the venue

VENUE:
Darebin Arts Centre
Cnr St Georges Rd and Bell St, Preston

Running Time 155 minutes, including interval
Suitable for all Years
Latecomers permitted
No filming or photography permitted
We accept Companion Cards, please call the Box Office on 8470 8280 to make your booking.


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 The Ballet Teachers Workshop Annual Scholarship Final 2017  
Monday, 21 August 2017 Quality classical ballet solo performances from finalists aged 8-17 years. These finalists have been chosen from 800 entrants. The auditions were held earlier this year. The finalists compete for a total prize pool of $22,000.

Sunday 21st August, 11am, 5pm & 6:45pm

TICKETS:
Adult: $15
Concession: $10 (Student, Health Care Card, 2 to 15 Years)
Family of 4: $45 (Max 2 Adults)
Performers: $5

Two performances
Adult: $25
Concession: $16 (Student, Health Care Card, 2 to 15 Years)

All 3 Performances
Adult: $36
Concession: $21 (Student, Health Care Card, 2 to 15 Years)

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Under two years free (must be seated on a ticket holders lap)
Transaction fees apply - $3.70 online, $5 over the phone, no charge when purchasing directly from the venue

Darebin Arts Centre
Cnr St Georges Road and Bell Street, Preston

Latecomers permitted
No filming or photography permitted
We accept Companion Cards, please call the Box Office on 8470 8280 to make your booking.




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 Merri Creek Primary School Presents "Friends or Fame…"  
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
to Wednesday, 23 August 2017
ON SALE TUESDAY 1 AUGUST, 10AM

'Friends or Fame..' is a Where’s Wally? Inspired musical performed by the students of Merri Creek Primary School. Wally wants more than the “Where’s Wally?” books and creator, Martin Handford can offer – Wally wants fame in the real world, real celebrity, red carpets and Oscars…but at what cost…? Come and enjoy this haphazard adventure of Wally and friends!

Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23rd August, 7pm

TICKETS:

Full $30
Concession $20 (Students, Health Care Card Holders)

There will be no pre-school aged children admitted but babes in arms are free (but must be seated with a ticket holding adult).

Transaction fees apply - $3.70 online, $5 over the phone, no charge when purchasing directly from the venue

To give all families an opportunity to see the performance there will be a limit of two tickets per family until 10am Tuesday 15th August. Any remaining tickets will be released in a second round at 10am, 15th August where you can purchase 2 extra tickets.


VENUE:

Darebin Arts Centre
Cnr St Georges Rd and Bell St, Preston

Running Time 90 minutes, no interval
Latecomers permitted
No filming or photography permitted
We accept Companion Cards, please call the Box Office on 8470 8280 to make your booking.



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 Westgarth Primary School presents Raiders of the Lost Decades  
Wednesday, 30 August 2017
to Thursday, 31 August 2017
ON SALE TUESDAY 15TH AUGUST, 7AM

Imagine a futuristic world 1000 years from now. A world so advanced that all experiences are virtual. People don’t have time for real holidays or pets, and the colour and definition that you get when you put on your virtual goggles is so much better than the real thing, that few people bother with real life anymore. This has resulted in a world that is drab and grey. Real life colour, sound and movement have been replaced by a virtual world!!!!

Green Cast:
Wednesday 30th August 2017 (Matinee 11.00 am)
Wednesday 30th August 2017 (Evening Performance 7:00 pm)

Yellow Cast:
Thursday 31st August 2017 (Matinee 11:00 am)
Thursday 31st August 2017 (Evening Performance 7.00 pm)

TICKETS:
Matinee Performances
Adult: $25
Concession: $20 (Student, Health Care Card)
Child: $10 (15 years and under)

Evening performances
Adult: $35
Concession: $30 (Student, Health Care Card)

***Special Instructions: In order to give each family the opportunity to see the performance a limit of 2 tickets per family is in place until 9am Friday 25th August. Any unsold tickets will then be releases for general sale where they can purchase extra tickets as required. There is no restriction on the matinee.

Under two years free (must be seated on a ticket holders lap)

VENUE:
Darebin Arts Centre
Cnr St Georges Rd and Bell St, Preston

Running Time 130 minutes, including interval
Suitable for All Years.
Latecomers permitted
No filming or photography permitted
We accept Companion Cards, please call the Box Office on 8470 8280 to make your booking.





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